Entries by Jenni Walker

The Impact of Losing a Best Friend

Saturday, March 9 marks what would have been Isabella’s 14th birthday. It’s also when the Isabella Santos Foundation is teaming up with the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas (CBCC) to host several community blood drives to honor the life and legacy of Isabella. It seems only fitting that one of the March 9 community […]

Cancer Journey Leads to Brotherly Bond

When 10-year-old Dyson was diagnosed with AML Leukemia last June, he never imagined that his cancer journey would bring him a new best friend. On September 10, 2018, the lives of Dyson and KJ Brent, a wide receiver for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, changed forever. That is the day the two first met and that […]

Max – The Mighty Cancer Warrior

Max is a neuroblastoma warrior. The energetic and active three-year-old has been fighting high-risk Stage IV Neuroblastoma since August. His diagnosis came as a complete surprise to his parents, Dianna and Roger, who say that Max was the healthiest and wildest kid you’d ever meet.  Max sometimes complained about knee pain and then his eye […]

Driven to Support Our Local Cancer Community

Last December, our ‘Car For A Cure’ raffle made an even bigger impact on our local cancer community. Steve Amedio, co-founder of All-In to Fight Cancer was the lucky winner of a 2-year lease of a 2018 Platinum Edition Nissan Murano donated by Modern Nissan of Lake Norman.  Steve didn’t need the car for himself, […]

Buy a Christmas Tree to Chomp Childhood Cancer

When you get ready to buy your Christmas tree this season, look no further than The Adam Faulk Tanksley Foundation Christmas Tree Lot in Waxhaw. For the past seven years, the foundation has hosted the tree lot with 100 percent of the proceeds supporting Atrium Health’s Levine Children’s Hospital. Located at 8500 Rea Road (corner […]