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AYJ Fund will send over 200 Holiday Gifts to children with cancer this holiday season. You can sponsor a gift for $25 each
GC Conference NYC
The AYJ Fund was proud to be a sponsor of this conference. Leading medial specialists and researchers presented research findings and GC families and foundations collaborate to plan future support for patients and research next steps.
The research was exciting, the discussions impactful. We have lots of work to do before our next conference in London in 2025.
Once Upon a dream
Children's Princess Concert
was a dream come true!
AYJ Fund is celebrating our 10th anniversary!
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AYJ Fund's SMILES program
provides gift packs or fun experiences for children with cancer
AYJ Fund's SMILES APPLICATION is available at the bottom of this page.
The fund is dedicated to Anna Yan Ji Arabia who bravely lived with Gliomatosis Cerebri for three and a half years, was treated with the best medical care available at the Jimmy Fund Clinic at Dana Farber, and became an angel at 16 years old on Valentines Day 2013, filled with love and grace.
AYJ Fund's CONNECTIONS Program provides tablets and laptops to keep kids connected to school, friends and family
AYJ Fund's CURES Program funds research to identify effective treatments for children with gliomatosis cerebri,(GC) a brain cancer. We are currently funding a $1million project at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at the Filbin Lab and an international GC Project led by the Institute of Cancer Research in London. We also support research at the Children's Brain Tumor Project Lab at Weill Cornell Medicine in NYC>
Kathy & Joe with Dr. Mariella Filbin
at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Anna's Photo displayed
in the CBTP Lab at Weill Cornell, NYC
Gaming GO KARTS
AYJ Fund purchased 3 Gaming Karts for the Jimmy Fund Clinic at Dana-Farber in Boston and 1 GO Kart for the clinic at Weill Cornell Medicine.
These GO Karts help distract children and provide a fun activity during long days of treatment and testing.
AYJ Fund Newsletters
Check out our recent newsletters to learn more about our AYJ Fund programs, recent activities and meet some of the children we are supporting through their journey.