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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…
The JDJ Foundation is proud to have established a research fund at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, MA.
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…
Monte Carlo & Wheelchairs
Fundraising for a Good Cause
First Wheelchair Recipient
Winners, Winners, Winners!
Education & LHS
LHS Meets RMHNY
Stand Up To Cancer
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 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…
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.
Physician-scientist Ingo Mellinghoff studies signal transduction alterations in primary brain tumors at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
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.
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.