Tag Archives: The Isabella Santos Foundation
Today, March 9, Isabella Santos would have celebrated her 8th birthday. It should be a day of princesses and frilly skirts and cool boots and American Girl and dancing and singing and all the things Ib loved. Instead, her parents … Continue reading
Childhood cancer changes your perspective on everything…
On June 24, 2012, Stuart Santos received a beautiful birthday gift from his daughter, Isabella. She bought him an entry into the ING New York City marathon to run for Fred’s Team, a fundraising program that brings much-needed money to Memorial … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Fred's Team, ING Marathon, Isabella Santos, MSKCC, neuroblastoma, NYC, NYC Marathon, The Isabella Santos Foundation 4 Comments
The Miami Herald Highlights the Nightmare that is Neuroblastoma.
For the past month, I’ve been trying to do my part to raise awareness of childhood cancers. I’ve blogged about it. Facebooked about it. Tweeted about it. I’ve worn my gold ribbon lapel and answered many questions about it. I’ve … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, Alexandra Scott, childhood cancer, Isabella Santos, Lane Goodwin, Mystic Force Foundation, neuroblastoma, Ronan Thompson, Sal Vanni, St. Baldrick's, The Isabella Santos Foundation, The Miami Herald, The Ronan Thompson Foundation, The Truth 365, Thumbs Up for Lane 2 Comments
Death is nothing if not consistent.
The past few days, I’ve been mourning the loss of my beloved Nana, who was blessed to have 95 long years on this earth. She was the anchor of our family and her loss is profound. Especially for my mom. … Continue reading
I’ve read many things about childhood cancer, and, in particular, neuroblastoma. Although ALL childhood cancers are underfunded, I’ve often focused on neuroblastoma for two reasons. First, it’s what killed my friend’s daughter, Isabella Santos. And second, it’s not as rare … Continue reading
Do I Need A Reason?
The other day, someone asked me why my Facebook page has been loaded with posts related to childhood cancer. Which, essentially, means I was asked, “Why do you care about this so much?” The obvious answer is that September is … Continue reading