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NNCCF Amazon Wish List

Amazon Wish List – Keep our toy cabinet 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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Childhood Cancer Action Days 2019

Childhood Cancer Action Days 2019   On March 26, 2019, Ivy, a 14-year-old childhood cancer survivor, walked on the steps of Capitol Hill embarking on a two-day advocacy effort with a group of representatives from the Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation (NNCCF). NNCCF travels each year to the Hill because advocating is critical for research […]
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St. Baldrick's Head Shave

Shave for the Brave 2019 Recap

It’s not too late to help NNCCF support childhood cancer research and the search for a cure. Our goal is to raise $200,000 to support more research grants and clinical trials that can save kid’s lives. We are almost there! Visit to donate. On Friday, March 15, 2019, we held our 14th annual Shave for […]
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Shave for the Brave 2019

Press Release – “Shave for the Brave” to find Cure for Childhood Cancer Highly Visual Event: 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 community, schools, and businesses, […]
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$300,000 Gift match Challenge

Press Release – Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation Launches $300,000 Matching Gift Challenge (Reno, NV) – Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation (NNCCF) announces a $300,000 gift match challenge. Now through January 31, 2019, all contributions to NNCCF’s Know the Gold Campaign will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the William N. Pennington Foundation, up to $300,000. Donations […]
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NNCCF Announces Long-Standing Advocate as New Executive Director

Press Release Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation Announces Long-Standing Advocate as New Executive Director (Reno, NV) – The Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation (NNCCF) Board of Directors is pleased to announce Shirley Folkins-Roberts as the new Executive Director. She is a long-standing advocate for childhood cancer and was a founding member of the foundation. “NNCCF […]
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