Kaden is a 6 year old from Chesnut Hill, MA. Kaden is a Mama’s boy and loves to study about Dinosaurs, Sharks, and other animals. Kaden’s journey began around January of 2021 when he had a headache for a few days and slight swelling underneath his right eye.
His family knew something was up so he was immediately brought to his primary care. They didn’t think any of it. Later that day, his headache is still progressing, and the family made the decision to go to the ER. They got the result of Bloodwork and MRI, they found a tumor in his sinus cavity that was later on diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia.
We are on a mission is to raise $10,000 in the month of September to send Kaden and his family on a trip to the beach and Disney World.
Charlie is a 4 year old from San Jose, CA. She’s always smiling and pushing through. Charlie’s journey began around April of 2020 when she was wobbly getting up on the potty seat and complained that her head hurt. She then vomited randomly two days in one week with no other sick symptoms.
Her mom knew something was up so she contacted her pediatrician and they took Charlie that same day. The doctor said Charlie looked fantastic, but still ordered a CT scan, bloodwork, and an eye appointment. They got the result of the CT scan the next day and received a call that Charlie had a brain tumor and they needed to go to the hospital immediately. She underwent surgery just a day later, and was then diagnosed with brain cancer.
Our mission is to raise $10,000 in the month of August to send Charlie and her family on a trip to the beach and Disney World.
Thiago is a 4 year old from Hacienda Heights, CA. He is charismatic and quite the goof ball. Thiago’s journey began on January 1st this year, when he went to urinate and his family heard a scream “Mommy I’m bleeding!” They rushed him to the nearest ER and was ordered for an ultrasound.
Our mission is to raise $10,000 in the month of July to send Thiago and his family to Disney World on a much needed vacation so they can make more memories together outside of the hospital.
Benny is a 3 year old who is currently being treated in Fort Worth, TX. He is loving, gentle, and courageous. Benny’s journey began right after thanksgiving of 2020 when he went many nights without sleep and constantly complaining that his belly hurt. Our mission is to raise $10,000 in the month of June to send Benny and his family to send his family to Hollywood studios.
Jocelyn is a 9 year old from San Marcos, CA. She has a deep compassion for others and made a decision that she wanted to give back to others and be an advocate for childhood cancer. Jocelyn’s journey began when her family took a vacation, but towards the end of the trip Jocelyn had developed a really bad cough. She was then diagnosed with Bronchitis and started on an antibiotic right away. Our mission is to raise $10,000 in the month of May to send Jocelyn and her family on a camping trip to the Dinosaur National Monument in Jensen, UT
Spencer is a 5 year old from Bath, ME. He is a sweet soul, witty and so comical. Spencer’s journey began when his family would have nights where Spencer would cry all night long and days where he wouldn’t leave the couch. They were in & out of the pediatricians office weekly and he was diagnosed with some generic things until his symptoms got more complex and he started limping. Our mission was to raise $10,000 in the month of April to send Spencer and his family to Disney World in Orlando, FL.
Caroline is a 5-year-old from Clovis, CA. She always has a smile on her face and she never fails to bring joy to others. Caroline recently endured a life altering surgery to remove her right humerus (and tumor) which is now replaced with a prosthetic bone. Through this journey, Caroline's family has become very passionate about giving back, and supporting Caroline's fellow pediatric cancer community.
Our mission is to raise $10,000 in the month of March to help Caroline put together 100 Warrior Boxes for other kids battling pediatric cancer, and to send her and her family to The Disney Aulani Resort in Hawaii for a trip of a lifetime after she finishes treatment!
Jaylan is a 12-year-old from Houston, TX. He has a passion of making people smile and laugh. He’s always trying to make light of every situation. Jaylan’s journey started when he began to have stomach pains out of nowhere and Jaylan and his mom has no clue why he’s having them. Our mission was to raise $10,000 in the month of February to cover the costs of Jaylan’s dream to send him and his family on a trip in LA.
Mason is a 14 year old from Ripon, CA. He has a passion for life. Mason’s journey started when he came home from school sick with flu like symptoms and was throwing up every day. After numerous doctor visits, he was diagnosed with anxiety, however Mason’s parents felt like it was something much worse when Mason’s right side of his face started to go numb. Our mission is to raise $10,000 in the month of January to cover the costs of Mason’s dream to send him and his family on a fishing trip in Maui, HI.
