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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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WCSO raises funds for NNCCF in March as Sheriff’s “No Shave” campaign continues

Press release – Read this press release on WCSO site here.   Washoe County Sheriff’s Office staff raises more than four thousand dollars for Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation in March as Sheriff’s “No Shave” campaign continues CONTACT: Bob Harmon Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Office 775-785-6235 Cell 775-722-5517 Washoe County Sheriff’s Office staff raises more than […]
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Girl with bald head

Shave for the Brave 2018 Recap

Madelyn is in the sixth grade, 11-years-old, and currently has a bald head. This is her third year shaving her head to support childhood cancer research at the Shave for the Brave event hosted by the Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation. Before each shave, Madelyn experiences a mixture of nervousness and excitement.  Although it can […]
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Caughlin Ranch Elementary Gives Back

By: Lindsey Gross Third Graders at Caughlin Ranch Elementary School Give Back to Children with Cancer On March 5, two third grade classes walked through the front door of Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation bearing 27 handmade fleece blankets. The third-grade students, teachers, and parents came together to participate in a community service project making […]
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