Stories of courage


Tackle Kids Cancer MVP and Hero, 1998-2018

Joshua's story

Becca Boo

Rebecca, known as “Becca Boo” by her friends and family, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Becca says she is “allergic to cancer” and is fundraising for Tackle Kids Cancer by collecting pennies.

Rebecca's story


Matthew has been battling leukemia and feels people should support Tackle Kids Cancer and help “kick cancer’s butt.”

Matthew's story

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