kids are diagnosed with cancer in the United States everyday
1 in 285 kids are diagnosed before their 20th birthday in the United States
plus kids are diagnosed with cancer each year worldwide
We deliver customized player kits that connect children across the globe as they face their common opponent – childhood cancer. Through resources and online communities, families are able to connect despite physical barriers. At the end of the day, our goal is for those affected by cancer to know that they are not alone.
When a child is facing a tough opponent like cancer, we are dedicated to providing a sense of Comfort, Community, and Connections that contribute to the strength they need to keep fighting. Each day a child is sponsored is another opportunity for Cancer Kickers to help make a teammate feel special.
05 May, 2021
Say hi to, Katie! This strong girl is 13 years old. Katie was diagnosed with Metastatic Ewing’s Sarcoma in August 2017.
20 Apr, 2021
Today, the Cancer Kickers team is proud to welcome Kamiah! This amazing little warrior is six years old. Kamiah is battling Neuroblastoma. Kamiah was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma around her fourth birthday. She has been fighting cancer on and off since that time. Kamiah was recently in remission, unfortunately, however, her cancer returned. Kamiah is currently receiving chemotherapy and finished up her second round of treatment a few weeks ago. She loves swimming and playing football and soccer with her older brother. Kamiah is very optimistic about her future!
12 Mar, 2021
Say hello to Jonah, our newest CKSC Teammate! This handsome young man is eight years old. Jonah was diagnosed in September 2018 with B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). Jonah’s journey with cancer started with a fever. Initially doctors diagnosed Jonah with strep, however, when his fever didn’t break they decided to run blood work. The results of Jonah’s blood work were concerning. Doctor’s informed the McCoy family that Jonah had Leukemia. His family was immediately sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. It was at St. Jude that Jonah received his official diagnosis of ALL. Jonah began a two and a half year battle on September 26, 2018 when he received his first dose of chemotherapy. He has been through a 45-day induction phase, an eight-week consolidation phase and is in the midst of a 120-week maintenance phase. Jonah has just under 10 weeks of treatment left! He is on track to finish treatment in April 2021! Jonah is the oldest of four siblings. His brother and sisters have been his biggest cheerleaders and a wonderful source of support and encouragement for him throughout this long journey! They have lifted him up and given him strength on his toughest days.