Capes4Heroes makes personalized superhero capes for kids with disabilities, kids with life threatening illnesses, and kids who just need to feel empowered. Our capes give these deserving kids an extra boost of strength and courage and make them feel like the superheroes they truly are!
Capes4Heroes was founded in 2008 by Barbara Casados. To date, Capes4Heroes has personalized and delivered over 25,000 capes to children all over the United States. Heroes have received their capes at superhero parties, camps, hospitals and elsewhere.
Capes4Heros was recently featured on Home and Family, which airs weekdays at 10a/9c on the Hallmark Channel. Press play to watch the video and learn more about Capes4Heroes.
How To Get Involved
If you would like to get involved in Capes4Heroes, please consider making a donation, nominating a hero, or sponsoring an upcoming superhero event or hospital visit. You can also subscribe to our newsletter to stay up-to-date!
Whether it be a disability, life threatening illness, or life struggle, Capes4Heroes wants to recognize and empower the true heroes among us, those who showcase their strength and courage each day, by rewarding them with a superhero cape! Superhero capes symbolize strength, hope, courage, power and so much more. Here's what moms, dads, and other advocates are saying...
“Greyson got his cape today, and if you can't tell by his face he absolutely loves it <3. Thanks so much for such an awesome organization and the volunteers that make this happen.” -Kate
“Thank you so much for the cape! Jonathan (AKA JP) loves it and could tell right away that it had a star! “ -Faye
“Thank you so much for making the adorable cape for our 5 year old daughter Kelsie! She absolutely loves it! She will bring it with her to the hospital whenever we go!! We really appreciate your kindness!” -- Jackie, Andy, Cole and Kelsie Cousino
“Thank you so much to Tiffany King Martin for sponsoring this beautiful cape for Super Kailey to proudly wear as she fights stage 4 high risk neuroblastoma! She loves it!” -Heather
“Ayden received his cape today July 25, 2018!! He is beyond excited!! In just two short days this sweet boy will be 9!!!” -Stacy
"First of all, thank you so much for this wonderful program. My son loves his cape and has worn it so much since we got it. Thank YOU!!" -Brandy
“Thank you so much for my sons cape. We it so much and it was so nice for him to get some happy mail. God bless you all.” -April
"Thank you so much for this awesome cape!!! We love it and will be wearing it in a Superhero5k we are doing tomorrow!! Thank you for all that you do for these little heroes!" -Meredith
“Thank you so much for the cape!!! It made this little guys night! And it’s SO adorable!!!!!” -Katie
“We saw you guys a Children's Hospital Pittsburgh and you made our day!! Our little Wonder Wendy and her big sister the Amazing Alice love their capes!!! Thank you.” -Emily Marie
“Caleb was super excited about this cape that came in the mail today, It's perfect and he's so happy!! Thank you so very much for everything you guys do for all the little hero's!” -Lauren
“Thank you so much! My little super hero hasn't taken it off all day. This was such a wonderful event to forget about the hospital for awhile! “ -Anastacia
“My 6 yo daughter is in treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia and was overjoyed to receive this beautiful cape-- thank you!! ❤🎗💪” -Beth
“Today Lucia received a superhero cape from Capes4Heroes and she loved it! She is an authentic "Lucia Superhero" with a certificate and everything!” -Lucia's Team
"Thank you for the cape you sent Emma! It is darling! We appreciate your support in honoring kids like her! Thank you!!" -Kelley
"Thank you so much for sending us Lucca’s superheroes cape!!! He was so happy playing and running around with his cape!! And my heart was full of happiness and love. Thank you sooooo much!!" -Tatiane
“Thank you so much for the beautiful cape. My some loves this cape so much and wears it most of the time he’s awake. Here are a couple pictures of our Little Liam who is such a champ in life. Liam vogel is his name and his sponsors were Jay and Monika Clark. Thank you again!” -Stephanie
“Thank you so much for Oliviah’s Superhero Cape!! She loves the cape, the colors, the cats. Unfortunately, Oliviah’s brain tumor has spread throughout her entire brain and spine. Oliviah will start radiation therapy in 2 days and she is already making plans to wear her cape to daily radiation treatments. Please make sure that Jay and Monika Clark know that they have brought a smile to our superhero’s face today and we will never be able to thank you all so much!!” -Love, Aunt Tina
"We got his cape and he immediately put it on. He is so excited and now calling himself 'Super Zach.' Thank you so much for putting a smile on his face and showing him others believe in his super hero status as much as I do!" -Naida
“Wanted to say thank you to Capes4Heroes for Danny's cape he received last week and to the man who made the very generous donation that made it possible for him and numerous other children receive their capes as well💓” -Rachel
“Madison got her cape today and the smile on her face was absolutely priceless!! Thank you so much for making my baby girl feel so special!” -Samantha
“We're excited and thankful for the cape you guys send for our super warrior Caleb, he's very excited and like to wear his super cape!!! Thank you very much and Blessings for this awesome organization and our sponsor Amy Thomas.” -Rosa
“What better way to celebrate Gabriella 2 years seizure free then to wear her new cape from capes4heros thank you so much for all you do #teamella 1213” -Stacey
"Dawson says Thank you so much for his cape! He's excited to wear it for all his appointments and surgeries coming up!" -Laura
“Aislin loves her cape that she got yesterday at Santa Clara Kaiser with the Sharks.. We're pretty sure she plans on wearing it forever. I never imagined just how much something so small could brighten a kid's day - thank you and your volunteers for all that you do.. Heroes in your own right.” -Karla
“Thank you so much for finding my daughter a sponsor! She loved the cape and the letter with all the stickers! The cape has a special place in her bedroom now. Here are some pictures. Thank you again! Her page is Facebook.com/avasadmirers if her sponsor would like to follow her progress. Again, thank you!!!” -Missi
Thank you to our sponsors who support our mission and enable us to cape so many deserving kiddos!