Programs

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Stars’ Night Out provides young cancer patients the chance of a lifetime: they get to meet some of today’s top music artists, getting personal photographs and autographs and enjoying special concert seating.  Artists who support young cancer patients through our Stars’ Night Out include:

  • Bon Jovi
  • STS9
  • Mary J. Blige
  • Goo Goo Dolls
  • Avril Lavigne
  • Counting Crows
  • Rob Thomas and Matchbox Twenty
  • Sister Hazel
  • Beyoncé
  • Edwin McCain
  • Up Until Now
  • Nelly Furtado
  • Black Eyed Peas
  • Paramore
  • Hootie & the Blowfish
  • Dave Matthews Band
  • Gwen Stefani and No Doubt
  • Barenaked Ladies
  • Train
  • Jack Johnson
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Goo Goo Dolls
  • Stevie Wonder

Rock Against Cancer provides a board-certified music therapist, gently used musical instruments and/or digital recording equipment to Children’s Oncology Group treatment centers. Funding for School of Rock was provided by the Hot Topic Foundation. This seed funding was used to start music therapy programs in many of the country’s top hospitals, including:

  • The Eugenia Litta Children’s Hospital at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
  • Mattel Children’s Hospital at the University of California, Los Angeles, CA
  • University of California San Francisco Children’s Hospital at UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
  • North Carolina Children’s Hospital, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Tomorrows Children’s Institute for Cancer and Blood Disorders, The Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital, Hackensack, NJ
  • Levine Children’s Hospital at Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC
  • Primary Children’s Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Duke Children’s Hospital, Durham, NC
  • Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Egelston and Children’s Scottish Rite hospitals
  • Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, D.C.