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Sunscreen and Dispensers Donated to Northern Nevada Nonprofits

The Nevada Cancer Coalition donated an automatic sunscreen dispenser and a supply of sunscreen for 200+ applications to the Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation. “We encourage our kids to be kids, and are grateful for the opportunity to supply our families with sunscreen,” said Jessica Langley, NNCCF Community Outreach Coordinator, “It’s just one extra way […]
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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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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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Office Renovations

By: Lindsey Gross NNCCF Staff members visiting Victory Woodworks After two weeks of plastic tarps blocking doorways, hammering sounds, the smell of saw dust and fresh paint, the renovations in our office are complete. NNCCF’s 3,000sqft building is now equipped with four additional office spaces with sliding barn doors, a volunteer workspace, updated electrical wiring […]
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September: A Big Month for NNCCF!

By Natalie Van Hoozer September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, so all of us at NNCCF are gearing up for an action-packed, fun month of advocacy. Here are some of our upcoming events and projects: “Childhood Cancer Awareness Month”: The month of September is a nationally recognized time for special attention to be focused on […]
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So Where Do Our Funds Go?

By Natalie Van Hoozer There is one topic that is always relevant to charity organizations: the use of funds. Many people who would like to donate money to charities hold reservations when donating because they are unsure where those funds might ultimately go. We at NNCCF agree that these concerns are completely valid. Recently, four […]
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Treatment Update: T-Cell Therapy

Treatment Update: T-cell Therapy By: Natalie Van Hoozer T-cell therapy is an up and coming cancer treatment process. Some of our own northern Nevada kids have received or are currently receiving this treatment. T-cell therapy, also called “immunotherapy”, utilizes the existing immune cells in a person’s body to kill cancer cells. T-cell therapy has been […]
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