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Know the Gold Radiothon

By Natalie Van Hoozer NNCCF supporters, thank you all for calling, attending, and volunteering at our Know the Gold Radiothon on Friday, January 29. The energy was wonderful, and it is events like this one that help us motivate the community to make a difference in the fight against children’s cancer. We would like to […]
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This Season’s Gift-Giving at NNCCF

By Natalie Van Hoozer It’s holiday time! But what does that mean at NNCCF? For starters, we cannot thank everyone enough for the gifts donated to us for the holidays. But did you know that we now have another way you can show love to our families? View our holiday giving fundraiser here and when […]
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September: A Big Month for NNCCF!

By Natalie Van Hoozer September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, so all of us at NNCCF are gearing up for an action-packed, fun month of advocacy. Here are some of our upcoming events and projects: “Childhood Cancer Awareness Month”: The month of September is a nationally recognized time for special attention to be focused on […]
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So Where Do Our Funds Go?

By Natalie Van Hoozer There is one topic that is always relevant to charity organizations: the use of funds. Many people who would like to donate money to charities hold reservations when donating because they are unsure where those funds might ultimately go. We at NNCCF agree that these concerns are completely valid. Recently, four […]
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Ways to Help NNCCF

By Natalie Van Hoozer Here at NNCCF, we are extremely thankful for all of the passionate, talented people who offer their time and skills to volunteer. You might be wondering though, “What can I do in addition to office volunteer work?” Great question! Here are a variety of ways to volunteer your time and resources […]
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Volunteering at NNCCF – The Experience

By Natalie Van Hoozer As a college freshman, everyone asks me what my plans are for the summer and the coming school year. I am happy to tell them that a large portion of my time spent outside of the classroom will be spent volunteering with NNCCF. When I first started volunteering at NNCCF, I […]
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Treatment Update: T-Cell Therapy

Treatment Update: T-cell Therapy By: Natalie Van Hoozer T-cell therapy is an up and coming cancer treatment process. Some of our own northern Nevada kids have received or are currently receiving this treatment. T-cell therapy, also called “immunotherapy”, utilizes the existing immune cells in a person’s body to kill cancer cells. T-cell therapy has been […]
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Brave the Shave with NNCCF!

By: Natalie Van Hoozer The Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation, a local nonprofit dedicated to fighting childhood cancer, is hosting “Brave the Shave” events in 2015 to benefit the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. But what is the St. Baldrick’s Foundation and what is “Brave the Shave?” St. Baldrick’s is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising money […]
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A child's diagnosis is truly a family diagnosis. Michael was diagnosed with a brain tumor this year at two weeks old. He has spent more time on this earth in the hospital than at home with his family. We are so happy to see his family together following his discharge from the hospital. It was great to meet this precious little guy!View on Facebook

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