Cristian Rivera Foundation

How to Have a Healthy Summer in the Time of COVID-19

How to Have a Healthy Summer in the Time of COVID-19

Trying to find ways to stay healthy and happy while stuck at home all summer? There is no doubt that this year has brought unprecedented events that none of us anticipated. With COVID-19 cases still very prevalent in this country and throughout the world, many summer travel plans were put on hold, forcing us all […]

Lindsey Steltenpohl

Lindsey Steltenpohl

5 years old is the age of play dates and Disney movies. A time for children to laugh and play and enjoy having no responsibilities. For Lindsey Steltenpohl, her life was a different story. At only 5 years old she was diagnosed with DIPG or Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma. The headaches and balance problems that […]

Happy Summer! Check out the CRF July 2020 Newsletter

Happy Summer! Check out the CRF July 2020 Newsletter

Cristian Rivera Foundation 2020 July Newsletter For the Cristian Rivera Foundation, the month of July has been quite eventful. As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to fluctuate, we have been persevering and working diligently to continue to raise awareness and funds for DIPG and DIPG research.  This month we had our first ever Virtual CRF 5K […]

Kaitlyn Marie Garcia

Kaitlyn Marie Garcia

4 years old- that’s how old Kaitlyn Marie Garcia was when her family found out she had DIPG. She was a happy, sassy, funny girl who had started to run into walls and have nightmares, leading to her family taking her to the hospital in concern. The doctors didn’t know what was wrong at first but eventually, they found cancer. […]

The Cristian Rivera Foundation Newsletter for June 2020 is here!

The Cristian Rivera Foundation Newsletter for June 2020 is here!

Cristian Rivera Foundation 2020 June Newsletter Happy June everyone! Our world has seen many tides and turns over the past few months, but we’ve made it through to the summer and are excited about what this new season has to offer. Whether it’s some long-needed time in the sun or finally being able to slowly […]

The Cristian Rivera Foundation Newsletter for May 2020 is here!

The Cristian Rivera Foundation Newsletter for May 2020 is here!

Cristian Rivera Foundation 2020 May Newsletter It has been an eventful month for May here at the Cristian Rivera Foundation. As our country slowly takes steps to reopen, we have been charging Full Steam Ahead to continue doing what we can to help those affected by DIPG. It is official that our 3rd Annual CRF […]

11th Annual Gala Live Auction Winners for 2 SNL Tickets Meet Kenan Thompson

11th Annual Gala Live Auction Winners for 2 SNL Tickets Meet Kenan Thompson

Our auction winners for two SNL tickets from our 11th Annal Gala had a BLAST at the show back at the beginning of March. CRF Board Member Kenan Thompson was kind enough to join them on stage for a picture afterward. Our auction winners from this past gala are David Foster and his daughter. David […]

CRF April 2020 Newsletter – Full Steam Ahead in the time of COVID-19

CRF April 2020 Newsletter – Full Steam Ahead in the time of COVID-19

To ensure you receive our emails, please add info@cristianriverafoundation.org to your address book. Cristian Rivera Foundation 2020 April Newsletter It has been an overwhelming month for each of us as we all adjust to a new definition of “normal”. We have all experienced changes in our everyday routines and alterations in our plans for the […]

Cristian Rivera Foundation March 2020 Newsletter

Cristian Rivera Foundation March 2020 Newsletter

Cristian Rivera Foundation 2020 March Newsletter March has brought some serious challenges to our society as we navigate our world in the time of COVID-19 or the Coronavirus. As events, companies, social gatherings, weddings, funerals and more have been cancelled across the world, we have come to understand that separation means safety and staying apart […]