Tyson Goes to the Big Game!!

It was the basketball game that every Hawks fan wanted to go to! The team was playing the LA Lakers…with their superstar, LeBron James! With the help of the Hawks, who worked with a generous anonymous donor, Team Summer was lucky enough to score four tickets to it! YAY! Now Team Summer was on the…

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Michael Gets Nominated – TWICE!

At Team Summer, kids who have gotten gifts become Team Summer kids themselves. That means it’s their turn then to be on the lookout for kids with cancer to help. When they find someone they want to nominate for a Team Summer gift, they tell us. We found out about 15-year-old Michael when TWO Team…

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Austen Gets to Party!

If there’s one thing you should know about five-year-old Austen, it’s this: She is girly! A true girly girl. She loves all things pink, princess, and sparkle! Frankly, sparkling has been extra hard lately because, for more than a year now, Austen has also been battling cancer – a rare form of uterine cancer. It’s…

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Summer’s Story Hits the TEDx Stage!

We are excited to tell you that Lynne Dale – Summer’s mom – recently gave a TEDx Talk in Big Sky, Montana, telling the story of Summer and Team Summer. It’s called “The Magical Power of Giving.” Click here to watch it and be inspired! And remember everyone of you who ever donated to Team Summer, nominated…

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Phoebe’s Generous Heart!

Before we tell you what Phoebe Cohoon did, we have to tell who she is. Phoebe was one of Summer’s amazing nurses at MD Anderson, one of her absolute favorites. Maybe you can tell from Phoebe’s picture that this girl is all kinds of crazy fun! Life just pours out of her! The day Summer…

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Rebekah’s Fun Spree!

Rebekah is 17 years old. She does not remember a time when she has not been battling cancer. That’s because she was diagnosed at age two with a rare form called Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis. Not a whole lot is known about this disease, and some even question whether it is actually a cancer or not. But…

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Mickey Mouse for Keonya!

Most five-year-old kids battling cancer would want a toy to cheer them up. But what Keonya longed for was her very own bed. Things were tight for her family before she got diagnosed with leukemia, but after she got sick, her mom had to quit her job to take care of her. In their small…

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Could Caroline Be Any More Surprised??!!!

Sometimes you have to start a story with a face. This face! This is four-year-old Caroline at the precise moment she spotted her Team Summer gift! To understand how amazing this picture is, you need to know her back story. Last year, Caroline’s hands started shaking, the first indication her parents had that anything was…

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Alex on Two Wheels! (okay, four, but not for long!)

Five-year-old Alex is the unstoppable kind of kid…which is a good thing, because there sure has been a lot trying to stop him lately. Last year he started complaining that his neck hurt. His parents thought he just got hurt on the playground or something. But the pain wouldn’t go away. Then an x-ray showed…

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Natasha Throws a Fundraiser!

When most kids turn 19, they are thinking about themselves – the party they want, the gifts they might get. But not Natasha Cooper! As she approached her 19th birthday, the senior in high school asked her family and friends to donate to Team Summer instead of buying her gifts. How amazing is that?? She…

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