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Check out the smile on Norrail’s face :)

If you are one of the lucky people that has the chance to interact with young Norrail, you will learn a few things. The first thing you will learn is that he is blind (the result of surgery to remove a brain tumor). The…

12U Softball Team joins the K Cancer Baseball Family!

We are super excited to announce that the K Cancer Baseball family is growing! Coach Chad Norgard has agreed to come aboard and coach the girls 12U K Cancer Softball Team that will compete in a local league as well as representing local childhood…

Weight of the world lifted!

This might look like a van being lifted off the ground in a car dealerships service department to you, but if you know the story you realize that it is the weight of the world being lifted off a parents shoulders! Childhood Cancer hits…

Kevin is home for Thanksgiving!

Kevin is home for Thanksgiving! We have so much to be thankful for this year at K Cancer Baseball. There have been so many wonderful people that we have met and come to know over the past year. Last night I was thinking about…

Dr. Gorski presents K Cancer Baseball with the Commitment to Caring award!

Dr. Gorski, CEO of Swedish American Health Systems, presented the “Commitment to Caring” award to the 5 Youth Advisory Executive Board Members of K Cancer Baseball this past Friday at their Puttin’ on The Glitz banquet. It was an incredible honor to be selected…

Toy Drive is underway!

Toy Drive 2015 is officially underway. We can’t wait to see the smiles!

“It ain’t over, till it’s over!” – Yogi Berra

Sometimes we forget that the battle is not always over when we hear the glorious, “All clear, he/she is in remission!” pronouncement from the Pediatric Oncologist. Kids who face down, and beat, cancer often have challenges come their way (as a result of their…

The Christmas Toy Drive is right around the corner!

I know, it’s 60 degrees out, but I wanted to let you know that the K Cancer Baseball Christmas Toy Drive is right around the corner! The last few weeks of November, we will be collecting toys that will be delivered to kids spending…

Remembering

This past Saturday afternoon the K Cancer Baseball crew met up at Martin Park in Loves Park, Illinois to once again support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as they held their annual Light The Night Walk. The Light The Night Walk is the biggest…

A Tumor took his sight but not his smile!

I’d like to introduce you to Norrail. Norrail is an AWESOME young man that will make you smile just by being in the same room with him! Norrail recently had surgery to remove a tumor that was impinging upon his ocular nerve. He lost…