Children’s Cancer Connection

Our Impact

730 families served in 2021.
140,000 Beads4Bravery® counted and sorted in 2021.
500 campers attend oncology and sibling camps in a typical year.


Connecting families affected by childhood cancer by providing opportunities that encourage relationships and strengthen community.

Key Services Provided

CCC’s three areas of service include Camp Heart Connection (Oncology, Sibling, Day, Family and Teen Camps); support programs and outings such as Kids Club, Teen Hangout, Comfort Connection and Winter Wishes; and the My Journey Series featuring the My Journey Book, Beads4Bravery®, Courage Store®, etc.

Key Audiences Served

Children’s Cancer Connection serves families throughout the state of Iowa who are affected by childhood cancer. The organization serves the entire family for the entire journey, regardless of treatment outcome.

Ways to Give

Board of Directors

Chair: Julie Anderson-Suddarth, MD
Vice Chair: Patti Meyer
Secretary: Nicole Herman
Treasurer: Jennifer White
John Cornish
Jennifer Hauschildt
Jennifer Hines (CEO)
Lindy Kramer (Youth)
Lane Moser, MD, MPH
Mitchell Schmitt
Shannon Schwery

5701 Greendale Road | Johnston, IA, 50131 | (515) 243-6239 |

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