11 Alive: Four years ago, eighteen-year-old ballet dancer Anna Mott was diagnosed with Pineoblastoma brain cancer. After surgery, 33 radiation treatments and chemo, she was left partially paralyzed and blind. With the help of family and friends, Anna has finally returned to the stage. Click here to read her story.
Healthcare Business Today: Written by CURE’s Executive Director Kristin Connor, this article discusses why it is imperative that federal research funding for Childhood Cancer must be increased. Click here to read the article.
11 Alive: 11 Alive has featured another segment promoting this year’s Lauren’s Run! The Atlanta and Company interview with CURE’s Executive Director Kristin Connor and CURE board member April Voris discussed the history of Lauren’s Run as well as how 100% of the event’s proceeds fund research for childhood cancer.
11 Alive: 11 Alive’s ‘Atlanta and Company’ featured a segment with CURE Executive Director Kristin Connor and NCR representative Jessica Bryant to promote the 21st Annual Lauren’s Run.
11 Alive: 11 Alive featured a segment promoting Lauren’s Run! The video is posted on their website.
Forsyth Herald: Elementary, middle and high schools in Forsyth County participated in the Coins4CURE drive, hoping to turn loose change into big changes in the fight against childhood cancer. The Coins4CURE fundraiser had students gather donations in the form of loose change to be donated to CURE Childhood cancer. Forsyth County Schools raised over $5,000 dollars during the month of February and $17,000 was raised in total.
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta: Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Winship Cancer Institute target Graft-Versus-Host-Disease through immune cell therapy – an innovation supported by CURE Childhood Cancer!
WJCL Savannah: Jenkins High School head coach Tim Adams is organizing a big time event that’s going to benefit an even bigger cause. This May, the first-ever Coaches for Curing Cancer Football Clinic will be held in downtown Savannah at the Embassy Suites on May 15 and 16. All proceeds from the clinic and dinner/gala will benefit CURE Childhood Cancer.
Oglethorpe Mall held a grand opening for the new Tot Lot play area, dedicated to CURE.
Gwinnett Daily Post: “A Tribute to Our Quiet Heroes” was held at the InterContinental, where five CURE’s kids spoke about the role their mothers played through their battle against cancer. Kennedy Cobble and Elena Tate, both Gwinnett residents, are featured here in the Gwinnett Daily Post’s Health Brief. Click Here to read the full brief. WSAV: WSAV sits down with Dr. Andrew Pendleton to talk about treating children with cancer. “Hope” he says is the most important part of the treatment process. His passion for curing kids is clear and he sees the importance of organizations like CURE Childhood Cancer to keep kids out of treatment. By providing funds and support for families CURE provides hope for children fighting cancer. Click here to watch the video and read the article.
11 Alive: Christine Pullara sits down to talk about this past month of childhood cancer awareness and CURE’s goals to spark conversations about the effects of childhood cancer and its need to be conquered. Even though September has come to an end we can all continue to talk about childhood cancer and vow to make a difference. Click here to watch the video. The Henry Country Times: Pam Milling continues to fight against cancer in memory of her daughter, Terry. Terry underwent many surgeries and 6 months of chemotherapy but passed away in 2009 at the age of 12. Her mom recognizes the work that CURE has done but knows there are still many more lives to save. Click here to read the full article. 41NBC/WMGT: Wilson Senn, a CURE’s Kid, was featured in an article that celebrates, 6 years after his diagnosis of stage three Neuroblastoma, he is cancer free. The Senn Family had the support of CURE through his treatment and his mom says the specialized children’s cancer support is important as the illness affects adults and children in different ways. Click here to read the full article.
MDJ: The Marietta Daily Journal featured a story on eight CURE’s Kids in honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Click here for the full article. WSAV WSAV featured an article on CURE Childhood Cancer’s “CURE’s Kid” Katrina Lyerly and her battle against cancer. Click here for the full article.
The Post-Searchlight.com: In honor of September as the month of Childhood Cancer awareness, this article spotlights CURE Childhood Cancer as an organization that has made an impact statewide for children with cancer. Click here to read the full article.
