There is an old Japanese tradition that 1,000 origami paper cranes will bring good luck. Cranes for Cancer's mission is to provide baskets or vases of 1,000 cranes to cancer patients. The 1000 cranes bring hope and uplift spirits. We
've been doing this for about 18 years, but we NEED HELP! You can help by: 1) Donating money for supplies 2) Donating origami paper 3) FOLDING CRANES.

If you know of a person who is in need of 1,000 origami paper cranes, please send an e-mail and we will send your dear friend or family member 1,000 paper cranes of hope and healing.

Contact Information and

Please send cranes to:

Karen Grinfeld
11140 N. Canada Ridge Drive
Tucson, AZ 85737

Friday, February 5, 2016

Every crane counts...

Thank you, Lawrence!

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Most unique!

The most unique crane we have received.  A special thank you to the talented person at Westwood High in Austin who created this amazing crane!


Thanks to the Student Council at Westwood High in Austin, Texas for these special cranes!


Just one of the seven amazingly brilliant crane strings crafted by Tricia!   Thank you!


The post office took its time in delivering these small, perfectly-folded cranes, but it was worth the wait.   Thank you, Anna!

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Lovely paper...

…thanks, Hinkle Family!

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Just a sample...

of the many cranes received from Westwood High School, Westwood, Massachusetts.  Thank you!

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Community service…1400

Thank you, Amy, for these 1400 amazing cranes and for teaching and sharing the wonder of the cranes!

Friday, October 23, 2015

Beautiful and unusual...

Found these beautiful cranes among the many sent by Melani.  Thank you!

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Wishes fulfilled...

Anna’s cranes helped fulfill her wish, and now she wants to share them and bring good luck to others.  Thank you!