Kallan's Voice will be heard again !!

Searching For a CURE for Pediatric Cancer !!

About Us/Kallan's Story

 
Kallan Leigh Hammaker was diagnosed in March 2003 with a Medulloblastoma, a malignant pediatric Brain Tumor. 

Kallan fought her disease 3 different times over 4 years.  She endured Chemo, radiation, a stem cell transplant, numerous surgeries (both traditional and Gamma Knife), was under anesthesia over 90 times, went thru over 77 MRI's, participated in clinical trials at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, and DC Children's Hospital. 

Kallan's legacy was her strength, courage and love.

Kallan passed away from her disease on Easter Sunday 2007.

Every night, Kallan would ask, "What are we doing tomorrow ??", because she wanted to live her life to the fullest. It is a lesson well taught.

She is missed by all who knew her, but especially her family, who adored her.



Our Visison:

No other Child die from pediatric cancer.

Our Goal:

Carry on Kallan's Legacy of Strength, Courage and Love, and find a cure for Pediatric Cancer.  Kallan may be gone, but her fight continues.

We are a non-profit corporation and have been approved by the IRS for our 501 (c) (3) designation.

We are also a Pennsylvania State Registered Charity, and an all volunteer organization.

Our Contact Info:


info@Kallansklan.org

A Word about our Unique Name

Out of every 100 comments we receive about all the good work we are doing in Kallan's name, we get one comment about the unique name of our organization.

Our name was created in 2003 when we formed a Relay for Life team and raised over $30,000 for 4 years in a row.  We were a group of people coming together for one cause:  The love of Kallan and the desire to do our part to find a cure for this disease.

The definition matched our intent, and it was a group of people driven by LOVE, the LOVE for Kallan. We were her Klan.

Since Kallan's death from Pediatric Cancer, some things have changed. Our focus has changed to finding a cure for pediatric cancer, making the lives of these children better, and helping families wherever we can.

Here is what won't change: the love we will always have for Kallan, the love our organization will continue to spread, and the name of our organization.

As Kallan used to say to me: "Nuff said Daddy."