WALB: Thomasville is going gold this September for Childhood Cancer awareness month. WALB featured a story emphasizing the importance of supporting organizations like CURE Childhood Cancer. Click here to learn more
Columbus CEO: Columbus CEO Staff Report featured an article naming Tom Glavine and Kristin Connor, Exectuive Director of CURE Childhood Cancer, as recipients of Aflac’s annual Duckprints award. Click here to learn more and read about Aflac’s social media campaign to raise money for cancer. WJCL: WJCL featured a story about the Childhood Cancer Awareness mural, in honor of CURE, at Oglethorpe Mall in Savannah, GA. Click here to read more. 11Alive: 11Alive featured a story about CURE’s Kid Mary Elizabeth, including a message from her favorite actor from Napoleon Dynamite. Click here to view. WTOC: Oglethorpe Mall in Savannah, GA displays a mural in honor of CURE and National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Click here to learn more. AJC: The AJC featured a story about one of CURE’s Kids, Mary Elizabeth, in honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Click here to read the story. WJCL News: WJCL News featured a story about the second annual CURE’s Kids’ kick-off party at the Oglethorpe Mall in Savannah, GA. Click here to read the full article. NorthFulton.com: Northfulton.com featured a story about the Paris family’s support of CURE Childhood Cancer and Be the Match. Click here to read the full article. Gwinnett Daily Post: The Gwinnett Daily Post featured a story about the annual ‘Orange Out’ swim meet, held in honor of three children who were diagnosed with pediatric cancer. Click here to read the story. NBC – WSAV: The local NBC station in Savannah covered a student vs. teacher kickball fundraiser hosted by the Savannah Christian school. Click here to read the article. Access Atlanta: Access Atlanta wrote a piece about the Inaugural Believe Ball and Tom and Chris Glavine’s involvement in the evening. Click here to read the article. Neighbor Newspapers: Neighbor Newspapers highlighted the 20th Annual Lauren’s Run and CURE Picnic. Click here to read the article. Neighbor Newspapers: Neighbor Newspapers recently featured an article about the Believe Ball and Tom Glavine’s involvement. Click here to read the article. CBS Atlanta: CURE supporter Tom Glavine discussed his connection to hockey – and the Gwinnett Gladiators’ hockey game night benefiting CURE. Click here to listen to the interview. Gwinnett Daily Post: Hall of Fame pitcher and Atlanta Braves legend Tom Glavine, along with NBA Hall of Famer Bernard King and NHL Hall of Famer John Cullen, appeared at the Gwinnett Gladiators’ home hockey game in honor of CURE Childhood Cancer Night. Click here to read the article. AJC: Our friends and supporters Tom and Chris Glavine were featured in an AJC article about their involvement in CURE and the inaugural Believe Ball. Click here to read the article. Fox 5: CURE Childhood Cancer and Copeland’s of New Orleans were pleased to provide a Thanksgiving meal to childhood cancer patients and their families at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite. CURE volunteers, including the Robb family who lost their son Sam, were there to serve the meal to these deserving families. We thank Fox 5 for covering the event:
CBS Atlanta: CURE Childhood Cancer and Copeland’s of New Orleans were pleased to provide a Thanksgiving meal to childhood cancer patients and their families at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite. CURE volunteers, including the Robb family who lost their son Sam, were there to serve the meal to these deserving families. We thank CBS Atlanta for covering the event:
ABC WSB-TV: CURE Childhood Cancer and Copeland’s of New Orleans were pleased to provide a Thanksgiving meal to childhood cancer patients and their families at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite. CURE volunteers, including the Robb family who lost their son Sam, were there to serve the meal to these deserving families. We thank Atlanta’s ABC station WSB-TV for covering the event:
NBC 11Alive Atl&Company: CURE appeared as guests in December 2013, along with Board Member Jill Becker, to discuss Jill’s journey with pediatric cancer as well as ways CURE needs help over the holidays. Click below to watch the video:
Atlanta Business Chronicle: CURE has donated $2.5 million for childhood cancer research. To read more on this great achievement and a breakdown on what other programs CURE backs Click Here. NorthFulton.com: Alpharetta Christian Academy was touched by cancer when one of their own was diagnosed with cancer. In hearing this both the preschool and elementary school raised $3,100 for CURE Childhood Cancer. To read more on this heartfelt story Click Here. Ann Arbor Journal: In a resent poll done by University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital adults across the country are saying that research for childhood cancer should be top on the list of children’s health research priorities.To read more on this story and what is being said Click Here. Gwinnet Daily Post: The famously delicious Gigi’s Cupcakes helped raise money for CURE in the month of September. The four Atlanta area stores combined raise $1,695 for CURE. To read more on how Gigi’s Cupcakes raised money for CURE Click Here. The Town Talk: Menard High School football kick partakes in Kickers Kicking Cancer to help raise for CURE Childhood Cancer. To read more on his efforts to help CURE Click Here. Henry County Times: Henry County schools have helped raise money for CURE through “Caps for CURE”. Caps for CURE was started by a mother who’s daughter was diagnosed with cancer. To read more on how Caps for CURE was created and exactly how the schools are raising money for CURE Click Here. MyAJC: Children with cancer join in the fight to find the cure to childhood cancer. To read all these youngsters stories and what they are doing to find the cure Click Here. Access North Georgia: Flowery Branch High School gears up for their 2nd GOLD OUT football game to help raise money and awareness for CURE childhood cancer. To read more on how the school is helping benefit CURE Click Here. WSAV: A family who lost a child to cancer is now honoring their daughter Catie by helping fight cancer.
