This website is dedicated to the memory of Halen Todd Hirsch., a son, a brother, a grandson and friend to anyone who met him. An amazing boy who fought a tough fight against AML (acute myloid luekemia).  Halen was 15 years old when he met the loving arms of Jesus. Halen is my inspiration in making a difference. Our mission: "If we can help one family at a time, that has been touched by childhood cancer."

Melanie Tank
We know first-hand the
struggles a family faces when
their child is battling cancer:
financially, emotionally,
spiritually, and physically.  
Halen’s Hankies of Hope will
relieve some of the financial
burden for families in the Twin
Cities and surrounding
communities, regardless of
income level, so they can focus
on what matters most - their
Through the independent
sales of Halen’s Hankies,
individual and corporate
support, and private fund
raising efforts, we can help
families with anything from gas
costs to car repairs, groceries,
bills, parking, or whatever they
need to lift the extra financial
strain of having a child in the
hospital while battling cancer.
We will work with Child-Life
Specialists in the local
pediatric hospitals to identify
families in need. We commit
to speaking personally with
each family we help, to offer
support and keep hope
OUR MISSION:  To relieve
some financial burden
incurred by families in the
Twin Cities and surrounding
communities struggling with
childhood cancer through the
sale of Halen’s Hankies of

Check out the St. Cloud Tmes Article about this great cause!!