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May 2013

In this issue:


Golden Heart Award

Member News

In Loving Memory


Extending our Hand to New Families

Family Night at Sacred Heart Children's Hospital

Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer

Nutrition Corner

National News

Hope Run


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

Thank you Brickhouse Massage and Coffee Bar!

Thank you to our April sponsors:  Benniditos Pizza - be sure to thank them when you stop in.


May 8 - Family Support Night (see below)


May 30 - Adult Survivor Group


JUNE 1 -Light the Way Dinner/Auction


Check our website for calendar updates

Golden Heart Award

Please send your nomination in by Monday May 6th if you have not already done so.





Click here for more details

Member News

IHOP Fundraiser for Miracle for Marleigh:


Family Benefit


Tuesday May 7th

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Spokane Valley IHOP

5403 E Sprague Ave

Spokane Valley, WA 99212


In Loving Memory


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




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Extending our Hand to New Families

We extend our hand and support to all families who have heard the words, "your child has cancer."


For assistance, please stop by our office, call 509-474-2759 or 509-443-4162, or email:

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

Wednesday May 8


Parents group will have an activity:

Reiki and Reflexology


Please RSVP by Monday May 6

(it helps to plan food and rooms)

or 509-474-2759

Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer

You WON the war against cancer. NOW WHAT?


Due to the Memorial Day Holiday, we will be moving our meeting to May 30 instead of the 4th Thursday.


Join us on May 30 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM adult (18+) childhood cancer survivor meeting at our office at 3021 S Regal St Suite 104 Spokane WA 



Click here for details.

 RSVP or call 509-443-4162

Nutrition Corner



Homemade Peanut Butter Granola





  • ·         10 cups organic rolled oats
  • ·         1 teaspoon pink himalayan salt
  • ·         2 cups organic brown sugar
  • ·         1 cup organic coconut oil
  • ·         1 cup purified water
  • ·         2 teaspoons organic vanilla extract
  • ·         1 cup organic peanut butter


  • Put all ingredients into a large bowl.
  • Combine together (with your hands works best) leaving some big chunks, if desired.
  • Spread onto cookie sheet or baking pan.
  • Bake at 250 degrees for 1 1/2 - 2 hours, stirring every 30 minutes.


From The Healthy Family and Home

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.

Hope Run

Thanks to Everyone who came out to the Hope Run. It may have been cold and windy, but the day was brimming with warmth! Thanks to all of you, we raised approximately $6000.00 at the run and Evening of Hope!


American Childhood Cancer Organization Inland Northwest • PO Box 8031 • Spokane • WA • 99203
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