CCA Teams up with the State of Oregon to Launch “Wear a Mask for Me” PSA Campaign

Beginning today, Oregonians statewide will see a new round of “Wear a Mask” public service anouncements—this time, starring the masked-up faces of young patients and families served by Children’s Cancer Association.  “September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and we are all-too-aware of the vulnerability of this population,” commented Governor Kate Brown. “We are impressed and grateful that these seriously… Read more »

Joy Delivery Update: Part Two

Seriously ill children, teens, and their families remain isolated in quarantine, cut off from the support of extended family, friends, and the world around them. CCA is committed to continuing service delivery for this vulnerable population, who are deeply impacted by this pandemic.  With physical distancing strategies in place, our team continues to innovate new methods to deliver JoyRx remotely. Here are some of the ways our… Read more »

A Bright Spot in Bo’s Journey

The pandemic has left many of us experiencing heightened feelings of anxiety, stress, uncertainty, and isolation—feelings incredibly familiar to Lance and Chloe, whose son, Bo, was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) when he was just nine months old. Between four inpatient stays totaling 166 days away from home and extra precautions during and after… Read more »

Nine Ways to Choose Joy

As an organization focused on Joy as a pathway to greater emotional well-being, we want to share a few ideas to help you find Joy in this moment. Physical distancing, isolation from friends and family, an increased focus on hygiene and sanitation, feelings of anxiety and worry over an uncertain future—these have all become partNine Ways to Choose Joy”>… Read more »