Melinda Marchiano: Author, Dancer, Advocate for Children with Cancer

CCTR welcomes Melinda Marchiano, a recent graduate of Pepperdine University and cancer survivor, and ambassador for ccThrive.org.  Melinda is the host of The Truth 365 recent childhood cancer documentary release and has toured and continues to tour extensively, speaking at hospitals and events and spending precious time with children afflicted …

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Today! 6-11 #AngelsStadium #KatherineTheBrave #HRes586

June 11, 2016 Los Angeles CA–This Afternoon the Angel Runner hits the pavement of Anaheim to arrive at Angel’s Stadium at approximately 3pm.  She’ll circle three times in memory of Katie King, aka Katherine the Brave, a little 7-yr old girl from Placentia who succumbed to DIPG on 6/6/2016 around 7:30pm in her …

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Relay for Jack: Local Communities come together in support of National DIPG Awareness Week

For immediate release Relay for Jack: Local Communities come together in support of National DIPG Awareness Week May 24, 2016, Santa Clarita, CA—HRes586 was introduced to the House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee on January 13, 2016, by Congressman Steve Knight (R-CA-25) the day after the Moonshot Initiative was …

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Moonshot

Chad and Jack’s DIPG Resolution and Childhood Cancer; is it relevant? The Resolution is named for Chad Carr of Michigan and Jack Demeter of California, both beloved and perished to DIPG. …this is about making a decision, a decision to not look away, but to acknowledge the relevance of life. …

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2015 Advocacy Report

For partnering organizations, groups, individuals. Jack’s Angels Foundation:  Advocacy Report and General Update for Collaborative Individuals, Groups, and Organizations “What your money’s been doing.”   General Description:  This follows a journey in advocacy for children and their families with DIPG, that more can be done for them in the future, and …

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Letter to the President

pdf version   letter sent to Congressional leaders President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington DC, 20500 Tuesday, September 15, 2015 Dear President Obama, I cannot thank you enough for your kind replies to my previous letters about DIPG children and the desire for more effective action …

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