Children with cancer are smiling today at a Flashes of Hope shoots. Our dedicated volunteer chapter directors coordinate photo shoots within the nation's top hospitals and at special events for children with cancer. Whether photographing one child isolated in a bone marrow unit or a hundred kids having fun at summer camp, it's an unforgettable experience for everyone involved.

Loretta Nasca

Loretta Nasca

Loretta was named Chapter Director of the Cleveland Chapter in 2006. She has been involved in the graphic arts industry for over 30 years. From 1991 through 2006, in partnership with two siblings, she served as owner/principal of a full service printing firm. Loretta is currently developing a small commercial photography firm specializing in architectural and portraiture work. Ms. Nasca has been instrumental in the administrative support and fundraising activities for numerous academic and non-profit organizations specifically focused on youth development. Loretta graduated from St. Mary's College with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a strong concentration in photography.

Hands on head

The children often request to be photographed with special friends – in this case a stuffed bunny. Children are also photographed with parents, siblings, hospital staff and even fellow patients. This sweet image was captured at All Children's Hospital in Tampa, Florida.

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