Today we sent out a special package to a little boy battling brain cancer… We sent an iPad along with some accessories! It was a request from one of the resource specialists from Dana Farber, The Jimmy Fund Clinic! The little boy who will be receiving this gift needs it to help him with his fine motor and communication skills. We learned first hand how valuable a tool this can be. Cory had also received one as a gift which was priceless to him/us. In the beginning it helped pass his time while traveling for appts and in the end it became his only way to communicate with us. We can’t thank you all enough for your continued support to our Organization because without your support we would not be able to do what we do. The impact we can make together is far greater than what any of us could ever do on our own. Thank you for helping us help others.
We are pleased to announce that we raised a total of $1,700 at our Event last night. Jim and I would like to Thank Grumpy’s Restaurant & Pub and all of their employees that helped make last night a huge success. We would like to say thank you to Alexandra Dutremble and the DJ Wayne for providing entertainment before, during & after the Bruins game. We would also like to say Thank You to everyone that came out and supported us and our cause. It is because of all of you that we are able to do what we do. Thank you for helping us help others. Last night’s fundraiser was dedicated to Jayson a little boy with a stage 4 brain cancer and 100% percent of the proceeds will be donated to his family. Special thoughts & prayers for him and his family as they go through this extremely difficult time.
We would like to extend a very big Thank You to Ed Brown and His wife Cheryl of Quality Systems Lab for their more than generous donation of $750.00 to our organization. Ed was a former classmate of Jim and I and have been supporting us since our early days first with relay for life and now with Cory’s Crusaders and we would like to thank him for his continued support. Ed is front right and Chery is beside him on his left. The impact we can make together is far greater than what any of us could ever do on our own. Thank you for helping us help others. Big Hugs, Much Love & God
It is with great pleasure that we were able to assist another family today, this time with gas cards for their many trips to the hospital/Jimmy Fund Clinic for their son Danny’s daily treatments. Danny was diagnosed with DIPG in October. Please keep him and his family in your continued thoughts and prayers. It is because of all of your support that we are able to do what we do. Thank you for helping us help others.
5 year old Danny (left) His Mom Carley, Dad Danny & brother Matthew (right)
We would like to extend a big Thank You to Attleborro Farms and their employees for all their hard work yesterday at our Christmas Tree Jamboree. Despite the weather we had a very good turn out and were able to raise some much needed funds to assist families with children battling brain cancer. Thank you to everyone who came out and supported us. Thanks to all who donated items for our raffle table. Denny’s Liquor for donating wine for a wine basket, PJ’s Bar & Grill and Crystalle Gaudet for the $25 Gift Card, the Country Christmas Sign made Tracy Bak of Signs by Tracy Bak, Nancy and Jaclyn Lamoureux for the $50 gift card to TGI Fridays, Pam & Matt Bratton for Lawn Ornament, Lisa Crochierre for the It Works gift bag, and Jo Ann & Butch Nichols for the wreath made by Emily at Attleboro Farms. We would like to thank Mary Desrochers for baking the banana bread and Kim woolford for the applie pies & cookies. Pam, Matt and Ethan Bratton for taking care of the raffle table and Mary Desrochers for taking care of the baked goods table. You can see pictures of the event by visiting our gallery page.
On behalf of Cory’s Crusaders, Inc and the families we are able to assist & grant wishes to we Thank You! It is because of your support & generosity that we are able to do what we do. We can not begin to express our gratitude for your continued support. This was a picture taken today of us granting a wish to 6yr old Mark, he wanted a Red Sox themed bedroom. Mark was first diagnosed in 2009 but had to undergo his 3rd brain surgery this past summer,spending months in the hospital and then rehab. When he was finally able to go home, his room had to be moved from upstairs to a bedroom on the first floor. We were more than happy to fulfill his wish to give him a Red Sox themed bedroom along with some other gifts. It was a pleasure meeting him, his Mom and sister. Mark is an adorable little boy. We truly enjoyed playing some catch and making him smile. Prayers and positive thoughts for Mark and his family as he continues his fight. To see more pictures please visit our Photo Gallery page/tab. Big Hugs, Much Love & God Bless.
A very big thank you to Bob Badzmierowski, a former classmate of mine and an old friend of Jim’s for his more than generous donation of $500 on Cory’s behalf to Cory’s Crusaders, Inc. I am thankful everyday for the good, kind and caring people in this world that inspire to help us help others. The impact we can make together is far greater than what any of us could ever do on our own.
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Today we assisted another family from Boston Children’s Hospital / Dana Farber & Jimmy Fund Clinic. We paid a couple of medical bills as well a balance due on their rent. Like many other families they have searched to find a potential cure for their child and sometimes this means relocating and leaving family & friends behind. This as you can imagine can be very emotional and overwhelming not to mention the financial impact it has on a family. We would like to thank all of our supporters because it is with your help that we are able to help others.
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