HOUSTON -

MD Anderson Cancer Center recognized the achievements of its young artists in the Children's Art Project.

During the ceremony on Friday, each child received an award for artwork they created as a patient, which is also featured on gift merchandise benefiting patient programs at MD Anderson.

CAP's mission is to support young MD Anderson cancer patients and their families through the sale of products featuring their artwork.

Funds generated allow children to participate in programs benefiting educational, recreational and emotional needs