September 25th marks the nine-year anniversary of Lila’s diagnosis of a multi-focal, inoperable, grade 2 glioma. There are multiple definitions of survivor in the dictionary all essentially saying the same thing: A person who survives, especially a person remaining alive after an event in which others have died A person
As long standing partners with the Brain Tumor Institute at Children’s National Medical Center, the Lilabean Foundation had the vision to supply the early resources crucial for Dr. Brian Rood to perform the quantitative proteomics work outlined in this article. For years, Children’s National and LBF have worked hand-in-hand toward
We are proud to announce that we raised $70,000 at the 2018 Birdies for Childhood Brain Cancer Tournament on May 11th, 2018 at PB Dye Golf Club. We had a full field of golfers and 35 sponsors. A special thank you to our top sponsors including: Presenting Sponsor: Favor TechConsulting
We thought it was time for an update on Lilabean! This month marks the 2nd year anniversary of Lila being off of treatment. We are tremendously blessed and grateful. Last month, the doctors told us that we can push Lila’s MRI scans to every six months. This was big news
The 3rd annual Dancing Beans Dance-a-thon was a TREMENDOUS success! Over 200 children from many communities came together to raise $30,000 for childhood brain cancer research. Congratulations to our top three fundraisers- Tommy Doherty and Maddie and Liam Highfill. We are so thrilled to be able to give these children
Thank you to all who supported the 6th Annual Fall Ball- our biggest and most successful event to date
Thank you to all who supported the 6th Annual Fall Ball- our biggest and most successful event to date raising $140,000 for childhood brain cancer research. The venue was packed with over 300 people in attendance and many more who contributed from afar. Brain cancer warrior, Willie Hughes was the
THE LILABEAN FOUNDATION AND WINNING WITH WYATT DONATE $105,000 TO THE CHILDREN’S BRAIN TUMOR TISSUE CONSORTIUM (CBTTC)
Summer Soiree fundraiser held in Kansas City generates $105,000 in financial contributions to accelerate pediatric brain cancer research Sept. 18, 2017 — The Lilabean Foundation and Winning With Wyatt are pleased to announce a donation of $105,000 to The Children’s Brain Tumor Tissue (CBTTC) to accelerate pediatric brain cancer research.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
Thanks to our generous supporters, since The Lilabean Foundation began fundraising in 2012, we have raised over $275,000 all of which has been donated to The Brain Tumor Institute at Children’s National Medical Center. See what your donations and support have helped fund!
In late September of 2009, sweet Lila was diagnosed with brain cancer. The doctors believe it is likely that she was born with this tumor. It is a multi-focal, Grade 2 astrocytoma.
The Dundon’s heart-wrenching encounter with brain cancer began when Jackson was only two and a half years old. His mom, Kristin, noticed something was different with his gait and he had become very clumsy.