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Bead Challenge 2017 Final Results

Runner Up – Nevada

Funds Raised – $10,000
Beads Raised – 983
Total – 10,983


Most Inspired State – California

Funds Raised – $8,915.00
BeadsĀ  Raised – 8,904
Total – 17,189

Second Runner Up – Arizona

Funds Raised – $4,404.00
Beads Raised – 3,037
Total – 7,441

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About Beads of Courage

We are Beads of Courage, Inc. a 501(c) 3 tax-exempt organization dedicated to helping children with serious illness record, tell and own their stories of survival.

We have been working diligently to transform the treatment experience for children coping with chronic, life threatening illness through our arts-in-medicine programs.

In 11 years since our inception, our organization has established our programs in over 240 children’s hospitals in the United States, New Zealand, Canada, the United Kingdom and Japan. Our growth is evidence of the need for the type of support Beads of Courage provides for children coping with serious illness.