New Year Outlook: Another Challenging Year Ahead For Childhood Cancer

Posted on December 20, 2021

Cancer will Remain the Leading Disease Killer of Carolina Children in 2022 By Mark Jackson Last updated Dec 16, 2021 SPARTANBURG, SC (December 15, 2021) — The new year will be different, but still very challenging for Carolina families with children battling cancer, according to Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas (CCP), the two-states-wide safety net organization that gets […]

Love Foundation donation honors Tom and Lucy Russell’s 58-year legacy of caring for children

Posted on November 25, 2021

Ashley Dill Herald-Journal Published Nov 23, 2021 Tom and Lucy Russell have created a legacy of love and giving to children diagnosed with cancer in the Carolinas. The couple founded the Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas about 20 years ago. Earlier this month they were surprised at a reception in their honor to present The Lucy and Tom Russell […]

2021 Holiday Surprise

Posted on November 11, 2021

The holiday season is always special for us at Children’s Cancer Partners. We typically host a “Christmas Spectacular” in Spartanburg, SC and Raleigh, NC. There, families have the chance to visit Santa, take a horse carriage ride, have their faces painted, get a balloon animal, have lunch, and enjoy being around their family and others […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Gail Lux

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Children’s Cancer Partners is proud to spotlight Gail Lux! New to Spartanburg and enjoying her new retired lifestyle, Gail enjoys giving back by supporting our families on their childhood cancer journey. With decades of experience as a nurse practitioner in pediatric and hospice settings, Gail has been a wonderful addition to our volunteer corps! A […]

Superhero Spotlight: Eva

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Eva is a fun loving now four year old who was diagnosed with with Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma on April 28, 2020 at the age of three. Eva and her mom traveled nearly 1,000 miles to Boston to receive radiation treatment for six weeks. Eva continues chemotherapy treatments at UNC Chapel Hill, an hour and a half from […]

Laura Allen awarded Order of the Palmetto

Posted on September 23, 2021

Governor surprises Children’s Cancer Advocate Laura Allen with Order of the Palmetto SOUTH CAROLINA (September 23, 2021) – During a press conference at the Statehouse yesterday, after proclaiming September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Governor Henry McMaster surprised Laura Allen of Spartanburg by presenting her with the Order of the Palmetto, the state’s highest civilian […]

Mid 2021 Update

Posted on June 22, 2021

As we move into the middle of June, we want to reflect on how our continued progress is going to help children battling cancer throughout the Carolinas. It is staggering to see the numbers of children being diagnosed with cancer (2-3 each day in the Carolinas) but what gives us all hope is the support our superheroes receive from our community, family, and organization. The below chart shows numbers as of […]

Superhero Spotlight: Sam

Posted on June 5, 2021

“Your child has cancer” are dreaded words for a parent to hear and the mission of Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas is to provide support through this journey and new road. The support of everyone makes our mission possible and we hope in turn eases the burden for parents of these amazing superheroes. Today […]

Dania Beck named Director of Philanthropy

Posted on May 24, 2021

Dania Beck has worked in healthcare for 20 years and specifically in healthcare fundraising for over 17 years. She comes to us after serving most recently as the Director of Philanthropy for Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, raising funds for the Cancer and Heart service lines. Dania is our new Director of Philanthropy and will be […]

Superhero Spotlight: Lillie

Posted on May 18, 2021

May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month. Children’s Cancer Partners serves 94 children battling brain cancer. Learn more here. One of Children’s Cancer Partners brain cancer Superheroes, Lillie was diagnosed two years ago. While Lillie still fights the childhood cancer battle, her story and “legend” stays strong. Below is a excerpt from an post on April […]