Dragonfly Stories

News, Updates, & Tales of Courage
FB Post from Sarah Thomsen

A volunteer thanks US… we should be thanking them…

From Sarah Thomsen, a volunteer photographer for The Dragonfly Foundation: THIS is the amazing organization that I am proud to ...
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It was a great day at Great American Ballpark!

Thanks to our friends at CBTS / Cincinnati Bell, we had an opportunity to take our kids/families to the Pilot ...
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The Landing

A Review of The Dragonfly Foundation

Reprinted from GreatNonprofits.com: http://greatnonprofits.org/reviews/the-dragonfly-foundation April 3, 2014 "When my son became a Dragonfly, we were 2 years into his treatment ...
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Opening Day Parade

Opening Day Parade in Cincinnati

Our Dragonflies had a BLAST being a part of the Findlay Market Opening Day Parade for the Cincinnati Reds! This ...
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Blue Dragonfly Photo

Cancer is a Word…

From the CarePages of one of our Dragonfly families (reprinted with permission): "To be honest I'm not sure I know ...
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Treatment Photo

The dark side…

"If you could find the sickest kids in a hospital, who go through the most torturous treatment on the road ...
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Small world…

"I belong to a Facebook groups shoes, where someone from the Philippines contact me about some shoes I had. Turns ...
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Bracelets

“‘A man never stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child.'”

Reprinted with permission: Cancer is relentless. It does not discriminate based on color, race, gender, financial status, or age. It ...
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Kaitlin and Chica, from the kids’ TV show ” Sunny Side Up”

March 26 Kaitlin and Chica, from the kids' TV show " Sunny Side Up," share a message to our Dragonflies ...
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Fashion for the Cure

Fashion for the Cure Fashion Show Picture

We love it when kids help our kids! Yesterday, Sycamore High School held "Fashion for a Cure" benefiting The Dragonfly ...
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Dragonfly Photo

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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