Cristian Rivera Foundation


Remembering Cristian Rivera

  On January 25, 2009, the world lost a smart, brave and all-around remarkable 6-year-old boy named Cristian Rivera as his two-year battle with DIPG came to an end. Three years later, we remember Cristian on the anniversary of the day he earned his wings and went to Heaven. Cristian is loved and missed dearly […]

Celebrity Chef and Cristian Rivera Foundation Committee Member Ricardo Cardona Caters Delicious Home-Cooked Meal for “Moms for Mikey” Auction Winners

The Cristian Rivera Foundation, along with Committee Member and Celebrity Chef Ricardo Cardona, donated an event package that was auctioned at the Mikey Czech Foundation’s annual fundraiser gala, “Moms for Mikey,” on Saturday November 19, 2011 at The Woodway Country Club, Darien, CT. Robert and Dana MacNaughton bid a winning $7,500 for Chef Cardona to […]

The Cristian Rivera Foundation mourns the loss of Samuel Tyler Kidd

Monday January, 9 2012 was a sad day for the entire DIPG community as Heaven gained another DIPG Angel. Eleven-year-old Samuel Tyler Kidd lost his battle with DIPG at 9:30 that morning. His parents, Mark and Mindy, will always remember him as vibrant, fun-loving, caring little boy. He had a huge heart of pure gold […]

A Special Thanks to Cristian Rivera Foundation Committee Member Solange Osorio

As founder of the Cristian Rivera Foundation, I would like to take a moment to express my sincerest gratitude to one of our most active and dedicated committee members, Solange Osorio. Solange has been a committee member basically since the foundation began and even though she has never had or lost a child to DIPG, […]