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Archive for 'John Paul II'

“Float On” Wins Most Inspirational Team 2011

Dear Donors to Float On,
Last month, I had the pleasure of attending the Children’s Medical Center Red Balloon 2011 celebration and 2012 fundraising kickoff. It was an event that epitomized victory — of the 201 teams that participated in the 2011 Red Balloon Run, only a handful were recognized this event. Most teams, like The [...]

JPII Basketball Fundraiser Recap

Yesterday, the parents of the JPII Basketball teams sponsored “Cancer Awareness Night” benefitting our brand new foundation. The evening included a free throw contest, cupcakes, and lots of purple!
Thank you to the generous JPII families and friends – and the caring community of our opponent, Prestonwood Christian Academy, who also supported us. The spirit in [...]

Cancer Awareness Night with Cardinal Basketball Benefitting the 1 Million 4 Anna Foundation

On Tuesday, January 24th, the Varsity Girls and Boys Basketball teams at John Paul II High School will be hosting a fundraising night benefitting the 1 Million 4 Anna Foundation.
Come participate in the shooting challenge at half time of both Varsity games and show your support by wearing purple as the Cardinals take on the [...]

CaringBridge Update: Thur, June 9 – A New Angel in Heaven

It is with great sadness that I make this post for the Basso family.   Yesterday afternoon, Anna left this earth for a better place with no pain, no suffering and no cancer.   She is now in the arms of Christ and is at peace. A gathering will be held tonight (Thursday, June 9) at 5:30pm at [...]

CaringBridge Update: Tue, May 31

Hi everyone -
Anna has GRADUATED!!! The class of 2011 of John Paul II High School graduated Sunday afternoon!  Anna was determined to be there and deserved every second of her long standing ovation!!!  I know of no one with more determination, poise and perseverance than sweet Anna!
Several of Anna’s friends helped make her attendance at graduation [...]

CaringBridge Update: Thur, May 19

A quick up date on Anna’s week.
On Monday, John Paul II High School had it’s annual senior awards ceremony followed by a Senior Luncheon where students receive their yearbook, party bags with gifts from the school and had lunch with their friends. Anna joined her friends at this festive event and was excited to [...]

CaringBridge Update: Thur, May 12

Joanie here with an update:
Anna was able to come home from the hospital Tuesday evening.  Though later than expected, she arrived home to balloons, streamers and other purple decorations.  Tired after a long day at the hospital, she was still able to celebrate her 18th birthday with a group of very close friends at her [...]

CaringBridge Update: Wed, May 4

Flower Power came on strong at the Basso house! Our game room has been transformed as you can see from the picture! It’s beautiful to walk into this bright room and it’s where we spend most of our time. The flowers and notes remind us of all the love surrounding Anna and [...]

Dear Anna

Check out this video Anna’s friends made for her:

CaringBridge Update – Fri, April 22

Good morning!
There are two events being held Wednesday evening, April 27th, in Anna’s honor.
The first one is the “Simply Sweet Speech Showcase” – taking place at JPII at 6pm.  The Speech, Debate & Forensics teams are honoring Anna by asking for support for Children’s Medical Center at the show.   Thank you Hailey Drescher and [...]