Jose 2021 Update Jose is a sweet 6-year-old boy living with his parents and 4-year-old brother. Prior to diagnosis “Grade 4 Brain Cancer”, both of Jose's parents were working full time, however his mother has had to significantly reduce her hours at work in order to bring Jose to his treatments. Jose

2024-01-18T10:23:35-07:00August 7th, 2023|


Everett Everett was diagnosed with leukemia in December of 2020 at age 2. Everett’s parents are both working full time. Everett’s mother is a MICU nurse who was treating COVID-19 patients. However, his mother is planning to be on unpaid leave from work for several months during the most intensive part of Everett’s

2024-03-07T13:40:54-07:00December 10th, 2021|


Leeonah Leeonah was 3 years old when she was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma in September 2020. Leeonah lives with her parents and younger brother. Her father is the sole provider however his employment has been very unstable this year due to Leenoah's frequent appointments and COVID. Only one parent is able to bring Leeonah

2023-08-15T08:24:38-07:00November 30th, 2021|


Abigail Abigail is a sweet 6-year-old girl who lives with her mother and her maternal grandparents. She was diagnosed with brain cancer in December of 2019. Due to her daughter’s diagnosis, Abigail’s mother had to leave her job in order to be her daughter’s primary caregiver. JUST TRYAN IT funded an emergency relief

2024-03-19T12:36:51-07:00November 30th, 2021|


Nira Nira prides herself on being independent. She moved out of her parents' house when she was 18 years old to attend college and is one semester away from graduating. Diagnosed with Ewing's Sarcoma in July 2020, she is trying to finish her classes while enduring treatment. Nira currently lives with her

2023-08-21T12:53:15-07:00June 18th, 2021|


Kennedy Kennedy is a sweet young girl diagnosed with ALL in November 2020 at age 2. She lives at home with her parents and sister. According to her mom, Kennedy is a bit of a wild child. She has a spunky and playful attitude and takes each day as a brand new

2023-08-15T08:16:55-07:00May 4th, 2021|


Liam Liam is full of energy and loves playing with his big sister Isabella. Last August Liam’s mom, Melissa, noticed that he was not himself, having on and off low grade fevers. He was not running around and playing. It took about 4 doctors’ visits but finally we were sent to UNC

2024-03-19T12:36:58-07:00May 4th, 2021|


Jackson Jackson is an adorable 4-year-old diagnosed with ALL in June 2020. First and foremost, he’s a drummer at heart! He loves everything about music. He plays the drums with his daddy (a drummer) every day. He loves making drum sets out of everything and anything! He has so much energy and

2021-05-04T05:35:12-07:00April 19th, 2021|
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