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This little beauty is Danika.  She lives in Florida with her big sister and her mom and dad.  Danika lives near the Ocean, but it’s something she can not see.  Danika lost her sight, along with her innocence and countless other things, because of the Neuroblastoma that invades her body.

In her mom’s words, “The amount of disease in her little body is "impressive" as they say, however it remains unchanged, so we'll take 'inactive' cancer any day over the

alternative.”  This is the outcome of over a year of treatment, away from home and family, at MSKCC.


Please help us in getting sweet Danika and her sister a swingset for their yard.


“One of the biggest joys in Danika’s life is swinging in the baby swing at the park.  Since it’s not always the easiest thing for me to get both girls there (weather, schedule, etc.) and keep them safe, having a small set – one with a regular “big girl” swing and a baby swing and possibly a slide - in the backyard would be amazing.  Then I could give her this experience so much more than I can currently.”


It’s the least we can do!


Swing on, sweet girl!


Goal: $400  All money raised above the cost of the swing set will go to the Stanchi’s for travel expenses.   Dig deep!  Tis’ the season.


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Reader Comments (1)

Im very sorry to hear about little Danika. I hope she can pull through.! =]

April 25, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterNatalia

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