cancer patient

Scare to Care 2015 - The Grumps return!

Scare to Care is a yearly videogame-based fundraiser to benefit Camp Kesem, a non-profit organization that hosts yearly camps for the children of cancer patients.

This year there will be a 48 hour livestream of horror videogames with members from the gaming community! Expect to see big horror titles along with fan-favorite indie horror games. The stream starts at 7PM PST on May 23rd and will run until 7PM PST on May 25th over at our Twitch page.


The Grumps are returning this year! They are scheduled to appear tomorrow, Saturday 23rd at 6PM (PDT time). You should be able to watch the livestream here!

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Many cancer patients can be overwhelmed with the physical and emotional difficulties of their disease, and the loss of their hair from chemotherapy treatment certainly doesn’t help. Henna Heals, a rich community of nearly 150 henna tattoo artists worldwide established by a team of 5 women in Canada, helps women with cancer feel confident and beautiful again by drawing elegant henna crowns on their bare heads:

The intricate patterns that the artists create with all-natural henna paste are a unique and empowering substitute to the hats and wigs that many women use to cover their heads after losing their hair to chemotherapy. “For cancer patients, the henna crowns really are a healing experience,” claims Frances Darwin, the founder of Henna Heals. “This is all about them reclaiming a part of themselves that would normally be perceived as ill or damaged or not nice to look at and making it more feminine and beautiful.”

The traditional South-Asian temporary tattoos, which are made with 100% natural home-made henna paste, last for around two weeks and have no harmful side-effects. Henna Heals also offers henna services for special events and does belly painting for mother-to-be, but they always donate 10% of their proceeds to compensate the cost of the henna crowns they make for cancer patients.

Bohuslav, 60 years old

“My wish is to buy TVs to the rooms at hematology division. It would help patients to find other thoughts while fighting the disease, so that they are not left to think only of what will come next. I would also like to pay for my wife´s surgery, so her epileptic attacks become less frequent.“

a part of a portrait series for the Lymphoma Society and their project I Can Dream Again dedicated to patients who won their fight with cancer

ph. Viki Kollerová, 2014