Warrior Wednesdays – Cristian Rivera Foundation

Warrior Wednesdays

Melina Edenfields

 The Monumental Life of Melina Joy. That seems to be the only emotion the Edenfields could use to describe their daughter Melina. Pure joy in the form of a little girl. Michelle, Melina’s mom, described that when she became pregnant

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Nylah Thorpe

The Noble Life of Nylah Nylah was a girl full of life and energy. She loved to do anything she was immersed in whether it be horse-back riding, camping, fishing, anything you name it. Her favorite colors were hot pink

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Daisy Xiong

On the 25th of August, 2019, Donna Xiong received the worst news any mother could receive. Her daughter Daisy, age 6, had been diagnosed with DIPG, an incurable brain cancer only seen in children.

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Eva Grace Williams

On January 1st, 2020 Paul and Carran Slapa received the worst news any parent could be faced with. Their daughter Eva was diagnosed with the rare form of brain cancer known as DIPG. At first Paul and Carran did not

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Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith was a very sociable child who loved seeing the people around him happy. He grew up with one older brother and sister, in which he acted as the balance between the two of his siblings. He was constantly

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Savannah Cash

Savannah Audrey Cash was a child filled with happiness and life. She had a strong, outgoing, and spontaneous personality that could connect with nearly anybody she came into contact with. Savannah wanted to have fun in her life and didn’t

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Meghan Farina

For those who had the opportunity to meet Meghan, they knew she was an energetic and lighthearted young girl who always saw the good in everything. Growing up in New York, she was the biggest Yankees fan and dreamt of

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Zamora Moon

“If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart, I’ll stay there forever.” – Winnie the Pooh. Just like Winnie the Pooh, Zamora Moon was a sweetheart, but also a tough cookie. When

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Olivia Bicknell

“I would do anything for my children” is a phrase that Charles Bicknell had heard many parents say throughout his life, but until something happens you don’t realize that you really would put your life on the line for your

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Caleb Lanz

Caleb Lanz was an energetic and active young boy who loved spending time outdoors whenever he got the chance. He enjoyed a variety of activities, from boating and fishing to baseball and hockey. Caleb was born in November of 2001

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Joshua Stanton Cramer

To all those who knew him, Joshua Stanton Cramer was an old soul. He was in-tune with people and happy-go-lucky by nature. Like many boys his age, he loved baseball, football, and food, particularly a Five Guys cheeseburger and fries.

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Kaylee Warren

Father’s Day 2012- that was when it all began. Father’s day is a day to celebrate and honor all the dads in the world, but for Kaylee Nichole Warren and her family, that day was the day she experienced her

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Max Chartoff

Born:September 6th, 2004 Date of Diagnosis: June 10, 2011 Died: April 29, 2012 Max Chartoff aka (Indiana Jones) was always a kind loving child whose mind was years older than his age. He had a wonderful sarcastic and adult-like sense

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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

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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

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