Josh’s Story

Joshua is a survivor. Born with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, he developed Hodgkin’s lymphoma as a teenager. After 15 rounds of radiation, his cancer returned—but he was ready to face it head-on. Here, Josh and his mother talk about his diagnosis and treatment, and the kindness, generosity, and support they found at the Lea Foundation.

Kenny’s Story

As a bright high school student taking college classes, Kenny is passionate about learning. But when he was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, he wondered how treatment would interfere with his life. Hear how the Lea Foundation made sure he could continue to study and learn, and encouraged him to stay focused on the future.

Logan’s Story

Outgoing, funny, and friendly, Logan spreads joy to all around him. Even a diagnosis of leukemia with subsequent treatment and blood transfusions couldn’t break his spirit. His mother Robin discusses how the Lea Foundation helped her with bills when she left work to care for him, and still keeps in touch with the family—even after 2 years cancer-free.

Madeline’s Story

Like many 9-year-olds, Madeline loves animals, dancing, and playing outside. But unlike other children, Madeline doesn’t take each fun-filled day for granted—because she’s been battling leukemia for over 4 years. Her mother Amy describes Madeline’s fighting spirit, as well as the hope and support the family receives from the Lea Foundation.