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Special Love lets kids be kids, through camps, financial assistance, and a community of support that lets them (and their families) know that they’re not alone in their battle.


You can support our community of support through your donation and check out our latest LoveLetter, view our 2014 Calendar of Events, volunteer, or sign up for our email list.


Our programs are held throughout the year at fully-modernized facilities in the Greater Washington, DC area. Check out our programs for Patients & Survivors, Siblings, and Families by using on the menu above.



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From The Blog

  • Moms and Dads need more than just an overnight stay to get through their child’s cancer experience.  Check out our Parent Getaway Weekend page for news and links to other

  •   ‘Tis the season to be Fantastic – by making it possible for kids with cancer to enjoy year-round fun at Special Love events like Fantastic Winter Weekend in January. 

  • If you’ve ever been to a Special Love event you know it’s a complex beast.  There are days to plan, activities to coordinate, staff to wrangle, meals to arrange, transportation

  • According to Ye Olde Fantastic Chronicle (camp newspaper) Staff What is your favorite thing about camp? Nicolas (11 yrs. old, 4th year at camp): Meeting new people and making friends.

  • Written by Christopher Barnett, MD, MPH, University of California San Francisco, Special Love Volunteer Last night was the Camp Fantastic talent show. About halfway through, a camper came onto stage