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Congratulations to the 2024 Cristian Rivera Foundation
Raffle Winners

Congratulations to the 2024 Cristian Rivera Foundation
Raffle Winners

Winners Are: 1st Prize:2 Premium Tickets to a NY Yankees Game (2024 Season) Hilda A. Castillo (#3048) 2nd Prize:Apple iPad Steve (#2183) 3rd Prize:$200.00 Dinner Gift Card to Giacomo & Gennaro’s Patricia’s of Tremont Restaurant Arianna Zollo (#2503) Thank you to all who Participated. It is because of people like you that we are a […]

CRF Donates a check to one of its Medical Partners, Dr. Oren Becher, which puts them over ½ Million dollars ($500,000) donated in 2023

CRF Donates a check to one of its Medical Partners, Dr. Oren Becher, which puts them over ½ Million dollars ($500,000) donated in 2023

Our founder John Gungie Rivera, chairman Melinda Colon Cox, and top board members Jarrad Seuferling and Carlos Colon recently presented Dr. Oren Becher, one of CRF’s medical partners and chief of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at the Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital, with a post-dated check for 2023, putting CRF at over $500,000 (half a million dollars) […]

Congratulations to the 2023 Cristian Rivera Foundation
Raffle Winners

Congratulations to the 2023 Cristian Rivera Foundation
Raffle Winners

Winners Are: 1st Prize:2 Premium Tickets to a NY Yankees Game (2023 Season) Aldo Marin (#1425) 2nd Prize:Apple iPad Monica De Los Rios (#3374) 3rd Prize:$200.00 Dinner Gift Card to Con Sofrito Restaurant Cynthia Lane-Hand (#1607)

Working Towards A Cure: Read the Latest DIPG News!

Working Towards A Cure: Read the Latest DIPG News!

Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Gliomas do not have a cure.  There are many doctors and researchers working to find the solution to this terrible disease. The tumor is inoperable due to its delicate location in the pons.  This area controls vital functions such as breathing and heart rate.  The growth pattern of this type of tumor […]

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 […]

A Conversation with Dr. Kathy Warren of the Dana Farber Institute

A Conversation with Dr. Kathy Warren of the Dana Farber Institute

Dr. Kathy Warren is a unique and caring woman who is committed to her work in finding a cure for DIPG. She has a special relationship with the Cristian Rivera Foundation having been awarded the 2019 Vision of Hope Award at last year’s gala for all her efforts. She currently works as the clinical director […]