Brighton Jones Volunteer Spotlight

Brighton Jones is a wealth management and financial advisory company that started here in Seattle. For their 20th anniversary, they sent groups of employees out to local nonprofits to volunteer for the day. We were one of those lucky nonprofits and were visited by six energetic and passionate Brighton Jones employees who helped with all Read more about Brighton Jones Volunteer Spotlight[…]

Writing a ‘Last Letter’ When You’re Healthy (NY Times)

Writing a ‘Last Letter’ When You’re Healthy (NY Times)

Writing can allow people to express feelings that are too difficult to say out loud.  We have been encouraging teens to write about their experience with cancer in our Cancer Unwrapped® Teen Writing Contest since 2006.  In that time we have received thousands of heartfelt essays that contain messages of love and healing to loved Read more about Writing a ‘Last Letter’ When You’re Healthy (NY Times)[…]

Cancer Unwrapped

How to Write a Winning Essay

As we open our 12th Annual Cancer Unwrapped® Teen Writing Contest, we’re reminded that writing an essay can be very challenging. And writing an essay that is going to be judged, whether it’s by an admissions office or a contest judge, can leave the writer wondering how to give the reader what they want. So Read more about How to Write a Winning Essay[…]