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 …

Growing Hope to Beat Childhood Cancer

“In this earth, in this soil, in this pure field, let’s not plant any seed other than seeds of compassion and love.” ~ Rumi The philanthropic efforts of the families, friends, communities, and team members that have contributed to the mission and vision of the childhood cancer endeavors my family has spearheaded, supported, and sustained have all been focused on …

A Black Friday childhood cancer diagnosis…

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. The biggest blessing is that Caroline is alive and still has NO evidence of disease! She is on a clinical trial drug to (hopefully!) prevent relapse, and so far, …

Karaoke 5k Recap, 2019

I sit here on the eve of my Nnamdi baby’s passing in reflection of where my grief journey has led me. Karaoke5K was born out of my incessant desire to keep Nnamdi’s memory ALIVE. I wanted to talk about him all the time, and share his experiences and personality with anyone who wanted to hear it. I told my husband …

GOLD: An Evening to Beat Childhood Cancer 2019 – The Recap

Wow. What an evening. Our second annual Gold: An Evening to Beat Childhood Cancer was once again sponsored by CrossCountry Mortgage (their third year in a row title sponsoring one of our events). HGTV’s Nicole Curtis rocked the stage as our MC. Her passion for helping kids beat cancer is so real. Her foreman, Bobby Prothero, lost his daughter Tessa …

Healing Hannah

In June of 2019, we spent some time with the Shroyer family at their home-away-from-home – the baseball fields in Sarasota. Mom Ginger and dad Ben shared some of Hannah’s story of beating neuroblastoma cancer.

A fitting tribute…

Melissa Mikulak and Randee Ferry

Saving Aidan

Aidan Rawls
Aidan Rawls is beating cancer on one of the clinical trials Beat Nb is helping make happen. The Rawls family have finished upfront therapy alongside Aidan and were taking a well-deserved break on the Florida beach when we stopped by with our video cameras to hear Aidan's story.

Neva Nariani is beating neuroblastoma cancer

Neva Nariani
Neva Nariani is beating cancer on one of the clinical trials Beat Nb is helping make happen.  Neva's potty mouth (😂) and outoing personality were pure joy to be around - especially knowing she'd spent nearly 3 months during treatment where she barely spoke. Her mom Kelsey says about those 3 months that she "felt like I lost my child for three months... ...

Kindful + Beat Nb

Kindful + Beat Nb

It was an honor to spend some time with the Kindful crew in Tampa a few weeks ago. Yes, this is a video talking about donor management software… but it’s more about sharing a piece of our story. And ultimately, it’s how we’re working to beat cancer for kids like Emmy. Kindful featured Beat Nb on their website as well, …