The Just Because Foundation, a non-profit Paediatric Cancer Support Organization located in Trinidad, was founded by Noel and Chevaughn Joseph who after an unrelenting battle lost their 5 1/2 year old son Jabez “JB” Joseph to Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare form of childhood cancer. The Just Because Foundation was birthed as a result. The JB Foundation opened its doors on August 2nd, 2007 which would have been Jabez’s 6th birthday.
The Just Because Foundation is dedicated to providing care and support for children with cancer. The foundation provides vital emotional, practical and social support for children with cancer and their families. Those services include supplying temporary accomodation for families who travel from remote areas in Trinidad and Tobago and from other Caribbean countries with their child for chemotherapy or radiation treatment in Trinidad. The JB Foundation also provides transportation to and from treatment centres. What makes this organization unique is that it is the only one of its kind in the English speaking Caribbean. This unique service is provided at absolutely no cost to affected families.




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