A message to any social worker trying to fax an application, PLEASE email us if you will be sending one, or already have!



How to help

There are many ways in which you can help Patches of Light, and the families we assist. First and foremost our goal is to help families remain with their sick child during treatments, hospitalizations, and recovery. This is accomplished primarily by paying past due bills, buying groceries, gas cards, etc. Fundraising, donations of gift cards, and financial donations all help us to accomplish that goal.

If you are interested in donating monetarily please click on the DONATE button below or on any of our pages. Your donation is tax deductible and greatly appreciated and needed.




About Us

Mindy Atwood 

Founder & CEO

"Dare to reach your hand into the darkness, to pull another hand into the light." 

--Norman B. Rice--

Combined Charitable Campaign

     Many of you are beginning to choose a charity for your Combined Charitable Campaign through your employer. In the past we have been allowed to visit your job location and share information on the who, what, when, and where of how we raise funds, awareness, and support for families with medically fragile children.

     This year, as are most things, we are virtual. In actuality I like this because it is like I am walking into your job, sitting down with you and explaining what we do and how vital, especially in these times, our work and support are.

     Here is to a new age of fundraising and, well, everything! Thank you to all who have been supporting us and to anyone who might like to join our efforts through their Combined Charitable Campaign. Please share, ask questions, and check out our website, FB page and more. Thank you.

Our Combined Charitable Campaign information:

19075 Patches of Light

Provides assistance to families in financial crisis with critically ill

children undergoing extensive medical treatments.

EIN: 03-0493466