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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, a time to honor and remember children and families affected by these rare diseases, and help rally support to give kids with cancer better outcomes by supporting our groundbreaking research.

During the month of September:

  • 25,000 families around the world will get the horrible news that their child or teen has cancer.
  • 6,667 families will experience the loss of a child.

More children are being diagnosed with cancer today than ever before. Let’s change that.

Spread the word on social media with #GoGold

The average person has about 156 Facebook friends. If each of Children’s Cancer Research Fund’s Facebook followers shared a childhood cancer statistic, fact or story, over 9 million people could learn about this devastating disease.

Help us spread the word by sharing a statistic, story, or photo on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram and tag us using @ChildrensCancer and the hashtag, #GoGold.

Major League Baseball is going gold for kids this September!

Major League Baseball is going gold for kids this September! During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, the Minnesota Twins will honor kids and families affected by cancer and feature Children's Cancer Research Fund during pre-game activities on the field. Join us on September 2, 9 and 23.

Read the stories of children impacted by cancer

Shop at these partners during the month of September to support CCAM

BeautyKind: Visit BeautyKind during the month of September to buy brands you love and discover new favorites, all while supporting Children’s Cancer Research Fund. Learn more by visiting and entering the code BUTTERFLY.

CRAVE Cares: From September 7 to October 4 you’ll have the opportunity to “round up” your purchases at CRAVE restaurants to benefit Children’s Cancer Research Fund.

I See Me!: I See Me! is donating 10% of sales to Children’s Cancer Research Fund during the month of September! Learn more by visiting and entering the code CCRF10.

Macy’s Thanks for Sharing: From August 31 through December 31, Macy’s will donate $10 out of each $25 from the Thanks for Sharing Rewards Card enrollment fees to Children’s Cancer Research Fund and other charitable organizations. For more details, visit

Punch Neapolitan Pizza: Punch Pizza is contributing 10 percent of all pizza sales to Children’s Cancer Research Fund during the week of September 26-30. Visit and click on “Locations” for a list of locations.

Zen Box Izakaya Ramen Attack 2016: On Sunday, September 25 at Mill City Museum in Minneapolis, Zen Box Izakaya will feature delicious bowls of ramen and ramen burgers from celebrated chefs around the country. Proceeds will benefit Children’s Cancer Research Fund. Check out more details at

Momcology Flags: Momcology's 4th Annual September garden flag awareness campaign is back! Show support for all children who have been diagnosed with cancer by flying a gold ribbon flag. Purchase here. Proceeds are equally shared between CCRF for research and Momcology peer support programs.

Amazon Smile: Get your holiday shopping done early while supporting childhood cancer research. Through Amazon Smile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. Support CCRF by shopping at


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