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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In the News

On one of Eli’s first visits to the Children’s Cancer Institute, he met several young patients.

December 14, 2018

As Tackle Kids Cancer celebrated its 3rd anniversary, Eli and our MVPs had an opportunity to reunite. It was a great opportunity to hear how these courageous kids are doing.  …

Meet Sam

December 11, 2018

Sometimes it’s easy to forget that Sam has cancer. The outgoing and energetic 3-year-old loves sports and climbing. “I’m always yelling, ‘Don’t climb on that!’” jokes his mother, Lauren. But then,…

Meet Lucia

December 11, 2018

Having your child diagnosed with cancer is life altering. Needing to travel hours from home for treatment adds stress to an already challenging situation. For four-year-old Lucia (“Lu” to her family and friends)…

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