Letter to the Editor: Kathy Dunleavy, Community Leader

Posted on October 10, 2022

I cannot think of anyone I know who has not been touched by cancer–themselves, a loved one, or a friend. This year, over 1.8 million Americans will receive a cancer diagnosis. But now imagine being a Mom or Dad and hearing a doctor say, “Your child has cancer.” That will happen over 17,000 times this […]

Carolinas Childhood Cancer Giveback Month

Posted on September 30, 2022

Throughout the month of September businesses, groups, and individuals held fundraising events to benefit Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas and the over 1,800 children we partner with. We are so grateful for all of the support during September and beyond. September 14, 2022 Two Roosters Ice Cream’s Durham, NC location held a Spirit Night […]

Carolina Leaders Support Children’s Cancer Partners in September

Posted on September 29, 2022

During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Children’s Cancer Partners was pleased to have the support of several leaders across the Carolinas.  “We thank all these Carolina leaders for standing behind Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and helping to create awareness for the very important mission of Children’s Cancer Partners,” said Laura Allen, Executive Director of Children’s Cancer […]

Letter to the Editor: Honoring a young life taken by childhood cancer

Posted on September 27, 2022

National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. September hits hard. But really, many days hit hard. Birthdays, holidays, new seasons, fresh blooms of flowers. They are all a reminder of a hat I painfully wear–I am the father of a beautiful little girl who lost her battle to cancer. Words that are never easy to say. When […]

Kidz in Lids Hosts Record Breaking Month!

Posted on September 23, 2022

Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas is pleased to announce that Kidz in Lids hosted a record-breaking month in September. CCP had dozens of schools join us throughout both Carolinas to help bring awareness about childhood cancer to local students all the while helping promote Childhood Cancer Awareness Month which takes place each September. “September […]

Upstate South Carolina Fuddruckers Owners Give Back to Childhood Cancer in September — “In the Business of Building Burgers and Hope”

Posted on September 16, 2022

Five Upstate South Carolina Fuddruckers’ Restaurants, under the leadership of owners, Allen and Lee Ann Johnston, are teaming up with local organizations to give back to children across the Upstate in September as a part of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. “We are so pleased to be involved with these two incredible organizations who do so […]

Letter to the Editor: No one budgets for cancer

Posted on September 12, 2022

Your family has been touched by cancer–I’m sure of it. Ours too, and it’s a very hard subject for us to talk about. But if ever there was a good time and a good reason, it is during September–National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. There is so much that can be done for cancer’s most precious […]

Letter to the Editor: Local organization supports children battling cancer

Posted on September 8, 2022

For many in the Upstate, the word cancer hits hard. And for an even smaller group, the words Childhood Cancer hit even harder. For me personally, these words hit close to home. As a leader in the Upstate, this personal passion led me to search for an organization that would allow me to give back […]

Letter to the Editor: These children deserve to fight their battle

Posted on September 2, 2022

When I was asked to join Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas (CCP) as a board member, it was an easy and immediate “Yes!” It’s easy to find your “why” with an organization like CCP whose mission to support families whose children are battling cancer is so noble and so incredibly needed.  Cancer touches almost […]

Letter to the editor: Pediatric cancer, a family perspective

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When you become a parent, you are prepared for many things. Sleepless nights, too many diapers, too many bottles, fixing a skinned up knee. But one thing no one prepares you for–nor is there a manual–is hearing the words, “Your child has cancer.” When our daughter was diagnosed with cancer, those very words shook our […]