Childhood Cancer Awareness

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

It’s #ChildhoodCancerAwareness Month, and while the Children’s Cancer Association’s (CCA) mission is to create joy, we’re also here to shed some light on the seriousness of childhood cancer.

CCA Hero Bastian

Meet September CCA Hero – Bastian

September’s CCA Hero is non other than Bastian! Bastian has faced some challenges in his life, but always brings a positive attitude.

Celebrate your Birthday

Celebrate Your Birthday with CCA!

Is your birthday coming soon, but you’re not sure how to celebrate? Instead of asking for gifts this year, consider requesting donations to the Children’s Cancer Association (CCA). Just three easy steps!

From CCA Volunteer to Employee – Meet Drew

Our team at the Children’s Cancer Association continues to grow as we challenge ourselves to provide joy to more kids and teens facing serious illness each year. Recently, we hired six new staff members and welcomed three new interns. We’re so excited to have them on the team and know that their expertise will only help to strengthen our mission. Today we would like to introduce you to Drew Peterson, Database Support.

Staff Photo - Emily Rico

Meet Emily Rico, MyMusicRx Specialist

A bright spot of musical talent in the hospitals is non-other than Emily Rico. With her degree in music and passion for working with children and teens, she never fails to bring a little more laughter and happiness to everyone she meets!

August CCA Hero - Sol

Meet August CCA Hero – Sol

Sol is the perfect name for this two-year-old ray of sunshine. Sol loves petting farm animals, pretending to be a dinosaur, blowing bubbles with her Chemo Pal, Emily, and her rubber boots. “She’s all about those boots”, laughed her mom, Ruth. “She even sleeps in them!”

Golf for Joy - Children's Golf Clinic

Golf for Joy 2017 – In Photos

When the summer sun shines down on Oregon, the Children’s Cancer Association (CCA) goes golfing. The seventh annual Golf for Joy event, led by Gay Davis, was yet again an incredible show of community raising $300K and counting.

Meet July CCA Hero – Irving

Irving is a cheerful young man who has crammed a whole lot of living into just 12 years. He’s a talented artist and an accomplished musician who plays guitar and accordion. He loves to listen to music, and when he can he loves to play basketball.

Mason and Eileen - Chemo Pal Match

Chemo Pal Volunteer Spotlight – Meet Eileen Shattuck

It’s said William Shakespeare first penned the phrase “I will wear my heart upon my sleeve,” but Eileen Shattuck took it to the next level when she tattooed the Children’s Cancer Association’s heart logo on her arm. We are incredibly grateful to Eileen for her support of CCA and inspired to know someone who has so much love and dedication for a cause that we all hold close to our hearts.