Cristian Rivera Foundation


Local Charity Raises $10,000 for Cancer Research with Charity Performance of Award-Winning Musical!

  Local Charity Raises $10,000 for Cancer Research with Charity Performance of Award-Winning Musical! March 23, 2012—New York, NY—New York-based not-for-profit 501(c)(3) The Cristian Rivera Foundation raised $10,000 for a pioneering cancer trial at Memorial Sloan Kettering on Thursday, March 22 with a one-night-only charity performance of award-winning bilingual musical DC-7, The Roberto Clemente Story at […]

Bilingual Musical to Host Charity Performance Benefiting the Cristian Rivera Foundation

On Thursday, March 22, DC-7 The Roberto Clemente Story will be hosting a special charity performance to benefit The Cristian Rivera Foundation. Cristian Rivera Foundation Founder John “Gungie” Rivera and Cristian Rivera Foundation Committee Members Ralph Mercado III and Miriam Colon are associate producers of the play, which is produced by Teatro SEA’s Manuel Moran. […]

Remembering Nathan Andrew Waggoner

  Nathan, born August 18th, 1992 was a positive spirit, even after his diagnosis on May 8th, 2008 at the age of 16. He loved his job at an Omaha local Sporting Goods store where he was always around equipment for the sports he loved. He enjoyed boating, fishing, wakeboarding, snowboarding and kayaking. It was […]

Collaborating to Cure DIPG

  DIPG Dad Juan Manuel Viu flew to the U.S. from Spain once again to meet with fellow DIPG Dad, John “Gungie” Rivera at The Cristian Rivera Foundation offices in New York last night.  Dr. Jaume Mora, of Spain’s Hospital Sant Joan de Deu flew into Boston earlier in the week to speak with Dr. […]

Remembering Hope Fuller

  The Cristian Rivera Foundation remembers DIPG Angel, Hope Fuller who earned her wings on March 10th, 2010 after being diagnosed on July 29th 2009. Hope had a true humanitarian spirit and tried to help everyone in any way she could. From lemonade stands for a homeless woman in her neighborhood and for her school, […]

Remembering Brendan Duhaime

  Happy 9th Birthday to DIPG Angel Brendan Duhaime! Brendan was diagnosed just a day before Thanksgiving, November 25th 2009 and lost his battle June 18th 2011. DIPG might have taken his physical strength, but as the exuberant young man he was, it never took his spirit. The lives he touched in just 8 years […]