10 Years Later…a sad and beautiful world

10 Years Later…a sad and beautiful world

10 Years Later…a sad and beautiful world My wise husband often reminds me, “It’s a sad and beautiful world.” This story is like that. It’s beautiful and sad. You see, 10 years ago today, our son Michael donated his brain and spine to research when he died from...
SNO 2022 – GFAC Collaborators Receive Awards

SNO 2022 – GFAC Collaborators Receive Awards

SNO 2022 – GFAC Presents First Scientific Posters Gift from a Child was well represented in Tampa, Florida at the 2022 annual meeting for the Society for Neuro-oncology (SNO). This annual meeting is the largest national gathering of neuro-oncology professionals....
Donated tissue is an informative tool in medical research

Donated tissue is an informative tool in medical research

Donated Tissue is an Informative Tool in Medical Research Among the many methods scientists use to understand human diseases, donated patient tissue is a uniquely precious tool. A recent study published this month in Nature Genetics investigated the heterogeneity of...
Create a Wave of Impact With Your Support

Create a Wave of Impact With Your Support

Create a Wave of Impact With Your Support   Gift from a Child’s work is rippling across the pediatric cancer community. It’s been exciting to work with somany families, researchers, organizations, and supporters over the past eight years to create a...
Help and Hope Podcast Part of Advocacy Push

Help and Hope Podcast Part of Advocacy Push

Help and Hope Podcast Part of Advocacy Push Patti and Al Gustafson will go anywhere and talk to anyone about their son Michael, who died of brain cancer at age 15. The Gustafsons want everyone to get the message: families can help find a cure for cancer by donating...
Until There Is A Cure: Our 2022 Impact Report

Until There Is A Cure: Our 2022 Impact Report

Until There Is A Cure: Our 2022 Impact Report We hope you will be invigorated, inspired, and excited by all that Swifty Foundation and Gift from a Child has accomplished, not only last year, but in the past nine years. We are proud of the goals we have set and the...