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Families fighting childhood cancer face challenges during pandemic

Posted on September 29, 2020

Alex Flores, who’s 4 years old, has an aggressive form of Burkitt leukemia. Since being home, he’s ‘progressed in a very, very positive way,’ his mother, Rena York said, with better blood cell counts and returning strength. Posted Tuesday, September 29, 2020 7:00 am By Hannah McClellan Chatham News + Record Staff The Friday afternoon after Thanksgiving, Rena […]

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Spartanburg District One Students raise money for for children battling cancer

Posted on September 25, 2020

Schools across Spartanburg District One held a fundraiser to help Children’s Cancer Partners.

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Students show support to children with cancer including classmate

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Updated: 6:59 PM EDT Sep 24, 2020 Nolan Blair Reporter Ava Woodard SOURCE: Ava Woodard’s family SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. —Inside Holly Springs-Motlow Elementary School on Thursday you’d find an array of hats being worn. A Spartanburg County Elementary School is showing support for children with cancer including their classmate. Inside Holly Springs-Motlow Elementary School on […]

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Altar’d State’s Mission Monday to benefit Children’s Cancer Partners

Posted on August 26, 2020

Altar’d State, located at The Streets at Southpoint in Durham, North Carolina, is donating 10% of their Monday sales now until October 11th. This is a part of Altar’d State’s Mission Monday and their focus to “Standout For Good”. See them for all of your women apparel needs! Learn more about their mission here.

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Camp Victory goes virtual for kids battling cancer

Posted on August 14, 2020

by: WSPA Staff Posted: Aug 12, 2020 / 02:35 PM EDT / Updated: Aug 12, 2020 / 02:35 PM EDT (WSPA) – Camp Victory, put on for kids battling cancer, went virtual this year. Families were sent packages called “camp-in-a-box” with all of the items needed for the fun activities. This included all of the ingredients for s’mores, water […]

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Virtual summer camp held for child cancer patients

Posted on August 12, 2020

Updated: 12:00 AM EDT Aug 10, 2020 Joe Ripley  Anchor Every three minutes, a child gets cancer, according to Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas. The organization cites cancer as the number one disease that kills children. And yet, they’re providing hope one box at a time. They put a twist on the traditional summer […]

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Letters to the Editor: Children battling cancer during pandemic

Posted on July 23, 2020

July 22, 2020   Any parent’s instinct is to protect their child. Imagine being the mom or dad of an immunocompromised child with cancer in need of lifesaving treatment during a pandemic. This is what the 1,100 families across the Carolinas served by Children’s Cancer Partners are facing. Their battle to keep their children healthy […]

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Organization providing help for pediatric cancer patients facing additional challenges as result of COVID-19

Posted on July 15, 2020

Thomas Lott |  Jul 8, 2020 Updated Jul 9, 2020   COVID-19 is making the already devastating prognosis of pediatric cancer even more challenging across the Carolinas. The novel coronavirus doesn’t care how old someone is or where he or she stands socioeconomically. It can infect anyone and wreak havoc on their lives, whether with serious symptoms […]

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22 United Way agencies − including four new ones − share $850,750

Posted on June 26, 2020

By Ardie Arvidson | SC Now – June 26, 2020 FLORENCE, S.C. – The United Way of Florence County announced on Thursday at its Community Investment Committee (CIC) Allocation Luncheon that it will be partnering with 22 agencies that will share $850,750 in 30 programs during the 2020-2021 fiscal year that begins Wednesday. The event was […]

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How parents of children with cancer are navigating COVID-19

Posted on May 19, 2020

By Adam Mintzer | May 16, 2020 at 4:37 PM EDT – Updated May 17 at 5:25 AM COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) – Children generally have more mild symptoms of COVID-19 than adults, according to the CDC. But some parents are sure contracting coronavirus could be life-threatening for their kids. Children with cancer have weaker immune systems and therefore are […]

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