Past Recipients

Standing Strong

Hailey, 20

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 ... read more

Stephanie, 22

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 ... read more

Brittney, 23

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 read more

Teacher, 23

Teacher, 23

Teacher from NYC, 23 Years old This recipient has been dealing with brain and spinal tumors since the age of 13, treatment including surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. During some her treatments she was able to attend college and graduate with a ... read more

Standing Strong Poem

Standing Strong Poem

STANDING STRONG People are brought into the world for a reason It doesn’t matter what season People are born to be dancers or painters Others are here to be changers The changers are the ones who see Differently than you and me They see the importance read more