Love

Love getting these notes!

From Dragonfly Families: “The kids are having the time of their life! S has a non-stop smile!” “The amazing opportunities to spend time together as a family…FAMILY TIME!!! The most precious gift! Amazing, and exciting things to do together when we need it the most! Time to forget and enjoy each other!! Thank you!” “The Dragonfly Foundation came into our …

Dragonfly Cartoon

Helping me see the light

From a Dragonfly: “I talked with an old school friend today and she asked me questions about what it was like and how I got through it because she said if her child had cancer she didn’t think she could. I told her in the best way I can, it is like you have a box, a small brown box, …

Dragonfly Photo

No… not another one…

2,548 days… We lost one today that was 2,548 days old… 6 years, 11 months, and 22 days old… Him, plus those that are +/- that age make days like this so incredibly, profoundly sad… our 64th.

A Thank You Note

A note from a Dragonfly Mom: “My daughter, A, just started receiving treatment at Cincinnati Children’s for liver cancer. I just wanted to take a moment to thank you for the welcome bag (New Diagnosis/Extended Stay Care Package). It provided many things that we were in need of and was put to use right away. I also wanted to let …

Cancer, not Kryptonite, is his weakness….

From a Dragonfly Mom: “The anger and sadness wells up in me when my J is playing superman, but says “I don’t want to be superman anymore.” The reason- the cape about his neck made him gag, despite trying to make it as loose as possible. I HATE CANCER!” Our kids should want to be superheroes.

Love our bumper stickers!

From a Dragonfly mom: “(While) Cashing out at Krogers a lady approached me and asked me if that was my car outside with the dragonfly stickers on it and cause I had my Dragonfly jacket on she asked what is The Dragonfly foundation. I said Oh thank you for asking I hope you have a few minutes. she did and …

Birthday gift donations

From a dragonfly mom…. ‘I’m so proud of E. who asked all of her friends to donate gift cards to The Dragonfly Foundation instead of bringing her gifts for her 11th birthday.  This girl has the biggest heart and always looking for a way to help others and give back!  Love her sweet soul!!  <3 <3’

“My mom don’t need to be worried…”

One of our Dragonfly mom’s posted this on our private Facebook page for patients/families: “Hello, Good morning, I did receive a call from School Nurse of my Son, He’s having a headache, she ask Him ir he want Mom pick up him from School, He told he nop, He said to the Nurse: MY MOM IS NOT A RICH MOM …

Infant Dragonfly

And they haven’t even gotten to know us yet…

We registered a really little Dragonfly today. Her mommy told us that her baby’s “favorite thing”was the Dragonfly bracelet that came in our New Diagnosis/Extended Stay Care Package. She said, “she will not let go of it.” (You can also see it in the picture she sent). She is reason #1,930 why we are so grateful for the community’s support.