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One Step Poker Poker Championship Raises $120,000

2017 One Step Charity Poker Championship Ups the Ante’ for Children’s Oncology Services, Inc. CHICAGO, IL – On February 23rd, more than 220 pokers players and 75 spectators helpedto send more kids with cancer to One Step Programsat…

Utah Ski Program delivers great experiences for our campers!

Our Utah Ski Program was a great success and the 30 campers who attended had an incredible time. Fifteen campers joined us in Utah for the first time! Four of our volunteers were first timers as well. The week was filled with Skiing, Snowboarding,…

Winter Camp 2016

104 campers attended our Winter Camp program this year. Everyone was very happy that the weather cooperated for us to ski and snowboard. Many thanks to Grand Geneva Resort and Timber Ridge for continuing to support our organization. This year…

Annual Appeal Breaks Record!

Our goal this year was to raise $90,000 so we could send 90 kids to camp in 2017. We are pleased to report that we shattered that goal and raised $106,000! We are very grateful to the Ellen Marks Cancer Foundation for providing a $25,000 match…

Flight Gala Raises Record $254,000!

Nonprofit honored the Armin & Esther Hirsch Foundation and the Chicago Cubs at their biggest fundraiser of the year on November 11th CHICAGO, IL – More than 325 guests escaped to a tropical island with no passport needed for the2016…

Thank You Team One Step!

On October 9th, 100 incredible people ran the Bank of America Chicago Marathon to support Children’s Oncology Services, Inc. The team trained for several months to run 26.2 miles and raised over $170,000! We were so excited to see a great…

Family Camp 2016 was Amazing!

We had 86 family members attend our Family Camp which was held at Conference Point Center in Williams Bay, WI. This was the largest number of family members that has attended this program! The weekend program was packed with activities for everyone…

Summer Camp 2016 set a record for attendance!

We were very happy to see so many campers this year and feel the happiness and energy at camp. Swimming, fishing, laughter with friends, campfires, songs and so many activities delivered tons of smiles to all of our campers during the 2 weeks…

Campers had a wonderful time at Sibling camp 2016!

We had 47 campers attending (17 were first time attendees this year). With campfires, fishing, swimming in the lake and some amazing friendships, everyone had a great time at Sibling Camp. This year we added some new activities: the Helium trampoline…

2016 Brain Tumor Family Camp was an amazing success!!

The 2016 Brain Tumor Family Camp, sponsored by the Ellen Marks Cancer Foundation, was another amazing success. Our goal was to have 74 participants to grow the program from the 70 participants last year. Seven of the families that attended were…

Pierce Family Foundation Donates $20,000 to One Step

The Pierce Family Foundation presents check for $20,000 to Children's Oncology Services, Inc.  Special thanks to The Pierce Family! The Pierce Family Foundation 11th Annual Charity Golf Outing held on August 1 at Carriage Greens Country Club…

Ellen Marks Cancer Foundation who provided a $25,000 matching gift

Thanks to the wonderful support of the Ellen Marks Cancer Foundation who provided a $25,000 matching gift, the holiday appeal raised a total of $83,300!