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The 2020 Inspire Scholarship

  The Inspire Scholarship, which began in 2012, has awarded $465,000 to childhood cancer survivors in the northern Nevada region. In 2019, the program awarded a scholarship to 23 young adults pursuing higher education, vocational, or technical training. The Inspire Scholarship program has encouraged the community’s youngest cancer survivors to follow their dreams and become […]
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Impact of Covid-19 on Local Childhood Cancer Families

Impact of Covid-19 on Local Childhood Cancer Families April 2020 The Covid-19 crisis has become the greatest healthcare challenge in modern history. As the number of people infected increases across the U.S., childhood cancer patients and their families are suddenly facing new challenges to an already devastating disease. First and foremost, cancer patients are among […]
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Sports Celebrity Sends Uplifting Message to Local Children Battling Cancer

Press release – Sports Celebrity Sends Uplifting Message to Local Children Battling Cancer (Reno, NV) – Mike Krukow, the Emmy Award-Winning broadcaster and former major league pitcher for the San Francisco Giants, sent a heartwarming video to local children battling cancer. Krukow, a friend of the Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation (NNCCF), filmed himself reading […]
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By Appointment Only

  *Update 3/18/2020 – Our office is working remotely. However, families can still call the office at (775) 825-0888 to receive assistance. At this time, our team is making every effort to ensure local children battling cancer and their families receive the financial support and resources they need today, tomorrow, and until they are cancer […]
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Shave for the Brave – Now Virtual

  NNCCF’s 15th Annual Shave for the Brave event at the Reno Ballroom on March 20, 2020, is CANCELED. The Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation has decided to avoid potential exposure of the coronavirus (COVID-19) to our families, participants, and community. We serve many children with compromised immune systems and their health, and that of […]
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NNCCF Kicks Off 20 Year Celebration at 12-hour Know The Gold Radiothon Fundraiser

Press Release – Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation Kicks Off 20 Year Celebration at 12-hour Know The Gold Radiothon Fundraiser (Reno, NV) – Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation (NNCCF) will kick off their celebration of serving the community for 20 years at the Know the Gold Radiothon on Friday, January 31, 2020, at Scheels. NNCCF […]
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