Until there's a cure ... there's UKANDU

Our Mission

The mission of UKANDU is to bring joy, hope, and connection to communities impacted by childhood and adolescent cancer.

We recognize that cancer impacts the entire family and we aim to provide parents and caregivers a respite from the physical, emotional and financial toll childhood cancer poses to families.



Apply for the 2022 Cohort! UKANDU Corps is an 8-week program for 12 to 16-year-olds to come together and create meaningful service initiatives to better their shared community. At bi-monthly meetings, August – October, participants meet to hear from guest speakers, learn about service opportunities, collaborate, and ultimately perform a service initiative of their own.…

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Golf Tournament

September 9, 2022 | 12:30 PMRiverside Golf & Country Club   Register for the 2022 UKANDU Golf Tournament! 10:00 AM – Registration begins 12:00 – Shotgun start 4:30 – Cocktail hour & live music 5:30 – Dinner & awards ceremony   About the UKANDU Golf Tournament UKANDU’s Annual Golf Tournament is not your average charity tournament! As one of…

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Want to Get Involved?

You are invited to help support this wonderful organization in its third decade of bringing “normal” childhood experiences to children and families who may have missed them due to their medical circumstances. Even though lives may be cut short, we believe campfires, camaraderie, horseback riding and rock walls are gifts of childhood that need not be lost to our campers.

UKANDU programming is 100% free to all campers and families. We rely on donations and a volunteer staff to support this youthful rite of passage that may otherwise be impossible for these kids without UKANDU. Just one week of programming costs approximately $1500 per participant.