Help and Hope Happen Here
Author: Mark LevineSubscribed: 2Played: 108
Ellyn Miller will talk about her daughter Gabriella who passed away from DIPG in 2013, and the advocacy work that Gabriella started and Ellyn has continued for Pediatric Cancer patients.
Mark Weiss started his non profit COMIC BOOKS FOR KIDS in 2017 to help brighten the days for Pediatric Cancer patients undergoing treatment. This non profit is now the largest Comic Book charity in the country.
Courtney Durante will talk about her daughter Lilli whose cancer battle inspired her to start COSTUMES FOR COURAGE, which in one year has distributed 250 costumes to kids in 41 states and 6 countries who are battling cancer.
Melissa Scott will discuss the Pediatric Cancer Non Profit COOL KIDS CAMPAIGN, and the support it has received from Board Members and former star athletes Ken Singleton and Dan Jansen, as well as former Olympic Icon Mike Eruzione.
Nancy Goodman will talk about her Non Profit KIDS V CANCER, which she started just 1 day after her son Jacob passed away from Medulloblastoma in 2009. Nancy will also speak about her successful initiatives that have been adopted on Capitol Hill
Cole Stabnick and Luke Reynolds will discuss an event which they started as High School seniors, to honor a classmate who was diagnosed with Non Hodgkins Lymphoma. This idea eventually became a very successful non profit called BALL 4 A CURE
Emily Hein will talk about her advocacy work over the past year for the cause of Pediatric Cancer. A long time volunteer for different causes, Emily decided to concentrate solely on helping these kids and their families in their highest time of need.
Jayne Vinson will talk about her grandson Jayden's shocking diagnosis of colon cancer at the age of 11, and his passing away from it at the age of 13 in July of this year.
Dr. Tabitha Cooney will talk about her roles as a Pediatric Neurooncologist and as the Director of the Pediatric Neuro Oncology Survivorship Program at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.
Regina Karchner had to wait 2 years, from ages 14 to 16 to get a correct diagnosis of a Pedi atric Brain Tumor. Thankfully Regina fully recovered and is now the West Region Social Work Coordinator for the Children's Brain Tumor Foundation
Derek Zinser will talk about how the passing of his father in January of 2009 motivated him to become and advocate in Pediatric Cancer, beginning with his Mascots For a Cure Non Profit, and now with his soon to be published book Sir Roland's Big Adventure
In part 2 of my interviews with Jr. Board members of MIB Agents, I will speak with Ally Tamayose and Delaney Sweet, who were diagnosed with Osteosarcoma as they were entering their teenage years.
Kara Skrubis, Maeve Smart, and Mia Sandino will talk about their battles with Osteosarcoma, and their roles as Jr. Board Members of the Non Profit MIB Agents in today's Podcast.
Vicki Bunke will talk about her amazing daughter Grace who passed away from Osteosarcoma in March 0f 2018, but not before leaving a lasting legacy of courage and resilience..
Jonathan Agin lost his daughter Alexis to DIPG after a 33 month battle with this deadly form of Pediatric Brain Cancer. Since then, he has become a major advocate in trying to help these kids who are diagnosed with this terrible disease.
Shelley LoRusso will talk about her daughter Olivia's difficult battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia, and the Olivia Hope Foundation that she started in Olivia's honor and memory.
Anna Thompson will talk about her son Lake and his battle with Leukemia, plus the non profit which was started by her and two other families who lost their daughters to this same disease only months apart.
Kristena Kitchen will talk about her daughter Bryanna and her valiant fight against leukemia before her passing in 2016.
Ann Graham will talk about her battle with Osteosarcoma which she was diagnosed with at the very rare age of 43, and her MIB Agents non profit which is doing what it can to help kids who have been diagnosed with this form of pediatric cancer
Dr. Lori Wiener will discuss how she helped to develop the first evidence based psychosocial standards of care for children and their families, plus her many innovations to help children understand their own cancer battles.