Meet Andre

Meet Andre

Meet Andre Andre is a 13 year-old fun-loving boy from Paterson, NJ who is a straight A student.  In July 2016, he was diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma and immediately began a grueling regimen of radiation and chemotherapy. At one point during his radiation session Andre...
Meet Ellie

Meet Ellie

Meet Ellie When Ellie was undergoing chemotherapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia, she was very scared about her hair falling out. To help her feel better, Ellie’s family let her shave her father’s and grandfather’s heads to match hers. Ellie enjoyed this so much,...
Meet Mahogany

Meet Mahogany

Meet Mahogany Mahogany and her mom walked into the Northern Regional Center shortly after her cancer diagnosis, wondering what ECF was all about. They walked out with two toys, a box of Mahogany’s favorite cereal, a birthday bag, and a Caseworker, Caitlin, to provide...
Meet Michele

Meet Michele

Meet Michele Michele diagnosed with leukemia last spring, just prior to her 10th birthday.  She and her parents have had a lot of challenges coping with her diagnosis, the intensive treatment needed and the side effects of the chemotherapy used for her regimen....
Meet Tony

Meet Tony

Meet Tony For most kids, starting 7th grade is just a normal ending to summer. But for 12 year old Tony Salerno, it is a big deal. When he was only two and a half, Tony was diagnosed with Stage 4, high risk Neuroblastoma—just two weeks before his little sister...
Meet Isyss

Meet Isyss

Meet Isyss When Isyss was going through chemotherapy and radiation to treat her Leukemia, she was very worried about losing her hair and concerned that it would never grow back. Though she did experience hair loss during her many years of treatment since her diagnosis...