Press & Events

CCA relies on our community to help power our programs through volunteer engagement and community fundraising events. These engagements and community events, along with the inspiring stories of the children, teens, and families CCA serves, often garner media coverage. Here you can read those stories and learn more about CCA's upcoming events.

Featured Events

CCA's 14th Annual Hero Gala - WONDERBALL
Saturday, September 27, 2014, Oregon Convention Center, 6:00 pm
Join CCA and hundreds of our friends for a magical eve filled with joy, wonder, and exuberance. We'll be dressed in our most playful finery as together we raise funds for CCA's programs of JoyRx that serve seriously ill kids, teens, and families. The evening begins with a cocktail reception and silent auction at 6:00 pm, followed by an inspirational program, musical experience and exclusive after party. Come and play with CCA. Buy your tickets today.
Portland Marathon
Sunday, October 5, 2014 - Portland, OR
Please join CCA at the Portland Marathon. The 2014 Marathon & Half Marathon will take place on Sunday, October 5, 2014! Register now for the best in the Northwest & make this your year! Run on behalf of CCA by fundraising to help CCA fuel our programs of joy. For more information, email Sierra Smith, CCA Special Events Manager at
Fred Meyer Community Rewards - Choose CCA 94460
Every quarter, when you receive your Fred Meyer Reward points, CCA can too! The more you shop, the more JoyRx you can deliver. To sign up you card, go to and link your Rewards card to the Children's Cancer Association, 94460.

Everest Endeavor

Ongoing: Kyle Bingham’s Everest Endeavor is a journey and an adventure. In the next two years of his four year Endeavor project, Kyle will be continuing to inspire others by climbing bigger and higher than ever before. Five mountains. 110,000 vertical feet. One step at a time. Join Kyle as he supports the Children's Cancer Association in raising $1 for every foot of elevation – making every step count. Join the adventure. Inspire others around you. Be a part of the journey. Donate now!

Year Round – Online Fundraising
Are you a runner, cyclist, triathlete or just love a challenge? CCA has a program to help you raise funds while you are training to complete a race or a personal challenge you have set for yourself.  This year-round program is open to anyone who wants to raise funds for CCA at any event. Click here to register or if you have questions, please contact us at

CCA’s Pacific City Property For Sale
Lot 28, Pacific Seawatch, Pacific City, OR
CCA has a unique property for sale in the desirable community of Pacific Seawatch. This picturesque property has views of the Nestucca River, Haystack Rock, and Cape Kiwanda! In addition to the views, your neighbor will be the Coastal Living Magazine’s 2006 Idea House. This wonderful community has strong CC&Rs which protects the property values as well as a clubhouse with state-of-the-art fitness equipment, indoor pool, 9-hole putting course and party spaces. To view the property, contact Shae Lambert with Shorepine Properties at (503) 703-8299 or (503) 965-7801.

If you would like to host an event benefiting CCA, please visit our "Host an event" page and fill out an Event Proposal Form.