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Check out our latest news and happenings! 

June 2019 Q2 Newsletter

June 30, 2019

WHEELCHAIRS The wheelchair recipients keep rolling in. We have granted our fourth wheelchair to a 6yr old who loves the thrill of racing. Meet Aadil, a vibrant kid who loves to be on the move. He is currently a trainee in the Rising New York Road Runners Program, and we are overjoyed to be helping him attain…

JDJ Establishes Research Fund at Dana-Farber

June 21, 2019

The JDJ Foundation is proud to have established a research fund at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, MA.

May 2019 Monthly Update

May 31, 2019

THIRD WHEELCHAIR RECIPIENT Meet our third wheelchair recipient, Logan. Logan is a young athlete and the star goalie for his soccer team. We met his family on May 14th, and provided him with the Strike Force Power Wheelchair and Soccer Guard. Previously, he did not have his own adaptive chair which made playing very difficult. He was…

April 2019 Monthly Update

April 30, 2019

Monte Carlo & Wheelchairs
Fundraising for a Good Cause
First Wheelchair Recipient
Winners, Winners, Winners!

Education & LHS
MakeSPP 2.0
LHS Meets RMHNY

Stand Up To Cancer

March 2019 Q1 Newsletter

March 31, 2019

A great start to 2019 for the JDJ Charitable Foundation We are excited to share some first quarter highlights from the JDJ Charitable Foundation with our friends, supporters and family. While we have accomplished so much in the first three months of the year, we still have many more exciting things planned for the rest of 2019!  RFP & Scholarship…

February 2019 Monthly Update

February 28, 2019

February was a short month packed with a lot of action for the JDJ Charitable Foundation.  Of course, our biggest event in February was Cycle for Survival on Friday, February 22nd. This was the third year in a row that Team JDJ participated in this energetic and inspirational event. 24 riders on team JDJ rode…

January 2019 Monthly Update

January 31, 2019

Here at the JDJ Charitable Foundation, we have not let the cold temperatures get in the way of our continued momentum. In fact, we are more excited now than ever about the future of our Foundation.To kick off the new year, we hosted two great events on January 8.

The JDJ Glioblastoma Fund at MSKCC

January 25, 2019

Physician-scientist Ingo Mellinghoff studies signal transduction alterations in primary brain tumors at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

JDJ OpticPathway Glioma Research Fund

January 25, 2019

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is one of the leading optic pathway glioma (OPG) research centers in the world. Learn more about what our research fund is supporting.

Analyzing Spinal Fluid Could Guide Brain Tumor Diagnosis and Treatment

January 23, 2019

Cerebrospinal fluid flows in and around the brain and spinal cord and protects them. Brain tumors shed cancer DNA into this fluid, which can be extracted through a spinal tap and analyzed for mutations.