The Alliance Article – Summer 2021

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How Running With A Purpose Motivated Me

Growing up, I was never someone you would call a “runner.” In fact; I received a C in P.E. class my first year of high school by simply refusing to run the mile. Even just…read more

Program Spotlight: Survivor and Sibling Scholarship Program

The KCA Scholarship Fund was established to support young adult cancer survivors and their siblings by assisting them in pursuit of their academic and professional goals. The scholarships are designed to ease the financial burden…read more

How My Cancer Inspired Me To Give Back

Meet Gavin Carr, a 14-year-old boy living in Nicholasville, Kentucky, who has undergone treatment for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). Gavin has attended KCA programs and camps since he was first diagnosed in 2009. After being…read more

Program Spotlight: Camp In

Most kids will attend a summer camp at some point during their childhood. For many children with cancer this is not an option due to their compromised immune systems and special medical considerations. The goal…read more

How My Brother’s Cancer Changed My Life

Cancer? It couldn’t be real. Cancer is what old people have. Cancer is what sick people have. But my little brother? Five-year-old Gavin? That isn’t reality. But it was, and I quickly learned that things…read more

Teen Weekender – Final Night

It’s our last night of Teen Weekender and we are wishing the weekend would never end. We started our Saturday with a yummy breakfast of biscuits & gravy, scrambled eggs, fruit, and cereal. Soon after…read more