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  

11 people found this review helpful

My friends and I attended the Sex and the City movie premier for the Ladies Movie Night. Everybody was so nice and helpful. Great, positive atmosphere! I loved how upbeat and fun the entire evening was. We went for the birthdays of two people in my group. In most situations a fundraiser is not the way you want to spend your 40th, but this evening was a blast! Thank you to all the volunteers! We will definitely be back! :)

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

hearing about how the children get to do nights like we had. I sponsored a child to go to Alice in Wonderland and heard that is was a fantastic night for everyone.

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

leave it exactly as is! We had everything we needed for an awesome night. The staff was so fun and easy going. I really would not have changed a thing.

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

how efficient they were and how fun it was to be a part of the event.

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

kind and lighthearted. Easy going and full of smiles!

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

help make major changes in pediatric cancer research and put smiles on the faces of many families.

Ways to make it better...

okay... this is really not important in the grand scheme of the evening and what they are trying to achieve, but... if the bathroom was closer to the theater, that could have been slightly better! :)

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

that it is relatively small... so getting their name out there and in the faces of everyone in San Diego takes time and major money.

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

I hope this organization achieves all of its goals. It seems everybody has been touched by cancer at some point, whether in themselves, a family member or a friend. Wouldn't it be great if we were able to find a cure?

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-5-01

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9 people found this review helpful

My friend introduced me to The Seany Foundation. Their mission really spoke to me as everyone on the team is passionate about making a difference in the lives of children afflicted with childhood cancer. Their events are very unique and raise a lot of money for this worthy cause.

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

how many children they've helped and how passionate they are about childhood cancer

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

work on recruitment of volunteers

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

the team

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

friendly and passionate!

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

change the world!

Ways to make it better...

more people were on the team.

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

the fact that is is a fairly new organization and thus is small.

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

it's a great organization.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-5-01

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9 people found this review helpful

I found out about the foundation from a friend. What I really enjoyed about the foundation is that they're making a big impact with a small team, and everyone involved is helping with passion. They started for a good reason and the goals remain the reason why the foundation operates.

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

The passion of the team and their respective results

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

feel proud (I know that's not what you're asking, but that's my answer)

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

They keep a positive spin on things

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

Very passionate, excited, and dedicated to the cause. They weren't in this for a paycheck. They were a part of this for the mission statement.

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

Turn it into a billion and make a huge difference

Ways to make it better...

The economy allowed me to donate more

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

It's a new organization without a lot of up-front funding.

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

great job with the poker tournament

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-7-01

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10 people found this review helpful

I recently attended the early screening of the new Harry Potter movie. The Seany Foundation created a fun atmosphere. Everyone was very friendly. I would encourage others to attend their events.

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

seeing how they give back to those in need.

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

continue doing what they are doing.

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

they make their events fun.

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

very friendly.

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

make a difference in pediatric cancer research.

Ways to make it better...

I had arrived earlier to get a better seat!

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

trying to raise funds during difficult ecocomic times.

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

at the event I attended the volunteers created a fun atmosphere and didn't put pressure on people to contribute money.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-7-01

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10 people found this review helpful

I have only recently become familiar with the Seany Foundation, but have been very impressed with what I have learned about it. I believe tht any organization that helps Cancer patients is a worthy organization.

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

the fist annual Seany-Lew charity poker tournament which was just held in July of this year.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-7-01

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11 people found this review helpful

great organization that gives back and has a variety of fun events and ways you can give to the cause. the team is fun and outgoing and they seek to provide a positive influence on the community and others who are fighting ewing sarcoma

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

providing awareness of ewings sarcoma and fund raising for the cause

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

hope people help :)

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

real people doing real things making a real difference

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

outgoing, fun, and personable

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

yes it could....

Ways to make it better...

they accomplished their goals of find a cure.

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

getting donations that from people that usually give to "bigger" causes. Or causes that more people are affected by.

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

Rock on!

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-7-01

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10 people found this review helpful

This Foundation Is amazing. The devotion to fighting childhood Sarcoma knows no bounds. In addition to trying to fund a research chair, they are constantly sdding to cancer care at Children's Hospital in San Diego. God bless tghese wonderful people.

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

Fund the research chair and continue its other good works.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-7-01

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7 people found this review helpful

Because there is passion and inspiration they are set apart. Add in the mix of love of life and tremendous imagination and you have the Seany Foundation. From tremendous pain comes incredible effort to make a difference in the world where childhood cancer is eclipsed by other causes. What is more precious than our children? God Bless the Seany Foundation and its founder Mitch Robins, his wife and family. It can restore faith in humanity to see LOVE IN ACTION. THEY ARE LOVE IN ACTION! Sean is proud, watching from Heaven.

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

the fact that a chair is being funded for UCSD.

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

be as blessed as Mitch Robins to be doing something right and good.

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

the incredible imagination for fundraising, the true hearts of the founder and family, and seeing results.

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

awesome.

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

Fund the chair and get more major players to build "brand awareness" for the childhood cancer cause, such as has been done with breast cancer.

Ways to make it better...

I lived closer and could be with the family more.

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

raising gloabl awareness fo childhood cancer as an extrememly importnat cause, Not just women and yogurt... we need Crayola and Fisher Price in on this!

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

I LOVE YOU MITCH AND FAM, AND SEANY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-7-01

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