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Family Resources / Foundations


The Cameron Brooks Foundation

In Memory of Cameron Brooks

“The foundation’s primary functions will be to help organizations that were helpful to us during our journey; and to fund research that will hopefully make it possible that no other parent will lose their child to a brain tumor. We will attempt to have functions that support families and promote awareness that brain tumors are the leading cause of cancer related deaths in children under 18.”

Carla Brooks
PO Box 370325
West Harford, CT 06137
[email protected]

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The Cure Starts Now Foundation

In Memory of Elena Desserich

“The Cure Starts Now Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation is a pending non-profit charity dedicated to pursuing cures for diffuse intrinsic brainstem glioma (DIPG), a cancer which commonly affects children age 5-10 years old. Our mission is to educate, aid and build awareness of this rare form of deadly childhood cancer in order to better develop eventual cures. “

The Cure Starts Now Pediatric Cancer Fund
P.O. Box 157163
Cincinnati, Ohio 45215
[email protected]

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Hannah’s Heroes

In Memory of Hannah Hatlen

“The money that is being raised through this website and fundraisers in the community will be used to fund pediatric brain tumor research. This is a very important area of research and is under funded by governments and the medical community in general.”

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Jeffrey Thomas Hayden Foundation

In Memory of Jeffrey Thomas Hayden

“The Jeffrey Thomas Hayden Foundation was created to increase Awareness about Pediatric Brain Tumors and provide Education and Support to affected families. To raise money to fund worthy causes; such as Academic Scholarships, Research, and assist other support organizations with their efforts, with a focus on finding a balance between the best available treatments with the best quality of life.”

P.O. Box 1236
West Chester, Ohio 45071-1236
Phone: 513-645-8787
Fax: 513-645-8788

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The Kortney Rose Foundation

In Memory of Kortney Gillette

“The Kortney Rose Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization that is dedicated to raising funds to support research and education related to the treatment and cure of pediatric brain tumors. Enhancing the quality of life of children with brain tumors requires access to excellent specialty care, clinical trials, follow-up care, and rehabilitative services. Improving the outlook for these children requires research into the causes of better treatments of brain tumors. The goal is to find a balance between the best available treatments with the best quality of life.”

The Kortney Rose Foundation
41 Summerfield Ave.
Oceanport, NJ 07757
[email protected]
Phone: (732) 222-1491

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Leah’s Happy Hearts

In Memory of Leah Elisabeth James

“Leah’s Happy Hearts are committed to preserving the memory of Leah James by dedicating themselves to promoting awareness, funding research for pediatric brain tumors, and by giving children who are living with life-threatening illnesses opportunities for hope, love, and laughter. Through information sharing, emotional support, and fun events, Leah’s Happy Hearts can provide magical moments and comfort to these very special children and their families.”

Leah's Happy Hearts
P.O. Box 530031
Livonia, MI 48153-0031
[email protected]

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Matthew’s Miles

In Memory of Matthew Evan Passarella

“To raise brain tumor awareness in the general public and to raise money for pediatric brain tumor research in hope of finding a cure for this devastating illness.”

Matthew's Miles
P.O. Box 381
Swedesboro, NJ 08085
attn: Andrea Passarella
Phone: (856) 467-9426

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Prayers from Maria

Children's Glioma Cancer Foundation

In Memory of Maria McNamara

“The Prayers from Maria Foundation is dedicated to funding global research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for the deadliest childhood brain tumors known as gliomas; raising public awareness about gliomas and bringing hope to children and their families who deal with the hardships of this disease.”

Prayers From Maria
Children's Glioma Cancer Foundation

PO Box 40064
Bay Village, OH 44140
[email protected]

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Reflections of Grace

In Memory of Grace Ekis

As their mission, the Reflections Of Grace Foundation is dedicated to:

  • Providing financial, emotional, and educational support for children and their families affected by pediatric brain cancer
  • Raising awareness of all types of pediatric brain tumors, with a particular focus on DIPGs, or Brainstem Gliomas
  • Joining with other like-minded organizations in educating, aiding and funding the search for a cure for DIPG and other forms of pediatric brain cancer, in the hope of curing all cancers.

Reflections of Grace Foundation, Inc.
P.O.Box 298
North Huntington, PA 15642
[email protected]

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Smiles for Sophie Forever

In Memory of Sophie Quayle

The mission of Smiles For Sophie Forever - A Foundation Confronting Pediatric Brain Cancer is threefold:

  • to provide financial (click here) and emotional support to families burdened by pediatric brain tumors
  • to promote a global awareness of not only pediatric brain tumors, but also an awareness of the lack of funding allocated for pediatric brain cancer research; and
  • to provide financial support to St. Jude, where Sophie was treated, and to other viable organizations committed to the treatment and cure of pediatric brain cancer.
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The Timothy Pauxtis Foundation

In Memory of Timothy Pauxtis

“The Timothy Pauxtis Foundation is an organization which has as its goal the raising of funds and the awarding of annual grants, which we hope will contribute to the discovery of a cure for pediatric brain tumors. The Foundation will also award scholarships to high school students pursuing a nursing career.”

The Timothy Pauxtis Foundation
P.O. Box 204
Middletown, NJ 07748-0204
[email protected]

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Tyler’s Treehouse

In Memory of Tyler William Scott

Tyler's Treehouse is dedicated to supporting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital with the search for the cause and eventual cure of brainstem glioma.

Tyler's Treehouse, Inc.
Brett D. Sovine, Esquire
Brown Brothers Harriman
Trust Company, N.A.
227 West Trade Street
Suite 2100
Charlotte, NC 28202-1675
[email protected]

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