Bedstock is coming nov 29th

Bedstock 4 – Bigger and Bedder Than Ever

The Children’s Cancer Association (CCA) and MyMusicRx are pleased to announce the return of Bedstock, a life-changing, award-winning, online music festival where bands perform from bed as a show of solidarity with thousands of sick kids spending the holidays in hospital beds. November 28th, Giving Tuesday, hop in bed and tune in to Bedstock.com.

Ray of Sunshine Sol

Soria-Zuniga Family’s Ray of Sunshine [Part 1 of 3]

Over the last year, CCA has provided service to over 28,000 seriously ill children and their family members. Ruth Zuniga and Andy Soria, along with their little girl Sol, were one such family. Originally from Costa Rica, Andy and Ruth moved to the US to pursue their PhDs and had decided not to have children. However, their little “ray of sunshine,” Sol, had other plans.

Joy Party - Ella Fruend

Joy Party – Mitzvahpalooza

12-year-old Ella hosted her very own Joy Party to raise money for MyMusicRx, which delivers the healing power of music to kids and teens in the hospital. With her friends she raised $3,000 for the program!

Childhood Cancer Awareness

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

It’s #ChildhoodCancerAwareness Month, and while the Children’s Cancer Association’s (CCA) mission is to create joy, we’re also here to shed some light on the seriousness of childhood cancer.

Foster the People + Sir Sly

Snag your tickets quick! This Edgefield Concert on the Lawn, will be a summer show that you don’t want to miss.

Live from the Heart - Justin Townes Earle

LIVE From the Heart: the Winery Edition

For all of you folk, soul, country, & blues fans. American singer-songwriter and musician, Justin Townes Earle, will be sharing his talents at our annual benefit show at the beautiful Penner-Ash Wine Cellars in Newberg.

Staff Photo - Emily Rico

Meet Emily Rico, MyMusicRx Specialist

A bright spot of musical talent in the hospitals is non-other than Emily Rico. With her degree in music and passion for working with children and teens, she never fails to bring a little more laughter and happiness to everyone she meets!

August CCA Hero - Sol

Meet August CCA Hero – Sol

Sol is the perfect name for this two-year-old ray of sunshine. Sol loves petting farm animals, pretending to be a dinosaur, blowing bubbles with her Chemo Pal, Emily, and her rubber boots. “She’s all about those boots”, laughed her mom, Ruth. “She even sleeps in them!”

MyMusicRx Volunteer Spotlight – Meet Matt Berning

Since becoming a MyMusicRx volunteer in 2015, Matt Berning has played an amazing 112 hours of music for kids and staff at Randall Children’s Hospital. However, music isn’t the only reason he’s involved with CCA. Matt himself has been living with a cancer diagnosis, and this inspired in him a desire to connect with children and families on that same journey.

Meet CCA Hero, Justus

Music has always been a big part of Justus’ life. As a toddler, he loved belting out “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” on his toy microphone; by age three, he was already starting to sing harmonies. “He was quite the little ham,” said his dad Jason.