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Full Steam Ahead: Promising Research Results and New Funding for DIPG

Full Steam Ahead: Promising Research Results and New Funding for DIPG

As we enter 2021, things are looking promising for the research side of DIPG (diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma)! In particular, there have been discoveries at the University of Michigan using mice models that could lead to a new treatment.  Researchers also received a large grant to fund their DIPG project in Switzerland and Norway.  We […]

2021 is Finally Here! January 2021 Newsletter

2021 is Finally Here! January 2021 Newsletter

A Look Back at 2020’s Highlights 2020 Raffle Project Earned Guidestar Platinum and Great NonProfits Awards 3 Years in a Row New Board Members Alex Arizmendi & Rena Kliot, Francesco Quattrone & Alberto Torres Maggie Meehan’s Virtual Fundraiser 3rd Annual CRF Virtual 5K Meeting and Helping DIPG Warrior Emiliano Year-End Support to our Medical Partners […]

5 New Year’s Resolutions You Can Keep For More Than One Week

5 New Year’s Resolutions You Can Keep For More Than One Week

The year 2020 gave us numerous reasons to push off our New Year’s resolutions. It started with the fires in Australia, then came the novel Coronavirus. COVID-19 put a halt on life as we knew it and put a strain on communities across the world. In particular, families struggling with DIPG  have been negatively impacted, […]

CRF December Newsletter – So Long 2020!

CRF December Newsletter – So Long 2020!

As we head into the holidays and wrap up 2020, we can look back on this challenging year and see all of the things we have been through and overcame. The COVID-19 pandemic that loomed over this year was unlike anything we have ever had to deal with. Schools closed down, essential workers risked their […]

How to Be Present During the Holidays

How to Be Present During the Holidays

Thanksgiving to New Years marks such a busy time for most Americans. From end-of year work schedules to last minute Christmas shopping, it is easy to become distracted and stressed from all the running around. Although, this year looks a little different than most because it has allowed us to slow down and appreciate the […]

Getting Ready for the Holidays: COVID Edition

Getting Ready for the Holidays: COVID Edition

As Thanksgiving comes to a close, preparations for the holidays have finally begun. Christmas lights, present shopping, and holiday drinks are all right around the corner, but in the midst of all of the excitement we still have to remember that we are in a pandemic. So here are 5 ways to stay jolly and […]

6 Tips To Maintain Healthy Relationships

6 Tips To Maintain Healthy Relationships

In this day and age, many of us desire healthy relationships in order to stay happy, feel loved and balanced, so that we may better understand our purpose and overall value. Studies have shown that healthy relationships tend to increase our happiness, improve our overall health and reduce stress. These tips apply to all relationships […]

10 Things To Be Grateful For During Covid-19 in 2020

10 Things To Be Grateful For During Covid-19 in 2020

If you were to create a list of what you are grateful for during the COVID-19 season, what might you include? While we know that Covid-19 has impacted everyone, we want to encourage you to continue focusing on the good and hope that you will reflect with us on the many blessings we have. Here […]