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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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Know the Gold Campaign Recap

Know the Gold Campaign Recap We felt the momentum of the Know the Gold Radiothon early in the day; the snowball effect was starting, and we were excited to watch it grow. The radiothon took place on January 25, 2019, at Scheels from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. With every NNCCF family that stopped by […]
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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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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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