Dragonfly Stories

News, Updates, & Tales of Courage
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What Not To Say… And Some Reasons Why…

Reprinted with permission from the Dragonfly mom that wrote this post on our private Facebook page for our Dragonflies. "My ...
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SW, Nick Lachey and Vanessa Lachey

The Fairy Tale Ending! 🙂

As horrific as treatment is for kids, it is also just as bad for young adults and adults. Beyond the ...
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Besties

We host 5+ patient events a week… so relationships can form

One of our Dragonflies had a birthday party at her home. As any young girl would, she invited her besties ...
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"We dont' ever want to leave"

Being a Part of The Dragonfly Family: “I Don’t Ever Want to Leave”

Our families are all part of "The Dragonfly Family." They have come to us because they or an immediate family ...
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Maya 2014

Our Dragonfly is selling her art to support Dragonfly

We love it when kids help our kids... we are always so honored when our Dragonflies want to help other ...
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The Landing

A place to just… BE.

From a Dragonfly Mom: "Thanks to the Landing volunteers today for letting us hang out for a bit between appointments! ...
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“The Dragonfly Foundation is and will always be apart of my family and I’s lives forever and ever.”

A Facebook message to Dragonfly from a sister of a Dragonfly patient: "i wanted to give a shout out to ...
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Reprinted with Permission

One of our Dragonfly Caregivers posted: We love that our families (including patients, their siblings/offspring and parents/caregivers) identify and refer ...
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Theta Phi Alpha Bowl

UC’s Theta Phi Alpha Students Host The Largest Fundraiser Ever Held for Dragonfly!

Funny story about tonight's Theta Phi Alpha Bowl in Cincinnati. When my husband and I (Ria) arrived at Western Bowl ...
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Baby who received gifts from Dragonfly

Some stories from March 2014

From Ria/Christine: Besides our normal projects, in the last two weeks, we have helped a family with no insurance get ...
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Chemotherapy

“14 things that I learned after my son became sick”

 Source: http://thriftyhomeschoolmom.blogspot.com/2014/03/14-things-that-i-learned-after-my-son.html Tuesday, March 4, 2014 **This blog post was written by a Dragonfly mom. <3 At 26 years old, ...
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Our Gala Was A Huge Success!

We are so grateful to the many people that helped make our 3rd Annual Hearts for Dragonflies Gala such a ...
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Thank you

FROM A DRAGONFLY MOM: "Thank you, TDF and TDF volunteers for making Parents' Night Out so much fun! The girls ...
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Bracelets

It’s All About Who You Know

Sure, we have programs like our CARE packages, gifting, events, etc., but one of the other things we do (that ...
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Even on Vacation…

We maintain a private Facebook page for our patients, siblings/offspring, parents/caregivers/spouses. While on vacation, one of our Dragonfly moms posted ...
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I Am Still Me Shirts

What it’s like to lose your hair… again.

From a Dragonfly Mom: "E has had a hard week with her chemo. This morning she woke up more nauseated ...
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Child playing with gift

Stories from February 2014

From a Dragonfly Patient: "I received a special birthday surprise while here at children's for chemo from dragonfly! (I couldn't ...
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CincyShirts.com

CincyShirts.com sells I ‘heart’ Dragonfly tshirts!

It's true! Check them out here. Show your support for the Dragonfly Foundation with this T shirt. 20% of the ...
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The Symbolism, Biology and Lore of Dragonflies

One of our supporters researched Dragonflies February 4, 2014 at 7:54am As many of you know I've always loved Dragonflies...Well ...
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The Symbolism, Biology and Lore of Dragonflies

One of our supporters, Jenni Eilers, researched Dragonflies and this is what she wrote: As many of you know I've ...
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