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We are delighted to host our first-ever IN-PERSON gathering for families this summer!

It's all the fun of Matchbox Day, "Out of the Box"!! 

WHEN: Saturday, July 15, 10:30am-2:30pm

*NOTE: We will also host our typical Matchbox Day experience (box + zooms + meal card) on Sunday, July 16 for families who do not attend this event.

WHERE: Aldersgate United Methodist Church

14230 SE Newport Way, Bellevue WA 98006

WHO: We welcome all participating TLC families! This includes families on active treatment for a cancer diagnosis, or within the first year after finishing treatment. This is a also a great way to join TLC for the first time!

WHAT: A day of joy, connection, and memory making in the summer sunshine, curated for cancer families with your safety and comfort in mind. Our theme for the day is BUBBLES!


10:30-11:15am: Arrive and receive your Matchbox! We'll enjoy one or two warm-up activities from your box as a community, and grab a treat from the coffee cart. After the event, you can take the rest of the activities in your box back home to enjoy.

11:15-11:45am: Family games!

11:45-12:30: Picnic lunch and live entertainment

12:30-1:30: Parent and Caregiver Connection time while kids play games with our enthusiastic team of volunteers.

1:00-2:30pm: A superfun carnival, just for TLC families!

SAFETY: We want to be sure you feel secure at this event! All the festivities will happen outside, and there is plenty of room for maintaining distance as you see fit. 

  • ALL PARTICIPANTS will be subject to a health screening upon arrival, including a temperature check and symptoms survey.  We will not allow anyone with symptoms of illness to participate.

  • ALL VOLUNTEERS will take a Covid test the morning of the event.

  • ALL VOLUNTEERS will be vaccinated and boosted.

  • ALL PARTICIPANTS will wear masks when indoors for bathroom use or shad breaks.

We also expect that you consult your primary medical provider to be sure an event like this is appropriate for your child and family.

WANT TO COME? Complete this short registration form, and you'll be added to the list!



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