The hardships of cancer are not limited to the physical treatment. Cancer also affects a person’s social life, emotional wellbeing and financial stability. Many of the resources Link is able to provide are possible because of our incredible community partners, like Reliable Credit Association Inc.
The holidays are a time for reflection, gratefulness, and family. While many families with kids facing serious illness focused on their child’s health, we at the Children’s Cancer Association turned our attention to their happiness.
Lucy makes frequent trips to the hospital for emergency visits, so the Oliver family was relieved to hear they had been matched with a sponsor for Hope for the Holidays. Suddenly, they could focus on family at a time when that was needed most.
Dawson is an inspiring seventeen-year-old with a complicated diagnosis. After his family moved to a new home, Dawson and sister McKenna were faced with the dilemma of sharing the same room, that’s when CCA’s Link program and the Joyful Seed decided to help.
Danielle’s family is just one of 62 families matched in 2017 with a holiday family sponsor, who provide gifts to each member of the household and a grocery store gift card for their holiday celebration. This is their holiday story.
This year’s annual Hope for the Holidays program was a huge success thanks to so many giving sponsors. The impact your involvement made was felt by each and every one of these deserving families.
Portland Trail Blazer, Meyers Leonard, and his wife Elle host a fun Christmas party ballgame and tour of the Blazer facility for CCA-served kids and their family.
As 2017 comes to a close, please consider making a last-minute gift to help CCA deliver JOY to kids and families in the fight against serious illness.
At CCA, we are JOY SEEKERS. And although you may not realize it yet, YOU are a JOY SEEKER too. For the last 22 years, we at CCA have asked ourselves repeatedly: what can JOY do?
In conclusion to our three-part series, the adorable Sol received a special surprise through a community collaboration between Children’s Cancer Association (CCA), Hillsboro Costco, Solowave, and McCarthy Building Companies’ “Heart Hats.”