Playing "The Cancer Card" by collecting and distributing gift cards to cancer patients – 3,867 gifts to date

Ellen

By on Nov 17, 2017 in #GoodInTheWorld |

“Are you the Cancer Card Lady?” That’s how I met my friend Ellen. We were both waiting in a church lobby for the polls to open. We started chatting. Then, I remembered I had seen her Facebook profile picture dozens of times when she Liked or commented on CCX posts. Ever since we have exchanged texts, had lunch, brainstormed ways to raise money for...

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October 2017

By on Oct 6, 2017 in #GoodInTheWorld, News |

To date, The Cancer Card Xchange has sent gifts to 2,720 people who are facing cancer simply to brighten their day. And we are THIS close to $250,000 in total amount of gift cards given! Without your generosity over the past 6 years, this chain reaction of kindness would not be possible. And without your continued support, we cannot keep our mission going. Please...

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Ways to Support CCX

By on Jun 22, 2017 in #GoodInTheWorld, Fundraiser |

Katie Mitchell Townsend is a fantastic real estate agent in the Parsons, TN area. She is also a continual supporter of CCX. For every house she closes, she makes a donation to CCX in her client’s name. Every month or so, we receive an envelope filled with gift cards for us to use to brighten the day of people with cancer. You may have wondered, “What...

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New CCX Gear Now Available

By on Jun 19, 2017 in Fundraiser |

New logo means new gear! We have cute new hats for sale that will be perfect at the pool, on the beach, in the yard, wherever you want to share #GoodInThe World this summer. They also make a great gift for a loved one going through cancer treatment. The hats are $20 each. And if you really want to share some good, pay $40 for your hat and we will send a CCX hat to a...

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The Cancer Card Xchange Awarded Shelby County Grant

The Cancer Card Xchange Awarded Shelby County Grant

By on Jun 7, 2017 in #GoodInTheWorld |

  Government can be fun! Especially when good people support the good in their community. CCX was awarded a Shelby County Commission Community Enhancement Grant today – $8,000! Thank you to Commissioner George Chism for your continued support and for letting me share the mission of CCX with the rest of the Shelby County Commissioners today. Overwhelmed with...

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Share a Smile, Give a Smile Recipient – March 2017

By on Mar 29, 2017 in #GoodInTheWorld, Fundraiser |

Misha is our patient of the month for the “Share a Smile, Give a Smile” Campaign, and her battle with cancer is one built on faith and bravery. We are so proud to honor her this month and her outlook throughout this journey is one that inspires us all!       About Share a Smile – Give a Smile: We are thrilled to be a part of the Share a Smile-Give a Smile...

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By on Mar 6, 2017 in cancer, oral cancer |

Spring 2007 “The biopsy came back. It is cancer.” As luck would have it, I wasn’t even the one to hear these words first. My husband was, while in the middle of a round of golf. My doctor couldn’t reach me by phone, so he called my husband’s number. It was the day after Mothers Day. A week or so before I had undergone a surgical biopsy...

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