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
Chemo Pal Mentor Program
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.
After being diagnosed with ALL, Kira knew her future would be filled with long months of treatment in the hospital. What she didn’t know was that she would find a support system rooted in joy.
Just try keeping up with Weston. March CCA Hero is fun-loving Weston! A fan of hiking, exploring, and flying kites, he’s also particularly fond of cheesy bread, strawberry ice cream, and his baby brother, Reid.
In 2018 you invested more in the community than ever before. With your help, CCA provided world-class programs to children and teens in the hospital and explored the future of joy in healthcare. 2018 was the year we decided transforming a moment isn’t enough – we need to transform the entire experience.