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, […]
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 […]
From A Dragonfly Mom Who Moved With Her Family From South Africa To Los Angeles (For 3 Years) And Then To Cincinnati To Get Treatment For Her Son: “I want to thank you so much for adding our family to the Dragonfly Foundation. We feel so blessed to be a part of this amazing Organization. […]
In December 2014, The Dragonfly Foundation had the incredible opportunity to invite more than 60 Dragonflies (young patients with cancer and their families) to attend the Cincinnati Reds’ premier fan expo, Reds Fest. Thanks to Cincinnati Bell and CBTS, we were able to have a suite at the event! This provided space for families to […]
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 […]
A note from a Dragonfly Mom: “Our family is in town from New Orleans for K’s check up appts and we FINALLY got the chance to stop by The Landing yesterday! I just want to say THANK YOU from the bottom of our hearts and on behalf of all dragonfly parents and caregivers for being […]
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 […]
There is no such thing as a bad day at the Great American Ball Park, especially not when it is the last day before you enter the hospital for an extended stay and chemotherapy treatment. Thank you, Cincinnati Bell & CBTS for helping us make these kids (and their families) smile.
Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, we are able to send our families to events and make them smile! Love getting notes and pictures like these!
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 […]