Brianna is an 8 year old from Miami, Florida. She’s a positive kid and a fighter. Brianna’s journey started when she came home from swimming class and had the urge to use the bathroom. After using the bathroom, she called her uncle to show him that she was bleeding. Our mission is to raise $5,000 in the month of December to cover the costs of Brianna's chemotherapy for a YEAR and to fulfill Brianna's dream of ``becoming a model for a day``.
Juan is a sporty 14-year-old from San Jose CA. He’s a positive kid with a great attitude. Juan’s journey started when he started limping and his leg got swollen. They saw that Juan has a tumor. They did a biopsy and he was later on diagnosed with Osteosarcoma. Our mission is to raise $5,000 to get Juan a bass guitar, an amplifier, and bass lessons. Learning the bass has been a dream of Juan’s, and we know this will be an awesome hobby that will help keep his mind busy through treatment. Juan lost his battle to Osteosarcoma on March 22, 2021
Michael is a brave 4 year old from Oakland, CA. His smile is so contagious and infectious, his personality makes him stand out in a room full of people. Michael’s journey started when they got home from daycare, as they were sitting outside on the front porch his mom noticed a lump bulging on Michael’s neck. His mom thought that she was just seeing things and called Michael’s dad to check and they were sure it was a lump. Our mission is to raise $5,000 to get Michael to bring a theme park in the comfort of his own home. From the characters to the food, we want to bring Michael the full experience of visiting his favorite theme parks.
Jayden is a confident and brave 12 year old from Corning, CA. He is a natural born leader and he takes all of this with stride. Jayden’s journey when family members noticed that he was bloated and they could tell that something’s wrong. He asked to be taken to the doctor. He was taken to the Emergency Room and discovered a mass in abdomen. He was then transferred to UC Davis where he was diagnosed with Stage 4 Colon Cancer. We raised $5000 to get Jayden a PC set up for gaming. So that he can enjoy playing games on his computer while battling Colon Cancer.
Ke’yair is a loving and playful 9 year old from Ewing, NJ. He has been fighting cancer with a smile on his face and hope in his heart. Ke’yair's journey all started when he fell at school during field day, which caused him to get injured. He was rushed to the emergency room and later on diagnosed with Stage IV Osteosarcoma. It was that injury that saved his life. We got Ke’yair a service dog that will help aid him on his long journey to recovery as he learns to walk and live a full life as a cancer survivor.
Khloe is a 7-year-old fighter from Barstow, CA. She has an amazing attitude that even with everything she's been through she doesn't let it bother her. Khloe's journey all started with a bump on the side of her head. Her parents thought she fell at school but the bump didn’t go away. Our mission is to raise $2500 to help with the home renovation and room makeover for Khloe.
Thatcher is a witty and a very inquisitive 5 year old from Nixa, MO. He has a great sense of humor and is always thinking of something new he would like to experience. Our goal is to have a magician visit Thatcher and perform for and with Thatcher. 100% of our $2,500 goal will go towards making his dream experience come true, along with some extra joy and support for his family.
Josiah is a compassionate and smart 3 year-old from Phelan, CA, who loves animals. He constantly thinks of others first and shares everything he has. He loves with his whole being. Our mission is to raise $2500 to get him a dog. It will be a puppy that will be trained as a service dog. Since he loves animals, this would be the perfect companion for him as he goes through his battle with Brain Cancer. Josiah passed away on December 2020.
Eliana is a bubbly and smart 5 year-old from Simi Valley, CA who lost the battle to DIPG on April 2020. Her mother says that no matter what Eliana is going through, she always has that contagious smile that lights up the entire room.Our mission was to raise $500 to throw her and her family an in-home luau party.
Gavin is a 4 year old from Ewa Beach, HI. He was diagnosed with a rare Brain Cancer that after weeks of testing results were inconclusive so doctor's couldn't come up with a name of it, only descriptive words. Our mission is to bring him and his family to the Aulani for a staycation!
Cameron is 17 year old and lives in Stockton, CA. He was diagnosed with Stage IV Colon Cancer on Mother’s Day May of 2019. Cameron is inoperable and will be on chemo for the rest of his life. Our mission was to help him start his own non-profit, Love Thy Neighbor! Cameron passed away on October 2020
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John and Dean, twin brothers from Roseville, CA were diagnosed recently with B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia . John was first diagnosed last October 2019 then Dean followed on November 2019. They are outpatient from UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Our goal is to send John, Dean and their family to Disneyland, where they will enjoy a carefree weekend of laughing, playing, and being together.
