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.