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Childhood Cancer Toy Cabinet

Toy Cabinet

Our extensive toy cabinet is a beacon of light for the children who enter our door. The toy cabinet offers an escape from treatment and a way to reconnect through games, puzzles, crafts, toys, and more. Children battling cancer and their siblings are encouraged to choose a brand new toy from the cabinet. Toys are […]
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Scholarships Awarded to 19 Childhood Cancer Survivors

Press Release – Scholarships Awarded to 19 Childhood Cancer Survivors   (Reno, NV) – Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation (NNCCF) awarded scholarships to 19 young adults at the Inspire Scholarship ceremony on July 26, 2018, at The Grove. The Inspire Program helps young adults who battled childhood cancer, or are currently in treatment, to continue […]
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NNCCF to Host 14th Annual Tournament of Hope

Press Release – Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation to Host 14th Annual Tournament of Hope at Montreux Golf and Country Club (Reno, NV) – Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation (NNCCF) is hosting its 14th Annual Tournament of Hope at Montreux Golf and Country Club. The beautiful Par 72 private course is one of 45 PGA Tour […]
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Childhood Cancer Graduate

Honors Graduate and Cancer Survivor

Honors Graduate and Cancer Survivor Victoria recently graduated from the Academy of Arts, Careers, and Technology (AACT). Her high school experience was unique in comparison to her peers; she completed school with CTE endorsed honors and a weighted 4.59 GPA, and underwent 9 months of rigorous treatment for leukemia. Being a student and a cancer […]
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Fathers’ Day pancake brunch benefits kids with cancer

Great Basin is hosting an event on father’s day to benefit NNCCF. We are very grateful for our community partners and local businesses that support our foundation and the families we serve. This event will help support NNCCF’s mission and goals. Read the Kolo 8 story below on this amazing act of philanthropy.   Read […]
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iPads for Children in treatment

Children’s Cancer Foundation Presents Ten New iPads to Renown Children’s Hospital.

Press Release – Children’s Cancer Foundation Presents Ten New iPads to Renown Children’s Hospital. (Reno, NV) – The Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation (NNCCF) presented ten new iPads to Renown Children’s Hospital for their new infusion center on Thursday, June 7, 2018. One iPad was supplied for each seat in the infusion center, fulfilling the […]
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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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Inspiring Fashion Show with Cancer Survivors

Inspiring Fashion Show with Cancer Survivors Sofia, dressed in a black and pink ensemble with teased hair and “Girls can change the world” top, was nervous before she took a step onto the runway. She’s a ten-year-old retinoblastoma survivor and showed the crowd what it looks like to be an inspiring cancer survivor. “It was […]
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Angie was no match for Canyon's lightsaber skills. This little Jedi is using the force to fight cancer. #childhoodcancerView on Facebook

Many children receiving treatment for cancer have an implanted port that is used for chemotherapy. Juniper bravely showed us where her port is located, you can see the scar it left behind. #ChildhoodCancerView on Facebook

Michael inspires us every day with his strength. He was described by his oncologist as a fighter and is truly a #BattleBorn kid. #ChildhoodCancer #NevadaView on Facebook

Jaden and his big brother enjoyed picking out games to play together. We are always looking for new toys that can keep children occupied during long trips to treatment and hospital stays. Help us keep the toy cabinet stocked for children of all ages. Learn how http://www.nvchildrenscancer.org/toycabinetView on Facebook

200 Reno/Sparks businesses will #GoGold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September. We are excited to see these beautiful gold ribbon wreaths around town supporting childhood cancer. Keep an eye out for participating businesses! Find out how your business can participate - http://www.nvchildrenscancer.org/go-gold. #KnowtheGold #ChildhoodCancerView on Facebook