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Randy A.

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Review for Keaton Raphael Memorial, Roseville, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

KRM is a wonderful charity. In July 2007, my then 15-month-old daughter, Gabriella Grace Anderson, was diagnosed with a pediatric brain tumor and began treatment at UCSF. During her short stay, we received financial and in-kind support from KRM, including books, blankets, gas cards and some much-needed cash to assist us as my husband and then 3-year-old son had to commute a 6 hour round trip to come be with Gabby and I in the hospital. Gabby died in October 2007, but KRM continues to provide emotional support to our family. We received a condolence package which included a memory box made by Keaton's grandfather, several books on how to cope with grief and loss, and personal note from Robyn Raphael. It has meant so much more than I can explain to know that KRM exists and continues to honor children and families, by providing financial and intangible supports during the battle with cancer.

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

Please see my review. I would also add that in that first shocking part of treatment, when my world suddenly collapsed around me and I felt like our family was alone in the world, KRM helped to remind us that there are still people who care for others and strive to make a difference for children and families struggling with cancer.

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

I would want more financial support from businesses, because the work that they do is so critical for families!

Role:  Client Served & Received support from KRM.