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1,000th Talk

When Andrew went to Heaven, Chris, Ali, and I started The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation to fight childhood cancer by funding research and helping families of kids with cancer pay their bills.  We knew that to really touch people’s hearts, we were going to have... Read More

SIOP 2018 – No Child Should Die of Cancer

The 50th Congress of the Société Internationale d’Oncologie Pédiatrique (SIOP) was held about 10 days ago in Kyoto, Japan.  I had the privilege of attending and it was fascinating.  SIOP is the largest international gathering of pediatric oncology researchers,... Read More

Game Changers

Students Rock! The school year is a REALLY busy time of the year for us here at The B+ Foundation…and that’s a great thing.  In the last few weeks, among other places, I’ve given talks at the University of Delaware, University of Maryland, NYU,... Read More
B+ Hero Updates

B+ Hero Updates

Last Friday, I shared with you the special bond between a young B+ Hero, Aryn, and her “big sister” from Kappa Alpha Theta at the University of Delaware, Sam Friedman.  After Sam was there for Aryn during her cancer, Aryn returned the favor when Sam was... Read More
Lifelong Connections

Lifelong Connections

Sisterly Bond Please read this beautiful letter from a B+ Hero Mom, Shannon.  Please keep Aryn’s ‘big sister’, Sam, in your prayers. “When Aryn was 2 years old, she was diagnosed with ALL, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Within months of her diagnoses,... Read More
Rollercoaster

Rollercoaster

The Rollercoaster Ride When we were in the hospital, we were warned that the ‘journey’ was going to be like a rollercoaster with many ups and downs. For the record, I really don’t like rollercoasters. I wanted our ride to only go up. But, as you know, that’s not what... Read More
Fun for Our B+ Heroes

Fun for Our B+ Heroes

Smiles on the Kids’ Faces We’ve had some cool experiences to highlight for some of our B+ Heroes.  On Saturday August18th, the DelVal BMW Club held their annual B+ Day at the Track at New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, NJ.  The kids – and... Read More

Our Families Need Your Help!

The B+ Family Assistance Program In the past two weeks alone, I’ve signed over 150 checks to help families of a child with cancer avoid eviction, keep their car so that they can take their child to the hospital for chemo, purchase necessary medicine that... Read More
Andrew…and More!

Andrew…and More!

  Andrew – my HERO! It’s taken me 10 days to write this and I apologize for that.  Ten days ago marked the 11th ‘anniversary’ of my son’s passing.  Kids just should NOT die!  Under any circumstances.  It’s just not right.  And,... Read More