Many families need our help
Scares That Care was founded by Joe Ripple, a retired Baltimore County, Maryland, Police Detective, in 2007 as a tribute to the daughter of a fellow officer who succumbed to a terminal illness.
The charity originally started with the goal of raising $10,000 per year for organizations such as Make-A-Wish and the Kennedy Krieger Institute.
After several successful campaigns, the charity became more formalized in 2011 as an IRS approved 501(c)(3) and a newly established Board of Directors, we refocused to fight the REAL MONSTERS of childhood illness, burns and breast cancer by helping families that are experiencing these extraordinary hardships cope with the financial burden by raising and providing $10,000 per sponsored family.
We are a 100% VOLUNTEER organization in order to maximize our supporters donations to those who need it!
Scares That Care News & Updates
The following video was from the Scares That Care Charity Weekend 3 costume contest where we presented the check to Heidi, our Breast Cancer Fighter recipient for 2016!
Justine Marcoux covers the charity weekend in Horror News Network’s “More from the Crypt” section.
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In the latest “Convention Report” by Tom Clark, he covers our latest charity event!
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We are proud to announce the latest entry to the Wall of Honor!
Horror In Clay is a purveyor of fine horror, tiki, and SciFi themed barware and accessories, including the Horror In Clay Tiki Mug. The company is owned and run by Jonathan “Atari” Chaffin and Allison Chaffin in Atlanta, GA. If you want to know a little more, check out thier CornerBooth Blog or visit their Facebook page!
Just a bit of Happiness. Our recipients from last year, Tarah and her son Austin. We sent them $6,000 initially, and shown here, was the second check for $4,000.
All because of you.