North Jersey News West Milford supports childhood cancer.Click here to read more on the story and how they are raising awareness. The Savannah Morning News The Savannah Morning News recently posted a story about a young boys fight with cancer. Click here to read the heartfelt story of Freddy Henao’s fight against cancer. Luau at Lure hosted an event called Cupcakes to CURE childhood cancer. Click here to find out more about the event. The Cherokee Tribune Read about a touching story about a Cherokee boy being honored for his battles against cancer.Click here to view story. We love spreading awareness about childhood cancer and getting the word out about CURE. Check out some of our press interviews. Gwinnett Daily Post: The Gwinnett Daily Post included one of CURE’s Kids Reece McPhail in an article on their site. Click here to read more. Atl&Co: CURE’s Executive Director Kristin Connor and IZOD IndyCar Champion Ryan Hunter-Reay recently appeared on Atl&Co to talk about Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and Ryan’s involvement as the CURE’s Kids Spokesperson.
WSAV: In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, WSAV Savannah is remembering Silas, a brave child who lost his battle with cancer.
Douglas County Sentinal:
Tyler Shead and Millie Baldwin, two of CURE’s Kids, were featured on The Douglas County Sentinal website. To read the full story, click here.
CummingPatch recently featured three of CURE’s Kids who are from Cumming, GA: Kayla Rodriguez, Hannah Shaver, and Kristen Sorrell. Click here to read the full story.
CURE appeared on 11Alive’s Atl&Co on September 17, 2012, giving an update on CURE’s Kids Conquer Cancer One Day at a Time. The segment featured CURE’s Dawn Stark as well as Lauren Howell, mother of CURE’s Kid Liam Howell. To view the video, click below:
Annamarie Robb, the mother of Sam Robb, recently sat down with CBS Atlanta to talk about Sam’s journey and what her family is doing now as part of The Sam Robb Fund. To watch the video, click below:
CURE Childhood Cancer made a $200,000 donation, via The Press On Fund, to the Aflac Cancer Center and Blood Disorders Service at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Click here to read more.
In addition to appearing in their print publication, Atlanta Intown recently featured a story about CURE’s “A Tribute to our Quiet Heroes” on their website. To read the story, click here.
Kristen Cincotta, a blogger who is very active in the breast cancer awareness community, recently featured CURE on her blog. To read her story, click here.
CURE appeared on 11Alive’s Atl&Co to talk about our September event, CURE’s Kids Conquer Cancer One Day at a Time.
11Alive recently created this moving story about two of CURE’s Kids, the Tate sisters.
Musician Ryan Burton discusses the making-of and inspiration of “Sometimes You Gotta Fight,” a song in which the proceeds are donated to CURE.
Atlanta Business Chronicle:
CURE Childhood Cancer is giving $1.3 million in grants to the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
Kristin Connor and Ginger Kindred talk about CURE’s Kids Conquer Cancer One Day at a Time and Ginger’s son Trenton and his battle with cancer.
Chris Glavine talks about Quiet Heroes and Carrie Pinotti talks about her daughter Julia’s battle with cancer and what A Tribute to Our Quiet Heroes means to her.
Ginger Kindred and the rest of the Kindred family serve Christmas dinner to over 100 families at CHOA.
The Kindred Family delivers meals to pediatric cancer patients on Christmas Eve on behalf of CURE.
Jeff Foxworthy talks about childhood cancer and his involvement with CURE during a radio interview.
Kristin Connor talks about CURE’s Kids Conquer Cancer One Day at a Time and Jenny Wilkins talks about her daughter Catie’s battle with cancer during a radio interview.
The Ledge.com features CURE Kid, Ashleigh Broadus and her battle with cancer.