The pandemic has left many of us experiencing heightened feelings of anxiety, stress, uncertainty, and isolation—feelings incredibly familiar to Lance and Chloe, whose son, Bo, was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) when he was just nine months old. Between four inpatient stays totaling 166 days away from home and extra precautions during and after… Read more »
We are thrilled to team up with Gibson, the world’s most iconic guitar brand, to bring the healing power of music to the seriously ill kids and teens served by MyMusicRx®. During the month of June, six lucky winners of the will receive an Epiphone, Kramer, or Gibson guitar, and southern rocker Marcus King and… Read more »
A Note from Our Founder The success of our efforts lies in the strength of our connections; our community makes Joy possible every day for thousands of seriously ill kids and teens—thank you. For nearly 25 years, CCA has had the privilege to work alongside medical practitioners, augmenting standard treatment protocols to holistically improve the… Read more »
We are very proud to announce that CCA was selected as the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Torch Award’s 2019 Charity of the Year. The BBB Torch Awards honor charities that demonstrate excellence in their dedication to high-level of trust, integrity, and ethical business practices. This award is a direct reflection of the energy and attention… Read more »
The gloomy Oregon weather couldn’t dampen the spirits of students from six local high schools as they took to the streets of Portland for the annual Walk for Joy fundraiser. What started as a community event with Jesuit High School in 1998, has now grown to encompass six local Catholic schools: Jesuit High School Portland,… Read more »
Joie Rocks welcomed party-goers to District East for an exciting night of dancing to music from DJ Stray, food from Café de Crepe, and exclusive silent auction packages all raising money for CCA’s Joy-based programs of music, friendship, and nature.