ESPN announced details for the 10th annual Jimmy V Week for Cancer Research, to be held November 30 through December 9 across ESPN platforms. Programming highlights include sharing survivors' stories and breakthroughs in cancer research. We are excited to tell you that Dick Vitale will highlight Cannon and share his story during Mr. Vitale's taped speech, which will air on Tuesday evening, December 6th, during halftime of the second game between Duke and Florida on ESPN. The game begins at 9:30 pm EST. We hope you have an opportunity to tune in! Thank you, Mr. Vitale and the Jimmy V Foundation, for sharing Cannon's story and for your genuine interest. We are so thankful for your support and for all of your incredible work to raise awareness and funds for cancer research!
Thank you, George Diaz, for writing this great piece and for your continued support of our mission!
CKc would like to thank The Soda Fountain in College Park, FL, for hosting our first spirit event! Thank you, also, to everyone who came out and supported us by making a purchase to help raise funds for pediatric cancer research! Check out the news coverage of the event in the College Park Community Paper!
The new June edition of the College Park Community Paper featured a wonderful article about the passion that drives CKc and the success of our recent inaugural Gold Gala. Thank you, Martina and the College Park Community Paper, for this fantastic article! We greatly appreciate the support of our hometown newspaper!! Read the article by clicking on the link below:
Thank you to Ybeth Bruzual and News Channel 13 for featuring the CKc Gold Gala on a recent segment! We greatly appreciate your support!!
Thank you to the College Park Community Paper for your support of CKc and for providing a great article on what's going on with our foundation.
Click this link to read the article and find out how you can help CKc.
Thank you to our friends at Orlando Magazine for highlighting Cannonball Kids' cancer and helping us raise awareness for childhood cancer! We are so grateful for your support! #Orlandomagazine #cannonballcancer
Georgia Regents University (GRU) in Augusta, Ga., highlights news about CKc's first research grant to help fund a pediatric immunotherapy clinical trial at the GRU Cancer Center. The trial, led by Dr. Theodore Johnson, is the first immunotherapy trial focused on pediatric brain cancer. Click on the link to read the full article.
Article originally posted June 11, 2014 on orlandosentinel.com:
WHNT News in Madison County, Alabama, reports the Sparkman Senators faced the Bob Jones Patriots in mid-April. But it was not any ordinary soccer match.
While on the field there was a rivalry, on the sidelines there was a common cause. Sparkman High School hosted “Kicking 4 the Cure” – an event aimed at raising awareness and funds for pediatric cancer research.
Check out what these kids did to raise money and awareness in their hometown. Thank you Sparkman High School and WHNT.
Melissa Wiggins recently had the opportunity to sit down with Central Florida News 13 anchor Ybeth Bruzual to discuss the good Cannonball Kids' cancer Card Club can do by creating smiles while raising money for pediatric cancer research. Thank you, Ybeth and News 13, for helping us spread the word! Find out how you can help by watching the link below.
Thank you, Brian Shields and WFTV, for featuring the Cannonball Kids cancer Card Club in a recent spot highlighting how families can help raise money for childhood cancer research and education while participating in a fun Valentine activity.