Remembering Jack

Jack’s Short, Wonderful Life

This is the story of my son Jack’s short, wonderful life, my enduring friendship with Children’s Cancer Association (CCA), and the difference your gifts make in the lives of families like mine. Thank you for your support.

Remembering Jack

Jack’s Short, Wonderful Life

This is the story of my son Jack’s short, wonderful life, my enduring friendship with Children’s Cancer Association (CCA), and the difference your gifts make in the lives of families like mine. Thank you for your support.

Music Heals And You Can Help

When 10-year-old Holly died from cancer, her older sister, Emily, wanted to honor her memory. Holly lived a musical life, so it was only fitting that Emily write a song. Watch her perform “In My Heart” and learn more about how music is helping Holly’s family to heal.

Heaven's Story

When Pediatric Cancer Needs More Than Medicine

“Two days after my daughter’s second birthday, I was handed a teddy bear and told by a doctor, ‘I’m sorry, it looks like Heaven has blood cancer.’ I hate that bear.” – A letter from Heaven’s mom about the struggles of life with cancer.

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.

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.

Adam & George Chemo Pals

Where Pure Joy Hides

George’s time volunteering as a Chemo Pal for almost four years taught him a lot about life, courage, and the importance of being present.

October CCA Hero Lyla

October CCA Hero – Lyla

October CCA Hero, Lyla, is a charming four-year-old with a smile that’s just as big as her personality. She loves painting, doing puzzles, baking, and reading books about her favorite characters.

Fundamentals Basketball Camp

Fundamentals Basketball Camp

19-year-old Jake teaches basketball every summer in honor of his childhood friend, who passed away from cancer ten years ago.