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.

Bill Grange Chemo Pal

Bill Grange: Five-Time Chemo Pal Mentor

Bill Grange is easy-going, understanding, and a great conversationalist. He loves his job as a Portland realtor and finds joy in golfing, music, gardening, and his family. He’s also a CCA Chemo Pal extraordinaire, having been matched with five Chemo Pals over the past eleven years.

Lucy Oliver

The Joy of Giving III

Lucy makes frequent trips to the hospital for emergency visits, so the Oliver family was relieved to hear they had been matched with a sponsor for Hope for the Holidays. Suddenly, they could focus on family at a time when that was needed most.

Joyful Seed

Dawson’s Room Makeover

Dawson is an inspiring seventeen-year-old with a complicated diagnosis. After his family moved to a new home, Dawson and sister McKenna were faced with the dilemma of sharing the same room, that’s when CCA’s Link program and the Joyful Seed decided to help.

Build A Bear

Building Bears of Joy

Teri and Brock have been married for 15 years and have two children, eleven-year-old Jack and six-year-old Oliver. Four years ago, Teri was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer, completely changing their family’s day-to-day life and inspiring them to give back.