Childhood Cancer

Childhood Cancer Graduate

Honors Graduate and Cancer Survivor

Honors Graduate and Cancer Survivor Victoria recently graduated from the Academy of Arts, Careers, and Technology (AACT). Her high school experience was unique in comparison to her peers; she completed school with CTE endorsed honors and a weighted 4.59 GPA, and underwent 9 months of rigorous treatment for leukemia. Being a student and a cancer […]
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NNCCF Staff donates blood

Give Blood and Save a Child with Cancer

Give Blood and Save a Child with Cancer Donating blood helps more than trauma victims, it can save the life of a child with cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, many children diagnosed with cancer need blood transfusions because cancers of the blood and bone marrow cause low blood counts. Treatments used to combat […]
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STAR Act 2017

Childhood Cancer Action Days 2018

  The Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation will be advocating for important childhood cancer issues before Congress this Tuesday, April 24. NNCCF Executive Director, Mary Powell, and childhood cancer survivor, Johnny Hartman, will meet with Nevada state legislators on Capitol Hill to advocate for research dollars designated to childhood cancer. “It is important our representatives […]
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Caughlin Ranch Elementary Gives Back

By: Lindsey Gross Third Graders at Caughlin Ranch Elementary School Give Back to Children with Cancer On March 5, two third grade classes walked through the front door of Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation bearing 27 handmade fleece blankets. The third-grade students, teachers, and parents came together to participate in a community service project making […]
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Shave for the Brave 2018

Press release –  “Shave for the Brave” for Kids Fighting Cancer or See the Spectacle! Highly Visual Event: More than 200 participants shave their heads for childhood cancer research – elementary students, sheriff & fire departments, community businesses, and families affected by cancer. (Reno, NV) – The Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation (NNCCF) invites the […]
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Childrens Cancer Campaign

Know the Gold 2018 Recap

By: Lindsey Gross It’s official – we exceeded our Know the Gold Campaign goal of $250,000 and received the matching grant from the William N. Pennington Foundation. With the addition of a $50,000 anonymous gift and other donations received after the radiothon, we have reached a grand total of $309,657. We are pleased to announce […]
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Giving Tuesday and Helping Local Children

By: Lindsey Gross If you’re looking for a local charity to give to during the holidays, consider the Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation! We are a nonprofit located in Reno, Nevada, helping northern Nevada children diagnosed with cancer. November 28, 2017 is #GivingTuesday Here are some examples of what your gift could provide: – Masks […]
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