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Named Funds

The stories of children battling childhood cancer and the doctors who have dedicated their lives to finding a cure are nothing short of inspirational. That is why CURE offers the opportunity to create funds in the names of these special people. Named funds create a lasting legacy while helping make a difference in the lives of children and families battling this horrific disease.

Will Abernathy Memorial Fund

Will Abernathy Memorial Fund

Will’s life was filled with nothing but joy, until Halloween 2010 when everything changed. At 31 months old, he was diagnosed with stage IV neuroblastoma. After a long and courageous fight, he passed away on July 16, 2013. This fund will help fight neuroblastoma, and keep Will’s spirit alive forever.
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Team Alexa Fighting Back

Team Alexa Fighting Back

Alexa Lee Hartenstein endured more in her short three and a half years than most of us will face in a lifetime. But before losing her battle with an aggressive brain tumor and earning her angel wings, she also achieved more. She taught everyone around her how to be kind and compassionate, enjoy every moment, and truly live. This fund will help other families facing childhood cancer by supporting CURE’s Patient & Family Services programs.
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Carlos S. Alvarado, MD Pediatric Cancer Research Fund

Carlos S. Alvarado, MD Pediatric Cancer Research Fund

Dedicated pediatric oncologist who retired in 2009, Dr. Alvarado skillfully and compassionately cared for children with cancer while making incredible strides through his research. This fund will continue to move his work forward by funding lifesaving research at the Aflac Cancer Center at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
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Bowen Story Fund

Bowen Story Fund

Bo battled medulloblastoma, a highly malignant brain cancer, for two years before receiving his well-deserved angel wings. During that time, this incredible little boy showed everyone that faith, strength and love are some of life’s wonders. This fund provides Open Arms meals as well as financial assistance to families.
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Catie’s Fund

Catie’s Fund

Catie Wilkins lost her battle with medulloblastoma before she reached her fifth birthday. Precious Catie managed to fit a whole lot of living and laughter into her life. This fund supports research aimed at solving pediatric brain cancers.
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Creedlove Fund

Creedlove Fund

Created in the memory of sweet little Creed Campbell, a fighter literally all of his all too short life. Creed’s mom created this fund to specifically support patients and their families in the midst of treatments for childhood cancer. Creed’s story goes forward! By participating in the Creedlove Fund, you can directly help other families who are on this difficult journey.
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Trenton W. Kindred Research Fund

Trenton W. Kindred Research Fund

After being diagnosed with stage IV neuroblastoma when he was only a year old, Trenton Kindred started fighting and hasn’t stopped since. He has been cancer free since 2006 and is an inspiration to all who know him. This fund supports research aimed at solving neuroblastoma.
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Carter Martin Fund

Carter Martin Fund

At the age of 7, Carter Samuel Martin faced cancer with determination and a smile – not once did he complain. All who knew Carter adored him.
Carter loved God, Georgia Tech, Providence Christian Academy, his dogs Comet and Lucky, and his family and friends tremendously. He excelled in art, sports and academics. Carter thrived on competition and he won (almost) every battle. When this young warrior met his match in cancer, he challenged the disease with his own piggy bank coins – he told his mom to "give them to the hospital to help find a cure."
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The Sam Robb Fund

The Sam Robb Fund

Like many boys, Sam loved playing sports – primarily basketball and football. At 6’5″ and 230 lbs. in the 10th grade, Sam was already a college prospect. But in the fall of 2002, X-rays of a nagging stress fracture in Sam’s left knee revealed the unthinkable… the diagnosis of bone cancer (osteosarcoma).
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United for a CURE

United for a CURE

When AML took the lives of three brave children, it still did not win. Because Mary Elizabeth, Melissa and Lake weren’t just brave. They were incredibly special. Their diagnosis bonded them instantly, and united three families in a circle of never-ending support. This fund will help advance clinical research for fighting AML and benefitting children who are diagnosed with it.
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