At just 19 years old, August CCA Hero David has faced cancer with more composure and positivity than most. It’s the part of his personality which inspires his family and has kept them laughing through the tough times.
Chemo Pal Mentor Program
July CCA Hero is the rambunctious and quick-witted Moxie! Moxie has been in and out of hospitals for Optic Glioma since she was just six months old. Long infusions at the hospital left Moxie bored… that is until her Chemo Pal, Ashley, showed up.
This month we celebrate the first of our 2019 CCA Heroes, Shaun. Shaun and his family visited the CCA office to take part in his official CCA Hero photoshoot just weeks before he died. We are deeply saddened by his death, but grateful to have known him and all the joy he brought to the world.
Shared memories and experiences can make a world of difference for a child in treatment, a lesson Chemo Pal Mentor Kimberlee knows firsthand. Kimberlee has gone above and beyond for her Chemo Pal mentee. Kimberlee and Olivia currently hold the record for longest-running Chemo Pal Match at seven years!
Mariah is a Chemo Pal Intern who is leaving her mark on CCA through her passion for the children and teens we serve.
First impressions can be deceiving—especially in the case of April’s CCA Hero, Amanda. Beneath this polite 16-year-old’s reserved demeanor, there’s a wicked sense of humor