Joshy was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia at the age of 4 years old, and continues to receive chemo through his chest port every 4 weeks. We were able to send Joshy and his family on a fun filled day at Grinchmas at Universal Studios!
King was diagnosed with Leukemia at just 2 years old and also battles G6PD, which is an incurable, lifelong blood disorder. His treatment plan of daily Chemotherapy of 3 1/2 years ended in the summer of 2019. We will be sending King and his family on a weekend trip to the beach in the spring of 2020!
Lynden was diagnosed with Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma in July of 2019. After 6 rounds of chemo and multiple nights in the hospital, Lynden is now in remission. We were able to send her and her family to Disneyland for 3 days the weekend before Christmas, including a stay at the Disneyland Hotel!
Hudson battles with 5 conditions! Hydrocephalus, Cerebal Palsy, GHD (growth hormone deficiency), Anophthalmia, and Scoliosis. Hudson has damage to parts of his brain from the Hydrocephalus and up until last year, his parents were told he shouldn’t be doing much, but he does! Our mission is to take him and his family to LegoLand!
Benji is a Brain and Spinal Cancer Survivor 5 years ago. Now, he’s battling Thyroid Cancer, and is an outpatient at Summerlin & Sunrise Childrens Hospital. Our mission is to make his best weekend possible as he watches Professional Wrestling with his family.
Emily was diagnosed with B Cell ALL last October. Now she’s in her last two months of the intensification phase and will go into the maintenance phase sometime in August. She had a birthday party last June 29th and told us she doesn’t want to receive gifts for herself. Instead, she had her guests to bring gifts that she donated to the children Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford!
Chris was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia at age 1 and spent 2 years in the hospital receiving treatment, where he was able to find a stem cell match. He is now outpatient at City of Hope and attends monthly post transplant appointments with his doctor. We hosted him a ReBirthday party to celebrate his 1 year cancer free anniversary!
Ethan was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma in 2016. After months of chemotherapy and radiation treatment, Ethan thought he had beat cancer, but in August of 2018, they found his tumors had actually grown and one of them infected his right eye. We’re sending him and his family to Hawaii to swim with the dolphins.
Maddy was our fourth child for our four weeks of giving! At 11 years old, she was able to beat cancer. But had relapse last October 2018 at the age of 15. We were able to give her a new iPod Touch for Christmas to help keep her entertained in the hospital, along with some financial support during her stay at UCSF.
Rocky was our third child for our four weeks of giving! At 12 years old, he is still strong at battling VHR ALL! We gave him a Taylor Guitar with lessons as well for Christmas!
Kendall was our second child for our four weeks of giving! She is definitely a warrior for enduring her chemo sessions. She really loves music and that’s why we gave her a Keyboard for Christmas!
Reece was our first child for our 4 weeks of giving! He is such an energetic kid! We granted his wish of having a fun Christmas morning by delivering toys for him and his brother as they stayed in UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.
Aiden is one of the kindest children we’ve met. He donated 13 inches of his hair to a pediatric patient. We were able to send him and his family to Disneyland for 3 days!
Avalynn is a fun, princess loving 6 year old! She passed away last October 2019. We’ll still be sending her family on a Disney Cruise and have also been able to rent them a campsite for their trailer near Stanford Hospital during Avalynn’s treatment.
Nathaniel is a huge fan of the San Francisco Giants but had never been to a game. Not only did we get him to his first game, but we also got him a meet and greet with his favorite player, Buster Posey.
The force is strong with AJ! Since he’s a huge Star Wars fan, we built him a Star Wars themed clubhouse as a little escape from his battle with brain cancer.
Meeting Disney princesses was at the top of this little charismatic cutey’s wish list so we sent her and her family to Disneyland!
Austin is a big sports fan and made involving his friends an important part of his campaign so they weren’t left out.
Martin was our first national campaign and brought us to Indiana where we hosted a benefit concert. Sadly, Martin passed in early 2018 from his battle with DIPG.
Taylor is famous for her lemonade stand which she used to raise money for other children with cancer, donating $2,400 in total.
Alex is the most easy going kid in the world adventuring with us to a Sacramento Rivercats game and DJing at a charity event!
Emily was the goofiest of all our kids and left us too soon, passing away from her third battle with cancer in May of 2016.
Sam was our first sponsored youth and the inspiration for OAAT. She is now a sophomore at Chico State and has been cancer free for over a year now.