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 »
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 »
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 »
We are thrilled to team up with Gibson, the world’s most iconic guitar brand, to bring the healing power of music to the seriously ill kids and teens served by MyMusicRx®. During the month of June, six lucky winners of the will receive an Epiphone, Kramer, or Gibson guitar, and southern rocker Marcus King and… Read more »
Lean on Me: CCA Says Thanks CCA is committed to continuing service delivery for seriously ill children and their families and supporting the doctors, nurses, and medical staff who care for them, all who are even more deeply impacted during this pandemic. With social distance strategies in place, our team is innovating the ways we… Read more »
Don your onesies! Kid’s can leave their PJs on, celebrate Crystal Ballroom’s 106th Birthday Free-For-All, an annual all-day free event celebrating the Crystal Ballroom! Arrive at 3:00 for ballroom wide fun including big wheel racing, hair dos and temporary colors courtesy of Rudy’s Barbershop, Bhangra dance party with DJ ANJALI, kid’s art zone and much more fun stuff!