Leaps of Love 2015 – A Year to Embrace

Leaps of Love will be embracing our 5th year in existence on May 10, 2015!!!!

With that being said, we would like to THANK each and everyone of you for the support you have given us along the way.  We hope to continue our relationship and to grow our mission of embracing childhood cancer families by providing hope, strength and encouragement to meet the challenges they face today as well as the long-term effects of tomorrow!

2015 Calendar of Events

April 10 – 12:  St. Charles Family Weekend Retreat

April 18:  NCCS Beyond the Cure Conference

May 16:  BEAT Picnic

June 12 – 14:  ARCH Retreat, Young Adult Childhood Cancer Survivors

August 1:  LOL Night At The Races

October 10 – 12:  Hannibal Family Weekend Retreat

October 23 – 25:  Bereavement Retreat

December 31:  NYE Family Celebration

2015 Calendar of Fundraisers

January 19 – 24:  Toy/Supply Drive for STL Children’s hospitals, Highland, IL

March 13 & 14:  Local Musicians Charity Fundraiser, Turner Hall, Quincy, IL

April 24:  LOL Derby, Regency Conference Center, O’Fallon, IL

May 5:  Give STL Day!

September 6:  Yard Olympics, Zobrist Motorsports Complex, Highland, IL

October 16:  Nine at Night Golf Tournament, Carlyle Golf Club, Carlyle, IL

November 6:  $10,000 Dinner Dance, Lindendale Park Ballroom, Highland, IL

If you would like to help in raising funds for LOL, please contact your nearest LOL office: St. Louis Region * 618.410.7212     River City Region * 573.221.4409 OR info@leapsoflove.org

6th Annual Local Musicians Charity Fundraiser – March 13 & 14, 2015

Mark your calendars…

The 6th Annual Local Area Musicians Charity Fundraiser for Leaps of Love has been scheduled for March 13th and 14th at Turner Hall, Quincy, Illinois.

$7.00 at the door per person * $5.00 kids 5-12 * kids under 5 are FREE!

50/50 Drawings * Food * Drinks * Silent Auction Items

Bands, sponsors, auction items will be listed as they come in.

For more information, contact the Leaps of Love office (573) 221-4409



Supplies Needed on an Ongoing Basis


The following is a list of items and supplies that we need on an ongoing basis.

Office Supplies:

  • Blank DVD discs
  • Highlighters/Sharpies
  • Notepads
  • Paper Clips
  • Pencils/Pens
  • Pencil Sharpener
  • Scissors
  • Stapler/Staples
  • Tape (all kinds)

Clinic/Retreat Supplies:

  • Beads/Bead Kits
  • Books
  • Board Games
  • Coloring Books
  • Crayons/Markers
  • Colored Pencils
  • Construction Paper
  • Glue/Glue Sticks
  • Craft Kits
  • Gas Cards
  • Hand Held Games
  • Playing/Magic Cards
  • Puzzles

Medical Travel Container Supplies:

  • BandAids
  • Hydrocortisone
  • Ice Pack(s)
  • Kleenex
  • Otoscope
  • Q-Tips
  • Stethoscope
  • Sting Eez
  • Tampons
  • Thermometer
  • Tweezers

Client/Family Support:

  • Restaurant Gift Cards
  • Movie Tickets
  • DVD’s
  • Sporting Event Tickets
  • Wii Games (therapists are recommending these more and more for their therapy sessions)
  • Wal-Mart Gift Cards
  • Gas Cards
  • Grocery Store Cards