At just three years old, our October Hero Uriah is wise beyond his years and a joy to everyone who meets him. He loves tractors, listening to animal sounds, and exploring the great outdoors with his family. Uriah’s deep love for nature makes it tough for him to receive treatment for neuroblastoma, which requires long days at the “sick hotel,” aka the hospital.
Chemo Pal Mentor Program
CCA’s 19th Annual Wonderbal brought the delights of Parisian life to the Oregon Convention Center raising $1.26 million which will directly support the healing power of music, friendship, and nature to children and their families facing serious illness.
Believe, Overcome: Themes of Optimism in Chemo Pal-designed Portland Timbers FC T-Shirts for Childhood Cancer Awareness
Through the Portland Timber’s Stand Together organization, Peter, age 17; Weston, age 6; and Emely, age 12, were given the special opportunity to design custom t-shirts and reveal them during the Sunday’s game.
September CCA Hero Maria loves running, playing, and soaking up the sun. But she does a lot more staying inside now, since her Leukemia diagnosis.
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.
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.