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Board of Directors Spotlight: Marsha Moore

Posted on February 24, 2021

Special words from Marsha:  “I moved to Spartanburg from Rock Hill with my husband, Tom, in 2011.  We have two sons, two daughters-in-law, and one grandson.  Shortly after moving here, I became involved in the community through the non-profit world: church (choir), Business and Professional Women, and Women Giving for Spartanburg.   Before long, CCP (formerly Children’s Security Blanket) got my attention, and I became a donor.   When I joined […]

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Wrapping children with love and hope

Posted on February 23, 2021

For the last 20 years, Children’s Cancer Partners (CCP) has been wrapping children with love and hope in more ways than one. CCP, formerly Children’s Security Blanket, has supported children and their families battling cancer from the time the child is referred to us. Read our story here.   The support mainly comes in the way of financial […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Lou and Sue Kinkle

Posted on February 19, 2021

Lou and Sue Kinkle have been volunteering for Children’s Cancer Partners for almost five years. Lou and Sue assist with families in the Myrtle Beach area as volunteer Family Advocates. The couple, with a heart of gold for our families and children, delivers Gift in Kind supplies to families in the Myrtle Beach area and can be seen at almost every CCP […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Debra DiStefano

Posted on February 5, 2021

Debra has been volunteering for CPP for the last 4 years. Debra holds CCP close to her heart. She volunteers for us because of her daughter Rachel, one of our Superhero Angels, whom we lost in 2016. Debra firmly believes in the mission and purpose of CCP. She loves being able to give back to […]

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Dr. Ki Young Chung Named Chair of Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas Board of Directors

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Dr. Chung is a medical oncologist treating adult cancer patients, who joined our CCP Board two years ago. He received his medical degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. He completed his residency at the Johns Hopkins University Program in Internal Medicine in Baltimore, MD and fellowship at Memorial […]

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February 2nd is Neuroblastoma Awareness Day

Posted on February 2, 2021

Neuroblastoma is a type of cancer that develops around a group of nerve cells. Neuroblastoma is typically arises in and around the adrenal glands (Mayo Clinic, n.d.). Neuroblastoma can develop in other others of the abdomen, chest, neck, and near the spine. This type of cancer commonly affects children under the age of 5, but […]

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Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas looks for more help during the pandemic

Posted on December 2, 2020

The pandemic has impacted all our lives. Now, the Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas is asking for your help as they look to get more funding. Author: WFMY News 2 December 2, 2020

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Wilmington family battling childhood cancer in midst of COVID-19, nonprofits give support despite fundraising challenges

Posted on November 12, 2020

By Kendall McGee| November 12, 2020 at 8:33 PM EST – Updated November 24 at 4:50 PM WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – About 20 children in the Cape Fear region will be diagnosed with cancer this year, according to a local nonprofit. A pandemic doesn’t stop families like the McCallums from getting that news either. Graclyn was diagnosed […]

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Children’s Cancer Partners Presents ‘Taste of Thankfulness’, A Virtual Culinary Event

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Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas is hosting a virtual culinary event called ‘Taste of Thankfulness’ November 12, 2020  Jason Marcus Click here to watch the story. CHARLOTTE, NC–Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas is hosting a virtual culinary event next week, and you can take part. Derek spoke with the organizations Executive Director and chef Jamie Cribbs to learn more […]

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A Taste of Thankfulness on Your Carolina

Posted on November 10, 2020

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