Catlin and Jack

One Friendship with Catlin and Jack

Catlin is a Chemo Pal Mentor to the amazing Jack, diagnosed with Osteosarcoma in 2017. They’re both huge sports fans and can make each other laugh, but life decided to throw a curve ball when Jack was given a year left to live.

Celebrating Six Years at SXSW

MyMusicRx once again invited Austinites to “feel the music and feel better” during the world-renowned SXSW Festival. 2018 raised nearly $10,000 to fuel the upcoming launch of MyMusicRx at St. David’s Children’s Hospital, filling a critical gap in arts and music program services for Central Texas kids and families.

Bryten and Lily Find Joy with the Link Program

The hardships of cancer are not limited to the physical treatment. Cancer also affects a person’s social life, emotional wellbeing and financial stability. Many of the resources Link is able to provide are possible because of our incredible community partners, like Reliable Credit Association Inc.

Emma May Hero

May CCA Hero – Emma

Princess alert! May Hero, Emma Baker, is a sparkly girl with a passion for pink and all things princess related. She’ll eagerly sing at the top of her lungs upon request, and even throw in a few twirls for good measure.

Help Us Launch NatureRx This Summer

NatureRx will provide free outdoor adventures to local teens and young adults with exclusive & specialized adventures to hike, paddle, climb, and stretch themselves beyond their diagnoses.

Josh and DJ

D.J., Back to Life [Part 2]

After surgery and many rounds of chemo, D.J. is starting to reclaim the life that cancer forced him to put on hold.

A Life, Interrupted [Part 1]

D.J. had big ambitions for his last year of high school but life had other ideas. When D.J. started getting sharp headaches, he thought it was a sinus infection, it turned out to be something far more serious—a brain tumor.

Chrystalyn CCA Hero

April CCA Hero – Chrystalyn

April CCA Hero, Chrystalyn, is a polite and poised young lady who loves a good DIY project. She also has a blood disorder called hemoglobin E beta thalassemia, which is why her Chemo Pal Mentor made all the difference during frequent hospital visits.

The Joy of Giving IV

The holidays are a time for reflection, gratefulness, and family. While many families with kids facing serious illness focused on their child’s health, we at the Children’s Cancer Association turned our attention to their happiness.