Kyle’s Journey

”I would not have made it…”

Reprinted with permission: ”June 28th, 2010. That was the day my life was flipped upside down. Just before starting high school, I was diagnosed with cancer. At a pivotal moment of my childhood, life threw a sucker punch that landed me flat on the ground. I spent the next months in excruciating pain, going through […]

Moving items into store

Our Holiday “Dragonfly Store” Project

Late this summer, Trade Global and Claire’s provided 20 pallets of fashion accessories, toys and gifts for Dragonfly to give to our families. While we accepted delivery of the items late this summer, logistically, we were unable to get get them immediately into the hands of our patients and families. Things finally fell into place […]

Lauren Young's son

Video: “Dear Dragonfly” Letter From Lauren Young

Recently, a Dragonfly mom named Lauren Young wrote a thank you letter to The Dragonfly Foundation… It touched our hearts so much that we asked if she would be willing film a testimonial video for us.  Lauren, working closely with our friends at ChiliDog Pictures (and with the help of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center), went the extra mile and […]

An Open Thank You Letter

An Open Thank You Letter To: Dragonfly co-founders, Ria and Christine, and our friends at The Dragonfly Foundation, This email has been a long time coming.  You may need tissues by the time I am finished.  I don’t even know where to begin.  All I do know is you were the light and continue to […]

Dragonfly bouncing at Picnic

Meant to be…

This evening, a Dragonfly Mom posted a note to us on our private Facebook page (for our Dragonfly families). (The family recently moved out of state to be closer to their parents.) In addition to managing the challenges of cancer, moving presented a whole new set of stresses. Yet, Dragonfly was able to make a difference, even there… “Dragonflies are everywhere! […]

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Dragonfly is a family

From a Dragonfly Mom: “I have no family here and I could have never made it through without this support system. And I’m not a support group kinda girl!…somewhere the thing that isn’t immediately obvious is not just the care and support you provide the patients. It’s the support system you create for the families. […]