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Daily News EXCLUSIVE: Cristian Rivera Foundation Boat Ride around NYC on July 15 is child cancer fundraiser

Daily News EXCLUSIVE: Cristian Rivera Foundation Boat Ride around NYC on July 15 is child cancer fundraiser

One of New York City’s best-known music promoters of the ‘90s is having a throwback dance party — that doubles as a fundraiser for a cause near and dear to his heart. Revelers who hop aboard the Circle Line on Saturday, July 15, at 7 p.m. for the second annual Cristian Rivera Foundation Freestyle Flashback […]

Cristian Rivera Foundation January 2017 Newsletter

  News and Insight into the Cristian Rivera Foundation Cristian Rivera Foundation 2017 January Newsletter January is always an sad month for The Cristian Rivera Foundation. First, Cristian was Diagnosed with DIPG January 21st, 2007 and Lost his Battle to DIPG January 25th 2009. Cristian would have been 14 years old had he’d been alive. […]

Remembering Cristian Rivera Foundation Honorary Committee Member The Late & Great Anthony Mason on what would have been his 50th Birthday

  Today, December 14th, the Cristian Rivera Foundation would like to take a moment and wish our Honorary Committee Member, the Late and Great Anthony Mason a very Happy Birthday in Heaven. Anthony Mason was an amazing committee member and was so dedicated to the foundation and to our mission of never to relenting in […]

Cristian Rivera Foundation Committee Member Kenan Thompson on All That, Kenan & Kel and Using Fame For a Cause — Wetpaint Exclusive

  While Kenan Thompson has spent the last 13 years making us laugh on SNL, many also know him as one of the original cast members of the Nickelodeon sketch-comedy classic All That. Characters like Pierre Escargot, Superdude, and Miss Piddlin made kids of all ages burst into fits of laughter, eventually leading him and […]

Cristian Rivera Foundation Committee Member Louie Vega Nominated For Grammy Award 2017

Best Dance / Electronic Album – Starring…XXVIII Released February 2016 on Vega Records grammy.com/nominees Billboard “Another opportunity to impact the dancefloors of the future” i-D Magazine “A testament to Louie’s knowledge, ability and friendships in the world of music” Resident Advisor “One of dance music’s most important figures” Mixmag “Few people in this game can […]

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 […]

Cristian Rivera Foundation November 2016 Newsletter

Cristian Rivera Foundation 2016 November Newsletter November is always an exciting month for The Cristian Rivera Foundation. First, there is Thanksgiving and who doesn’t love Thanksgiving? We love being able to take the time out of our busy schedules and spend time with our family and friends to reflect on the past year and express […]

Breaking CRF News: Brandon Stanton, of Humans of New York, to receive 2016 Humanitarian Award at the 8th Annual Cristian Rivera Foundation’s Celebrity Fundraising Gala

  The Cristian Rivera Foundation has amazing news to share! This years’ Cristian Rivera Foundation’s Humanitarian Award recipient is Brandon Stanton. Brandon is the founder of the incredibly popular Humans of New York! Earlier this year, Brandon ran a story and a subsequent fundraising campaign to benefit Dr. Mark Souweidane. We were impressed with Brandon’s […]