Cristian Rivera Foundation

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New Cristian Rivera Foundation Bracelet Gets Celebrity Support

  Notable names from television, restaurants, radio and sports have been seen wearing the new Cristian Rivera Foundation bracelet, which debuted at the Third Annual Cristian Rivera Foundation Gala on Monday September 12. Inspired and designed by Cristian’s Mommy Jenelle Asencio, each brown beaded bracelet features the Cristian Rivera Foundation logo in your choice of […]

Remembering Ralph Mercado

  On Sunday, January 25th 2009, I lost my son Cristian to Pontine Glioma, a rare form of brain cancer that has no cure. On Tuesday, March 10th, 2009 I had another painful loss. I lost my partner, my mentor, my friend, my brother and my second father: Ralph Mercado. He was the only person […]

The Cristian Rivera Foundation Donates $100,000 to Dr. Mark Souweidane of Weill Cornell Medical Center at Third Annual Gala

  Thanks to overwhelming ticket sales, live and silent auction purchases, and donations associated with this year’s Third Annual Cristian Rivera Foundation Gala, John “Gungie” Rivera was proud to present with a check for $100,000 at the star-studded event. John was joined on stage by all of the Cristian Rivera Foundation committee members in attendance […]

Jay Hernandez Spreads the Word

  Cristian Rivera Foundation Committee member, Jay Hernandez, was scoring goals on the west coast at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford. He and fellow San Jose Earthquakes teammate, Bobby Burling, spent time with the patients there while teaming with MLS W.O.R.K.S. and the Starlight Children’s Foundation to introduce new gaming consoles being installed […]