When Janalyn’s son, Spencer, was diagnosed with neuroblastoma just before his 13th birthday, she saw firsthand how powerful and healing Joy can be. During his first prolonged hospital stay, Spencer shut down. He refused every comfort, interaction, and activity offered—until CCA’s trained MyMusicRx® musicians, Cameron and Jean, walked through the door. “I remember when we… Read more »
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.
Andrea Corradini discovered CCA by “happy accident.” Some 15 years ago she stumbled upon a CCA Gala in-progress. She asked to join the party, somebody gave her a chair, and the rest is history – or we should say, herstory.
Seven-year-old Danielle has a hero in her life—someone she looks up to when her medical challenges seem too tough to face. Who is it? “ME!” she proclaimed.
When Sol was diagnosed with high-risk neuroblastoma her parents received a mountain of paperwork, the only form they completed was CCA’s Chemo Pal Mentor. Part two of a three-part series on Sol’s time in the hospital.
A native Oregonian with a passion for giving back, Suzie has been involved with non-profits in her community since her 20s. Since her involvement with CCA as a Chemo Pal Mentor, Suzie has chosen to give back in the most meaningful way, through her Legacy of Joy.