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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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WCSO raises funds for NNCCF in March as Sheriff’s “No Shave” campaign continues

Press release – Read this press release on WCSO site here.   Washoe County Sheriff’s Office staff raises more than four thousand dollars for Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation in March as Sheriff’s “No Shave” campaign continues CONTACT: Bob Harmon Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Office 775-785-6235 Cell 775-722-5517 Washoe County Sheriff’s Office staff raises more than […]
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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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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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Sparks Firefighters to host “Shave for the Brave” Fundraising Event for Children’s Cancer Research

Press release – Sparks Firefighters to host “Shave for the Brave” Fundraising Event for Children’s Cancer Research March 12, 2018 Sparks, Nevada – This Wednesday, the city of Sparks Fire Department will host a “Shave for the Brave” fundraising event to raise money for children’s cancer research. The pre-shave event, in conjunction with St. Baldrick’s […]
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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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Last chance! Today only, donate and order a t-shirt, tank, hoodie, or long sleeve. Our #BattleBorn Jake sure knows how to rock his NNCCF swag. https://www.customink.com/fundraising/nnccf-battlebornView on Facebook

Last chance! A few hours left to donate for a t-shirt, tank, hoodie, or long sleeve. Our #BattleBorn Jake sure knows how to rock his NNCCF swag. Check out the fundraiser here: https://www.customink.com/fundraising/nnccf-battlebornView on Facebook

Thank you to all of our amazing volunteers for lending us your time, talent, and support. Your dedicated service is an inspiration and we are grateful for you. #NationalVolunteerWeekView on Facebook