“The National Children's Cancer Society has been more than amazing at checking in with us, not only to make sure we receive funding, but to talk with me about Elias's well-being and also how we as a family are coping. We are so appreciative!” – Kelsey, Elias’ mother
Meet our Young Warriors
Meet some of the childhood cancer survivors that the NCCS has helped throughout the years. Read their cancer survivor stories, view their pictures and learn more about their journey. We’re sure they will inspire you – just as they inspire us each and every day!
View our young warrior stories by type of cancer.
“NCCS is a tremendous blessing for people when the world is crashing in around you.” – Patricia, Lillian’s mother
"This journey would have been a lot harder without the National Children’s Cancer Society," said Caleb’s Father, Martin.
“I want to send you a huge thank you for your generous donation to NCCS. Your donation helped my daughter and I travel to New York to receive scans after a recent relapse,” said Holly.
“Without the help of the NCCS it would be difficult for us to afford to get her to all of her treatments and appointments,” Melanie said. “My daughter and I appreciate this help from NCCS more than we can express.”
“The NCCS’s financial assistance is very helpful to parents like us,” Abigail said. “Thank you again for helping us!”
“Having the funding from NCCS has been a tremendous help for our family with bills, gas and food while we travel back and forth,” said Jameson’s mom. “We are so incredibly grateful.”
"Grant is doing well as far as with his melanoma. He has not had any recurrences which is wonderful...we are still so grateful for everything you did for us," said Grant's mom.
“NCCS has helped so much. Cancer has impacted us emotionally, physically, mentally and financially. Having them (NCCS) in our corner makes this journey a whole lot more bearable. I couldn't thank them more.”
“Thank you so much for giving us the means for travel and parking,” said Michael. “God bless the difference you make in the world, and to families like us.”
“The funds are very helpful to us right now! We are very thankful for the assistance,” said Roger’s mom.
“The assistance has helped our family tremendously! Our lives changed overnight with Caiden getting sick and the pandemic. We thank you very much,” said Shaniya.
“The assistance from the NCCS has been so, so helpful. It is amazing that there is this kind of support for families like us,” said Alexa's mom.
Noah’s family received financial assistance from the NCCS Travel Assistance Fund to ensure that Noah made it to every appointment.
“We are so grateful for those who have stayed by our side. Love and support has carried us through many difficult times and has given us hope that Jillian will again beat this awful disease,” said Jillian’s mom.
“We appreciate the help we have received from NCCS so much! The funds from the NCCS have eased some of our financial burden while we’re so worried about our daughter,” said Mia, Adrian's mom.