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

Little Black Dress Ball – a benefit for CCA’s Alexa Dyer Fund
Friday, November 21, 2014 – 7:30pm to 12 midnight at The Nines
Please join us for the Little Black Dress Ball benefitting the Children's Cancer Association Alexa Dyer Fund. The evening will feature the Patrick Lamb Band and include our famous dessert dash, silent auction, and casino with black jack and craps. Click here to purchase tickets or donate!
105.1 the Buzz -Deck the Hall Ball
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 7:00pm The Sentinel Hotel
Time to whip out those ugly sweaters and bring on the hot chocolate for 105.1 The Buzz's first annual Deck The Hall Ball– an all ages concert and celebration of the holidays benefiting the Children’s Cancer Association. Please join us on December 3,at the  Sentinel Hotel for what is sure to be a magical evening with performances by Christina Perri, American Authors, Andy Grammer, and CCA’s MyMusicRx musicians. TICKETS ON SALE NOW and can be purchased at
19th Annual Holiday Ale Festival- Cheers for Charity
December 3, -December 7, 2014 - Pioneer Courthouse Square, Downtown Portland: The winter season holds many gifts for beer lovers in the form of big, bold ales designed to fend off the cold chill of a long winter's night. Each year, the Holiday Ale Festival annually gathers up dozens of these winter warmers for a joyous five-day celebration. See all the ways attendees can CHEERS FOR CHARITY with CCA as the beneficiary. Wednesday-Saturday: 11:00am-10:00pm, Sunday 11:00- 5:00pm
New Year’s Eve Governor’s Ball with Patrick Lamb
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 – Sentinel Hotel, Downtown Portland: Ring in the New Year with Portland's most elegant New Year's Eve party. An Exclusive Evening of Dinner, Dancing & Celebration featuring the music of Billboard Charting Patrick Lamb & Soul Vaccination, with special guest performances. Experience a gourmet dinner, midnight champagne toast, photo booth and more!  This year the party will be bigger, grander, and benefitting CCA!  Tickets and packages can be purchased from Ticket Tomato, use promo code CCANYE to receive 10% off tickets, now through December 15, 2014.  Must be 21 or older to attend this event.
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.