CCA’s 18th annual summer car raffle

Now in its 18th year, CCA’s annual summer car raffle is a fun and easy way to support the Children’s Cancer Association while getting the chance to win your choice of a brand new Toyota Scion FR-S, RAV 4, or Tacoma, an almost $30,000 value, from our friends at Beaverton Toyota. Every raffle ticket you… Read more »

Meet CCA Hero, Henry

Henry is a good-natured three-year-old with a serious thing for superheroes and garbage trucks. He faces every day with boundless energy and joy—in fact, the first thing he says when he wakes up is, “Yay! It’s morning time!” Henry’s positive attitude is even more impressive considering his medical challenges—he was diagnosed with a brain tumor… Read more »

Meet CCA Hero, Holly

Holly is a sweet, quiet third-grader who loves the color purple, practicing the piano, singing, riding her bike, and playing board games with her parents and four siblings. While trying to enjoy every last minute of her summer vacation, persistent ear pain led to a diagnosis of a rare form of cancer called rhabdomyosarcoma. Although… Read more »

Meet CCA Hero, Aaron

[Update] -It is with heavy hearts we share that Aaron passed away on June 27th, 2016. We are honored to have known Aaron during his too brief life and will continue to celebrate his legacy of positivity and bravery. At 13, Aaron was already a Renaissance man. He played the alto sax. He sang in the choir. He’d… Read more »

Get Inspired Luncheon 2016

A special thanks to all those who came out for CCA’s annual Get Inspired Luncheon. Yesterday, we challenged you to make a difference, and you answered a resounding YES to prescribing joy for seriously ill children, teens, and their families: 89 new friends told us they would like to become a volunteer. 22 became monthly donors. 15 of… Read more »

Meet CCA Hero, Asher

Asher is a super friendly kid with a smile that’s guaranteed to melt your heart. He loves to dance, play with his siblings (all nine of them!), and sing the “Itsy Bitsy Spider” song with anyone who cares to join in. Asher was born with Down syndrome and diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) at… Read more »

Meet CCA Hero, Jordyn

Jordyn is a kind, creative girl who dreams of being a scientist or a movie director. A real social butterfly, Jordyn has a large circle of pals and cherishes them all. “I love spending time with my friends,” she says. “We like to talk and do silly stuff.” In 2007, Jordyn was diagnosed with Emery-Dreifuss… Read more »

Chris talks about his son’s battle with cancer  

A tennis ball sized lump on the head of two-year-old, Graham, led to a diagnosis of Choroid Plexus Carcinoma. In this interview, Graham’s dad Chris talks to 105.1 The BUZZ about the non-stop doctors visits, and long treatments, and the vital part CCA played in his cancer battle. Chris also talked about the very special… Read more »

The Seely Family talks of treatment, CCA, and MyMusicRx  

Anna Seely and her family talk to FOX 12’s Wayne Garcia about her leukemia diagnosis, the long months of treatment, time spent in the hospital, and how CCA’s MyMusicRx and Chemo Pal Mentor Program helped her find her joy and made her feel like a normal kid again. “People underestimate the power of joy when you’re… Read more »

Brady Wrestles Cancer  

A little rough-housing doesn’t frighten Brady Coy, especially when his wrestling opponent is Troutdale police officer and Chemo Pal mentor, Nick Bohrer, a friend (and cancer survivor) who has already seen him tackle so much. Headaches in 2014 uncovered a frightening diagnosis, an extremely rare and aggressive form of brain cancer called anaplastic ependymoma. Through… Read more »