Our mission is to provide care and support for pediatric oncology patients and their families

Promoting Andrew’s Spirit of Compassion, Strength and Love

The Andrew Olson Foundation is a nonprofit with 5013C status. Your donation is 100% tax deductible.

Our on-going goal is to raise funds to support research that benefits pediatric oncology patients, grants wishes to critically ill children, and programs that promote the emotional, academic and physical development of children.

Our foundation has already provided pediatric cancer patients with: medication, financial assistance, wishes for trips to Disney, culinary school, car restoration, etc


Bags of Fun Kansas City

The mission of Bags of Fun Kansas City is to make a difference in the lives of children and their families who are faced with fighting cancer and other long-term childhood diseases. The Andrew Olson Foundation has partnered with Bags of Fun KC to support pediatric oncology patients. We sponsor the backpack filled with educational, interactive and silly toys that give a child a better day, a smile and something to focus on other than their illness. To parents carrying a heavy burden, the bags bring relief, joy and a sense that someone understands.  Please click on our donate button to help us continue our support of these little heroes. 



Helpful Resources…


If you have a child who is newly diagnosed with leukemia, we are sorry. It is such an overwhelming concept to think about your child having cancer but stay strong and believe your child will be cured. LEARN MORE.

Join Us

Contact us at theandrewolsonfoundation@gmail.com to learn how you can help kids with cancer.


We would love to hear from you if you are in the same situation or have a great story. CONTACT.

Yosemite Climb

In Andrew’s honor, on October 3, 2011 I climbed the Half Dome in Yosemite National Park. The summit of Half Dome is a very strenuous 18-mile round trip hike. LEARN MORE


From our yearly events to great stories by those affected, we try to keep you updated on the latest. LEARN MORE.


Here are some of our favorite pictures of Andrew. CHECK THEM OUT.

Promoting Andrew’s

spirit of

  • Compassion
  • Strength
  • Love

Andrew’s Story

As parents, it is so natural to have hopes and dreams for our child. We plan what we hope the future will hold for them: first day of school, sports they’ll play, music lessons, prom, high school graduations and on to college. We want nothing more than to see their dreams come true.

When parents are told their child has cancer, those goals are put on hold; they are replaced with the more immediate goals of treatment plans, doctor appointments and survival. Milestones change from “first tooth” to “number of months cancer free”.

“While we try to teach children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about” Anonymous


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