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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Exciting News from B+ Foundation-Supported Research DIPG is a horrible type of brain cancer with virtually no chance of survival.  It has not been as extensively studied as some other types of childhood cancer, but the landscape is changing.  In honor of our great... Read More

Man, There’s a LOT Going On!!!

Advocacy Update I want to keep you updated on the discussions stemming from President Trump’s State of the Union Address about increased funding for the fight against childhood cancer. As you may recall, he proposed an incremental $500MM over the next 10 years. I had... Read More

A Whole Lot of Random Stuff :)

Once again, my apologies for not posting more frequently.  It’s been a busy start to the year here at The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation. Family Assistance I’m so glad that the government shutdown is over (for now, at least).  This may come as a surprise... Read More

111 Checks!!!

We just finished up our weekly review of Family Assistance Program applications and I signed 111 checks!!!  Can you believe it?  One week!  Thanks to support of B+ Nation, SO many families won’t be evicted this week while their child LITERALLY fights a life or... Read More

From the Hardwood to the Ice

Shooting for a Brighter Future™ Girls high school basketball teams came to Delaware from all over the country for the Diamond State Classic.  We paired B+ Heroes with the 11 out-of-state teams and 1 of the in-state teams as you’ll see in the picture above.  The... Read More

Merry Christmas and Thank You from the B+ Heroes!

With one week left in the year, I can report that YOUR foundation will help OVER 2,500 families of kids with cancer in 2018.  You have made it possible for these families to focus on their innocent child’s battle with this horrible group of diseases. Here is a... Read More

Paying it Forward

When we started The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation back in 2007, we printed cards that we called “Pay it Forward” cards.  We still have them and we love hearing about the nice ways that people “Live Like Andrew” and do nice things for others. I... Read More

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