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Impact of Covid-19 on Local Childhood Cancer Families

Impact of Covid-19 on Local Childhood Cancer Families April 2020 The Covid-19 crisis has become the greatest healthcare challenge in modern history. As the number of people infected increases across the U.S., childhood cancer patients and their families are suddenly facing new challenges to an already devastating disease. First and foremost, cancer patients are among […]
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By Appointment Only

  *Update 3/18/2020 – Our office is working remotely. However, families can still call the office at (775) 825-0888 to receive assistance. At this time, our team is making every effort to ensure local children battling cancer and their families receive the financial support and resources they need today, tomorrow, and until they are cancer […]
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NNCCF Amazon Wish List

Amazon Wish List – Keep our toy closet stocked with ease. We launched our first Amazon Wish List to provide toys for local kids affected by childhood cancer. Amazon’s extensive catalog makes it easy to find toys suitable for children experiencing long or frequent hospital stays, and our wish list gives you an insight into […]
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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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