MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine

 
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine has received 1 donation
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    When Music Medicine Hits All the Right Notes
    By - Samantha Thompson - Donor Relations Specialist
    Chris is an awesome teen who was recently treated in the Children’s Emergency Department at Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel. Unfortunately, Chris was in need of a procedure that required an IV, and being no fan of needles, the IV was making him nervous and anxious. That’s when a nurse went...
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine has received 1 donation
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    A Dose of Music Medicine
    By - Samantha Thompson - Donor Relations Specialist
    Savannah is a young lady who has frequent hospital visits to treat cystic fibrosis. One of the best things about Savannah is that she is always waiting for music. When CCA’s MyMusicRx Specialists come by her room, she often asks, “Where have you been?!” She requests the MyMusicRx Specialists,...
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine has received 1 donation
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine has received 6 donations
    • 5 months ago
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine posted a progress report
    Music Is a Universal Language
    By - Samantha Thompson - Donor Relations Specialist
    When the MyMusicRx digital team first met Perlita, she was confined to bed and unable to communicate except by blinking her eyes – once for yes, twice for no. Still, she could laugh, and did so whenever her simple, binary language was misinterpreted. By working with Perlita, her family, and physical therapists,...
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine has received 1 donation
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine has received 1 donation
    • 7 months ago
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    Guitar Hero
    By - Samantha Thompson - Donor Relations Specialist
    Micah is a shining star of the MyMusicRx program. Between the ages of 15 and 18, Micah was in the hospital many nights battling chronic infections from an immune deficiency disorder and an incurable disease called Bronchiectasis. It was during that time CCA’s trained music specialists first taught him how to play the...
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine has received 16 donations
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine has received 25 donations
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine has received 3 donations
    • 10 months ago
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine posted a progress report
    You're Gonna Hear Her Roar
    By - Samantha Thompson - Donor Relations Specialist
    Kayla is an outgoing and talented teen who enjoys singing, acting, playing board games, and doing her nails and makeup. Since being diagnosed with Anaplastic Ependymoma in February 2014, CCA has delivered the healing power of music to her bedside with our flagship MyMusicRx program. Recently, Kayla and her sister Taylor got...
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine has received 1 donation
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine has received 37 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine posted a progress report
    While His Guitar Gently Heals
    By - Samantha Thompson - Donor Relations Specialist
    Even before he was diagnosed with Guillain-Barré syndrome, Caden was sick of hospital rooms. His little brother Ryland had spent more than 130 nights in the hospital while he underwent chemotherapy—but now it was Caden’s turn to be the patient. To help him feel better, CCA delivered the healing power of...
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine has made updates to their project page.
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    Sounds of Joy
    By - Dave Schaeffer - VP of Development
    Jenny comes across as a quiet, shy little girl. And then she starts to sing. From Justin Bieber to One Direction to a rousing rendition of “Old MacDonald,” Jenny rocks them all on vocals, ukulele, and piano. All this joyful noise was made possible by CCA’s MusicRx Specialists, who started working with...
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    Making Music Medicine
    By - David Schaeffer - Vice President of Development
    One of CCA’s MusicRx® Specialists, Anna, recently encountered a special young patient named Savannah. Anna found Savannah in a listless mood, but quickly engaged her with music medicine. Savannah became immersed with a ukulele, and could be heard improvising songs an hour after the visit. She sang about life in...
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine has received 44 donations
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine posted a progress report
    Music as Medicine
    By - Dave Schaeffer - VP of Development
    Wyatt's a blue-eyed charmer with a mischievous smile and a fierce hug. He's really into music with a strong bass beat and loves to play any instrument he can put his hands on. Wyatt has a rare disorder called Langerhans histiocytosis that affects his white blood cells. He's just one example of the many hospitalized children...
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    Music as Medicine
    By - David Schaeffer - VP of Development
    Six-year-old Zophia can be a little shy, but when our MusicRx specialists appear at her door with their magical mobile music cart, she turns into a singing superstar! Jamming along with one of our colorful “egg” shakers, Zophia lights up the room with her bright smile as she belts out tunes by one of her...
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    Music as Medicine
    By - David Schaeffer - VP Development
    A budding ukulele player, Jenasey is a shining star in CCA’s MusicRx program.  At the age of five she was diagnosed with Medulloblastoma, a fast-growing brain tumor that affects the cerebellum. The MusicRx program delivers music medicine to Jenasay during her difficult treatments with sing-a-longs and musical...
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine posted a progress report
    Music as Medicine
    By - David Schaeffer - Vice President of Development
    A bright-eyed lover of music, Jaidah’s will to fight and winning personality have carried her through many medical procedures.  At the age of two, she was diagnosed with a potentially life-threatening condition which causes the fibrous sutures in an infant skull to prematurely fuse. The MusicRx program has made a...
