Every time a bead is given, courage is honored, suffering is alleviated, resilience is strengthened, and the experience of human caring is affirmed. Every Beads of Courage Program integrates the use of beads, the earliest art form known to humans, as visible, tangible symbols of human experiences that need and deserve to be expressed.
On Any Given Day, Beads Of Courage Helps
60,000 Children And Teens In 9 Countries Tell Their Stories Of Courage
14,000,000 Beads Given Annually
60,000 Children Supported Daily
400 Member Hospitals Worldwide
20 Arts-In-Medicine Programs
7 Fulltime Clinicians On Staff