A Halloween story worth sharing…

A reminder to err on the side of kindness: Over the weekend, a Dragonfly family with 4 young kids, one of whom has cancer, went to East Fork to do some early trick-or-treating at a special event. To make taking them easier, J, the patient and oldest child, suggested putting the 3 younger kids in his wheelchair, while he would …

Why Dragonfly? Answers from our Board Member John Burns

John Burns, President, EncoreTechs Joined The Dragonfly Board: 2010 Question 1: Why Did You Want To Be On The Board of The Dragonfly Foundation: I wanted to help provide an escape for families dealing with the constant stress of caring for a child with cancer. Question 2: Why Is Dragonfly Worthy of Sponsorship? They are true to their mission. Everything …

So easy to take life for granted.

Want to appreciate the ocean? Go there with a cancer patient who may be seeing it for the last time. Dreading your next birthday? Sit and listen to a cancer patient talk about her next birthday party that she may not get to have. Think dance recitals are a hassle? Go with a parent whose child was released from the …

Why Dragonfly? Answers from Our Board Member, Trish Elam

Trish Elam Joined The Dragonfly Board: 2013 Question 1: Why Did You Want To Be On The Board of The Dragonfly Foundation: I became a Dragonfly Board member to make a difference in the lives of children with cancer and to help their families. Question 2: Why Is Dragonfly Worthy of Sponsorship? They provide vital support to families at time …

Two Dragonflies: One Family

From a Dragonfly Mom Who Wrote About Her Inspiration For The Painting in the Picture: When I attended a fundraiser for The Dragonfly Foundation, I had the awesome experience of learning how to paint a dragonfly. Later, at home, I decided to paint other another canvas, but with two dragonflies. The first dragonfly I painted blue in honor of my …

Matt and Sam

Quotes of the Week

“When a social worker suggested Dragonfly and told me that they did lots of fun activities, I thought I would never have another day of fun in my life and neither would my child. However, I joined for my child’s sake, thinking she needed support outside the family. Dragonfly has done so much for our family! I’ve found support not …

Laptops, iPads, Game Systems & Charging Stations

“I was making tough choices and he was able to just be a kid”

From a Dragonfly Mom: “I wanted to thank you all for the joy you’ve brought us! “A” will be going home from Cincinnati Children’s to hospice care today. He will have good days and bad days. As I sat with hospice to discuss the beauty of transitioning from this earthy life to the next stage of life, “A” joyfully played …