New funding initiatives and Inaugural Medical Symposium

The Loeb Central Park Boathouse is the setting for the Foundation’s first-ever Medical Luncheon & Symposium.  Over 25 current & former grantees attend along with donors, Board Members & Medical Advisory Board Members

Cipriani Wall Street again serves as backdrop for the Angel Ball & raises nearly $4 million. The Angel Ball officially becomes a yearly event at New York’s Cipriani Wall Street, allowing the Foundation to increase its grant giving to an annual cycle

Foundation announces new round of grants totaling $1.8 million  

In a trial for ALL patients using innovative chimeric antigen receptor therapy (CAR-T), Medical Advisory Board member Carl June, MD, of University of Pennsylvania, has reported that 36 of 39 children responded to the therapy

Foundation expands its reach by funding pediatric quality of life initiatives & select international projects.  St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital uses Foundation gift for Kidzpace gaming stations for pediatric cancer patients & their families.