Our Suite at US Bank Arena

Our Dragonfly Suite at US Bank Arena

From a Dragonfly Mom: Dragonfly has a suite (capacity: 18 Dragonflies) at US Bank Arena for every event through 2019. This donated patient/family space offers limited exposure to the public and includes a private bathroom. Families enjoy attending events here, and use the open area to play, build relationships, and enjoy events held at the venue. We encourage people to …

Chemotherapy

Cancer Hurts… Relationships

You can’t punch cancer in the face. You can’t beat it up, but you can take the frustration, anger and sadness out on those you love… From a friend of the Foundation. If cancer has attacked a loved one, and you think you can go it alone, think again. You are not weak by asking for assistance. In fact, it …

"Earn Your Wings" Volunteer T-shirts

Dragonfly volunteers attract Dragonflies

Our Dragonfly volunteers receive a special t-shirt that says “Earn Your Wings.” This special shirt is worn by very special people. The following email was received from our volunteer, Debbie, who works in the Pilot House at the Great American Ball Park. In addition to seeing our families at Reds games, she also sees them at outside events. Apparently, she …

Touch a Truck Photo of boy in tire

Reflecting, while looking forward

You know, reflecting about yesterday, it was just so amazing to think about all the volunteers and public enjoying the Touch a Truck, Touch a Heart event and supporting the Dragonfly Foundation while I was at home, calling and registering new families. Several of those calls were just so emotional – about the Dragonfly Foundation and what it does; about …

Born with cancer

“It simply gives you chills.”

From a Dragonfly Employee: “You know, reflecting about yesterday, it was just so amazing to think about all the volunteers and public enjoying the Touch a Truck, Touch a Life event and supporting the Dragonfly Foundation while I was at home, calling and registering new families, several of which were just so emotional – about the Dragonfly Foundation and what …

SW with Nick and Vanessa Lachey

The joy you bring is palpable

I wanted to thank the Dragonfly Foundation for all the hard work you do for us. I was a patient until recently (yayyy remission!!) and I can’t tell you how much your efforts mean. The hospital is amazing… but at the end of the day, its still a hospital–but your work brings more joy and happiness than you know 🙂 …

I Am Still Me Shirts

So… Well… Okay

**Blog post by a Dragonfly Mom   Bad Hair Day (Source: http://caronbergen.blogspot.com/2011/02/bad-hair-day.html#links) So, this week I was asked by Ria Davidson, (a friend and co chairwoman of a new foundation formed to help bring joy and comfort to children, teens and young adults with blood diseases at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and their families called “The Dragonfly Foundation”) if I would …