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Shop AmazonSmile to Support Kids with Cancer

Shopping on AmazonSmile is an easy way to support local children battling cancer at no extra cost. If you are planning on shopping online through Amazon, choose AmazonSmile instead. You can shop for products you love while supporting NNCCF and the children we serve. Launched by Amazon.com in 2013, AmazonSmile offers over one million different […]
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Finding a Community Through Childhood Cancer

Finding a Community Through Childhood Cancer Elizabeth and her family were beginning a new chapter in life when they relocated to Reno for her dad’s new job. Little did they know that only days after they moved to the Biggest Little City, their story would include childhood cancer. Their belongings were still tucked away in […]
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In-kind Donation of $10,000 for NNCCF Office Renovations

Press Release – (Reno, NV) – The Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation (NNCCF) is pleased to announce the completion of an office renovation project that took place during the COVID-19 closure. SILegacy Floor Finishing, and President Jim Farley, installed new vinyl flooring in common areas of NNCCF’s 3000-square-foot office space. The $10,000 flooring donation will […]
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2019 Annual Report

WE ARE STRONG IN 2020 Thanks to your support in 2019 As our community and world face one of the most deadly health crises in a century, we at the Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation (NNCCF) would like to thank you for helping us care for our youngest cancer warriors. It is with incredible gratitude […]
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No More Chemo Parade and Bell Ringing for Local Reno Child

Press release – (Reno, NV) – Today, May 5, 2020, the Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation (NNCCF) hosted a superhero themed “No More Chemo” parade for Brady, a local 5-year-old boy, who recently completed treatment for childhood cancer. Washoe County Sheriff’s Office, Reno Police Department and Reno Fire Department participated in the parade which included […]
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The 2020 Inspire Scholarship

  The Inspire Scholarship, which began in 2012, has awarded $465,000 to childhood cancer survivors in the northern Nevada region. In 2019, the program awarded a scholarship to 23 young adults pursuing higher education, vocational, or technical training. The Inspire Scholarship program has encouraged the community’s youngest cancer survivors to follow their dreams and become […]
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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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Sports Celebrity Sends Uplifting Message to Local Children Battling Cancer

Press release – Sports Celebrity Sends Uplifting Message to Local Children Battling Cancer (Reno, NV) – Mike Krukow, the Emmy Award-Winning broadcaster and former major league pitcher for the San Francisco Giants, sent a heartwarming video to local children battling cancer. Krukow, a friend of the Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation (NNCCF), filmed himself reading […]
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