Bobcats vs Thunder Herd Athens, OH September 12, 2015 The Ohio University Football Team is partnering with Turn It Gold to recognize September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Gold ribbons…
by Alisa Weldon (Austin, TX)
In most cases when you are touched by a cause and motivated to take action it’s typically because it’s affected you or someone close to you. Because of an introduction and professional referral to Turn It GoldFund, I thought my connection would be out of a general care for children, out of my desire to engage and help fight against this horrific disease.
by Angela Dina (Houston, TX)
When my son, Charlie, was 4, he had a stomachache over Memorial Day weekend. After a couple of days of home remedies and phone calls to the pediatrician, I made the decision to go to the ER near our home. The diagnosis was nothing I could have ever prepared for. Stage 4 high-risk neuroblastoma. This diagnosis was our family’s worst nightmare…
By Mike Dina (Houston, TX)
We all encounter others, who will have more than us and less than us, but it’s not about what we have or lack, it’s about how we love and treat each other. It’s as if God wants to see what our character will become based upon the environment he’s planned for us. On the morning of May 30th 2012, we heard those unforgettable words “Your son has cancer”, something I never want any parent to hear…
Posted on Foxsports.com | February 10, 2014
When Johnny Manziel makes the news, it is often times due to attending a high-profile party or sitting courtside with LeBron James at an NBA game. So it certainly can’t be overlooked when Johnny Football’s softer side makes an appearance to make one 6-year-old cancer survivor’s day.
Posted on KBTX.com | April 23, 2013
A year ago 44 golfers took part in the Allen Open to help raise funds for Allen Academy, but adding a Heisman Trophy winner to the group made the 2013 version quite a bit more successful.
144 players, including Johnny Manziel, participated in this year’s tournament, which will raise money for Allen Academy but also will end up making about a $20,000 donation to Charlie Dina’s charity, the Texas Children’s Hospital: Cancer Center.