Our hero Finn and his brother Declan are just two of the countless children who have benefited from the programs and services offered by the Children’s Cancer Center. On Finn’s second day of kindergarten, he was admitted to the hospital and 2 days later, after an emergency spine surgery, he was diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma. Our lives were forever changed. We had no idea how to navigate our new normal.
We spent every day in survival mode, until one day we attended a family oncology connection group at the Children’s Cancer Center. We had a new safe place to be vulnerable, share with others, and receive the emotional support we so desperately needed. Finn was able to be in a place where other children looked like him and Declan was engulfed in activities that put siblings first.
With 24 support programs, the Children’s Cancer Center has graciously gifted our family once in a lifetime trips, opportunities for connection groups, and helped with the holidays. When Finn went into remission in May 2019, they celebrated right along with us - and sadly, in August 2019 when Finn relapsed, they were right there, again, to help us through it all.
This holiday season, I am asking you to join us in support of the Children’s Cancer Center, and their mission over the last 45 years - to serve families of children who are battling cancer or chronic blood disorders with the emotional, financial, and educational support necessary to cope with their life-threatening illness.
Please consider making a gift of support to the Children's Cancer Center. The support you give creates community, memories, and a home away from home for families facing the hardest fight of their life. Thank you for your kindness and support.
With a Grateful Heart, Happy Holidays!
Christen, Finn's Mom
About the Children's Cancer Center:
The Children’s Cancer Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving families of children who are battling cancer or chronic blood disorders with emotional, financial, and educational support necessary to cope with their life-threatening illness.
With over 24 support programs and services currently helping over 1,000 families, support is offered to all members of the family and is available throughout every step of their difficult journey.
While other organizations are working to find a cure tomorrow, the Children’s Cancer Center is making a difference today.
On behalf of the children and families that will directly benefit from your generous support, thank you.