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Quotes From Dragonfly Families

“I cannot thank you enough for the opportunity for the Christmas shop today! We have been struggling so much and our furnace motor blew last night, so Christmas for our 4 kids was only going to be from family. However, thanks to (Dragonfly) and you, we were able to get some toys, games, hats and shirts for all of our …

Video: “Dear Dragonfly” Letter From Lauren Young

Recently, a Dragonfly mom named Lauren Young wrote a thank you letter to The Dragonfly Foundation… It touched our hearts so much that we asked if she would be willing film a testimonial video for us.  Lauren, working closely with our friends at ChiliDog Pictures (and with the help of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center), went the extra mile and recreated her/her family’s experience as Dragonflies.  …

How can you breathe with no air

A Dragonfly Caregiver wrote this about her family’s experience with Dragonfly… in 2014 and today: January 24, 2017: “I wrote this years back when Y was in treatment and I didn’t know what to do or were to turn and I felt so alone even though I had my wonderful husband and mother in law a very few family members …

“TDF was there for us…”

Post by a Dragonfly Mom who nominated TDF for support: “Our favorite non-profit organization is The Dragonfly Foundation! When our son, one of your patients, was diagnosed with stage 3, intermediate risk neuroblastoma in the fall of 2015, TDF was there for us from the very beginning! During our initial week-long hospital stay, they provided us with a bag of …

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“before we even knew we needed them”

“I remember getting ours. It was during our first inpatient stay and we had only found out a few days before what was really wrong with (my son). I was lost in a whirlwind of paperwork, meetings with doctors, and trying to remember how to breathe while I put on a brave face for him. The door opened for what …

They’re truly a blessing to our family.”

“My husband and I arrived at Cincinnati Children’s on October 6th. We were admitted straight from the CT department at our local hospital more than 2 hours away. We had nothing packed. Our main concern was our daughter, who has a mass on her liver. We were admitted and quickly had to think about essentials for our stay. God bless …

Transcript of speech from Dragonfly mom/son

On January 25th, Dragonfly held an intimate reception at Tony’s Steaks & Seafood in Cincinnati. The event was sponsored by Tony’s and attended by Dragonfly supporters, board members and staff. The highlight of the event was a Dragonfly Family who spoke about how The Dragonfly Foundation impacted their treatment and recovery experience. Jordan, a Dragonfly patient, and his mom Tess …

Quotes from our Dragonfly Families

“Thank you SO much for E’s Thomas the Train gifts today. After a long day in the hospital under anesthesia, Evan came home tired and sore. When he saw he had a package and what was inside, it completely changed his demeanor. I have never seen him so excited on these hospital days. It brought tears to this mama’s eyes. …