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Gold Ribbon Hero Abigail C.

“Reason this person is a Gold Ribbon Hero: My daughter, Abigail Cipoletti is my Gold Ribbon Heroe. Abigail was diagnosed with a Choroid Plexus Carcinoma at 3 months of age. She endured 2 12-15 hour brain surgeries, brain shunt placement Read more ›


Parents Magazine: 11 Inspiring Families Raising Funds to Fight Childhood Cancer

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and many families affected by the disease are working hard to raise awareness and funds for more research. #13 is our ACCO Family By Ellen Sturm Niz


Gold Ribbon Hero Traci K.

“Reason this person is a Gold Ribbon Hero: This mother just lost her baby girl to ALL (Acute Lukemia) Simone was 26 months and had been in Remission. She relapsed only 3 weeks ago and her little heart could not Read more ›


Gold Ribbon Hero Aric B.

“Reason this person is a Gold Ribbon Hero: My son Aric is a brain cancer-fighting superhero.  When he was 8, a softball sized tumor was removed from the back of his brain.  3 years later, he started volunteering his time Read more ›


6th Annual Childhood Cancer Summit

ACCO Was Proud to Attend the 6th Annual Childhood Cancer Summit ACCO board member Greg Aune and ACCO Executive Director Ruth Hoffman were proud to attend the 6th annual Childhood Cancer Summit held Friday September 18th in the Visitor’s Center Read more ›


Gold Ribbon Hero Anya C.

” Reason this person is a Gold Ribbon Hero: She is a strong and sweet little girl who has changed my life and many others lives. She deserves this and SO MUCH MORE! She’s mine and my daughter’s hero!” – Lauren Read more ›


News Release: Local Energy Company Provides Medical Play Kits for Kids with Cancer

NEWS RELEASE COLUMBIA UTILITIES AND PALMCO ENERGY HELP KIDS BETTER UNDERSTAND CANCER FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, September 17, 2015 (Kensington, Md.) A hospital can be a scary place for a child. Imagine how difficult it must be for a child undergoing Read more ›


Gold Ribbon Hero Alicia M.

“Reason this person is a Gold Ribbon Hero: This is Alicia’s 2nd bought with sarcoma. This time it’s in her spine. She is a hero. Alicia is 25 years old. 1st tumor was found when she was just 24 weeks Read more ›


Gold Ribbon Hero Brodie M.

“Reason this person is a Gold Ribbon Hero: My son Brodie is my hero not just today but everyday. Brodie was diagnosed at the young age of 8 months old. Brodie went through many rounds of chemotherapy. Even on his Read more ›


Gold Ribbon Hero Quinn S.

” Reason this person is a Gold Ribbon Hero: Quinn was first diagnosed with cancer when he was 20 months old. Rhabdomyosarcoma. He had a soft tissue tumor in his abdomen the size of a cantaloupe. After five surgeries, nearly Read more ›


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