Zoe4life, for kids with cancer

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Gold in September !

Did you know that September is International Childhood Awareness Month? Throughout the world during the month, important buildings and historic sites will be lit up in gold, the symbolic colour of childhood cancer.

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Dragon Boat Festival Team

Every year, Zoé4life participates in the PaddleforCancerSupport Dragon Boat Festival. This year, the wonderful Jugy Okten, mom to the fabulous Lily, and founder of Bonju has agreed to be Team Captain, and organized a practice session at the Lac de Divonne….

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Zoe4life, 5 years and one million francs for kids with cancer in Geneva and Vaud

zoe4life helping kids with cancer

  Zoe’s wish was to turn 5 years old Five years ago, French-speaking Switzerland rallied around Zoé, a little girl with cancer. Despite heavy treatments, Zoe passed away peacefully in her mother’s arms two days before turning five. Today, the…

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Children with Cancer Left Behind by Research

Zoé4life at the center of an international campaign against childhood cancer.

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Robin and his Beads

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Robin, age 5, is quite proud to show off his beads. Soldiers, policemen and firemen risk their lives every day serving their country or community. Each day people stumble upon accidents and risk their lives to save others. We recognize…

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I’m not so different from other people…

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This month is International Childhood Cancer Survivors Month.  As Childhood Cancer International states: by recognizing them, bringing them together, honouring their struggle, capturing their journeys and giving them spaces to be seen and heard, we show our survivors how much…

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Creating Beads of Courage!

A fun evening! Last week we got together with our team of helpers from the Vaud Cancer League and the CHUV hospital personnel to create the beads of courage necklaces for children who are currently in treatment. The  necklaces will be…

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The Quiet Rumbling That Turned into a Roar

Originally posted in July 2013. Going GOLD for September. This post is happy and it’s sad. It’s about hope, about taking action, about letting go, about grief. It’s about life, and death, and everything in between. I dedicate this post…

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