The Alexandra Ellis Caring Cabin 2017 Refresh

After years of love and use, the Caring Cabin needed some TLC. Thanks to many incredible partners, this renovation became reality. View photos of the renovations and hear direct quotes from families who have stayed at the Caring Cabin.

One Day. One Friend – Spotlight On Top Fundraiser, Kerry Dwyer

The Children’s Cancer Association’s (CCA) “One Day. One Friend.” is an annual, online, peer-to-peer fundraiser that helps fund matches for our award-winning Chemo Pal Mentor Program. This program provides children and teens with a caring, trusted, adult friend to look forward to during treatments, and someone in their corner when they need it most. This… Read more »

Meet June CCA Hero, Monse

What inspires Monse? The brilliant colors of the sunset. As a budding photographer, this creative 16-year-old likes capturing the pinks, purples, and blues that she loves so much. She also enjoys painting, exploring new places, and playing the ukulele.

CCA Heroes – Where Are They Now?

Each year the Children’s Cancer Association (CCA) recognizes 12 local children and teens for their outstanding heroism in the face of serious illness. This month will mark the 20th year of the CCA Heroes program. Before ushering in our newest 2017 Heroes, we checked in with a few from years past.

MyMusicRx Volunteer Spotlight – Meet Matt Berning

Since becoming a MyMusicRx volunteer in 2015, Matt Berning has played an amazing 112 hours of music for kids and staff at Randall Children’s Hospital. However, music isn’t the only reason he’s involved with CCA. Matt himself has been living with a cancer diagnosis, and this inspired in him a desire to connect with children and families on that same journey.

Meet CCA Hero, Justus

Music has always been a big part of Justus’ life. As a toddler, he loved belting out “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” on his toy microphone; by age three, he was already starting to sing harmonies. “He was quite the little ham,” said his dad Jason.

Volunteer Spotlight - Rusty Nelson | Children's Cancer Association (CCA)

Volunteer Spotlight – Meet Rusty Nelson

Rusty Nelson has been volunteering with the Children’s Cancer Association for the last six years and according to him, there’s no end in sight. We sat down with Rusty to ask him about his time with CCA.

Get Inspired Luncheon – In Photos

There’s no better way to jump into spring than inviting almost 500 new friends to one of our favorite events of the year, the Get Inspired Luncheon! When Regina’s daughter, Alexandra, died at the age of five, family and friends gathered around her kitchen table and decided to make the world a little better for… Read more »

Meet Caitlin Broderick, MyMusicRx Specialist

Caitlin joined the MyMusicRx In-Hospital team just over a year ago. Already, she’s made a huge impression on the children and teens CCA serves by bringing music to their bedside. We sat down with Caitlin to ask about some of the various aspects of her job and what brings her joy! What inspired you to… Read more »