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Making a Difference

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Since 1997 the Michael Cuccione Foundation has been dedicated to raising funds for Childhood Cancer Research and supporting children along with their families through such adversity. We can't treat children like adults. In the past the majority of research dollars were spent on adult forms of cancer and little was being done at the childhood level in British Columbia.

This has all changed because of the important seed late Michael Cuccione planted to fund young researchers for childhood cancer and the important legacy that continues.  The Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research Program is established at the Child & Family Research Institute at BC Children's Hospital. This is the only Childhood Cancer Research Program of its kind in  British Columbia. We are blessed with some of the most outstanding researchers in the world that are discovering more breakthroughs and saving more children's lives each day.

What is being learnt at the childhood stage is also helping adult cancers. Research is the only way to finding a cure and we won't stop until a cure is found. Thank you for making a difference in the life of a child!


Please help us to keep Michael's dream alive, and support the Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research Program. Let's do it for the children.

Fundraising Events

21st Annual Fundraising Gala

2016-09-24 | Our annual fundraising gala is an inspirational and fun evening of fundraising. Over 700 guests are hosted at the Italian Cultural Centre each year and all enjoy a delicious five course dinner with wine while being entertained by singers and speakers. details

Kick For A Cure

2016-07-23 | Kick for a Cure is an awesome all day event in Coquitlam, BC. Soccer tournaments, kids soccer clinics, Canadian Tire Family Fun Zone, prizes, beer garden, food vendors, sports celebrities, and all day entertainment including live bands. Proceeds from the Kick For A Cure benefit the Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research Program at BC Children’s Hospital. The 2016 event raised over $170,000! Help us kick childhood cancer where it hurts at the 10th Annual Kick For A Cure on July 22, 2017! details

The Moj Shootout presented by the Michael Cuccione Foundation

2016-07-20 | July 20, 2016 at The Harvest Golf & Country Club, Kelowna BC details

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Latest News and Articles

Pediatric Oncology News - Clinical Research In Oncology

2016-07-10 | With the recent clinical trials program restructuring, the Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research Program is moving forward as a leader in providing novel, cutting edge research to children whose cancer resists therapy . details

McHappy Day Proceeds Include the Michael Cuccione Foundation

2016-05-04 | On Wednesday May 4th Together with your support on McHappy Day we help children’s charities in your community; like helping over 20,000 Canadian families every year stay at Ronald McDonald Houses across Canada while their children are being treated at nearby hospitals. details

Gloria and Domenic Cuccione: The Good Ancestors Interview

2016-05-03 | EchoStories.com asked accomplished people from all walks of life to talk about the benefits of values-driven, authentic lives, and the meaning of legacy. details

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Photos from Past Fund Raising Events

BC Children's Hospital Honours Michael Cuccione Foundation
BC Children's Hospital Honours Michael Cuccione Foundation
Michael Cuccione
Michael Cuccione
BC Children's Hospital Honours Michael Cuccione Foundation
Lighting up the Night for a Great Cause - 2015