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Bags of Fun Colorado

7200 S Alton Way, B-130
Centennial, CO 80112
720-476-3022

Gabby Krause Foundation was founded and is headquartered in Colorado. The organization was founded in 2004 and the very first Bag of Fun was delivered in May of 2005 to a pediatric oncology patient at Children’s Hospital Colorado. Bags of Fun Colorado delivers joy, hope and relief to 500 children annually who are in the fight of their lives.

The Gabby Krause Foundation has expanded the Bags of Fun program to the affiliates listed below:

Bags of Fun Kansas City

4118 Baltimore Avenue
Kansas City, Missouri
64111

www.bagsoffunkansascity.org

Bags of Fun Kansas City was started to honor the dream of Gabby Krause, our friend, whose wish was to allow every child who is suffering from cancer and other long term, life threatening illnesses to receive a Bag of Fun®.

Bags of Fun KC delivers to children who are fighting cancer, leukemia, facing heart, liver, or kidney transplants, on dialysis, chronic cystic fibrosis, children with long term neurological rehabilitation due to traumatic brain injury or accident, and children with multiple systemic diseases. We deliver to children being treated at Children’s Mercy Hospital and the University of Kansas Medical Center as well as deliver to KC area children who are fighting the above illnesses and being treated elsewhere in the country. We also deliver to children from the Springfield area being treated at Cox Medical Center and Mercy Kids Hospital in Springfield, Missouri.

 

Bags of Fun Omaha

2310 South 220th Avenue
Elkhorn, Nebraska 68022

https://bagsoffun.org/omaha/

Bags of Fun Omaha began its journey in September 2019. Powered by the wish of a 6 year-old girl, Gabby Krause, we set off on a mission to provide every child in the Omaha area battling a life-threatening illness the POWER OF PLAY. Laughter, hope, relief, and a little sense of normalcy during a time that seems anything but normal. We delivered over 120 Bags of Fun in our first year of operation! We have partnered with Fat Brain Toys, a local toy store to provide the core educational, developmentally appropriate, and engaging toys to fill the bags. We work alongside Nebraska Medicine child life specialists, staff at Children’s Hospital and Medical Center as well as non-profit organizations like Angels Among Us and Heart Heroes to provide these kids with bags of toys and activities individually crafted for each child. We are extremely grateful for the outpouring of support from the Omaha community to make this all possible

The Tatum Parker Project

P.O. Box 90290
Indianapolis, IN
46290

https://tatumparkerproject.org/our-story/bags-of-fun/

The Bag of Fun® not only helped Tatum get through the long days, but it was gladly shared by Tatum with many other pediatric cancer friends.
It is Tatum’s wish that children battling cancer in Indiana receive their very own Bag of Fun®.

Bags of Fun are distributed currently in the following locations and hospitals:

Colorado

Children’s Hospital Colorado
Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children
Denver Health

Kansas City

Children’s Mercy Hospital
University of Kansas Hospital
Mercy Children’s Springfield

Nebraska

Nebraska Medical Center
Children’s Omaha

Indianapolis

Riley Children’s Hospital
Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital
IU Health North
South Bend Memorial Hospital
IU Proton Therapy Center

California

Community Regional Medical Center

For information regarding affiliate programs, contact Tammy Krause or fill out the contact form below.  tammyk@bagsoffun.org

Interested in starting a BOF program or do you have a hospital inquiry?  If so please contact us using the form below.