About Us

We are a nonprofit organization on a mission to strike out Ewing’s Sarcoma once and for all.

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Our Why

Driven by compassion and a shared mission, we're dedicated to finding a cure for Ewing’s Sarcoma and supporting those whose lives have been impacted by this rare and devastating pediatric cancer.

One Mission, One Focus: Striking out Ewing’s Sarcoma

By concentrating our efforts on Ewing’s Sarcoma, the Charlie Landers Foundation can create a greater impact and drive significant advancements in research, treatment, and support for those affected by this specific form of pediatric cancer.

With limited resources and funding available for rare diseases like Ewing’s Sarcoma, we believe that a targeted approach allows us to allocate funds more effectively, ensuring that every dollar makes a difference in the lives of patients and their families.

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Why Support The Charlie Landers Foundation?

The Charlie Landers Foundation is committed to improving the prognosis and quality of life for those affected by Ewing’s Sarcoma by funding groundbreaking research, offering direct patient support, and raising awareness about this rare and underfunded form of pediatric cancer.

By supporting our mission, you join a community of dedicated individuals and organizations working together to make a lasting impact on patients, families, and the future of Ewing’s Sarcoma treatment.

What We’re Doing To Improve The Lives of Ewing’s Sarcoma Patients

At the Charlie Landers Foundation, we're taking a multifaceted approach to improve the lives of Ewing’s Sarcoma patients and their families. Our comprehensive strategy includes funding groundbreaking research, providing emotional support, and organizing community-driven fundraising events to make a real difference in the fight against this devastating disease.

Funding Innovative Medical Research & Treatments

We are dedicated to funding innovative research in the fight against Ewing’s Sarcoma by providing grants and donations to cutting-edge projects and researchers.

By focusing our resources on the most promising studies, we aim to accelerate the development of new treatments, enhance our understanding of this rare form of pediatric cancer, and ultimately, improve the prognosis and quality of life for patients.

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Bringing Joy To Ewing’s Patients With CL7 Comfort Kits

Our organization supports patients currently battling Ewing’s Sarcoma by providing them with Comfort Kits - thoughtfully curated care packages filled with the essentials for a comfortable hospital stay which inspire cheer and relaxation.

As part of our mission, we aim to deliver these kits to hospitals across the country, offering emotional support and a touch of joy to patients during their challenging journey.

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Hosting Events To Raise Vital Funds and Awareness

The Charlie Landers Foundation is committed to making a difference in the fight against Ewing’s Sarcoma through our diverse range of annual fundraising events in New Jersey, New York with the hopes of broadening to national efforts.

From wellness runs and baseball tournaments to golf outings, clay shooting and Oktoberfest events, we host events that cater to different interests and age groups, encouraging the whole community to come together in support of Ewing Sarcoma research and treatment.

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Donate To The Charlie Landers Foundation

Our success is ultimately measured by our ability to empower patients and individuals to strike out Ewing’s Sarcoma. In our first year we allocated over $350k to four high impact grants in the ongoing search of a cure. Our next fundraising target is to raise $400,000 for our 2024 grant cycle.

Join us in our mission to raise awareness, provide critical support to pediatric and young adult patients, and fund research to find a cure for this devastating disease by making a donation today.

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Charlie’s Story

Discover the inspiring story of Charlie, our honorary CEO, and how his memory continues to guide the direction of the organization founded in his name.

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Our Mission

With the support of individuals, families, and corporate sponsors, together we can make an impact on a disease that has gone underfunded & researched for far too long.

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Medical Board

We’ve established a medical advisory board of leading Pediatric Sarcoma experts to help us allocate the money we raise towards the selection of incoming research Grants that have the potential to immediately impact the lives of Ewing’s sarcoma patients.

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Our Team

The Charlie Landers Foundation is made up of passionate individuals who knew and loved Charlie and support Charlie’s final wish of supporting Ewing’s Sarcoma patients and funding research for a cure.

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Featured News Articles About The Charlie Landers Foundation

Stay up-to-date with the latest news highlighting the impact of The Charlie Landers Foundation as we make headlines in the fight against Ewing's Sarcoma.

Franklin Lakes Living

Read about Charlie's inspiring story & lasting legacy.

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North Jersey Sports

In Memoriam: Ramapo's Charlie Landers

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Daily Voice

'Own The Mound': Teen Pitcher Charlie Landers Leaves Lasting Legacy.

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Philly Voice

A celebration of life, love and baseball in honor of Charlie Landers.

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Help Us Strike Out Ewing’s Sarcoma!

The Charlie Landers Foundation supports innovative and transformative pre-clinical, translational, and clinical research that has the potential to immediately impact the lives of Ewing’s sarcoma patients. 

Nearly $1 Million Dollars Raised!

400 Comfort Kits Delivered

$350k Awarded in Grants All Time