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Candlelight Films Partners with TeamConnor

Candlelight Films, owned by husband/wife team Lauren and Clint Brock, have created beautiful heart-felt stories and viral wedding videos.  Filming from the heart, they are dedicated to creating films that touch people’s hearts.  As one of the top wedding videographers in Texas, they chose TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation as their charitable partner.  TeamConnor Childhood Cancer […]

Joy Cruse Honored for Work at Each Moment Matters Luncheon

The Presbyterian Communities and Services Foundation’s annual Each Moment Matters Luncheon, held at the Hilton Anatole on September 29th, honored Dallas’ heroes and philanthropic visionaries. Joy Cruse, founder of TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation was honored with the “Joy of Service” award and presented with a check for $15,000.


On October 7th, the Frisco Square will be transformed into a Green Square for childhood cancer awareness. The 6th Annual Color Me Green race benefiting TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation brings together childhood cancer patients, advocates, survivors, families and the community to raise awareness and funds to find a cure. 

6th Annual Childhood Cancer Awareness Concert

TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation is hosting the 6th Annual Childhood Cancer Awareness Concert to promote National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.   This free concert will be Saturday, September 16 in Watters Creek at Montgomery Farm located at U.S. 75 and Bethany in Allen.

TeamConnor Wraps-Up 2016 by Giving More Than $272,000 to Hospitals Across The Country

TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation wrapped-up 2016 by awarding more than $272,000 to six hospitals across the country to support cutting-edge research for childhood cancers. Hospitals receiving the grants included Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Seattle Children’s Hospital & Research Foundation, UT Southwestern Medical Center, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Children’s Health Dallas and Cook Children’s in Fort Worth.

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Building awareness of childhood cancer is critical to funding and finding a cure. To help, please consider sharing on your Facebook.

Today, 46 children will be diagnosed with cancer.  Seven will lose their battle..

Did you know September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month!.

Every day in America, approximately 46 children are diagnosed with cancer..

Childhood cancer does not discriminate, sparing no ethnic group, socio-economic class, or geographic region..

Rhabdomyosarcoma is the most common soft tissue sarcoma in children, accounting for about 3% of childhood cancers..

On average, 1 in every 4 elementary schools has a child with cancer. .

About one-third of childhood cancers are leukemias..

Childhood cancer survival rates in the United States have increased from less than 20% in the 1960s to almost 80% today..

Cancer kills more children each year than Asthma, Cystic Fibrosis, Diabetes, and Pediatric AIDS combined. .

Childhood cancer is not one disease entity, but rather a spectrum of different malignancies. Cancers found in children are biologically different from those seen in adults. .

1 in 300 children will develop cancer before age 20. .

Neuroblastoma is the most common extra cranial solid tumor cancer in children. .

Today, up to 75% of the children with cancer can be cured, yet, some forms of childhood cancers have proven so resistant to treatment that, in spite of research, a cure is illusive..

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