Press Releases

August 2018, Isabella Santos Foundation Receives $45,000 Gift from All-In To Fight Cancer

August 2018, Isabella Santos Foundation 5K and 10K for Kids Cancer to Race Through Ballantyne – Sept 29

August 2018, Isabella Santos Foundation Presents $100,000 Check to Levine Children’s Hospital

June 2018, R4R: The Greg Olsen Foundation and Isabella Santos Foundation to Host Pumpkin Charity Ball to Benefit Levine Children’s Hospital

June 2018, Platelet Drive in Memory of Isabella Santos – June 21-28

March 2018, Jersey Mike’s Raises $135,000 for local pediatric cancer foundation during nationwide “Month of Giving”

February 2018, Jersey Mike’s Kicks off 8th Annual “Month of Giving” in March

Sept 2013, Charlotte 5K in Honor of 7-year-old Cancer Victim

July 2013, Childhood Cancer Foundation to Host Golf Scramble and Blood Drive with Special Guest Archie Griffin

June 2013, Samantha Busch to Host Ice Cream Party at Levine Children’s Hospital in Honor of 7-year-old Cancer Victim

April 2013, Cancer Foundation Seeks Nominations for Award in Honor of 7-year-old Cancer Victim

Jan 2013, Isabella Santos Foundation Presents $180,000 to Neuroblastoma Research & Local Non-Profits

Press Mentions

June 2018, WCNC Charlotte Today:  How donating platelets can save local lives

June 2018, WCNC:  Platelet Drive In Memory of Isabella Santos – June 21-28

June 2018, Carolina Business Connection: Platelet Drive in Memory of Isabella Santos – June 21-28

April 2018, Atrium Health Foundation:  ISF Commits $5 Million to Create Rare & Solid Tumor Program at Levine Children’s Hospital

April 2018, WSOCTV:  Levine Children’s Hospital gets $5M for cancer fight

April 2018, WBTV:  Atrium Health’s Levine Children’s Hospital announce $5 million donation from Isabella Santos Foundation

April 2018, Patient Worthy:  $5 Million Has Been Donated to Treat Childhood Cancers by a Foundation Set Up by Parents

April 2018, WBTV: New specialized treatment room coming to Levine Children’s Hospital, care of Isabella Santos

April 2018, Spectrum News (Raleigh): Levine Children’s Hospital Gets One Of Its Largest Donations in History

April 2018, WCNC: $5M donation will create ‘rare and solid tumor’ program at Levine

April 2018, Charlotte Business Journal: Pediatric cancer care gets $5M boost from Isabella Santos Foundation

March 2018, WCNC:  Jersey Mike’s to donate 100% of sales Wednesday to local charities

February 2018, WBIR: New cancer vaccine yields strong results

February 2017, StyleBlueprint:  Erin Santos of the Isabella Santos Foundation:  FACES of Charlotte

April 2016, The Black and Blue Review: Roaring Riot Partners With Cam Newton Foundation for 2016 Season

March 2016, TWC News: Roaring Riot Raises Thousands for Charity

December 2015, Fox 46 Charlotte: A “Roaring” Panthers Tailgate Party

January 2015, The Charlotte Weekly: Inaugural Ballantyne Ball raises funds for Isabella Santos Foundation

Sept 2014, The Huffington Post: What Cancer Left Behind

Sept 2013, WCNC NBC Charlotte: 5K for Kids Cancer Run

Sept 2013, ABC News (online): Cause for Hope in Fight Against Childhood Cancer

Sept 2013, Woody & Wilcox (106.9 The End): Erin and Grant Santos promote the 6th annual 5k for Kids Cancer

Sept 2013, 5K for Kids’ Cancer race in honor of 7-year-old cancer victim

Sept 2013, Charlotte Today: Childhood Cancer Awareness

Sept 2013, Woody & Wilcox (106.9 The End): The 6th annual 5K for Kids Cancer; Taking action for childhood cancer

Sept 2013, WCCB News Rising: Wilson promotes the 6th annual 5K for Kids Cancer

Sept 2013, The Huffington Post: Awareness… what a bullsh*t word

Sept 2103, Charlotte Smarty Pants: Smarty Mom: Erin Santos

Aug 2013, Ballantyne Magazine: Isabella Santos Foundation hosts race Sept. 21

Aug 2013, Lake Norman Magazine: Samantha Busch hosts ice cream party in honor of Isabella Santos

Aug 2013, South Charlotte News: Fundraiser honors Isabella’s memory

July 2013, A Mother’s Mission: Spreading Wishes to Kids with Cancer

July 2013, The Flairist: What Makes You Feel Alive?

July 2013, Poignant Social Media Campaign Asks Everyone to Make 3 Wishes for Kids with Cancer

June 2013, Medical Daily: Erin Santos Launches Touching Social Media Campaign To Raise Awareness Of Neuroblastoma, Rare Cancer That Took Her Daughter Isabella’s Life

June 2013, New York Daily News: Social media campaign: What would you wish for a kid with cancer?

June 2013, WBTV News: Reporter’s Notebook: Isabella may be gone, but her happiness lives in all of us

June 2013, WBTV News Charlotte (VIDEO): The one year anniversary of Isabella Santos’ passing

June 2013, WCNC NBC Charlotte (VIDEO): Isabella Santos Foundation talks #ISF3Wishes Campaign

June 2013, WBTV News Charlotte: Kyle Busch Foundation and Isabella Santos Foundation host #ISF3Wishes party

June 2013, News 14 Carolinas: Samantha Busch throws ice cream party at Levine Children’s Hospital

May 2013, Grown People Talking: Post a selfie in support of #ISF3Wishes and Childhood Cancer Awareness

April 2013, WCCB News Charlotte: Study links air pollution to childhood cancer

April 2013, WBTV News Charlotte: Isabella Santos Foundation seeks nominations for the Isabella Santos Award

Sept 2012, WCCB Fox News Rising (VIDEO):  Erin joins Tera Blake to discuss 5K for Kids Cancer

July 2012, Charlotte Weekly:  Foundation’s mission carries on for Isabella

July 2012, Endurance Magazine:  Funding research through their daughter’s fight (pg 22)

June 2011, WCCB Fox News Rising (VIDEO):  Wilson Shows Us How To Save Lives By Donating Blood

Nov 2010, WBTV News Charlotte (VIDEO):  Holiday gifts can help hearts & bodies

Isabella’s Obituary

July 2012, Isabella Santos Obituary


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