We Prescribe Joy!

For children diagnosed with serious illness and their families, every moment is precious. At the Children's Cancer Association (CCA), our goal is to transform as many of those moments as possible — with joy.

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Feel the Music. Feel Better.

The all new MyMusicRx.org empowers seriously ill kids and teens to shift, plan, and grow – through music.

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About CCA

At the Children's Cancer Association (CCA) we believe all kids deserve long, wonderful lives. Or at the very least, short, wonderful lives. That’s why our programs leverage music, nature, friendship, and resources to create transformative moments of joy for families facing cancer and other serious illnesses.

JoyRx Programs

CCA’s MyMusicRx®, Chemo Pal® Mentor Program, Alexandra Ellis Caring Cabin™, and Link programs proudly delivered award winning, free-of-charge services a combined 91,964 times in 2017.

Community Investment Report

Community Investment Report 2018

At CCA, we see a world where hospitalized kids are literally prescribed JOY. Because JOY is what we are made of. Thank you for standing beside us. Read our latest Community Investment Report.

Embracing Joy with Andrea Corradini

Andrea Corradini discovered CCA by “happy accident.” Some 15 years ago she stumbled upon a CCA Gala in-progress. She asked to join the party, somebody gave her a chair, and the rest is history – or we should say, herstory.

November Hero Dawson

November CCA Hero, Dawson

Seventeen-year-old Dawson doesn’t speak much, but his giant smile says it all. This good-natured guy has had to face a number of medical challenges, including diabetes, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and pulmonary hypertension.