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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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Action Days for a Childhood Cancer Survivor

On April 23, the Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation (NNCCF) represented the state of Nevada on Capitol Hill in support of the STAR Act. NNCCF childhood cancer survivor, Johnny Hartman, lead the team and shared his story with legislators. In 2016, Johnny was diagnosed with Stage IV non-Hodgkin lymphoma and completed treatment in May of 2017. We […]
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STAR Act 2017

Childhood Cancer Action Days 2018

  The Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation will be advocating for important childhood cancer issues before Congress this Tuesday, April 24. NNCCF Executive Director, Mary Powell, and childhood cancer survivor, Johnny Hartman, will meet with Nevada state legislators on Capitol Hill to advocate for research dollars designated to childhood cancer. “It is important our representatives […]
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