Click on any of the pics below to meet our kids…
This is Trey, age 11, who was diagnosed with stage IV neuroblastoma. Trey loves playing basketball, MineCraft, and Harry Potter. Trey has a huge heart for the homeless. When he grows up, he wants to build a food bank with lots of houses around it. He plans on inviting homeless people to live and eat there for free.
This is Kieran, age 5, who was diagnosed with Wilms Tumor. Kieran recently found out his cancer has returned, but he is ready to fight cancer for the second time! Kieran loves gummy bears, soccer, and is a little ball of energy! Kieran would eat candy every day if he could!
This is Dami, age 13, who was diagnosed with Astrocytoma. Dami is an incredible dancer, and loves to hang out with her friends. Dami is strong and positive as she overcomes the obstacles she faces on a daily basis. Dami never fails to make others laugh or smile!
This is Travis, age 16, who was diagnosed with a diffuse infiltrating glioma (inoperable brain tumor). Travis loves music, art, dogs, tie dye, cooking, the Flyers and most of all, helping other kids with cancer. Travis is passionate about making a difference for kids with cancer in every way possible. He plans to be a physician-scientist in the field of pediatric brain tumors.
This is Julia, age 8, who was diagnosed with gliofibroma. Julia loves to dance, sing and have play dates with her friends. Julia has a contagious laugh and the power to make everybody around her happy.
This is Luca, age 11 who was diagnosed with ependymoblastoma for the first time at the age of 15 months. Luca loves to play xbox, make youtube videos under his alter ego “Emerald King,” and play with his dog Penny. Something interesting about Luca is that he can curl his tongue into the shape of a flower and is so addicted to bacon that if he could be any super hero he says he’d be “Bacon-Man” so he could make it rain bacon.
Michael, age 6, was diagnosed with Pre-B Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) . Mikey loves dinosaurs, soccer, Paw Patrol and the color blue. Mikey’s end of treatment date is set for April 2018. He looks forward to being a regular kid.
This is Sadie, age 4, who was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma in October of 2015. Sadie loves to sing and dance to any Disney movie. She enjoys playing with her babies, animals and playing with her big sister Callie!
Olivia, age 6, was diagnosed in January 2016 with Pre-B ALL (Leukemia). Olivia is currently in the Maintenance Phase with a treatment end date of June 1, 2018. Olivia is currently loving life as a big kindergartener and enjoys soccer, swimming, fishing, exploring outside and hanging out her friends.
At age 4, Addie was diagnosed with T-cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Addie loves the color blue, and all things girly! She loves princesses, dressing up, and American Girl Dolls. Addie loves to sing and perform, and has a smile that can light up a room!
At age 12, Hannah was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Hannah is excited to be back in school full time, in 8th grade. She enjoys basketball, participating in school activities, and hanging out with her friends! Hannah is looking forward to new adventures and being a social teenager again!
Madison, often referred to as Princess Madison, was diagnosed at 7 months with an optic pathway glioma. Madison wakes up smiling and goes to bed smiling. She loves to dance, wear jewelry and play dress up, and hasn’t met a lollipop that she doesn’t like. She looks for her brother all day long and is a huge fan of singing baby shark and happy birthday.
This is Abbie. Abbie is 4 years old and is hard at work battling stage 4 Wilms Tumor. Abbie loves to sing and dance and can be found playing Barbies and coloring when she is not outside riding her bike. Abbie has a heart for others and loves hanging out with her family. This is Abbie’s first year as a Crush Kid!
Railyn is a fun loving 5 year old who loves to do puzzles, color and go to the beach and go do different activities. She is in the maintenance phase of ALL (Leukemia). She loves to go the aquarium and zoo, and loves arts and crafts!
Nicholas was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma at the age of 2. This brave 3-year-old navigated his rigorous treatment with a sweet smile the entire time. Nicholas is big brother to twin siblings and enjoys dancing, cooking, and playing soccer. Nicholas is currently in the maintenance phase of his treatment.
Vincent was diagnosed with ATRT, a form of brain cancer. A joyous, 2 year-old little boy with incredible determination, he is fight this disease for a second time. Along with being devoted to his older sister Mina, Vincent loves Sesame Street, music, playing outside and learning his shapes and colors. Vincent is working very hard on learning how to walk and is facing his grueling treatment with great bravery and grit!