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Our Media Coverage

Sept 7, 2023



We Cancerve delivers care packages to kids 

A youth organization is receiving special honors from the Baltimore Ravens for its efforts to put a smile on the faces of other youths who really need it. Volunteers with We Cancerve, an organization made up of youths whose passion is to give back to others, recently delivered bags of toys and comfort items to children at Sinai Hospital in northwest Baltimore.

May 2, 2023

The Jennifer Hudson Show

Grace Callwood, an 18-year-old from Bel Air, Maryland, has made it her life’s mission to help children in need. After being diagnosed with stage IV non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma when she was 7, Grace founded We Cancerve Movement, Inc, a nonprofit organization that brings happiness to homeless, sick, and foster youth through events and donations. Over the past 10 years, Grace has helped 26,000 children, received $155,000 in awards for her work — all of which she donated — and raised $500,000 in donations to date. Jennifer surprised Grace by revealing that she got accepted into her dream college, Howard University!

April 25, 2022

WTJX PBS-St. Thomas, US. Virgin Islands

CNN Young Wonder recipient Grace Callwood appears on The Bookcase to discuss what it was like being featured in Black Girls Unbossed by Khristi Lauren Adams. The book highlights young Black women who are boldly leading in creative ways, and Grace’s story is truly inspirational. The multi-award-winning teenager shares her experiences with racism in healthcare, her battle with cancer, and her mission to spread happiness through service.
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Jun. 5, 2020 

WMAR ABC-2 Baltimore

Many summer youth camps are still up in the air, even after Governor Larry Hogan eased restrictions on them at the end of May amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Aug. 7, 2020

WMAR ABC-2 Baltimore

Dozens of families in need in Harford County went home with a big box of food Friday.

Jan. 31, 2020

Cartoon Network's Drawn To Series

Follow We Cancerve's Grace Callwood and Cartoon Network's Philip Solomon of Craig of the Creek as they make TransFUNers for  hospitalized children.

Jan. 31, 2020

CNN Hereos

Check out Caleb McLaughlin as he introduces We Cancerve's Grace Callwood during the live broadcast of the 2019 CNN Heroes award.

December 8, 2019

CNN Young Wonders - Grace Callwood

Grace Callwood, 15, and her nonprofit We Cancerve Movement bring happiness and fun to children in hospitals, homeless shelters and foster care.

Source: CNN

July 29, 2019

'Goals for Grace' raises money for families with sick children

Registration is open for a fundraiser in Harford County to raise money for families who have sick children in the hospital.


Feb. 11, 2019

Harford County teen creates We Cancerve to help cancer patients

As part of the Harford All-County Band, middle-schooler Grace Callwood, 14, shares her love of music. The teenager is extremely busy, doing community service through an organization she created herself called We Cancerve.

Sept. 5, 2018

Soccer fundraiser to help the We Cancerve Pediatric Patient Assistance Fund at Sinai

We Cancerve is holding a fundraiser on September 9 to benefit the We Cancerve Pediatric Patient Assistance Fund at Sinai Hospital.

March 30, 2018

Eggstra Special Easter Bags-kits

Go with FOX45 as they follow We Cancerve members deliver Eggstra Special Easter Bagskits to area homeless and sick children.  '

January 25, 2018

Teen dedicates life to helping children

Go with ABC2's Cassie Carlisle as she talks with We Cancerve's Grace Callwood about her early start doing community service, and her latest projects -- the We Care for Kids Toiletry Drive and the Eggstra Special Easte Bagskits!

November 7, 2017

Working to make life better for others


We Cancerve Movement Board Members (L to R) Mario Nandalal, Erin Acerno and Ashlee Brockwell join Founder Grace Callwood and friends shopping at the Abingdon Giant Food grocery store for breakfast foods for homeless children.

September 28, 2017

Ravens give honor to We Cancerve  

Youth groups show their dedication to helping others in the community, and the Baltimore Ravens are honoring them. It'll be an extra special Ravens game this Sunday because We Cancerve Movement Inc. is bringing some homeless kids to the game with them.

August 10, 2017

Cancer Survivor Focuses on Community Service 

Grace Callwood wanted to give kids living in transitional housing something fun to do during the summer months. The free summer camp is in its third year. The program for kids living in the Harford Family House is Callwood's brainchild.​

November 4, 2016

Edgewood Middle Hosts Pep Rally/Send Off Party for Callwood

To celebrate service and scholastics, the Edgewood Middle School community held a pep rally and send off party inspired by 12-year-old Grace Callwood's passion for helping homeless, sick and foster children. The school celebrated her being named a 2016 NICKELODEON HALO Award Honoree, which included an all-expenses paid trip to NYC to meet other teen honorees and celebrities including JoJo Siwa and Nick Cannon.

October 8, 2016

Grace Callwood shares her story as a peacemaker 


 Callwood is a Peace First Fellow (2015-2017) who meets regularly with youth from around the country to discuss ways to make a positive difference in the world.  

July 22, 2016

Camp Happy provides a summer camp experience at no cost to kids living at the Harford Family House

Dancing, horseback riding, picnics and pool parties. Camp Happy is providing a full summer camp experience at no cost to the children at the Harford Family House.

March 22, 2016

Mentor New York Hosts Its Mentoring Matters 2016 Conference at LIU Post

Check out Founder Grace Callwood talk to a group of young people in Long Island, NY.  Video Journalists Waldo Cabrera and Thomas Finn.

October 16, 2015

Young volunteers hookup a home

Grace Callwood, 11, and her friends spent the afternoon preparing two apartments at Harford Family House for homeless families. They cleaned every room and picked out furniture and decorations.

September 20, 2014

A cancer survivor on a mission to help others


Nine year-old cancer survivor Grace Callwood founded "We Cancerve," a charitable organization that aims to bring happiness to homeless, sick and foster children.

Maryland Girl Doing Work of Easter Bunny for Good Cause


Published April 16, 2014

Cancer survivor Grace Callwood, 9, has been creating baskets filled with the things she hopes will make children in need smile.

Gifts for Homeless Children in Harford County


Published on March 1, 2013

WMAR-ABC Baltimore's Jeff Hager surprised Grace Callwood and family with his interest in her selfless act of charity just days after returning from her Disney Make-A-Wish vacation. Thanks WMAR for this great story on Grace and her interest in serving others.

September 8, 2016

Cancer survivor awarded with Ravens Honor Row


Board Members Sahil Menon, Mario Nandalal, Grace Callwood and Amol Menon discuss upcoming projects during a community service project at Anna's House.

May 6, 2016

Group creates boutique for foster care teens


La Magnifique Boutique is the latest project for the group We Cancerve. Hear Board Members Alexis Bell, Erin Acerno and Founder Grace Callwood talk about how this boutique was created.

January 12, 2016

Community Kids 

Check out We Cancerve Founder at the start of the episode but stay tuned to see We Cancerve Board Member Erin Acerno cover "Cool Schools" as the school reporter for Harford Kids TV. 

March 31, 2015

Harford MegaScene 


Host Kristy Breslin learns about the "We Cancerve" movement and how it works to help homeless, foster and sick children through giving opportunities from the community.

August 21, 2014

Nine-year-old founder of We Cancerve collects school supplies for orphanage in Kenya

Cancer is a life-altering diagnosis but it isn't stopping a nine-year-old Harford County girl from helping others while she works to get healthy again.

Young Cancer Survivor Cares for Kids 


Published on Apr 15, 2014
Call her Amazing Grace. This 9-year-old is determined to ease the burden for homeless, sick, and foster children. Grace Callwood was diagnosed with lymphoma on her seventh birthday. 

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