Rick's Story: Podcast Art

Rick’s Story: A 5-time Survivor

Rick, age 32, is a 5-time survivor and a Dragonfly. Since age 8, Rick has diagnosed with medulloblastoma, a form of brain cancer. He endured numerous surgeries and aggressive chemotherapy and radiation treatments (including cranial and spinal radiation). Numerous side effects compromised his immune system and resulted in other medical concerns, including bacterial meningitis and shingles. He conquered cancer while …

Brittany B. Podcast Art

New Podcast Episode: Brittany B’s Story

In this podcast, Dragonfly mom, Brittany, recounts her daughter’s journey from what she thought was an attack of appendicitis to having Kylie’s kidney removed and what The Dragonfly Foundation means to her and her family. Kylie was four-years-old when she was diagnosed with cancer. Brittany talks with host and Dragonfly co-founder, Ria Davidson, about how she went from “my stomach …

Aiden’s Journey

Additional information and context for The Dragonfly Effect podcast released on May 30, 2019, called “Jeremy’s Story.” Dragonfly.org/podcast Information was provided for publication by Jeremy and his wife. “Aiden was diagnosed with ALL (Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia) on July 11, 2016. He was taken to the local hospital with abnormal bruising and persistent headache. They found he was very anemic. Aiden …

Jayden

Make An Immediate, Profound, and Local Impact

After diagnosis, pediatric cancer patients and their families quietly suffer from emotional, relationship, and practical challenges that continue to affect them for years to come. For these families, there is The Dragonfly Foundation. Your donation and support will make an immediate, profound, and local impact by providing the best support systems. You can’t fight the biggest battle of your life …

Camp Dragonfly 2018

Camp Dragonfly: Post Camp Quotes Part 3

See Camp Dragonfly: Post Event Overview Part I Here See Camp Dragonfly: Post Event Overview Part 2 Here Here are just some of the comments we received from parents, campers and camp volunteers: “Boys are loving camp! Wanted to share a moment of joy from our house…. On Monday night L had a baseball game and when we got home …

Notes from Dragonfly Families (and Relatives)

Notes from Dragonfly Families

“An incredible foundation to say the very least. Thank you Dragonfly Foundation for all you do for our Dragonfly kids and all the Dragonfly families! This world is a better place because of you and all that support this foundation. I can’t find the words to express my thankfulness. We are forever grateful to a Dragonfly family! Thank you.” – …

Joy Card in the Mail

A little bit of joy

STORY: “When we checked the mail today, newly four-year-old J was excited to find an envelope addressed to him. “Is dat mail for me?” he asked excitedly. Mail for him is rare, and he LOVES getting it! He raced to open the envelope in the backseat of my car, not allowing me to help, despite my offers to do so …

Sydney Rader, Volunteer

Volunteer Appreciation Week 2018: Day 5

Please join us in thanking Sydney Rader — and our other volunteers — as she/they make what we do possible! We love that they love volunteering for Dragonfly! To read our profile from Day 1, please click here! To read our profile from Day 2, please click here! To read our profile from Day 3, please click here! To read …