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Superhero Spotlight: Johnathan White

Posted on March 24, 2021

These are some of our favorite stories to share and it is the support of everyone that makes this all possible:  My name is Johnathan White.  My life was forever changed on July 3, 2019.  I was selected to attend camp for a week! I had a physical, got all my things packed and was […]

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Childhood Cancer Road Warriors

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Every day, hundreds of our childhood cancer Superheroes are on the road, away from home to get lifesaving treatment.  With so few pediatric treatment centers, the average round trip is probably 70-80 miles.  For dozens of children, the journey is much greater, since none of our fine Carolina facilities have all the treatments. One of […]

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CCP Salutes World Social Work Day

Posted on March 16, 2021

A childhood cancer diagnosis crashes down on the entire family.  It blocks out the sun. The first ray of sunshine parents see is the pediatric oncology social worker who helps them overcome their shock, who guides them with assistance and tools that will aid them on their journey. We are proud to be a big […]

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Superhero Spotlight: Clay Patterson

Posted on March 10, 2021

Oakbrook Preparatory senior, Clay Patterson, organized a Kidz in Lids day on February 25, 2021 for his Senior Project, which raised nearly $1,000. For Clay, it was more than just a day he could wear at to school. Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas (CCP) has partnered with Clay and his family since 2019 when […]

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March is Wilms Tumor Awareness Month

Posted on March 5, 2021

The month of March is Kidney Cancer Awareness Month. Wilms tumor is a form of kidney cancer and the most common type of kidney cancer in children. Some genetic factors can make a child more likely to develop Wilms tumor, including:   a family history or personal history of Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome (a condition associated with larger-than-normal internal organs)  […]

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Virtual Game Nights with Optimist International

Posted on March 2, 2021

Thanks to our friends at Optimist International, we now have VIRTUAL family nights! Since December 2020, Optimist International hosts a game night over Zoom for our families. December and January’s games were BINGO! The Optimists shook things up with fun karaoke night full of dancing and singing in February. Virtual game nights is a special […]

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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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Kate Morrow named Director of Development

Posted on February 22, 2021

Kate, with over a decade of experience in healthcare marketing, non-profit management and philanthropy, joined the CCP team in September 2020. Prior to CCP, Kate served in leadership roles for the South Carolina Medical Association as the director of communications and the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Foundation as a director of philanthropy. Kate earned her […]

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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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