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A Thank You Letter: “Dear Dragonfly”

Reprinted with permission Dear Dragonfly, They say that when a child has cancer, his family and everyone who loves him does, too. This couldn’t be more true for us. When our 16-month-old son was diagnosed with the disease in the fall of 2015, the news sent a shockwave through all of us. Upon hearing the […]

An Open Thank You Letter

An Open Thank You Letter To: Dragonfly co-founders, Ria and Christine, and our friends at The Dragonfly Foundation, This email has been a long time coming.  You may need tissues by the time I am finished.  I don’t even know where to begin.  All I do know is you were the light and continue to […]

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“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 […]

Gift Box

“LMS drama makes wonderful gift to Dragonfly”

Chuck Gibson, loveland@communitypress.com 2:16 p.m. EST December 28, 2016 http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/local/loveland/2016/12/28/lms-drama-makes-wonderful-gift-dragonfly/95920416/   The Loveland Middle School drama, directed by Carol Hall, performed “It’s a Wonderful Life – A Live Radio Play” in early December. On Tuesday, Dec. 20, just five days before Christmas, Hall and the students presented a check for $1,000 to Colleen Berlinger, Dragonfly […]

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Scanxiety

“It’s scan week and the anxiety is in full on crazy mode. There is a term we (“we” being other parents of kids with cancer) use to describe this feeling- scanxiety. It isn’t so much anxiety about what might happen this week, it is anxiety because of what already happened. We have already heard the […]

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 […]