Hope, Strength, and Healing for families coping with a child cancer diagnosis

Keaton’s Child Cancer Alliance – Mission in Motion May / June 2022

OHANA MEANS FAMILY!

Our annual summer kick-off event at Funderland Amusement Park held on Friday, June 17th was a tropical delight with 46 families and over 250 guests in attendance. This year’s Disney Luau themed gathering provided joy-filled experiences, created special memories, and offered respite from daily cancer regimens.

Along with special guest appearances from Mickey, Minnie, and other characters that joined in on the fun, families had an opportunity to enjoy rides, games, arts & crafts, and a fun-filled dance party! It was a magical evening seeing our Keaton’s families sharing joy and laughter with one another.

“I saw Eddy laugh, I saw my kid being a kid again!! He enjoyed every single ride he got on with his sister to the fullest!! He was around other kids that are going through the same thing as he is and he felt good. I cried because for the first time in over a month he didn’t have to worry about his port or an IV or chemo or anything cancer related. I cried because he was able to enjoy a few hours of pure joy! Pure Joy!!!” – Jessica, Eddy’s Mom

Welcome Maleah, MSW Intern

Please join our team at Keaton’s as we welcome our incoming MSW intern, Maleah!

“I am so excited and honored to intern alongside Keaton’s. The team has been amazing, and I am looking forward to creating relationships with families while also utilizing and gaining skills to use in my future endeavors as a social worker.”

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An Evening of Flower Picking for Teens

During September, Keaton’s Teen Alliance collaborated with the Together We Heal Community and Cliff’s Garden to create an inviting evening for our teens to personalize their own shadow box art, and peacefully pick fresh flowers to create some beautiful arrangements.

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Keaton’s Child Cancer Alliance – Mission in Motion September/October 2022

In this Edition of Keaton’s Mission in Motion – Get a Glimpse of our “Glow for Gold Gala” & the impact of this event, Meet Keaton’s Hometown Hero, 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Champion, Kyle Larson, Meet Keaton’s Kiddo Perry Welcome Our New Family Navigators, Debbie & Emily, and Explore Ways to Bring Holiday Magic to Children Fighting Cancer.

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