Josh Cares

Josh Cares

Josh Cares is a non-profit prganization dedicated to ensuring that no critically or chronically ill children go through a hospitalization alone, without the support of a parent by their side when they need it most.  At any given time, an average of 35-40 critically ill children at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center are "alone."  Josh Cares funds professionally trained Child Life Fellows who serve as surrogates for, and links to, the families who would be by their side if they could.

It has always been a dream of Kevin's to bring his charitable efforts back to his home town. On December 3, 2010 Youk's Kids traveled to Cincinnati to kick off the first annual Being There for Josh Cares event which generated $60,000.00.

"Youk's Kids has opened many doors for Josh Cares in Cincinnati which has enabled us to expland our services to better meet the emotional needs of critically ill children suffering through lengthy hospitalizations without a parent consistently by their side.  Kevin, the staff, and board, and friends and family in both Boston and Cincinnati bent over backwards to lend every resource possible to ensure the success of our event.  Youk's Kids has taken Josh Cares to a new level for which we are eternally grateful" - Joy Blang, Executive Director of Josh Cares

Josh Cares receives $60,000 from Youk's Kids

  

Mission and Vision

Youk’s Kids mission is to create a community of support, increase awareness and advocate for the health and well-being of children.

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