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 Al Jarreau & Santa Bob Golic -
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"




Steve Garvey helps a child "batter up" -
      "All Star" Sports Carnival



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-King



Playing hoops at the Kids 4 Kids
Carnival - L.A. Marathon






Children's Cancer Research FUND
Families and Friends Who care





  • KIDS 4 KIDS 5K-10K RUN/WALK - SAVE THE DATE: SUNDAY, APRIL 29, 2012. The Kids 4 Kids 5K & 10K RUN/WALK, created by and benefitting Children's Cancer Research Fund, raised over $1.6 million in its first six years!  We are honored to be back at L.A. LIVE (across from STAPLES Center) again this year.  Bring your feet out and join CCRF's "All Star" Team as we take BIG STEPS to De"FEET" Cancer. The 5K and 10K will end at the "All Star" Carnival filled with games and rides. Click here to register.

  • SNORE 4 KIDS - Can't be at the Kids 4 Kids RUN/WALK on Sunday, April 29th? You can still join us in helping children throughout the country with cancer. Register here for $25 and become a member of our SNORE 4 KIDS Team online. As a SNORE 4 KIDS Team member, you will receive our Conductor Teddy Bear and a matching Teddy Bear will be delivered to a child in the hospital. Click here to register.

Thank You for making this a Finish Line worth crossing!

  • 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, 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.




Anze Kopitar, Dustin Brown and Matt Greene  
of the Los Angeles Kings

  • "KINGS 4 KIDS NIGHT" - Each December, Children's Cancer Research Fund teams up with the Los Angeles Kings for a very special night where donors, children with cancer and their families all attend a Kings game to celebrate the Holidays and raise money for CCRF. 


  • 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 benefitting Children's Cancer Research Fund.  CCRF was honored to be part of such a great event for so many years.


  • 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.

The following are events Children's Cancer Research Fund has done in the  past:

  • 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).
  • 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 (since1998 has raised over $680,000). 
Los Angeles 4 Kids 
"Tree of Life & Festival of Lights"
The cast of Les MisÚrables performs 
at the Tree Lighting


  • 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.
  • CENTURY CITY 4 KIDS "WE CARE HOLIDAY BEARS" - Created by CCRF, the Holidays, with the help of all our friends in Century City, delivered smiles to children in the hospital.  By purchasing a Christmas Teddy Bear or Chanukah Teddy Bear, a matching Bear was delivered to a child undergoing cancer treatment. (started Winter 2002)
  • "ALL STAR" SPORTS CARNIVAL - On June 21, 1992 CCRF launched the first Sports Carnival with the support of all the sports teams of Los Angeles.  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).
  • TIP-A-KING - CCRF was the recipient of this fundraising event with the Los Angeles Kings.  On Sunday, March 3, 1991 over $260,000 was raised! 

  • CITY OF LOS ANGELES MARATHON - CCRF has been an "Official Charity of the City of Los Angeles Marathon" for the past 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)! 



Children's Cancer Research Fund
1554 S. Sepulveda Boulevard, Suite 107
Los Angeles, California  90025
Phone: 310-444-0100
E-mail: ccrfkids@hotmail.com