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine has received 75 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine posted a progress report
    I've Got the Music in Me
    By - David Schaeffer - Vice President of Development
    A vibrant four-year-old, Lauranne has an inner core of joy that refuses to let anything get her down. She’s endured full-body radiation, a bone marrow transplant and years of chemotherapy to help beat leukemia. Despite the rigorous treatments, Lauranne’s energy and love for music shines through every day. She...
    • 3 years ago
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine posted a progress report
    Support CCA & honor your mother on Mother's Day!
    By - David Schaeffer - Vice President of Development
    Recently, 32 CCA-served kiddos and family members partied together courtside with the Portland Trail Blazers. A heartfelt thanks to Genentech who sponsored the ‘Block Out Cancer’ program and donated $25 to CCA for every shot blocked by the Trail Blazers. With your help, seriously ill children are able to...
    • 3 years ago
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine posted a progress report
    Giovanni's Music Medicine
    By - Dave Schaeffer - Vice President of Development
    Music Rx recently paid a visit to Giovanni at The Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel to deliver a little music medicine (chair-side) while he was in treatment. He was busy making beats on the kaossilator, accompanied by Music Rx on the guitar. Giovanni played for a couple hours which helped to pass the time during his...
    • 3 years ago
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine posted a progress report
    The Power of Music Rx
    By - Dave Schaeffer - Vice President, Development
    Eleven-year-old Isabella marches to the beat of her own drum—that is until Music Rx steps into the room. For the past 6 weeks, the Music Rx team has been offering Isabella private guitar lessons—a dream come true! Her natural sense of rhythm has accentuated her ability to succeed on the strings. Most recently,...
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine has made updates to their project page.
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine has made updates to their project page.
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine has made updates to their project page.
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine posted a progress report
    The Healing Power of Music Medicine
    By - David Schaeffer - Vice President, Development
    For the Sellon family, a grueling 24-week treatment for their son Andrew at Legacy Emanuel Children's Hospital ended on a high note...or rather a musical one! Two-year-old Andrew was diagnosed with cancer in October.  His intense treatment required lengthy hospital stays over an eight-month period. ...
    • 4 years ago
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine has received 153 donations
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine posted a progress report
    New Music Carts Bring Music Medicine to Bedside
    By - David Schaeffer - Vice President, Development
    We’re thrilled to share that thanks to generous supporters like you, CCA was able to purchase new and improved music carts for our in-hospital Music Rx program.   The updated carts feature smaller, satellite carts which can be wheeled into a child or teen’s hospital room up to the bedside.  This...
    • 4 years ago
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine posted a progress report
    Music Rx and the tumor named Fred
    By - David Schaeffer - Vice President, Development
    Chloe is eleven years old, and for the past three years she has been fighting a brain tumor that she calls Fred. Throughout that time, Chloe and her family have gotten great peace from CCA’s Music Rx Program.  “Music has a way of creating a soundtrack for our lives that bring moments of joy in our happiest...
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine posted a progress report
    Harp Delivers More than Music
    By - David Schaeffer - Vice President, Development
    Cy is a quiet, intelligent and articulate twelve-year-old boy who enjoys spending time on the computer or reading a good book. He describes himself as a computer geek, who has a silly side and loves to play practical jokes on the medical staff, “especially when I make them jump!” His mom describes him as the...
    • 5 years ago
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine posted a progress report
    Music Rx: Jam Session Brings Joy to Local Famliy
    By - Dave Schaeffer - VP of Development
    When Danny was diagnosed with bone cancer, he and his family knew this meant long stays in the hospital and less worry-free time together. Danny's mom remembers the day Music Rx came into their lives, changing their hospital room into a concert hall. "The Music Rx team came by with their music cart, and Danny and his...
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine has received 113 donations
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine posted a progress report
    Music Rx Program - Music to our ears!
    By - David Schaeffer - VP of Development
    When CCA’s Music Rx therapists first met 15-year-old Micah, he had been in and out of the hospitals for the treatment of his lung disease for most of his life. He was tired of spending long hours in his hospital bed and needed something to help him pass the time. Because of his disease, he could no longer play sports or...
    • 5 years ago
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine posted a progress report
    Children's Cancer Association Music RX Report
    By - David Schaeffer - Vice President, Development
    Music Rx transforms the hospital environment, creating a fun atmosphere that helps seriously ill kids forget their fear, anxiety and pain. Our trained music therapists and volunteer musicians use the therapeutic benefits of music to create a soothing escape, a lively diversion and an easy way to express emotions. We...
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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  • MyMusicRx Delivers Music Medicine has received 131 donations
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Children's Cancer Association

Portland, OR United States

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