Compass to Care Founder Honored in TCW Magazine

Compass to Care Founder Honored in TCW Magazine
Compass to Care Founder Honored in TCW Magazine

Compass to Care's Founder, Michelle Ernsdorff, was honored in the July 2014 issue of Today's Chicago Woman Magazine as one of the 100 Women of Inspiration. The magazine chose ladies from the Chicago area who’ve done incredible work in their personal and/or professional lives. Michelle was honored along with other women who are supporting children w

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Welcome Martina – Public Relations Intern

Welcome Martina – Public Relations Intern
Welcome Martina – Public Relations Intern

We are thrilled to announce that Martina Cuccioli has joined Compass to Care this summer as a Public Relations Intern. Martina is a senior at DePaul University double majoring in public relations and organizational communications, along with a minor in Italian. Around six months ago, one of Martina's many dreams came true when she traveled to  stud

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A Mother’s View – The Fault In Our Stars

A Mother’s View – The Fault In Our Stars
A Mother’s View – The Fault In Our Stars

Hudson is an adorable, vibrant, 3 year old who was diagnosed with Stage IV Neuroblastoma on September 6, 2012 at 16 months old. Hudson followed the Children's Oncology Group (COG) protocol for induction chemotherapy. He had a total abdominal resection to remove his primary mass on 1/10/13 at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC). He comple

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Donors Make a Difference: Meet Sean O’Toole

Donors Make a Difference: Meet Sean O’Toole
Donors Make a Difference: Meet Sean O’Toole

In March of 2013, I received a message via Facebook from a high school friend, Sean O'Toole. It said: "I'm not sure if I can offer much but I noticed how you provide transportation to families with sick children. I work for US Airways and every year we get 12 stand-by tickets for family and friends. They are discounted prices but if I can ever help

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Why don’t we talk more about Dads?

Why don’t we talk more about Dads?
Why don’t we talk more about Dads?

Often when we talk about children with cancer, we talk about how important the role is that Moms play in the journey.  We see photos of them holding their child. We post quotes from them about how difficult this journey is for the whole family. We read their stories via their blogs and their Facebook pages and every other form of social media that

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What is Amazon Smile?

What is Amazon Smile?
What is Amazon Smile?

AmazonSmile is a special program launched last year.  Shoppers who visit  visit Amazon via a special Web address — smile.amazon.com — can direct 0.5 percent of their purchase totals toward a charitable organization of their choice. (And of course we want you to choose Compass to Care!!) Amazon will then donate the money on behalf of its customers a

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Compass to Care Founder Presents at TEDx Dubuque

Compass to Care Founder Presents at TEDx Dubuque
Compass to Care Founder Presents at TEDx Dubuque

On Friday, June 6th, Compass to Care founder, Michelle Ernsdorff, presented at TEDx Dubuque at the University of Dubuque Babka Black Box Theater. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At each TEDx event, TEDTalks videos and live speakers c

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