TRF Sparrow: April 2023

TRF Sparrow: April 2023

Take a bite out of cancer
with TRF and Pucks Cookies & Treats

TRF and Pucks Cookies & Treats are teaming up to make a difference in the lives of families coping with pediatric cancer! 🍪 Throughout May, customers will be able to make donations to TRF when purchasing in store, PLUS 20% of purchases made online with code TRFKIDS will go back to TRF. 

In celebration of this collaboration, TRF kids Izzy, Logan, Nolan, Jayden, Jaxx, Jordan, and Benji joined Pucks to whip up sweet treats of their own! Join us as we celebrate these kids and their families at Pucks Cookies and Treats at 2225 Village Walk Dr Ste 189 Henderson, NV 89052 on Saturday,April 22 from 1 to 3 p.m. 100% of proceeds on April 22 will be donated to TRF.

Thank you to all those who helped to make this event and collaboration possible, including: Bark-André Furry, Deke Henri Furry, Artouse Design Studio, Sarah Cello, Jennifer Hellewell, and Las Vegas Avengers.

Photo © Linda Hamilton Photography 

Go the Distance with TRF Canada

Cycle for pediatric cancer in Canada! Join TRF Team Canada for a stationary bike riding challenge and fundraising event to raise money for TRF. If you are in the Ontario area and want to participate, register your team because spots are limited! 🚲

  • Saturday, May 13 at Springwater Provincial Park in Minesing, Ontario
  • Registration: 2:00 p.m.
  • Event: 2:30 p.m.
  • Awards: 4:00 p.m.

Give the Gift of Life and Donate Blood

Join TRF and Vitalant for a blood drive on Thursday, May 25 from 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Sahara West Library located at 9600 W. Sahara Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89117

It’s as easy as 1-2-3 to schedule your appointment today!

  1. Visit www.donors.vitalant.org
  2. Search for available times using Blood Drive Code: 10054414
  3. Select a time and donation type

Questions? Donors can also reach out to Vitalant at 877-258-4825 for assistance or email Azalea at azalea@trf.org for more information!

TRF teams up with Childcan in Canada

TRF is proud to partner with Childcan to support new Canadian grant families with emergency and travel costs associated with their child’s cancer treatment. We are excited to work together to strengthen more families as they cope with their child’s pediatric cancer diagnosis.

Childcan’s mission is to raise awareness and funds to provide personalized, responsive and compassionate programs and services to families facing the childhood cancer journey from diagnosis through treatment, post-treatment care or bereavement. Learn more at trf.org/canada.

Spring has sprung at the White House

TRF family, the Giffords, and Michelle, our amazing Senior Director of Outreach, had an egg-scellent celebration at the White House Egg Roll! We are so excited they were able participate in this annual White House tradition!

Thank you for helping us
“Slay Cancer with Poker!”

A huge thank you to Charity Series of Poker and all those who attended “Slay Cancer with Poker” in March! 🎲 The event was a big success, helping us to raise funds for TRF Signature Grants.

We are thrilled to partner with community members like Charity Series of Poker who are dedicated to positively impacting families coping with pediatric cancer. Learn more about how you can make a difference with TRF at trf.org/ambassador.

Go, TRF “Superhero” Team, Go!

We are thrilled to share the Avison Young Czech Republic TRF “Superhero” Team conquered the Prague Half Marathon in early April, raising around $15,000 (325,000 CZK) for pediatric cancer families! Thank you to the Avison Young Czech Republic team for their hard work and dedication, and to everyone who contributed to the cause.

We are #AStrongerFamilyTogether with partners around the world! 🌍

TRF Family Corner

Help us celebrate and congratulate our families’ milestones over the last few months!

Hooray for stable scans for Kimber! Plus, the Jackson family was able to take a trip to Branson, MO for some spring break fun!

Emma B. continues to thrive at school. In March, she went on her first field trip, where she rode the bus for the first time and go swimming!

Despite rigorous PT, OT and speech therapy, Maliyah G. is doing great in school and living her best life!

Happy birthday to all of our spring birthdays!

  • Avery J., 7 years old
  • Lillian P., 10 years old
  • Jaden T., 11 years old
  • Jacob R., 16 years old
  • Aunicka P., 17 years old
  • Kamron W., 20 years old

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