We Stand Strong

About Us

The corporation is formed for the purpose of assisting young people affected by cancer. The corporation will provide financial assistance towards educational pursuits or participation in recreational activities where the young person's illness creates a barrier to leading a full, meaningful life.
 

Sean's Story

 

Written by Sean in 2008
The story of my three cancers and how I got through them.

Most of you already know my story but the reason I am giving or sending this, is spelled out in the last 2 paragraphs. It all started on a nice summer day at Otsiningo Park. My mother had taken us, my brothers and me that is, to go rollerblading around the park. My older brother Mat (11 at the time) and my younger brother Stephen (6 at the time) were speeding off ahead of me while I kind of hung back, but it wasn’t hanging back for any...

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Standing Strong
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Andrew

Andrew, from Newark Valley, NY was dealing with other medical issues when he was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer. Since he was diagnosed he has been unable to participate in Special Olympics and misses it very much. The foundation provided Andrew with an IPad so he could keep in touch with his Special Olympics friends and help pass the time during his 5

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Hailey, 20

Hailey, from Louisiana, a 20 year old cancer survivor has always dreamed about being a dental assistant after finishing high school.  She was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 16 and after 2 surgeries and chemotherapy it was time for her to fulfill her dream.  The foundation assisted her by paying tuition and other expenses related to the certification as a dental assistant.

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Stephanie, 22

Stephanie from South Carolina, 22 years old Stephanie is a brain cancer survivor, attending nursing school, who learned through her experience with cancer, “what a nurse who truly cares about her job and has compassion for patient looks like and acts like.” So Stephanie discovered exactly what she wanted to do with her nursing degree, become a pediatric oncologist. Assisted with book money for

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Brittney, 23

Brittney from Virginia, 23 years old Brittney is a brain cancer survivor who enjoys helping people. She was considering a career where she could do just that and the career path she chose was to become a massage therapist. She is currently enrolled in Massage Therapy School and we were able to assist her by financing half of her tuition. I had a chance

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