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.

Get Inspired Luncheon – In Photos

There’s no better way to jump into spring than inviting almost 500 new friends to one of our favorite events of the year, the Get Inspired Luncheon! When Regina’s daughter, Alexandra, died at the age of five, family and friends gathered around her kitchen table and decided to make the world a little better for… Read more »

Meet Caitlin Broderick, MyMusicRx Specialist

Caitlin joined the MyMusicRx In-Hospital team just over a year ago. Already, she’s made a huge impression on the children and teens CCA serves by bringing music to their bedside. We sat down with Caitlin to ask about some of the various aspects of her job and what brings her joy! What inspired you to… Read more »

CCA Idol

Who will be the next CCA Idol? Performers will showcase their talents and desire to make a difference, while a panel of judges decide the final winner!

Zoa meets Panic! At The Disco

Zoa Meets Panic! At The Disco for 13th Birthday Surprise

Zoa’s First Concert Like many 12-year-old girls, Zoa has pictures of her favorite band, Panic! At The Disco, plastering her walls. Unlike, many girls, Zoa is also battling Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS), pre-leukemia bone marrow failure. When Zoa learned that Panic! At The Disco would be coming to Portland for a concert, she told her parents… Read more »

You Who Rock Show @ Fader FORT

CCA is heading to Austin, TX for the 5th Annual MyMusicRx + You Who Rock Show for Kids featuring Shakey Graves, Sara Watkins, Y La Bamba and more!

Valentine's Day

Sharing the Valentine’s Day Love with the Children’s Cancer Association

Last week we celebrated Valentine’s Day for CCA. More than just a single fundraiser, this was a day where an entire community came together across the Pacific Northwest and even around the world. An event that engaged passionate corporate partners, hospitals, board members and volunteers raising an incredible $604,000 to fund our free-of-charge programs in… Read more »

Benefit Concert

Scappoose High School student, Joshua Wheeler, will be hosting a benefit concert for CCA. A performance featuring local musicians showcasing some of Joshua’s original compositions. Enjoy a fabulous evening and show your support for CCA! For eleven years Joshua has grown, cut, and donated his hair to individuals battling cancer. When he was searching for a… Read more »