Robot Rescue for Kalani!

Pandemics are hard. They are even harder when you have cancer. Kalani got diagnosed with leukemia and lymphoma just as the pandemic was in full swing – July of 2020. All cancer patients have to be careful because of their compromised immune systems. But the pandemic has taken being careful to a whole new level….

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It’s Giving Tuesday!

It’s GIVING Tuesday, and we hope you will choose Team Summer to support!! This is an exciting time at Team Summer, and we need our donors now more than ever. We’ll fill you in on the latest happenings, but first we want to tell you about an amazing group of Team Summer supporters – listed at the bottom of this post!…

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Emma’s New Room!

A couple of years ago, Emma suddenly became very lethargic. Her mother really noticed it when Emma pretty much slept through her entire Spring Break. Still, her mom thought maybe it was just the flu, or worse, mono. They headed to the pediatrician where the doctor did some bloodwork. Truth was, it was much worse….

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Maren on the Move!

Awhile back when Maren was four years old, she got what everyone thought was a cold. But after a month, she still couldn’t shake it. Then she added more symptoms like chest pains and night sweats. Plus, she looked really pale. But it was the strange bruises that appeared on her body that prompted Maren’s…

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Team Summer Expands!

As Childhood Cancer Awareness Month gets underway, we wanted to fill you in on some really, really cool things that are happening at Team Summer! For awhile now, we are excited to expand into other states, and our Team Summer kids and their big hearts have led the way. It all started with 10-year-old Team…

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Cheering up Tank!

Four-year-old Colton was always a big, strong kid. He earned the nickname “Tank” because everyone thought he was built like one! Tanks are indestructible, right? We wish. Earlier this year, Tank’s parents noticed him becoming short of breath when he ran and continuously clearing his throat. Doctors prescribed steroids, which helped for awhile…and then not…

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We Did It!

So happy to tell you that the 2021 Purple Hair Challenge was a BIG success!! Dozens of brave souls agreed to raise money for Team Summer during the month of May…with the promise to turn their hair purple in June! (Purple was Summer’s favorite color.) Together, they raised $41,636!!! How awesome is that?? And here’s…

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Zoe Jumps for Joy!

Being a kid with cancer is bad enough. Being a kid with cancer during Covid times is even worse. And little Zoe – 3 years old – was diagnosed with leukemia right as the pandemic hit.  All kids with cancer face isolation, but this was different. Outside of her immediate family, Zoe could not be…

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Charlie Takes Off!

Two years ago, Charlie was a fearless little boy who loved to run, jump, and play! His family noticed some bruises, and he started having random nosebleeds. But everyone thought it was because he was so active. Then things got worse on his 6th birthday. He had a fever and other symptoms of the flu….

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It’s Giving Tuesday!

Dear Friends and Family, It’s GIVING Tuesday, and we hope you will choose Team Summer to support!! The pandemic has blocked many of our normal fundraising efforts, and we need you now more than ever to keep this wonderful organization going! A group of amazing Team Summer supporters – listed at the bottom of this post! – have put together…

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