Here is part of what Laura says on her blog explaining what the organization does....
Beads of Courage is an Arts in Medicine that supports kids with chronic or life threatening illnesses and their . These kids are amazing. And they more often than not have to deal with a lot on a daily basis. They see a lot of doctors, and on this program instead of getting a sticker or a lollipop for getting a needle or an X-Ray, or a test of some kind, they'd get a glass bead to represent that part of their medical journey.
I would encourage you to use the above link to read the rest of Laura's inspiring blog post.
Here is my tile this year in honor of Artoo, Laura's little superman!