Playing "The Cancer Card" by collecting and distributing gift cards to cancer patients – 6,368 gifts to date

Art Event Benefits The Cancer Card Xchange

Art Event Benefits The Cancer Card Xchange

By on Oct 31, 2023 in News |

An art opening to benefit The Cancer Xchange, featuring paintings by Richard Tickle and Sonny Edmondson, was held in Blowing Rock, NC on October 26. This event was hosted by Michael Imboden at his men’s apparel store, 100 West Union. Over 60 people attended and raised over $12,000 (with several more donations expected) to continue the mission of The Cancer...

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2021 in Review

By on Dec 20, 2021 in News |

This month, we sent gift cards to 45 people who are facing cancer. In all of 2021, we sent gift cards to 595 people who are facing cancer. Since 2011, a total of 5,125 gifts have been sent by CCX to brighten the day of people who are facing cancer. Those gifts total over $500,000 in gift cards. I was reminded a few weeks ago that a small act of kindness is never...

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Dana was a light.

By on Nov 22, 2021 in News |

What an honor to be recognized as part of the Courage Thru Cancer 2021 event! CTC strives to provide hope and inspiration to anyone facing cancer. Dana Davis Burkett was a light who faced cancer with courage and grace. She is missed by many. And her memory is a blessing to all who knew...

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CCX Milestone

By on Sep 20, 2021 in #GoodInTheWorld, News |

Today, we mailed gift cards to 21 people who are facing cancer. We are grateful to announce we have reached a milestone in our mission to brighten the day of cancer patients. To date, The Cancer Card Xchange has sent gifts to over 5,000 people with cancer – simply to brighten their day. The ripple effect of kindness and generosity continues to touch many...

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2011 – 2021

By on Jun 17, 2021 in News |

Ten years ago I asked for gift cards for my 40th birthday so I could send them to people facing cancer, simply to brighten their day. I collected $1,800 worth and The Cancer Card Xchange began. You may have heard my cancer story. If not, you can read about it HERE or HERE. The short version: While I was pregnant with our 4th son in 2007, I was diagnosed with oral...

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Good in the World

By on Nov 10, 2020 in News |

Since June 1, we have been quietly going about our business of spreading #goodintheworld. Our hope is that this effort, as always, has brightened the day of people facing cancer and lifted the spirits of their loved ones. In the past 5 months, we have mailed $20,000 worth of gift cards to 200 cancer patients all over the country. Since we began almost 10 years ago,...

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Frequently Asked Questions

By on Feb 14, 2020 in News |

How can I receive a gift? To receive a one-time gift from The Cancer Card Xchange, fill out the Request Gift Card form fully. Every field must be completed. Provide a diagnosis verification image such as a letter from your doctor or social worker, your appointment schedule, etc. The verification must include your name. Why aren’t you accepting new referrals? The...

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