Meet CCA Hero, Jacob

17-year-old Jacob Daskalakis has a contagious smile and a zest for life that is apparent the moment you meet him. He loves riding his dirt bike, running, cheering on the Portland Trail Blazers, and making others laugh.

Giving Hope for the Holidays

The holiday season is over, but we aren’t done celebrating quite yet! The Joy of Giving Once again our annual Hope for the Holidays event was a huge success. Run by CCA’s Link program, this event provides support and joy to families who need a little help during the holiday season. Each family is matched… Read more »

MyMusicRx Volunteer Spotlight – Meet Tim Uecker  

An experienced MyMusicRx Volunteer, Tim Uecker has played music for kids battling serious medical illnesses for over 15 years. He started volunteering in 2001 when he was working at a local music shop and heard about the MyMusicRx Hallway Harmonics volunteer music program. The Hallway Harmonics volunteers play for kids at Randall Children’s Hospital and… Read more »

Outwit. Outplay. Outdonate. – Central Catholic HS Fundraiser

For the second year in a row, Central Catholic High School students came together to raise funds and awareness for CCA.  In an amazing show of support they raised over $11,000 in 9 days! How the Games Worked In this Survivor-themed event, 18 students from all grade levels were split up into four tribes. Each… Read more »

Meet CCA Hero, McKenzie

In 2014, life threw McKenzie a pretty big curveball. She came down with what seemed to be a simple case of the sniffles—but was actually a rare virus that caused devastating polio-like symptoms. Twelve days later, she was paralyzed from the neck down. While the disease took McKenzie’s ability to move, it left her spirit… Read more »

Our Story Is About Epilepsy

Watch John tell his powerful story. At 18-months-old, Colton started having seizures. What began as a mere eye flutter, eventually escalated into 5-hour long episodes and a medically induced coma. Facing the real possibility of losing our son, I was full of doubt and fear. I questioned what our future would bring and how I… Read more »

Cancer Sucks!  

At CCA, we know that for seriously ill children and their families, every moment is precious and we’ve made it our mission to transform those moments with joy. That’s why when Blake was diagnosed with clear cell carcinoma at just 2-years-old, CCA was there to deliver the healing power of friendship and music right to… Read more »

This Is Why We Bedstock

This #GivingTuesday MyMusicRx proudly presented Bedstock, an online music festival where artists perform from bed in solidarity with sick kids spending the holidays in hospital beds. In just 7 short days, the festival has raised $45,000 and counting, including an incredibly generous $10,000 match from our brand partners, Converse. In all, an amazing 52 Artists,… Read more »

Meet CCA Hero, Xavier

If you want to strike up a conversation with Xavier Jackson, just ask him about trains. This friendly nine-year-old will be happy to tell you everything you ever wanted to know, from the different types of engines to the history of locomotion. (It should come as no surprise that he wants to be a conductor… Read more »

Bedstock 3 – Bigger and Bedder

CCA and MyMusicRx are pleased to announce the return of Bedstock, a life-changing, award-winning, music festival where artists perform from bed as a show of support for seriously ill kids spending the holidays in hospital beds. Bedstock takes place on Giving Tuesday (November 29) and it’s going to be “Bigger and Bedder” than ever!