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What a day. How many times have you said that in your life? How many different ways has it been said and interpreted? I know I’ve said it at some of my lowest lows and my highest highs.
And so today, I find myself at 10:45 AM saying…What a day. For today is one week after [...]
We spent last night with this awesome group of Ewing’s survivors and warriors (along with a special person in each of their lives) at the Mavs game! Please join us in praying for all of these amazing teenagers and young adults and their families. We know that our angel, Anna, is watching over them.
Thanks to [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Today, November 1st, the Chick-Fil-A at 6408 Plano Parkway in Plano will be hosting a benefit for the Micaela White Fund. Come to Chick-Fil-A from 2:45 – 9:00 PM. When you order in restaurant or in the drive-thru, give your receipt to the cashier and tell them it’s for Micaela. Please pass along to your [...]
Team “1 Million 4 Anna” will be participating in the Ultimate Hike, benefiting CureSearch for Children’s Cancer to take place on November 19, 2011. The money raised will fund and support collaborative research to find a cure for all cancers affecting children. Please join the “1 Million 4 Anna” team by registering as an individual [...]
Team: Float On
Some of us get to know people who are able to change millions of lives. For myself, and the communities of John Paul II High School and Prince of Peace Catholic School, that person was Anna Basso.
On her website, people from around the world have pledged to devote their thoughts and prayers. Though [...]
Hi everyone -
On November 19th – I am planning to hike 28.3 miles with 15 awesome friends of mine! We are participating in the Cure Search Ultimate Hike in Huntsville, Texas. We are raising money for Cure Search – which funds and supports children’s cancer research conducted by the Children’s Oncology Group – the world’s [...]
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Children’s Medical Center’s annual Red Balloon Event will take place this year on Saturday, October 22nd. Andrew Pinkowitz, an SMU student and JPII Alum has formed team “Float On” in Anna’s honor. To sign up to walk with the team or to donate, please [...]