Our send-off to our Wonderful Winterns
“Meet Joey: a sweet, four-year-old, train-loving super star! Joey was born with Neurofibromatosis 1 (NF1), a genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow throughout the body and can lead to blindness, bone abnormalities, cancer, deafness, disfigurement, and learning disabilities.
Joey has recently undergone 16 months of chemotherapy to treat a brain tumor. He also has other NF related tumors throughout his body that require lifelong monitoring. None of these medical hurdles have kept our brave JoJo from being the loving, kind, happy little guy that he is. Joey enjoys building with blocks, his homeboy Thomas the Train, swimming, laughing at his own jokes, riding his bike, and going to the playground. Joey’s favorite activity, however, is being with his loving big sister, Lily, who he adores. Together they have been known to have epic dance parties (Maroon Five and J Timberlake are some faves), dress up in ridiculous costumes, sing like maniacs, and make award-winning blanket forts.
May is NF awareness month, and we would like to thank our families, friends, doctors, nurses, researchers, volunteers, and all the people at CURE for supporting families who are facing a challenging medical diagnosis. No one fights cancer alone!”
We had three of our CURE kids complete their end of treatment bell ringing in the month of April. Each child was able to ring the bell at the Golisano Children’s Hospital at Strong then came to the CURE office to celebrate with their families! We want to wish a BIG congratulations to the following CURE kids…..
The Winter Interns
Free CURE Programming and Events
Art Work Needed
We have a “Wall of Fame” at the Twelve Corners Starbucks that features artwork of our CURE kids. We would love to feature your work and the wall could use a little love. Some SPRING themed pictures would really brighten up the wall!! Please do not include last names on your pieces. They can be sent to the CURE office (CURE Childhood Cancer Association, ATTN: Andrea Shaffer, 200 Westfall Road, Rochester, NY 14620) or given to Kiersten or Adella at the hospital.
Thank you for your support!
3rd Annual Patrick Carr Memorial Golf Tournament
presented by Brighton Securities
Monday, July 23, 2018
8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Chili Country Club
Join us for a great day of golf and showing support for local families coping with childhood cancer or chronic blood disorders.