Dragonfly Stories

News, Updates, & Tales of Courage
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PTSD: “Haunted by a child’s illness”

From a 10/14/13 NY Times article and blog post written by Perri Klaas, MD Source: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/14/haunted-by-a-childs-illness/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0 "A child’s serious illness ...
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Born with cancer

Did you know a child can be born with cancer?

Having a child should be one of the most joyous times of your life. For the family in this picture, ...
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“I am so thankful to be part of the Dragonfly FAMILY”

"I just wanted to take a minute to say thank you for all you have done for L and our ...
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“While N is not dying….not my child…not today, cancer has given us a jolt in a big way!”

"Nothing like cancer to help put life in perspective. I am so grateful that N is stable and healthy most ...
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We are 3 years old!!!

We currently have more than 5,511 FB Likes and a total reach in excess of 34,000… but of all the ...
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Community Foundation & Jeanie Marie Fund Donation

Community Foundation Donates To Dragonfly

This donation pays for 3.5 New Diagnosis/Extended Stay Care Packages!!! So grateful to the Community Foundation of Northern Central Wisconsin ...
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From a teen dragonfly…

How great is this? "I wanted to let you all know that a very close friend of mine has started ...
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Purple Dragonfly

“I am content with the red light”

From a Dragonfly Mom: "There comes a point in life when you sit back and realize that none of the ...
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What it is like to be a Dragonfly Mom

"I’ve probably slept a couple of hours tonight. My whole body is anxious. My stomach is in knots awaiting her ...
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Our Suite at US Bank Arena

Our Dragonfly Suite at US Bank Arena

From a Dragonfly Mom: Dragonfly has a suite (capacity: 18 Dragonflies) at US Bank Arena for every event through 2019 ...
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Cancer Hurts… Relationships

You can't punch cancer in the face. You can't beat it up, but you can take the frustration, anger and ...
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"Earn Your Wings" Volunteer T-shirts

Dragonfly volunteers attract Dragonflies

Our Dragonfly volunteers receive a special t-shirt that says "Earn Your Wings." This special shirt is worn by very special ...
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Touch a Truck Photo of boy in tire

Reflecting, while looking forward

You know, reflecting about yesterday, it was just so amazing to think about all the volunteers and public enjoying the ...
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Born with cancer

“It simply gives you chills.”

From a Dragonfly Employee: "You know, reflecting about yesterday, it was just so amazing to think about all the volunteers ...
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SW with Nick and Vanessa Lachey

The joy you bring is palpable

I wanted to thank the Dragonfly Foundation for all the hard work you do for us. I was a patient ...
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I Am Still Me Shirts

So… Well… Okay

**Blog post by a Dragonfly Mom Bad Hair Day (Source: http://caronbergen.blogspot.com/2011/02/bad-hair-day.html#links) So, this week I was asked by Ria Davidson, ...
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