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  • Texas Roadhouse boxed lunch fundraiser!

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  • An Event that Brings Joy to All Who Arrive

    The pediatric cancer survivor’s dinner is fast approaching and scheduled for March 18, 2019. It was about eight years ago that I attended the first one and I was hooked. It is absolutely my favorite event of all time. Pediatric cancer is a family disease and this celebration gives the families a chance to laugh, […]

  • A Child’s Life is Worth More Than Gold

    It’s childhood cancer awareness month! Childhood cancer is the number one cause of death by disease in children. Sadly, our government allocates a measly 4% to childhood cancer research. The ACS only donates 1 penny per 2 dollars donated. -but here’s the truth-: I get goosebumps when I think about the children I’ve met who […]

  • What do you stand for?

    Dear Empire State Building—Why Won’t You Go Gold? What do you stand for? Written by Emleigh Hughes, RA volunteer ABC’s “The View,” Shutterstock, the VMAs, MLB Opening Day, Superbowl 50, the 140th Annual Dog Show, and Valentine’s Day: seven things you’ve lit your building up for, and a silly reminder that you have yet to […]

  • Hello and Welcome

    Hello and welcome to the Riley’s Army Blog. Just to give you a brief overview, we are a nonprofit and we take care of families with children battling pediatric cancer in North Carolina. We have an army of volunteers and supporters and we do everything from raising money for financial support to visiting and delivering meals to our […]