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Al Jarreau & Santa Bob Golic at the Century City for Kids Tree of Life and Festival of Lights

Al Jarreau & Santa Bob Golic at the Century City 4 Kids

"Tree of Life & Festival of Lights"

Ian Lappy Laperriere, Matti Contopulos, Dr. Stuart Siegel and kids at  Kings 4 Kids Night

Ian "Lappy" Laperriere, Matti Contopulos, Dr. Stuart Siegel and kids at

"Kings 4 Kids Night

Steve Garvey helps a child batter up at the All Star Carnival

Steve Garvey helps a child "batter up"

"All Star" Sports Carnival

Players of L.A. Kings gearing up

  with kids in the locker room

Players of L.A. Kings gearing up with kids in the locker room

Tip-A-King

Wayne and Janet Gretzky with 

Matti Contopulos at Tip-A-King

Wayne and Janet Gretzky with Matti Contopulos

Tip-A-King

Playing hoops at the Kids 4 Kids Carnival at the LA Marathon

Playing hoops at the Kids 4 Kids Carnival

LA Marathon

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Families and Friends Who Care

Events

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  • KIDS 4 KIDS 5K-10K RUN/WALK - Holy Cow...Wow...Oh My Gosh! In 2016 we completed our 11th annual Kids 4 Kids RUN/WALK. Eleven years of a great RUN/WALK that brought out the "Kid" in all of us in support of Children's Cancer Research Fund. Biggest thanks to all of you who came out and helped us to take BIG STEPS to De"FEET" cancer.
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  • SNORE 4 KIDS - Thanks to all of you who joined the Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki and became a member of our Snore 4 Kids team online. As a SNORE 4 KIDS Team member, you received our Conductor Teddy Bear and a matching Teddy Bear was delivered to a child in the hospital.
dirk nowitzki and children's cancer research fund light up the nation holiday event
  • LIGHT UP THE NATION - In 2011, CCRF, along with "Santa" Dirk Nowitzki, celebrated the Holidays by Lighting Up The Nation for the joy and future of our children. For every $50 contributed, donors' names adorned Gift Tags on our Christmas Tree or Menorah and they received Harry our Holiday Conductor Bear, while a matching Bear was sent to a child in the hospital undergoing cancer treatment. Light Up the Nation brought smiles, joy and hope to children across the country while furthering research for pediatric oncology.
the little engine that could 2009 and 2010 children's cancer research fund holiday event
  • THE LITTLE ENGINE THAT COULD, DID - In 2009 and 2010, L.A. LIVE (across from STAPLES Center) was transformed into a winter wonderland of trains, conductor bears, candy canes, and much more!  Thanks to our sponsors whose names adorned the fun and colorful trains and decorations, L.A. Live became a little more magical.
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  • KINGS 4 KIDS NIGHT - Each December, Children's Cancer Research Fund teamed up with the Los Angeles Kings for a very special night where donors, children with cancer and their families all attended a Kings game to celebrate the Holidays and raise money for CCRF.
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  • GOLF TOURNAMENT - Do you know the way to San Jose?  On Friday, September 26, 2008 at Silver Creek Valley Country Club, the 28th annual Touched By Cancer Golf Tournament took place in San Jose, California benefiting Children's Cancer Research Fund.  CCRF was honored to be part of such a great event.
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  • BOMA/GLA - On Thursday, September 21st, Children's Cancer Research Fund was the recipient of BOMA's 2006 BUILDING OF THE YEAR DINNER DANCE's NINTH ANNUAL SILENT AUCTION.  This event is in conjunction with their Building of the Year Awards.  CCRF was honored to be the beneficiary of this event's silent auction.
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  • CENTURY CITY 4 KIDS "TREE OF LIFE & FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS" - Created by CCRF, this fundraising project brought the community together in the true holiday spirit.  Donations were made on various levels to decorate the Tree and Menorah, culminating with an event to "Light" the Tree and to celebrate Chanukah (1995-1997,  raising over $210,000).
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"Tree of Life and Festival of Lights (left) and the cast of Les Misérables performing (right)

  • LOS ANGELES 4 KIDS "TREE OF LIFE & FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS" - Due to the successful growth of the Century City Event, CCRF was invited to establish this holiday celebration for all of L.A. at the California Plaza Watercourt and, in 2004, at Ernst & Young Plaza (since 1998 has raised over $680,000). 
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  • KINGS 4 KIDS NIGHT 2003 to 2010 - On Thursday, December 18, 2003 due to the generosity of our donors, over 1300 children and their families were able to attend a very special Los Angeles Kings game.  As a culmination of this fund-raising endeavor, donors received Children's Cancer Research Fund's "We Care Bear" and a matching Bear was given to children in the hospital who are undergoing cancer treatment.  "KINGS 4 KIDS NIGHT" and our "We Care Holiday Bear" project were a huge success, making the Holidays truly special for children with cancer and their families.
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  • "ALL STAR" SPORTS CARNIVAL - On June 21, 1992 CCRF launched the first Sports Carnival with the support of all the teams of Los Angeles: the Lakers, Clippers, Kings, Rams, Raiders, Dodgers, Angels, Trojans, and Bruins.  Having raised over $100,000 the first year, this developed into one of the best events joining sports and the community on behalf of the children. (Carnival continued through  '94 with great success).
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  • TIP-A-KING - CCRF was the recipient of this fundraising event with the Los Angeles Kings.  On Sunday, March 3, 1991 $256,000 was raised! 
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  • CITY OF LOS ANGELES MARATHON - CCRF has been an "Official Charity of the City of Los Angeles Marathon" for seven years.  As part of the Marathon, CCRF has held KIDS 4 KIDS  CARNIVAL and a special "Runners Incentive Program".  Out of the 26 charities participating in the Marathon,  CCRF came in 2nd in fundraising the first two years it participated (1989 - 1995)!