There are no words to describe the moment your baby girl asks, “Mommy, what does this cancer want with me?”
April 24, 2023
“There are no words to describe the moment your baby girl asks, ‘Mommy, what does this cancer want with me?’ The first four years of Daniela’s life were full of memory-making and milestones, just like those of any other child. But in the fall of 2016, when she was barely 5 years old, everything changed. An ongoing stomachache grew until rounds of MRIs and PET scans finally uncovered a tumor in her hepatic portal vein, which spread to her liver.
100 Women of Huntington gains quick momentum in short time, makes first donation for $11,800
March 4, 2023
Earlier this year, Elwood resident Heather Mammolito had a conversation with a friend about a new group concept – 100 women banding together to help support their communities in an act of collaborative giving. “Thinking that…
Daniela Conte Foundation Receives $20,000 Grant from Subaru Share the Love Event
June 10, 2022
This year, the Daniela Conte Foundation is honored to receive a $20,125 grant from Subaru's 14th Annual Share the Love Event. This annual fundraising event has donated over $225 million to local and national charities since it began in 2008. Hasset Subaru of Wantagh, NY chose DCF as their hometown charity and beneficiary for this year’s campaign.
Town of Huntington, Daniela Conte Foundation Recognize Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month at Gold Ribbon Tree Lighting
September 9, 2021
Article Snippet: Huntington – Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci, Deputy Supervisor Councilman Ed Smyth, Councilman Eugene Cook, Highway Superintendent Kevin S. Orelli, Receiver of Taxes Jillian Guthman, Katia and Anthony Conte of the Daniela Conte Foundation, and dozens of families affected by pediatric cancer joined to recognize Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month with a gold ribbon tree lighting outside Huntington Town Hall on Thursday, September 2.
LI Man Nominated as Leukemia Group’s Man of the Year
June 21, 2021
Katia said that “only 4% of federal government cancer research funds goes towards pediatrics” and according to the LLS “Over the last 40 years only 4 new pediatric cancer therapies have been developed, a small number in comparison to the hundreds for adults, underscoring the urgent need for continued research in targeted therapies and immunotherapies for pediatric cancers.”
DCF Donates $30,000 to Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
May 14, 2021
Daniela Conte Foundation presented a check for $30,000 to Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, as a result of our 1st Annual Daniela's Butterfly 5K Run/Walk. This donation will directly benefit Dr. Chris Vakoc and his team for Rhabdomyosarcoma research.
Daniela Conte Foundation Hosts Inaugural Blood Drive in Dix Hills
March 9, 2021
Katia is frustrated by the small amount of money that is spent on childhood cancer. She said cancer patients are the number one recipients of blood products. Donating blood is one of the easiest ways to make an impact for a child that is fighting cancer.
Dix Hills blood drive honors girl, 8, who died of rare cancer
March 6, 2021
Those donating at the blood drive say giving blood is one of the best things they can do in the fight against cancer.
The family also started a foundation in Daniella's name to bring more awareness to lesser-known pediatric cancers. They also plan to host a gala and 5K.
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