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Play It Forward: The Spirit of Press On

by Sarah Turner Davis ::

By now, all of you have heard us use the words Play It Forward. Many of you participated in our social media challenge, and some of you even created your own fundraisers. Take Eric Neevel, an Avett Brothers fan who approached the Crawfords in July hoping to raise money in honor of Hallie. His idea […]

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Holiday Shopping for Press On!

by Sarah Turner Davis ::

Below is a list of vendors with items that support Press On. We will update it as more items become available. CauseNetwork: Online Shopping at Over 1000 Stores! When you shop through our personal CauseNetwork Press On Marketplace a percentage of your purchases at hundreds of online stores will go to Press On. Special deals on hotels, as […]

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Press On Welcomes a Third Family to the Team

by Sarah Turner Davis ::

You’ve met the Chances and the Simkins, and now Press On is proud to announce that we are adding another family to the team: The Crawfords! Bob and Melanie Crawford’s daughter Hallie was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2011; the Crawfords and Simkins met while at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. You may know Bob as […]

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GoPro for a Cause

by Sarah Turner Davis ::

Did you ever see the GoPro for a Cause video for Turner’s song “Possibilities,” recorded by Darius Rucker for St. Jude? Thanks GoPro, Darius Rucker, and St. Jude! Find the song on iTunes today!

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Today Show Now and Then

by Sarah Turner Davis ::

Did you miss the Today Show special on Possibilities last December? Here’s the video, and take a look at little Brennan on the Today Show back in November 2012! Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

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March Update

by Sarah Turner Davis ::

March 28, 2016 Today we checked in to Scottish Rite for Burke’s 2nd round of a newer treatment for refractory (stubborn) neuroblastoma, Immunotherapy with 2 types of chemo.  Prior to this (and after the updates above) Burke had a Stem Cell Transplant during late November and early December (3.5 weeks inpatient).  It was a rough […]

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Round 4 Continues

by Sarah Turner Davis ::

5/18/16:  We are in the middle of Round 4 Immunotherapy/Chemo this week.  The first 2 rounds were extremely rough, with flu like symptoms for 2 weeks.  Round 3 and 4 are much better andBurke continues to amaze us with his strength.  He is back to playing like a normal 4 year old now.  We will […]

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Chemo Round 2

by Sarah Turner Davis ::

3/28/16:  Today we checked in to Scottish Rite for Burke’s 2nd round of a newer treatment for refractory (stubborn) neuroblastoma, Immunotherapy with 2 types of chemo.  Prior to this (and after the updates above) Burke had a Stem Cell Transplant during late November and early December (3.5 weeks inpatient).  It was a rough couple of […]

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Press On and Rising Tide Foundation for Clinical Cancer Research award Grant for $800,000 for a Pediatric Neuroblastoma Trial

by Sarah Turner Davis ::

Atlanta, GA:   The Press On Fund and the Rising Tide Foundation for Clinical Cancer Research (RTFCCR) are pleased to announce their first collaborative grant in the amount of $800,000 to Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles (CHLA), Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA), and the University of Southern California, to initiate the New Approaches to Neuroblastoma […]

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