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March 2013

In this issue:


Family Night at Sacred Heart Children's Hospital

In Loving Memory

Extending our Hand to New Families

Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer

National News

Nutrition Corner



Hospital Lunch - Last Thursday of the Month (Next: March 28)

Thank you Brickhouse Massage and Coffee Bar!

Thank you to our January and February lunch sponsors: Costa Vida and Ty Lim


March 13 - Family Support Night (see below)


March 20 - Monterey Cafe - Give back Wednesday


April 12 - Evening of Hope


April 13 - Hope Run


JUNE 1 -Light the Way Dinner/Auction


Family Night at Sacred Heart Children's Hospital


Click here for complete details:


2013 Family Support Night



6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Next Meeting

March 13, 2013


Parents group will have speaker:


Melinda Nix, RD CD

Pediatric Dietitian

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center


Please RSVP -

or 509-474-2759

In Loving Memory


Our hearts and prayers go out to all families struggling with the loss of their child.


Rebecca Smith passed away this past January. Our hearts and prayers go out to her family. Rebecca was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010.

Extending our Hand to New Families

Clay was diagnosed with Ewings Sarcoma this past December. Clay is sixteen years old and likes football, basketball, baseball, video games, and hunting. Clay is from Montana.


Jordan is 11 years old and likes drawing, books, video games, and legos. She was diagnosed with a sarcoma in January. Jordan has one sister and is from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.


Rowan is two years old and he was recently diagnosed with leukemia. Rowan is from Spokane and likes trucks and his dog “honey.”


We extend our support to these new families along with those who chose not to be listed. For assistance, please stop by our office, call 509-474-2759 or 509-443-4162, or email:

Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer

You WON the war against cancer. NOW WHAT?



Join us for at our first adult (18+) childhood cancer survivor meeting on Thursday, March 28th 6:00 - 7:30 at our office at 3021 S Regal St Suite 104 Spokane WA 

Click here for details.

 RSVP or call 509-443-4162

National News

American Childhood Cancer Organization is proud to be a media partner of the Pediatric Oncology Centers of Excellence Conference. The conference is a three-day industry forum highlighting the latest trends, best practices, and innovative strategies for establishing pediatric oncology centers of excellence.

Click here for more information.

Nutrition Corner

Here's a handy tool that can help you identify foods you want to add or remove from your diet based upon their nutrient content. "Find foods with highest or lowest concentrations of specific nutrients."


You can use the tool without signing up as a member. The website also seems to offer quite a bit of free information and tracking abilities after signing up.


If you have found a helpful website or favorite recipe (especially the kid friendly, chemo picky, nutritious kind) you would like to share, please email:




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