Kylie Rowand www.prayerforkylie.com succumbed to neuroblastoma on February 7th, 2015. She was the same age as Christopher - two and a half years old. We mourn her death and deeply regret that her parents, Luke and Bree, have now been brought into the ranks of bereaved parents.
At the same time, we arre pleased to report that Mae Morinoue, Julia Farmo and Parker David Shaw have all been NED ( No Evidence of Disease) for the last several months. www.youcaring.com/maesjourney, www.juliasjourney.org, www.teamparker4life.org We share the hope and optimism that their remission from neuroblastoma will continue indefinately. David's colleague at Del Dios Academy, Dawn Ayles-Challman, has a beautiful 20 month old grandaughter named Ivy Scout www.gofundme.com/forivyscout who has now begun her battle against pediatric cancer (Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia). We will continue our support of these children and their families in ther personal fight against childhood cancer.
With the help of your donations, the Christopher Gibney Foundation has donated over $3,000 to support organizations such as NANT, New Approaches to Neuroblatoma Therapy www.nant.org and Children's Neuroblastoma Cancer Foundation www.cncfparks.org/help-a-child/ that are committed to funding clinical studies and research dedicated to finding a cure for neuroblastoma.
The Christopher Gibney Foundation continues to support Music Education. In addition to providing over 30 band instruments to several elementary & middle school programs, we have helped to fund an afterschool music tutoring program this past year that enables motivated music students to fine tune their skills. Please come and join us on Sunday, Ocotober 18th for the 4th Annual Fore Christopher Charity Golf Tournament. This year, check-in begins at 10:30 A.M with a Shotgun Scramble Start at 12:00 P.M. and team scoring. A bucket of range balls, swag bag, a box lunch and beer, wine & well drinks and a whole lotta fun are included. Many prizes will be given out at our Awards Reception that will feature the savory Redhawk Tri Tip BBQ Feast provided by Rico's Cantina. Registration and donations can be mailed to us or accomplished online at www.christophergibney.org. The proceeds will help us to continue our work.
Whether you attend or not, please consider as generous as donation as possible. Whether the amount is $5.00, $10.00, $25.00, $50.00, $100.00, $500.00, $1000.00, 2,500.00, $5000.00 or more. Thank you for your thoughtful generosity!
The Christopher Gibney Foundation is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization, so your donation is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. ( Tax I.D. 26-0068700)
We deeply appreciate your consideration in helping us remember and honor our beloved son,