Give Kids a Voice

Give Kids a Voice! As you’ve heard recently in the news, the Executive Branch of our government has embarked on a “moonshot” project to cure cancer.  Thankfully, the White House memo that was released this week includes pediatric cancer in this...

The Forgotten Heroes

I’d like to shine a light today on the ‘forgotten heroes’ of childhood cancer — the siblings.  The child with cancer often receives a lot of attention, understandably.  Lying in the bed at night worrying about their little brother or wondering...

Jan 29th!!!

Nine years ago today, my life changed so dramatically.  And that of my wife, my daughter, and my son. My old life ended forever on Jan 28, 2007 and my new reality started on Jan 29th.  I left for work that morning giving my son a diet soda to settle his stomach since...

A Peak Behind the Curtain

The Grieving Process NEVER Ends! For those of you who don’t read Ali’s FB posts, I feel compelled to share this with you.  I imagine this is what pretty much all families that have experienced the death of a child feel.  I don’t think...

Catching Up

My apologies for being so delinquent with my updates on www.BePositive.org and www.caringbridge.org/visit/andrewmcdonough.  It’s not because there hasn’t been anything to report on.  On the contrary, there has been so much going on and I hope you’ve...

B+ Updates

Most of the time, people think of The B+ Foundation as a charity that helps families of kids with cancer with financial assistance.  That’s very true, of course.  What people don’t always know, though, is that we provide a lot of moral support and...

Please read this before you start your holiday shopping!

Fight Childhood Cancer on ?BlackFriday?, ?CyberMonday?, ?GivingTuesday? (and throughout the holidays) by doing the online shopping you were already planning to do! Amazon.com has a program called Amazon Smile. They will give us a percentage of your Amazon purchase IF...

A Lot to be Thankful For

I apologize for not being more frequent with my updates.  It’s not that there’s nothing going on…it’s actually quite the opposite.  We’ve been very busy! “Kids Helping Kids Fight Cancer”® Schools — this is a busy time of...

In Memoriam…B+ Hero, Lisa Marie

Two days ago, I got the text that I was fearing, but kind of expecting. B+ Hero, Lisa Marie, a 5 year old girl paired with Alpha Epsilon Phi at the University of Texas, passed away from a brain tumor.  As you’ll see in the picture, Carly and I had the privilege...

Campus Updates

Campus Update The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation’s voice against childhood cancer is hitting both sides of the country.  The B+ Foundation has partnered with the students of the University of Washington in Seattle.  We were their philanthropy during last...