Dragonfly Stories

News, Updates, & Tales of Courage

Drew’s Story

Drew was diagnosed on Nov 9 of 2019. The most terrifying day of our families life. Our lives were stripped ...
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Isla’s Story

February 16th 2019. It was a Saturday, and our 20-month-old daughter, Isla, was ready to play. As I watched her ...
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Patrick’s Story

On July 21, 2004, I was diagnosed at the age of five with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). I underwent thirty-eight ...
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Dragonfly Providing More Aid To Children, Families & Caregivers In Chicago

7-year-old Sydney Williamson has undergone multiple surgeries for a spinal tumor since she was just 8 months old. She’s now ...
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Celebrating 10 Years

Marking 10 Years of Providing the Best Support Services to Pediatric Cancer Patients and Their Families The Dragonfly Foundation marked ...
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Second Drive-Thru Event Helps Dragonfly Patients & Children

Second Drive-Thru Event Helps Dragonfly Patients & Children with the Joe Nuxhall Miracle League Dragonfly Foundation Partners with Two Non-Profits ...
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Dragonfly Needs Your Help Responding to Urgent Needs of Patients & Families

The Dragonfly Foundation is responding to meet the needs of pediatric cancer patients and their families during the COVID-19 outbreak ...
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Dragonfly Families Receive Aid in Drive-Thru Event at The Landing

Dragonfly Partners With NC4K to Help Patients & Families The Dragonfly Foundation partnered with NC4K, a non-profit based in Columbus, ...
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Acts of Generosity Are Really Needed

I was a pediatric leukemia nurse care manager for six years before becoming the mom of a dragonfly myself. No ...
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Embrace Your Imperfections

By Chase Budurka My name is Chase Budurka, and I am a Dragonfly and cancer survivor. In early 2011, I ...
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Jamie’s Story (Part 2)

In this episode, Jamie shares more about her experience as a cancer survivor and Dragonfly volunteer and supporter. (She also ...
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Podcast: Jamie's Story

Jamie’s Story (Part 1)

Jamie, a longtime supporter of The Dragonfly Foundation and cancer survivor, sits down with Ria Davidson, co-founder of Dragonfly, to ...
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Kalonji Martin

Kalonji Martin’s Story

Kalonji, a cancer survivor, sits down with co-founder of The Dragonfly Foundation (Dragonfly), Ria Davidson, to share his insights on the ...
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Christie Motz

Christie Motz’s Story

In this episode of The Dragonfly Effect, Christie shares her journey both before and after a miscarriage, a cancer battle, ...
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Stacy & Adam's Story Podcast

Stacy & Adam’s Story

In this episode, dragonfly parents, Stacy and Adam, reflect on the impact cancer and The Dragonfly Foundation have had on ...
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Rick's Story: Podcast Art

Rick’s Story: A 5-time Survivor

Rick, age 32, is a 5-time survivor and a Dragonfly. Since age 8, Rick has diagnosed with medulloblastoma, a form ...
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Alecia Lipton, Hoxworth and Dragonfly

Alecia Lipton, Assistant Interim Director with Hoxworth Blood Center at the University of Cincinnati sits down for an interview with ...
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Combined Federal Campaign

Dragonfly Participates in Combined Federal Campaign (#64883)

The Dragonfly Foundation is part of the 2019 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). Federal employees, retired military and retired civilians can ...
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Podcast: Aimee's Story

New Episode of The Dragonfly Effect

In this podcast, Dragonfly mom, Aimee, shares what happened after they moved to Cincinnati, OH in the hope of finding ...
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Screenshot from "Thank You Marty" Video

Thank you, Marty

Marty Brennaman, Hall of Fame Broadcast Announcer, has been a huge supporter of The Dragonfly Foundation since the night in ...
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