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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Lauren, 20

Lauren, of Woodmere, New York.  Lauren is a 20 year old college student attending Queens College as a psychology major.  In May of 2016 she was diagnosed with Stage IV Hodgkin’s Lymphoma; a rare form of Hodgkin’s.  She had to take time off from school for treatments and recuperation.  Lauren would like to become a Physician’s Assistant to help others. “I know that I am

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Giordano, 22

Giordano, of Newton, NC. Giordano is a 22 year old working hard at completing his credits to get his high school diploma.  He was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 2016. This diagnosis has put a burden on him financially and physically.  He hopes to enroll in college in the fall of 2017 for HVAC Engineering. Sean’s foundation was able to assist Giordano with his college fund.


Eric, 17

Eric, of Vestal New York.  Eric is a 17 year old senior at Vestal High School who plays on the varsity boys soccer team and in the top 10 of his class. At the age of 4 Eric was diagnosed with Leukemia and around 11 months following the diagnosis he relapsed.  The only option was a bone marrow transplant and fortunately Eric’s twin brother, Brian was a perfect

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Molly, 23

Molly, of Los Angelos, California.  Molly is a 2015 Binghamton University graduate who had made plans after her graduation to go to Israel and get her masters in Jewish Education. Unfortunately “life” had a different plan for her. She was diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian cancer shortly after graduation. Molly shared with the foundation “I endured months of chemotherapy, loss of independence,

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