You gave HOPE, Now meet a HERO

You gave HOPE, Now meet a HERO
You gave HOPE, Now meet a HERO

  Wake-y, wake-y, eggs and bake-y! It's almost time for our Breakfast Benefit! The 5th Annual Compass to Care Breakfast Benefit is coming up on Tuesday, May 1st from 7-9 am in Dubuque, Iowa. The annual Compass to Care Breakfast Benefit is our marquee event in Iowa. The 2017 event had 30 sponsors, 250 guests and raised $65,000 to help children

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Jax’s Rough Reaction

Jax’s Rough Reaction
Jax’s Rough Reaction

Being a single parent of two young boys is tough enough, but what do you do when you find out your youngest has a brain tumor? Everything you possibly can, according to Katie, Jax’s mom. Jax was just 6 years old when he began having hand tremors last year. After the usual battery of testing, doctors determined Jax had a brain tumor. They also disco

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Improving Kyle’s Future-thanks to you

Improving Kyle’s Future-thanks to you
Improving Kyle’s Future-thanks to you

Michelle and David were willing to do whatever it took to give their son, Kyle, a future - including driving him two and a half hours away to receive proton radiation therapy, in hopes of shrinking his cancerous brain tumor. However, they could not have done it without your help. “Thank you for taking the weight off our shoulders. It’s so hard for

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Is Your Mission Off Course?

Is Your Mission Off Course?
Is Your Mission Off Course?

When your mission suddenly goes off course, what would you do? Do you stay with the original plan, or do you embrace the new path? Making the necessary decision does not always come with clear directions. Such was the case for NASA and the Apollo 13 astronauts. In 1970 during what was to be a routine mission to the moon, the astronauts suddenly fou

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Choosing a Treatment for Sam

Choosing a Treatment for Sam
Choosing a Treatment for Sam

You wouldn’t normally see a 4-year-old riding his dirt bike to cancer treatment. But if you were in the tunnels at the Mayo Clinic this past spring, you may have seen Sam doing just that. In March, Sam was diagnosed with a medulloblastoma brain tumor after suffering through headaches, a double-ear infection and a swollen optic nerve. He underwent s

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Events for Everyone! And lots of them!

Events for Everyone! And lots of them!
Events for Everyone! And lots of them!

We have something for everyone – from runs, to rides, to silent auctions and plenty in between! Attendees, volunteers, sponsors, donors, promoters – we need all of you to make these events successful! Check out all these great opportunities to show your support! Sign up for volunteer opportunities – there are plenty now, and more will be added as w

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