The last day of September

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month; the ribbon color is gold. We spend all year working on driving bold new options for kids fighting cancer, through a research consortium we helped build, now in over 60 children’s hospitals and research institutions internationally. Here’s some ways you can support on the last day of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in 2021!Into the …

Finding Meaning

One day can change our vision of the world. For me, that day was September 23, 2005. What I know now has enhanced my sense of purpose personally and professionally. #findingmeaning #hope #inspiration #knowing 15 years ago today, life changed forever. I thought I was aware, I thought I appreciated the fight, I thought I understood the challenges and realities …

A Black Friday childhood cancer diagnosis…

Today is #GivingTuesday, a day to celebrate the spirit of giving.In November, we highlighted Caroline and her family. Caroline is beating neuroblastoma cancer in Nashville, on one of the clinical trials you’re helping us drive. Today we have a guest post from Margaret, Caroline’s mom.Black Friday (literally!) 2017: Diagnosis Day Black Friday 2018: Same spot, one year into treatment, and still …

A fitting tribute…

Melissa Mikulak and Randee Ferry

Layla Grace & Beat Nb

We’re excited today to be partnering with the Layla Grace Foundation. The Marsh family formed the nonprofit after they lost their daughter Layla Grace to neuroblastoma. Ryan Marsh asked us if we’d transition ownership of their social media accounts. We are honored to do so. Here’s some words from Ryan… Hi this is Ryan (Layla’s dad). Several years ago, when …

Patriots Present Patriots Difference Maker of the Week Award to Patrick Lacey from Braintree, Mass.

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (Sept. 14, 2018) – Eight years ago, the Kraft family and Patriots Foundation introduced Celebrate Volunteerism, a season-long initiative focused on recognizing community volunteers and promoting the importance of giving back to the community through service. Throughout the 2018 season, the foundation will continue its Celebrate Volunteerism initiative by teaming with nonprofit organizations to educate fans about the …

East Lake High School NHS Gives Back to Beat Nb

Last Saturday, students from the East Lake High School National Honor Society hosted a carwash benefiting Beat Nb, and we are very thankful for their efforts and for giving up their Saturday morning to come out and help. We loved working with the East Lake High School students, and if you know any students who would want to get involved, ...

Professional Philanthropy Network Benefits Beat Nb!

Last Wednesday, we were given a fun-filled happy hour at the Hyde Out, courtesy of the Professional Philanthropy Network (PPN). This group benefits charities once a month and brings together the charity and the professional community in Tampa Bay, and we are grateful that they chose us for the month of February. This money will directly help us give brave hope ...

How We are Working to Cure Neuroblastoma

As a non-profit, we get a lot of questions. Everything from “why do you do what you do?” to “why should I give to you?” to “can neuroblastoma really even be cured?” We spend a lot of time sharing who, why, and what we are, and thought it’d be good to share some of the points which come up often. …