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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Cancer, Cancer Research, Health

Mission: Dani’s Foundation is dedicated to advancing a global initiative that will be aimed at:

  • Funding research that will find the cause and the cure for sarcomas including Ewing’s Sarcoma (EWS), osteosarcoma and other forms of sarcomas that affect children and young adults; 
  • Funding studies that will target improved treatment protocols for all sarcoma patients; Implementing community education programs that will inform the public-at-large on the varieties of sarcomas;
  • Providing valuable resource information for sarcoma patients and medical professionals.

Results: We are working to provide assistance to those pediatric sarcoma patients who are most in need of support; educate the public-at-large on the symptoms of pediatric sarcomas; and continuing our efforts to lend financial support to those scientific investigators who are looking to find the cause and the cure for Ewing's Sarcoma and the other forms of pediatric sarcomas that are affecting and taking the lives of children and young adults.

Target demographics: Dani's Foundation support all pediatric sarcoma patients in Colorado and beyond.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 100 plus

Geographic areas served: Michele Ashby, Founder & President of Dani's Foundation - MiNE, LLC Keith Ashby, Vice President - Arapahoe County Claudia Cruz, Secretary - Tico Fine Foods Tim Bishop, Treasurer - KeyBank

Programs: The Dani's Foundation website offers patients, family members, caregivers and medical professionals information and resources that will assist with their navigation through a pediatric sarcoma diagnosis.

Community Stories

3 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Dani's Foundation actually cares about the patient. They do not give fluff support but actual hard dollars to help patient expenses. Many Foundations or non-profits say they give money to research but actually do not. Dani's Foundation prides itself on actually seeking innovative researchers who are looking for cures of pediatric cancers which is the leading killer of children.

mjscolorado

Advisor

Rating: 5

Dani's Foundation is committed to finding the cause of pediatric sarcomas; those rare forms of cancer that are affecting and taking the lives of children and young adults. The Foundation provides patient support, community education and funding for pediatric sarcoma research. For more information on Dani's Foundation, visit their website at www.danisfoundation.org.

martha

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

I am honored to be associated with Dani's Foundation, a non profit organization that is committed to finding the cause and the cure for Ewing's Sarcoma and the other forms of pediatric sarcomas that are affecting children and young adults. As the Executive Director of this organization, it is my privledge to lend support to patients and their families who are in need of information and resources but I am looking forward to the year ahead when we can lend immediate financial assistance to those patients who have limited financial resources and/or who have lost their health benefits due to the current economic crisis. Our support will not only help them in navigating their cancer diagnosis and treatment but will offer a 'hand up' in the year ahead with the intent of lessening their burdens and allowing them the opportunity to focus on what is most important: recovery from their cancer diagnosis.

We are hopeful that others will join us in supporting Dani's Foundation and the Campaign to End Pediatric Sarcoma. By working together, WE CAN make a tremendous impact in the days ahead!