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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Coronavirus presents new challenges for pediatric cancer patients

Posted on April 2, 2020

Pediatric Cancer patients face additional hardships during COVID-19. (Source: Children’s Cancer Partners) WECT News By Emily Featherston April 1, 2020  https://www.wect.com/2020/04/01/coronavirus-presents-new-challenges-pediatric-cancer-patients/   SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA (WECT) – For children battling pediatric cancer and for their family, the novel coronavirus presents a special set of problems. Due to the immune suppression caused by many cancer treatments, […]