september is childhood cancer awareness month

We are celebrating the mighty kids and families throughout the month of September – because we know kids fighting cancer are mighty strong, and their stories are mighty powerful. And funds raised for childhood cancer research can make a mighty big difference. Read a little about a few of our Childhood Cancer Awareness Ambassadors – mighty cancer survivors with powerful stories.

mighty stories


Liam is mighty strong – he is fighting leukemia with his lightsaber in hand. Read his story to see how the struggles of treatment reveal a strength his family didn’t know they had.

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Bella is mighty smart – she knows more about being a doctor than most adults. Read about what Bella and her favorite doll, Jessie, have been through to eradicate Bella’s cancer.

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Mariah is mighty unstoppable – read about this cancer survivor, champion amputee rock climber and now, cancer researcher.

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Nate is mighty determined – Despite a cancer diagnosis, rounds of chemo and a 10 hour surgery, Nate works hard to recover from treatment and faces his future head-on.

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ways to get involved

You can make a mighty big difference

Nationwide Events

TwitchCon 9/27-29 — San Diego, CA
Visit booth #2041 at TwitchCon, a conference of livestream broadcasters and viewers from across North America, to learn how you can turn your streaming passion into a fundraiser that makes a difference.

CureFest 9/20-23 — Washington D.C.
Join us as we advocate for increased funding for childhood cancer research among pediatric cancer families and other organizations working for better treatments and cures.

Time to Fly 9/28 — St. Paul, MN
Join us for a family friendly event that includes a walk, food trucks, resource booths, family activities and more!

Community Celebration 10/10 — Minneapolis, MN
Celebrate the community whose efforts supported our mission throughout Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and beyond by joining us at our Community Celebration! Learn more and RSVP today.

Shop & Dine With Us

Here are some easy ways to support CCRF during the month of September.

Amazon donates 0.5 percent of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. Show your support by visiting and selecting Children’s Cancer Research Fund! While you’re there, check out the book “Today’s The Day” about how to be a good friend to a kid fighting cancer. 100 percent of the proceeds from this book go to CCRF.

RF Moeller Jeweler
All September, RF Moeller Jeweler will be donating 100 percent of watch battery sales across their three locations to CCRF.

Punch Pizza
Punch Pizza is generously contributing 10 percent of all pizza sales the week of September 24 and will be taking cash donations.

Minnesota United – Kick Childhood Cancer game 9/15

Minnesota United will host a “Kick Childhood Cancer” game on September 15 at Allianz Field! They have invited a family who has been impacted by cancer to do the pre-game coin toss and will feature cancer survivors on the stadium’s video board. CCRF has also benefitted from Minnesota United’s Man of the Match Program, where players choose a nonprofit to receive a $1,000 donation. We’re so grateful to have Minnesota United as our partner this year!