Events

Fathers’ Day pancake brunch benefits kids with cancer

Great Basin is hosting an event on father’s day to benefit NNCCF. We are very grateful for our community partners and local businesses that support our foundation and the families we serve. This event will help support NNCCF’s mission and goals. Read the Kolo 8 story below on this amazing act of philanthropy.   Read […]
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Girl with bald head

Shave for the Brave 2018 Recap

Madelyn is in the sixth grade, 11-years-old, and currently has a bald head. This is her third year shaving her head to support childhood cancer research at the Shave for the Brave event hosted by the Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation. Before each shave, Madelyn experiences a mixture of nervousness and excitement.  Although it can […]
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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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Why We Shave

Shave for the Brave – Why we do it and how to get involved. By: Lindsey Gross Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation is striving to make Shave for the Brave 2018 the best event yet. Our 2018 shave is right around the corner and is hosted at the Reno Ballroom on March 16, 2018, starting […]
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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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Rock the Fall

By: Lindsey Gross Happy first day of fall! We are officially in pumpkin season – pumpkin coffee, pumpkin cookies and pumpkin candles! Check out these 8 ways to rock the fall while raising funds for kids affected by cancer. 1. Pumpkin Carving Contest – Pumpkin carving is a perfect way to engage the kids and […]
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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

By: Lindsey Gross     This September, help spread the word about childhood cancer and how our foundation helps local kids fight off cancer! Rally friends, family and community members to raise awareness and donate to support a local child. The national symbol of childhood cancer is the gold ribbon and NNCCF is giving away […]
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