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Child of the Month2019-02-01T23:53:10+00:00

Child / Teen of the Month

March 2019

Meet Kiara — a Tween with a Mission At just 12 years old, Kiara is more thoughtful, determined, and philanthropic than most of us. Her grit and grace belie her years. We first met Kiara in late 2017 when she was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Kiara has endured surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. Cancer is just a part of her story Kiara’s also a dancer, part of her school’s leadership team, [...]

February 2019

Meet Silas...he's all done with treatment. Silas is a courageous three-year-old who just beat cancer. The day Silas finished his treatment, he ran into the Jacob’s Heart Family Center, with Thomas the Train in hand, pulled down his t-shirt and yelled "Look guys, my port is gone!" During seven long months battling nephroblastoma, Silas and his family were not alone. Jacob’s Heart was by their side [...]

December 2018

Andrew Perez was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, an aggressive bone cancer, in his left tibia in April of last year. He required treatment multiple times a week for eight months at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford. Shortly after Andrew began treatment, his mom, Tammy, reached out to Jacob’s Heart and was immediately offered practical financial help with gas cards and groceries...and he met Mariela , a counselor who met with him in his home. Mariela [...]

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