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WOKV Care-a-Thon

WOKV Care-a-Thon

$134,000 raised on June 24, 2016

Video: 2016 WOKV Care-a-Thon

The 2016 WOKV Care-a-Thon raised $134,000 for the Child Cancer Fund of Northeast Florida.

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Gallery: 2016 WOKV Care-a-Thon

The 2016 WOKV Care-a-Thon raises money for the Child Cancer Fund of NE Florida.

Miss Joli

Meet Miss Joli, Child Life Specialist

Joli Craver doesn't crave the spotlight. But she certainly knows how to create a light show. It's one of several 'distraction techniques' Joli uses to help the children in cancer treatment at Nemours Children's Specialty Care.

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Gallery: 2016 WOKV Care-a-Thon

The 2016 WOKV Care-a-Thon raises money for the Child Cancer Fund of NE Florida.

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Child Life Specialist position in critical need of funding

One of the most important positions in need of funding is the Child Life Specialist.If the doctor's a general, think of the Child Life Specialist as the soldier.

Camp Boggy Creek retreat weekend

Camp Boggy Creek CCF retreat offers escape, friendship for families

When you’re a child dealing with a serious illness, it can be difficult to do things that other kids take for granted.

Mothers for Hope

WOKV Care-a-Thon: Mothers for Hope

There are many ways to offer support to families whose child is going through the cancer treatment process.

Julia Burns

WOKV Care-a-Thon: Julia Burns

Julia Burns has spent most of her memorable life with cancer. Diagnosed at the age of 5, Burns, now 16, has developed an uncanny ability to make an entire room burst in to laughter.

Carolina Parson

To a dark place and back: Carolina Parson's story of surviving cancer

Every family affected by child cancer has a unique journey, yet they all share something in common: they all begin with heartbreak and fear.

Chris and Jan Saltmarsh with their daughter Ellen

Meet the family who founded the Child Cancer Fund

It’s been about 22 years since Ellen Saltmarsh walked through the revolving doors at Nemours Children's Specialty Care in Jacksonville for her last cancer treatment.

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Gallery: 2015 WOKV Care-a-Thon

The 2015 WOKV Care-a-Thon raised $123,736 for the Child Cancer Fund to forever fund the Child Life Specialist at Nemours Children's Specialty Care.

Child Cancer Fund

Learn more about the Child Cancer Fund

Since 1994, the CHILD Cancer Fund (CCF) has walked side by side with local families in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia, helping them through the challenges of childhood cancer.

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WOKV Care-a-Thon

WOKV Care-a-Thon: Bryce Williams

Bryce Williams LOVES Krispy Kreme donuts. And he loves shrimp and cheese puffs. They were his favorites when he was in treatment.

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WOKV Care-a-Thon: Keegan Davis

Keegan Davis is a 1st grader. He was diagnosed with cancer May 5, 2014. When Keegan's parents explained what he had, his dad said, "You're going to have to be Superman strong".

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WOKV Care-a-Thon: Tyson Peacock

Tyson Peacock is 16, and he’s going to be a junior at Atlantic Coast High School. He was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in October 2002.

Care-a-Thon Sponsor

Madden Advisory Services

Madden Advisory Services

Madden Advisory Services is a sponsor of the 2016 WOKV Care-a-Thon.

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Subaru of Jacksonville

Subaru of Jacksonville

Subaru of Jacksonville is a sponsor of the 2016 WOKV Care-a-Thon.

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Duval Ford

Duval Ford

Duval Ford is a sponsor of the 2016 WOKV Care-a-Thon.

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The Law Firm of Coker, Schickel, Sorenson, Posgay, Camerlengo, & Iracki

The Law Firm of Coker, Schickel, Sorenson, Posgay, Camerlengo, & Iracki

The Law Firm of Coker, Schickel, Sorenson, Posgay, Camerlengo, & Iracki is a sponsor of the 2016 WOKV Care-a-Thon.

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Bono's Pit Bar-B-Q

Bono's Pit Bar-B-Q

Bono's Pit Bar-B-Q

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Element Bistro

Element Bistro

Element Bistro is a sponsor of the 2016 WOKV Care-a-Thon.