Dragonfly Day at GABP 9.13.17

On Wednesday, September 13th Dragonfly families had a unique patient/family event opportunity — thanks to our friends at CBTS and the Cincinnati Reds. Young cancer patients and their families visited Great American Ball Park, played baseball on the field, and visited the batting cages, and had the chance to see what it’s like to be a Reds player.  Upon their …

“Brennaman happy to help children with cancer”

Reds broadcaster forms lasting bond with charitable organization Reprinted from MLB.com http://m.reds.mlb.com/news/article/159865688/marty-brennaman-helps-children-with-cancer By Alyson Footer / MLB.com | December 17th, 2015 CINCINNATI — It started just over three years ago when Marty Brennaman, somewhat jokingly at first, said he’d shave his head if the Cincinnati Reds’ winning streak reached 10 games. The Reds won their 10th in a row, and …

A Dragonfly with Marty Brennaman from the Reds at Reds Fest

Reds Players, Marty Brennaman, Cincinnati Bell & CBTS Hit A Home Run With our Dragonfly Families

We took a bunch of our Dragonflies to a private suite at the Cincinnati Reds’ Reds Fest today, thanks to Cincinnati Bell and CBTS. Highlights included: — Watching Cincinnati Reds players jump rope, draw, high five, limbo, sign autographs, hug and fist bump our kids and their families — Seeing all the smiles — Listening to the kids ask players …

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 House (the top floor of the “river boat” at the end of center field) at the Great American Ball Park to watch today’s Cincinnati Reds game. Unfortunately, the weather was terrible and the game was delayed. Gladly, our Dragonflies barely …

Notes, Thanks, & Stories from our Patients/Families

Summary: A thank you note to CBTS/Dragonfly/Reds for the day at the Great American Ball Park (The author of the note, a Dragonfly mom, also describes what it is like to have a child with cancer.) Family forgoes Christmas gifts and instead makes donation to The Dragonfly Foundation A patient says that “You Are The Best Medicine” It’s amazing what …