Tag: Children’s Medical Center
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 [...]
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 [...]
Today’s update is about Micaela. The picture of Anna and Micaela is from the 5th grade.
Micaela has been in ICU for about 12 days dealing with kidney and liver complications. Sharon (Micaela’s Mom) reported yesterday that the doctors were optimistic that Micaela will be off of kidney dialysis soon and reported that her liver is [...]
Hello again – a couple things I forgot yesterday – – -
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 [...]
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 pledged to devote their thoughts and prayers. Though she has passed [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Anna is 18 today! Although she has been inpatient and remains in the hospital this morning, she is hoping to get home later this afternoon if all goes according to plan. Patrice has arrived home from college and is happy to be home to celebrate with her sister (and is glad finals are done!) The [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]