A Sister’s Tribute – 9th Anniversary

Each year, as we get into July, a heaviness comes over me. It feels like my heart beats faster and memories race through my mind, as July 14th gets closer and closer. Don’t get me wrong… This heaviness is felt often throughout the year and hits at the most random...

A Message from Ali

This week, I was reminded that something seemingly “material” can be so meaningful when there are memories associated with it. On Wednesday, we learned that our home phone’s answering machine broke. Who cares, right? So wrong… For the last 10 years, if you called our...

Join the FIGHT

PHILADELPHIA FIGHT JOINS OUR FIGHT The Philadelphia Fight is a professional rugby club who has selected The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation as their philanthropy.  Last night, the Fight took on the NY Knights in a battle of undefeated teams.  The Philadelphia Fight...

White House Cancer Moonshot Summit

On Wed, Vice President Joe Biden convened a gathering of cancer experts in Washington, DC for a Cancer Moonshot Summit.  On a conference call in late May, the Vice President asked hospitals and advocacy organizations, including The B+ Foundation, to hold local summits...

Another Successful B+ 5k!

Thank you all who joined us on Wed night, donated, or participated virtually in our 10th Annual B+ 5k Run/Walk.  We had a huge crowd, great weather, a lot of good food, a lot of fun, and a big gang of B+ Heroes (see picture).  You just cannot imagine what these kids...

Need Your Help Today

B+ Heroes Kendal & Kenedi were BOTH diagnosed with Leukemia (AML – like Andrew) at only 3 MONTHS OLD! Because of your support, we were able to help their family pay bills so that their family could focus more time on these precious girls. There are a lot...

Andrew’s “Graduation” Year

From Ali: 6 years ago yesterday, the Salesianum School Class of 2010 graduated. 4 years earlier, a blonde curly-haired 13 year old walked into his new high school excited for the friends he would make, sports he would play, and things he would learn over the next four...

It’s SO Easy to Help

B+ Hero, Hayden One of our B+ Heroes, Hayden, took her parents to Ocean City, NJ recently and decided to take a break for ice cream on a bench on the boardwalk (you know how parents get tired from all the walking 🙂 Wouldn’t you know that the bench they sat on...

Capitol Hill Lobbying

The STAR Act Yesterday, about 150 families from across the country descended on Washington, DC to tell our stories to our elected officials and their staffers.  This is all part of the Alliance for Childhood Cancer “Action Days”.  The Alliance is a select...

North Star/Starboard Black Tags/B+ 5k

Thank you, North Star Elementary School (DE) for hosting your annual “Movie Night” last night.  It is always a pleasure to join you and I’m so glad that you got to hear from B+ Hero Megan O’Rourke and her Mom.  I was amazed this morning when I...