Aloha & Welcome to HCCF

Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation (HCCF) is the only organization in Hawaii whose exclusive focus is children with cancer and their families. The Foundation is dedicated to the children who are battling cancer, to those who have survived, and to those who survive in our hearts. All of HCCF’s funds stay in Hawaii to help families cope with childhood cancer.

Press Releases

  • 14th Annual Fundraiser – Hot Havana Nights

    HCCF will be holding it’s 14th Annual Fundraising Dinner on June 22, 2019 from 6pm – 10pm at Murphy’s Bar and Grill. This year’s theme, Hot Havana Nights, will be a fun and memorable night. This year, we will be honoring Diane Ono for her contributions to HCCF since 1999. Please join us in honoring […]

    Posted on 13th Mar 2019 0 comments
  • Donna Witsell – New Executive Director

    Donna is the newly appointed Executive Director of Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation (HCCF). She is responsible for the day-to-day operations and overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of HCCF. Prior to HCCF, Donna dedicated nearly 2 decades of her nonprofit career specifically to programs and services that assist seriously ill children and their families. […]

    Posted on 2nd Jul 2018 0 comments

Testimonials

“Thank you all very much for all you have done for us. I wouldn’t have known what to do or where to go. I was scared for my son and myself…and you were there to help us.”
- Cathleen San Nicholas
(Her son Ryan Unchangco was diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer at age 9.)

“Since my daughter was diagnosed, I have not been able to return to work. You have taken a huge weight off of my shoulders. I can’t thank you enough.”
- Debra Seitz
(Her daughter Rita was diagnosed with lymphoma at age 12.)

Read more testimonials »

News & Events

  • Friends of Hawaii Charities Grant

    Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation received a generous grant from the Friends of Hawaii Charities! The funding supports our Financial Assistance Program, which is a lifeline to families who may face financial ruin due to income disruption and out of pocket expenses related to their child being in cancer treatment. We are extremely grateful for this […]

    Posted on 4th Jun 2019 0 comments
  • HCCF & CPB on Hawaii News Now

    HCCF Executive Director, Donna Witsell, was on Hawaii News Now to talk about our partnership with Central Pacific Bank for its annual Central Pacific Bank Charity Walk. Check out this link to view the segment: Hawaii News Now Link

    Posted on 31st May 2019 0 comments
  • Waipahu Elementary School Donation

    Students of 5th grade teacher, Lisa Nakamoto, at Waipahu Elementary School, sold lemonade to raise funds for HCCF, the American Red Cross and the  Hawaiian Humane Society. HCCF received $220.55! The students created their own unique t-shirt designs to wear during their fundraiser and as a keepsake. They asked the reps from all 3 organization […]

    Posted on 31st May 2019 0 comments
  • Central Pacific Bank 10th Annual Charity Walk

    Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation is blessed to have been selected as one of the recipients of the 10th Annual Central Pacific Bank Walk to be held on May 11, 2019 at Ala Moana Beach Park. The selected location honors CPB’s founding fathers who conceived the bank’s mission and vision under the park’s banyan trees! The CPB […]

    Posted on 13th Mar 2019 0 comments

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