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News

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

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Announcements

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

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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

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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

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Announcements

New Dates Set for 2024 Summer Camps

The dates for 2024 Camp Heart Connection summer camps will be: Oncology Camp: June 9-15 Sibling Camp: June 30-July 6 The shift of Sibling Camp from mid-August to earlier in the summer comes following years of staffing challenges for the highly attended camp and an

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Volunteers

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

Children’s Cancer Connection relies on volunteers to make 60+ programs possible for Iowa families as well as to run fundraising and awareness events. Please browse through our list of upcoming volunteer opportunities, and join us! Existing volunteers can review specifics and sign up for shifts

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