Month: November 2023

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Meet Volunteer Will Krueger

Meet one of CCC’s fantastic volunteers, Will Krueger! Will currently attends the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls.  Will began his journey with Children’s Cancer Connection as an Oncology Camper. He was diagnosed with leukemia at the age of 4. He completed treatment in 2011, and spent years at Camp Heart Connection programs! “I was motivated to start volunteering

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Welcome Events Manager Abby Coppola

Abby Coppola joined the CCC team in November 2023. She is an Iowa native and graduated from Iowa State University with a bachelor’s degree in Event Management and a minor in Public Relations. As Events Manager, Abby is responsible for managing logistics of all internal and third-party fundraising events, as well as assisting with behind-the-scenes processes for the development team.

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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 now! These scholarships are for CCC high school students headed to a trade school, college or

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Meet Volunteer Erin Renze

Meet one of CCC’s fantastic volunteers, Erin Renze! Erin is an Iowa native but now lives in Omaha, NE. She’s a pediatric congenital cardiac anesthesiologist at Children’s Nebraska in Omaha.  Erin first volunteered with Children’s Cancer Connection several years ago with in-hospital/in-clinic arts and crafts activities, and in arts and crafts at Oncology and Sibling camps while she was working

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