The Seany Foundation

Rating: 4.98 stars   54 reviews

Issues: Health, Cancer

Location: 7567 La Jolla Blvd La Jolla CA 92037 USA

Mission: Inspired by the life of Sean Lewis Robins, The Seany Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to funding research to help find cures for pediatric cancers, especially sarcomas, and to improving the quality of life for children and teens battling cancer.
2009 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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EIN 20-5970939
800-794-8282
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Rating: 5 stars  

9 people found this review helpful

I worked at The Seany Foundation during it's first two summers. We started with a goal to fund a research chair at UCSD Moores Cancer Center with the help of those who love Sean. TSF has since expanded it's goals and its network of loyal supporters. The future is nothing but bright and all involved with the Foundation have no intention of slowing down!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

it's ability to connect with people and inspire then to get involved in the fight against cancer.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

keep up the good work.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the purpose is near and dear to my heart and it feels great to see TSF get us closer to the end result.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

enthusiastic, driven, and lively.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

change the world.

Ways to make it better...

school hadn't kept me from leaving each August.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

expanding and becoming a nationwide charity.

One thing I'd also say is that...

...not sure...

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2008-8-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

10 people found this review helpful

I have been involved with The Seany Foundation for 6 months and they have continued to put on fun and exciting events that community members of all ages can enjoy. The foundation is dedicated to eradicating childhood cancer and I am convinced they will continue to have a significant impact in the lives of many families.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Being able to draw in community members of all ages. The foundation has such character, similar to a mom and pop restaurant; they make involvement in their event a memorable and personal experience that makes you want to get involved.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

do nothing different.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the eclectic mix of different events the foundation organizes. They are committed to their cause and make sure that their donors are having a great time in the process and that their support is appreciated.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

extremely kind and welcoming. You can tell that the people working for the foundation are there because they want to be.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

fulfill it's current goals as well as future goals like re-opening the physical therapy rehab pool at Children's Hospital, opening a special exhibit at the San Diego Zoo, etc. The founders continue to have numerous ideas that will benefit the community.

Ways to make it better...

I would have known about them earlier.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

finding big sponsors and donors. Most companies already have a charity of choice they contribute to and it seems as though they only way to get your foot in the door is to have a personal connection.

One thing I'd also say is that...

The Seany Foundation deserves to win the great non-profits awards. They have raised almost $400,000 in just a few years and most of that has been from small donations from the community.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-1-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

9 people found this review helpful

There is so much to be said about The Seany Foundation. I have attended almost every event, and they just keep getting better and better. For a charity that has only been around for 3 years, it is exceeding my expectations. Every event is different, with two things as a constant: they are always amazingly fun and the remind us and everyone who attends just what we are fighting for. The volunteers who are working for this charity are unbelievably open and willing to do whatever it takes to get this cause going. The Seany Foundation is going to do big things, so watch out!

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

seeing new and old faces come together for a great cause

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

AMAZING!!!!

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

you mean WHEN.... help the world rid of childhood cancers!

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-7-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

6 people found this review helpful

Excellent organization. I have participated in only two of their events and they are truly a class act. Additionally, from what I hear, they are always looking for ways to increase the amounts earned from their events and use that for research. What a great cause and a great organization.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

bringing together a strong community contingency in favor of a noble cause.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

continue doing what its doing...building momentum...don't let it stop!

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

their attention to detail and their ability to bring people together.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

courteous, good looking, engaged.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

do great things by making that money work for the foundation. Mitch is a financial wizard.

Ways to make it better...

we had even more people.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

getting the word out about its cause and getting more people involved.

One thing I'd also say is that...

nothing.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-7-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

10 people found this review helpful

Of course, I'm biased, but I have to toot our own horn when I say we are doing some fantastic work to help our the kids under treatment in our local community. Our events not only help raise funds for our projects, but they are fun, too. It makes being philanthropic twice as fulfilling.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

how they turned a tragic loss into something truly positive.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

dedicated and friendly.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

cure Ewing's sarcoma and other childhood cancers!

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-7-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

7 people found this review helpful

This is one foundation that I have found that attracts all different age ranges with varying events from Casino Nights to Movie Premiers. It is refreshing not to see the same demographic at all the events and see how the Cause is reaching everyone. Plus not one dollar that is raised goes to Admin costs, but instead to tangible causes to help the cause of Pediatric Cancer.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

many varying events.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

do more handstands.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the people and creativity of the events.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

great people who really care about the cause.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

do more things to help find a cure and make the lives better for children with Pediatric Cancer.

Ways to make it better...

more people took the time to help out charity events.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

getting more people involved.

One thing I'd also say is that...

everyone needs to see the great things that The Seany Foundation (www.TheSeanyFoundation.org) does for the fight.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-7-01

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