Archives: cancer

New art project aims to honor cancer survivors, break world record

“Impressions of Courage” will be the largest project to date for Art On Wheels.

Free hugs to help children impacted by cancer get to summer camp

Do you have space to set up a free hugs station and help out?

A week of fun for kids affected by cancer

Spots are still available at Camp Kesem University of Richmond and Camp Kesem VCU, overnight camps for kids who have or had a parent with cancer.


Write a note on a napkin, put it in your kid’s lunch, take a picture, share it with the hashtag #Napkins4Emma, and help a Richmond father and cancer patient raise college money for his daughter.

A life less cluttered: The minimalism of Minima

In October 2010, Kristen Ziegler received her business license. Within 24 hours, she learned she had ovarian cancer. Now her business helps people not sweat the small stuff in their homes and offices.

Miles for mom

Mom was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer in 2006 and died at home in August of 2012. I remember wanting to scream, to scream so loud and for so long that the emptiness inside me would burn up. But instead of screaming, I ran.

Sharing is caring

How Angelina Jolie (I know, but there you go) reminds us about the importance of sharing our struggles with the ones we love.

Key Dog Classic to honor former VCU coach

Two college rivals will square-off this spring as they honor the memory of a beloved baseball coach.

5 Things

Fall is sort of here! Let us embrace it with sweatshirts and cookies and dancing and more dancing!

After winning $10,000 start-up prize, InLieu sets its sights high

Three months ago, InLieu won $10,000 in prize money for being the best RVA start-up. How have they spent that money?