Y and Marty Brennaman

From a Dragonfly Caregiver

“Who knew we would be a part of such a foundation as The Dragonfly Foundation but we are it’s reality for us. It’s a place you don’t want to be but a place your blessed to have found — that’s our Dragonfly quote we say this all the time to people. When Y was in treatment she received gifts in …

Lakota West supporting Dragonfly

Lakota West: #GoGold

On Friday, 2/2 at Lakota West High School‘s basketball game, students, faculty and friends will be wearing gold for Dragonfly! At the game, some of our Dragonflies will be there to give a testimonial. One Dragonfly wrote this to give as a short speech: “Hello, My name is Allison. When I was 6 years old, I was diagnosed with Ewing’s …

Holiday photo

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 …

Emily

Emily’s Story

Help our Dragonflies find Strength, Courage, & Joy by clicking here to donate. At the age of 6, Emily was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Two weeks later, the tumor was surgically removed. Fortunately, Emily did not have to go through chemotherapy or radiation treatments, but is facing long-term side effects from surgery and the location of the tumor. She …

Emily

Emily’s Story

At age 6, Emily was diagnosed with cancer, a brain tumor. Two weeks later, the tumor was surgically removed. Fortunately, Emily did not have to go through chemotherapy or radiation treatments, but is facing long-term side effects from surgery and the location of the tumor. She also has endured severe bone fractures in her back, arm, and legs. She continues …

Happy Halloween!!

On Friday, October 29th we celebrated Halloween with our Dragonflies at Parents Night Out! Everyone came dressed in their favorite Halloween costume and played games until dark!! Thank you Dragonflies for all of your energy and for celebrating Halloween with us, we had an absolute blast! Everyone stay safe tonight while trick-or-treating!!

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.  …

Home Runs for Healthy Kids!

On Wednesday September 20th, UnitedHealthcare presented a check to The Dragonfly Foundation for $10,000 at the Cincinnati Reds game!!!! Every time a Reds player hit a home run, United Healthcare made a donation equaling $10,000 to support Home Runs for Healthy Kids!! We are so incredibly grateful and honored to have been chosen for this amazing donation. Thank you, UnitedHealthcare for all of your continued support …

Dragonfly Day at GABP 9.13.17

On Wednesday, September 13th Dragonfly families had a unique patient/family event opportunity — thanks to our friends at CBTS and the Cincinnati Reds. Young cancer patients and their families visited Great American Ball Park, played baseball on the field, and visited the batting cages, and had the chance to see what it’s like to be a Reds player.  Upon their …