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 …

Review of The Dragonfly Foundation

“The large gestures are the most fun to hear about, often the easiest to point out, and Dragonfly’s could certainly fill a book. But what’s just as important – They have taken into account the details many glance over, never realizing the big impact these seemingly small acts can make, but Dragonfly knows. They know the little things that can …

We are here until there is a cure for every Dragonfly

“So many people are vocal about the need for a cure for every cancer — WE WANT IT TOO. Far fewer really think about or support the very things that help keep families whole and patients uplifted during the trying or life-limiting times. With the breadth and depth of our programs and our two patient/family spaces, Dragonfly makes memories, brings …

Matt and Sam

Quotes of the Week

“When a social worker suggested Dragonfly and told me that they did lots of fun activities, I thought I would never have another day of fun in my life and neither would my child. However, I joined for my child’s sake, thinking she needed support outside the family. Dragonfly has done so much for our family! I’ve found support not …

Dragonfly Handhake

“10 Things I’d Tell Parents Who Just Found Out Their Child Has Cancer”

Reposted from a blog by Matt Kabel: http://themighty.com/2015/08/10-things-id-tell-parents-who-just-found-out-their-child-has-cancer/#ixzz3lvinBwaa Last week was a big moment for our family. Our 2-year-old daughter, Sally, received her last dose of scheduled chemo to treat a rare and aggressive form of infant leukemia. For two years, our little girl braved seizures, broken bones, extreme nausea and diarrhea, long in-patient stays and hundreds of hospital visits. …

Dragonfly Photo

Care Beyond The Scope Of Medicine

Livvy Stubenrauch – official, the actress and voice of young Anna in the movie Frozen, wanted her mom to share this story with us: “My mom (Livvy’s Grandma) and Livvy were taking care of the pool in the complex where they stay in LA yesterday afternoon. They found a dragonfly floating in the pool and were certain it was dead …

New Diagnosis/Extended Stay Care Package

“What started out as a blue bag…”

“It amazes me how often I notice dragonflies now,” said one of our Dragonfly wrote to us recently. “An overwhelming sense of love and peace always follows the sightings. My daughter knows she is a dragonfly too, when she sees them she tells me ‘it’s a dragonfly like me mommy.’ Who knew what started out as a blue bag to …

Cincinnati Reds / GABP Baby Runs The Bases

When A Photo Is A Mission Statement

We host an average of 5 events a week for our Dragonfly families, in addition to our programs and The Landing… Recently, thanks to CBTS, Cincinnati Bell and Cincinnati Reds (Thank you!!!), we had another opportunity for 40 of our Dragonflies to play baseball on the field of the The Great American Ball Park. They had the full major league …

Stories & Quotes

“I plan on having a dragonfly tattoo. My son walked through hell fire and at what seemed the darkest moments Dragonflies came to the rescue.” “May God bless you the way you bless all the families of kids with cancer! You are like the best friend none of us ever had.” “My daughter just had her daughter at Cincinnati Children’s …