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Childhood Cancer Awareness Month CCAM in September

Posted by Emilienne Rebel on

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month CCAM in September

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month takes place in September each year

Many children's cancer charities, mark Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM) each year in September. While they work to raise awareness of childhood cancer all year round, during September they focus on increasing awareness of cancer in children, as well as the work they do to support children with cancer and their families.

The gold ribbon

The internationally recognised symbol for childhood cancer is the gold ribbon. During September, we encourage our supporters to wear a gold ribbon to help raise awareness. 

'Go Gold' for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

My daughters and 'Go Gold' each year and we, with the help of charities such as CCLG (Children's Cancer & Leukaemia Group) ask individuals, schools and workplaces across the UK to join us all during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and ‘Go Gold.’ as well... its never too late to get involved! Raising funds to support their vital work, you’ll also be helping to raise awareness of childhood cancer.

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Children with Cancer UK Charity

Posted by Emilienne Rebel on

Children with Cancer UK Charity

One of the most informative websites about childhood cancers in the UK... and a most wonderful charity:

https://www.childrenwithcancer.org.uk/

"The O’Gorman family was shattered when brother and sister, Paul and Jean, fell victim to cancer within nine months of each other.

Always a caring boy, Paul asked his parents, Eddie and Marion O’Gorman to promise to help other children with leukaemia. Paul died in February 1987 aged just 14 and only nine weeks after his initial diagnosis of leukaemia in 1986.

His sister Jean, despite her own battle with cancer, had started to raise funds for children with leukaemia in her brother’s memory. Jean died just nine months later that November and days after our first Ball, which Jean helped to organise.

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