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Dragonfly Reminds Young Cancer Patients How Cool They Really Are!

THE DRAGONFLY FOUNDATION’S NEWEST “I AM STILL ME”® CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES WITH HELP OF LUXOTTICA RETAIL NORTH AMERICA – AND SOME REALLY COOL SHADES! At a Cincinnati Reds game in October of 2010, when Marty Brennaman, Baseball Hall of Fame Broadcasting Legend, took off his jersey to reveal The Dragonfly Foundation’s “I Am Still Me” shirt, […]

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“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 […]

Video: Hear How A Dragonfly Board Member & The Director of Oncology of Cincinnati Children’s Regard Dragonfly

(PLEASE SHARE!) On September 29, 2015, The Dragonfly Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit, held a news conference at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. The video describes the announcement, and provides insight into how Dr. John Perentesis, Director of Oncology, Cincinnati Children’s Cancer & Blood Diseases Institute, and Marty Brennaman, a Dragonfly Board Member & Spokesman, regard […]

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WCPO: “The Dragonfly Foundation has big plans to keep helping sick kids”

By Rory Glynn Reprinted from http://www.wcpo.com/news/insider/the-dragonfly-foundation-brought-to-fame-by-marty-brennaman-has-big-goals-to-keep-helping-kids Marty Brennaman’s head was shaved because the Reds won. The Reds broadcaster had promised then-coach Chris Speier he’d shave it if the Reds’ winning streak back in July 2012 reached 10 games. It did and Brennaman did, right on the Great American Ball Park field after a Friday night game. The winning streak is not […]


Business Courier Article: Dragonfly Foundation launches campaign for $30M residential community

Tom Demeropolis Senior Staff Reporter- Cincinnati Business Courier http://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2015/02/16/dragonfly-foundation-launches-campaign-for-30m.html http://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2015/02/16/dragonfly-foundation-launches-campaign-for-30m.html When Dragonfly Foundation co-founders Ria Davidson and Christine Neitzke started talking about a new space for the group’s patient/family retreat, called the Landing, they had no idea they were starting on a journey that will create a community unlike any other in the nation. Working […]

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Our volunteer, Mary Lou, is recognized by AARP!

MARY LOU EARNS HER WINGS Source: http://local.aarp.org/news/mary-lou-parrott-earns-her-wings-37368.html#sthash.9ISI6CW4.dpuf By Tara McQuinley, AARP Cincinnati Intern As I entered the Dragonfly Foundation, a patient family center affectionately called, “The Landing”, Mary Lou Parrott was waiting for me behind the welcome desk with a bright smile. She is short in stature, but high in energy. The Landing is an […]

Marni (Volunteer) and Jordan (Supporter)

A Day Filled with Trucks, Puppies, and Bracelets

From our Intern, Marni Grow: The Quaker Steak & Lube Restaurant in Milford is known for their legendary chicken wings, but their customers also know about their immense love for The Dragonfly Foundation. Saturday’s event was their second annual “Truck Touch” event benefiting Dragonfly. The restaurant’s general manager, Kathleen, has been strong supporter of The Dragonfly Foundation ever since her nephew’s three-year-old son […]