Nicole Ackerman and her brother, Peter Merrigan, strive for greatness every single day as they make family connections and push limits to bring our mission to life. Together, they are a powerful duo fighting to change the face of cancer and we are proud to have them representing Family Reach.
Many of our cancer warriors say a positive attitude helps carry them through the trying times. Ruby, a 4-year-old girl who was diagnosed with neuroblastoma
Babies are known for bringing joy to everyone they encounter. Twelve-week-old Karalyne, who was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in February 2018, is no exception. “Karalyne does love to smile. She would rather look at your smiling face than any baby toy waved in front of her,” says her mom.
High school seniors usually spend the months before graduation gearing up for college or a job. It’s both an exciting and daunting time. That’s exactly how Tyler was feeling when his life took a turn he could have never expected. Tyler was diagnosed with osteosarcoma at just 19 years old.