Cristian Rivera Foundation

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Daily News EXCLUSIVE: Father continues crusade to find cure for rare cancer that killed his son years ago with city fund-raiser

Daily News EXCLUSIVE: Father continues crusade to find cure for rare cancer that killed his son years ago with city fund-raiser

Nearly a decade ago, John Rivera turned the worst crisis a parent can face — the terminal cancer diagnosis of his young son — into a lifelong quest to help save other children’s lives. In 2007, Rivera’s 4-year-old son, Cristian, was diagnosed with a very rare form of brain cancer, diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, or […]

Local Charity Aims To Cure Deadly Pediatric Cancer With Star Power

Local Charity Aims To Cure Deadly Pediatric Cancer With Star Power

We love great non-for-profit work, for the eighth year in a row, New York City-based not-for-profit 501(c)(3) The Cristian Rivera Foundation is gathering celebrities, supporters and donors to raise money toward a groundbreaking clinical trial aimed at curing Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG). The eighth annual Cristian Rivera Foundation Celebrity Gala will be held at […]

Remembering Delaney Starcher

  Happy 8th birthday to DIPG angel, Delaney Starcher born April 1st, 2004. “Laney Bug” was diagnosed on October 9th, 2008 at just over 4 years old and about a year later on December 1st, 2009 this little angel earned her wings. She won her battle and found her place in heaven, where she watches […]