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.
Chemo Pal Mentor Program
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
When Phoenix was diagnosed with ALL it sent his family into a whirlwind of tests, medications, and devastating side effects. They felt completely ungrounded, but then Phoenix’s Chemo Pal, Brenton walked in the room with a bag of toys.
If you had asked me two years ago to describe my family, I would have said we were the typical Washington family… But in the summer of 2017, our four-year-old daughter, Lyla, was diagnosed with a Wilms tumor.