Featured Partners

November 2017

Tampa Bay BCN Gators: Our Partner for November!

A REEL BIG THANK YOU to Tampa Bay BCN Gators!

Thank you to the University of Florida Rinker School (BCN) Alumni for hosting the 10th Annual Inshore Fishing Tournament which raised more than $18,000 to support the CCC!

We are grateful for Tampa Bay BCN Gators’ generous contribution and give special thanks to Captain Mike Anderson of the Reel Animals Fishing Team for helping Millie, a fun-loving eight-year-old who is currently battling a brain tumor, catch her first snook.

Thank you to all of the sponsors and participants who came out to Hula Bay on October 22nd to support our children and families. We REELy appreciate it!

Learn More about Tampa Bay BCN Gators

October 2017

Ron Diaz: Our Partner for October!

THANK YOU Ron Diaz!

Ron Diaz has been supporting the Children’s Cancer Center for almost 20 years and since the start of his involvement, Ron has raised more than $200,000 to help our children and families cope.

This year, he kicked off the 1st Annual Ron Diaz Beach Brigade Paddle Board & Kayak Event which was held on Saturday, September 2nd. Almost 100 paddle boarders launched from The Club at Treasure Island and enjoyed the morning paddling along their choice of a three, five, or seven mile course all while standing up to cancer. 

The inaugural event helped raise close to $7,000 for the children and families of the CCC and we are grateful to Ron and his team at 620 WDAE for their continued support!

620 WDAE (Tampa Bays Sports Station and Home of Ron & JP) also hosts a golf tournament every year to help raise money for the programs we offer to support our CCC families. This year, the 17th Annual Ron Diaz Christmas Classic is set to take place Friday, December 8th at Saddlebrook Resort in Wesley Chapel.

Learn More about Ron Diaz

September 2017

Monaco Salon: Our Partner for September!

THANK YOU to Monaco Salon!

Monaco Salon started supporting the Children’s Cancer Center earlier this year and contributed a gift certificate toward the Men’s Locker giveaway at our inaugural Golf Madness event in March.

In May, they provided hair styling at no cost to the families (patient and parent) who attended the CCC VIP Dance sponsored by High Hopes in High Heels.

This September, Monaco Salon was an instrumental part in helping our oncology patients and siblings prepare for going back to school. They hosted an event at their salon in which the CCC kids received free back-to-school haircuts.

Since then, DeeDee has accompanied the CCC Staff to the hospital on several occasions to provide haircuts to children who have been newly diagnosed to help with coping about the sensitive issue of hair loss.

Learn More about Monaco Salon

August 2017

FIRM Consulting Group: Our Partner for August!

THANK YOU to FIRM Consulting Group!

FIRM Consulting Group has been a constant supporter of the Children’s Cancer Center for many years and their entire team has contributed to our organization in various ways, including:

  • Being a CCC Board Member for 9 years
  • Co-founding the Charity Polo Classic in December 2011 and participating as board and committee members of this event for 6 years
  • Participating in the Panera Bread Knead for Knowledge Scholarship Program
  • Contributing toward our Holiday Adoption Program and providing gifts to children and families
  • Involvement in our Wine, Women & Shoes as an event chair and Sole Men
  • Pushing a child ambassador (Isaiah, age 5 with Neuroblastoma) while running the Chick-fil-A Fall Stampede 5k
  • Supporting our Dueling Chef event
  • Volunteering during our Oncology Family Connection Group nights
  • Establishing the Banana Bunch
  • Devoting time as Gelatin Plunge committee members and volunteers
  • Coordinating an annual Prom event for CCC teens with High Hopes in High Heels

Learn More about AXIS Group | a division of FIRM Consulting Group

July 2017

Keller Williams Tampa: Our Partner for July!

THANK YOU to Keller Williams for your support!

The Splash Like a Mermaid Keller Williams Team (Tampa Properties) participated in the Children’s Cancer Center’s Corporate Challenge to help raise money for the 5th Annual Gelatin Plunge on June 17th. Out of 15 corporate teams competing for the trophy cup, Keller Williams Tampa Properties won by a landslide. Their team collectively raised $10,000 and their office then matched 100% for a grand total donation of $20,000 to support the children and families of the CCC,

Thank you to the KW team for continuing to support our events and for volunteering to help around the Center. Congratulations on being our Gelatin Plunge Corporate Challenge winner and have fun showing off that trophy cup all year!

Learn More About Keller Williams

June 2017

Charity Polo Classic: Our Partner for June!



All proceeds from the 2017 Morgan Auto Group Charity Polo Classic benefited the Children’s Cancer Center, Ryan Nece Foundation, Clothes to Kids & Morgan Auto Group’s Helping Hand Fund.

Learn More About the Charity Polo Classic

We’d like to extend an extra-special “THANK YOU” to The Charity Polo Classic for your continued support year-over-year and for contributing $114,296.68 to our organization this year!

Below is a snapshot of how the Children’s Cancer Center will allocate the funds raised from this year’s Polo Charity Classic:

$50,000 will be allocated to provide 100 families the opportunity to attend our Oncology Support Groups for an entire year.  With this program, children and their families are offered art therapy, music therapy, recreational therapeutic play, and facilitated support group sessions while having dinner and connecting with others with a similar diagnosis. 
 
$25,000 will be allocated to sending 50 children on active treatment for cancer to a week long summer camp of their choice. We offer 4 camp opportunities, one of which involves flying to Rochester, NY and connecting with children from around the world that are also diagnosed with cancer.
 
$10,000 will be allocated to providing 125 families with the appropriate mental health counseling that is needed to cope with the psycho-social strain that is associated with a pediatric cancer diagnosis. 
 
$29,000 will be allocated to providing 195 families with a gas and Publix food gift card in our Fueling Families program. 
 
$296 will be allocated to providing 6 newly diagnosed patients with a Love Bundle. 
 
With over 24 support programs and over 1,000 families relying on our services, we could never offer the necessary emotional, financial, and educational support children and their, siblings, and parents need to cope with this life threatening disease with out you all!