Wyatt Hare
25 Jul 2017

Wyatt Hare

The Hare family’s world changed on Memorial Day weekend in 2016. A late-night trip to an emergency room led to a brain scan that revealed a tennis ball sized brain tumor that had finally put enough pressure on his brain to put him in critical condition requiring immediate surgery. Wyatt was rushed to Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago and into emergency brain surgery.

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24 May 2017

Jack Rolle

Jack first started exhibiting signs of an unusual illness as a fourth grader in August 2008. After a series of tests over several months that culminated with brain surgery in May 2009, Jack was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor called mixed cell germinoma. Jack started 16 rounds of inpatient

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22 Oct 2016

The Lilabean Foundation Dancing Beans — Dance-A-Thon Saturday, November 12, 2016 7-9 pm

 

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22 Oct 2016

The 5th annual Fall Ball raised over $110,000 for pediatric brain cancer research

The 5th annual Fall Ball was a tremendous success thanks to our wonderful community of supporters and friends. With almost 200 in attendance, the event raised over $110,000 for pediatric brain cancer research. This is our biggest fundraiser to date.

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LBF #11for11banner
02 Sep 2016

#11for11

This September 333 kids (11 every day) will be diagnosed with a brain tumor. These 11 fingers are in honor of the 11 new families that have learned their child has a brain tumor.

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We raised more than $4,000 at the St. Andrew Apostle 5K Spirit Run
16 Jul 2016

It has been a busy year so far for LBF!

On April 30th, we raised more than $4,000 at the St. Andrew Apostle 5K Spirit Run. For the third year in a row, this great community event at Lila’s school has helped us to raise awareness in the community while getting some exercise and raising much needed funds for childhood

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02 Jan 2016

Over $15,000 raised for pediatric brain cancer at the first Lilabean Foundation Dance-a-thon

On November 20, 2015 more than 170 children participated in the first Lilabean Foundation Dance-a-thon to raise money for pediatric brain cancer. The event was a huge success and a lot of fun for everyone! Participants reached out to friends, family members and neighbors raising more than $15,000! DJ Bobby

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21 Oct 2015

The Lilabean Foundation Dance-A-Thon – November 20th, 2015

The Lilabean Foundation Dance-A-Thon Kids helping kids find a cure for pediatric brain cancer 1…2…3…DANCE! Our goal is for each participant to raise a minimum of $20 in pledges. Parents, family, neighbors and friends can sponsor a student by making a donation of any amount. All of the donations will

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03 Oct 2015

Thank you all! We are thrilled to announce our fundraising campaign raised $13,500!

We are thrilled to announce that our “$6,000 in honor of Lila’s 6 year anniversary” fundraising campaign raised $13,500! We are so grateful for all of the donations, shares and prayers.

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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month
07 Sep 2015

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Help us reach our goal of $6,000 to fight pediatric brain cancer September is pediatric cancer awareness month. Six years ago this month, Lila was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. Lila and the Lilabean Foundation need your help to raise $6,000 this month in honor of the 6 years

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