For the past eight years, David’s had a friend in his corner to help him through long days in the hospital—his Chemo Pal mentor, Jana. She was matched with David right before his first surgery and has been by his side ever since.
Chemo Pal Mentor Program
Give Joy today and help seriously ill children and teens like Maddie find the confidence and a support system during treatment.
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.
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.