News

News

Kid Cancer Crushers Gives Donation to CCC

Major thanks go out to nonprofit Kid Cancer Crushers for raising an incredible $16,591 for Children’s Cancer Connection. Kid Cancer Crushers is run by the Krakau Family. They are also a CCC family! The group’s Sept. 18 Party at the Park event in Waukee brought

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Events

Holiday Drop-Off is Dec. 10

It’s time for Children’s Cancer Connection’s annual Holiday Drop-Off Party! Kids ages 5-12 get to connect with one another after parents drop them off and take time to recharge or go gift shopping. During the event, children will have the opportunity to make holiday-themed crafts, decorate cookies, watch

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Donations

Support Winter Wishes

Children’s Cancer Connection has an unprecedented high number of Winter Wishes children to pair with donors! Winter Wishes aims to help Iowa families with a child undergoing active cancer treatment have a bit more joy this holiday season. CCC staff will pair you with one

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Camps

CCC Receives Best of COCA Awards

Children’s Cancer Connection (CCC)’s Camp Heart Connection was recognized by the Children’s Oncology Camping Association – International (COCA-I). Camp Heart Connection provides free camp experiences to Iowa families affected by childhood cancer. Camp Director Jourdan Reed was the Region 3 recipient of the COCA-I’s Camp Spirit

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Camps

Summer Camp Volunteers Needed

Camp Heart Connection’s (CHC) Oncology and Sibling Camps are going back to their original week-long structure in 2023. We can’t wait to “Welcome Home” hundreds of excited campers. But, we need YOUR help to make it all happen! The camp volunteer applications are now open.

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News

Apply for Empowering Scholarships

The next CCC Empowering Scholarships application period is now through Jan. 31. Thanks to generous donors, we’re honored to provide scholarships to students for furthering their education.  Individuals in Iowa who have or have had cancer before age 18 and siblings of those individuals can apply

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