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 …

Happy Thanksgiving!

On Tuesday, November 21st Dragonfly held a Thanksgiving Feast for over 80 Dragonflies!! The night was filled with delicious food, arts & crafts, and games! We even got to celebrate and sing happy birthday to one of our Dragonfly’s for his 4th birthday!!! We cannot thank Dale from Moe’s Outdoor Equipment and Supplies for donating all of the tables and …

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.  …

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 …

Frankie’s Story

My name is Dawn Baker. This story is about my son Frankie, our family’s journey with cancer, and how The Dragonfly Foundation has been a light for us during a very dark time. Before Frankie was even born, he was diagnosed with some kind of mass in his chest. It wasn’t long after he came into this world that doctors …

And this is JUST about our patient/family events!

Following is a post written by a Dragonfly mom who shared information about our upcoming Dragonfly Grand Gala with her friends on Facebook: “This charity organization is AMAZING. They give tickets to families (with a child fighting cancer or “Dragonfly”) for local events. When your child is immunosuppressed they cannot be in large crowds of people. (Even more so in …