Staff Photo - Emily Rico

Meet Emily Rico, MyMusicRx Specialist

A bright spot of musical talent in the hospitals is non-other than Emily Rico. With her degree in music and passion for working with children and teens, she never fails to bring a little more laughter and happiness to everyone she meets!

August CCA Hero - Sol

Meet August CCA Hero – Sol

Sol is the perfect name for this two-year-old ray of sunshine. Sol loves petting farm animals, pretending to be a dinosaur, blowing bubbles with her Chemo Pal, Emily, and her rubber boots. “She’s all about those boots”, laughed her mom, Ruth. “She even sleeps in them!”

Golf for Joy - Children's Golf Clinic

Golf for Joy 2017 – In Photos

When the summer sun shines down on Oregon, the Children’s Cancer Association (CCA) goes golfing. The seventh annual Golf for Joy event, led by Gay Davis, was yet again an incredible show of community raising $300K and counting.

Meet July CCA Hero – Irving

Irving is a cheerful young man who has crammed a whole lot of living into just 12 years. He’s a talented artist and an accomplished musician who plays guitar and accordion. He loves to listen to music, and when he can he loves to play basketball.

Mason and Eileen - Chemo Pal Match

Chemo Pal Volunteer Spotlight – Meet Eileen Shattuck

It’s said William Shakespeare first penned the phrase “I will wear my heart upon my sleeve,” but Eileen Shattuck took it to the next level when she tattooed the Children’s Cancer Association’s heart logo on her arm. We are incredibly grateful to Eileen for her support of CCA and inspired to know someone who has so much love and dedication for a cause that we all hold close to our hearts.

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.