2019-2020 Annual Highlights
Our 13 y/o FF warrior Bobby Delgatto was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma about 6 months ago. Bobby has been in the hospital for 7 straight weeks for complications from his radiation treatment.
Bobby is an avid Jets fan. On New Year’s Eve day, the Frances Foundation met with Bobby’s parents at the hospital and delivered a huge bag of smiles, including a football autographed by the entire Jets team, a Jets QB Sam Darnold ( his favorite paler) #14 official NFL jersey, a nerf Jets football, and a couple of pairs of Jets socks. Bobby loved his gifts as well as a Frances Foundation promise to treat Bobby and his friends/family to a fun tailgate & a Jets game next season as the Jets fly to the Super Bowl !!
2021 FF Events
We hope and pray that treatment is going well for all of our warriors. Although it is off to a slow start , we are praying that the covid vaccination process accelerates, and that the FF will be able to hold many of its outstanding events that our children and families truly look forward to & enjoy ; especially our picnic/softball tournament ( July 10, 2021) and our 17th annual gala ( October 16, 2021).
Let’s be optimistic and start getting excited for some fun events------our IPLAY AMERICA Funday chairman, trustee Ed Chafart, is working on the possibility of holding this buffet breakfast & rides/ games/ laser tag, etc. event on Sunday May 23rd.
In addition , we are scheduled to renew our 2019 NY METS/CITI FIELD bus trip for a noon game on Thursday , August 12, 2021. This outing includes roundtrip bus transportation, great field box seats, soft drinks & hot dogs & pretzels, and an on the field group photo for all of our warriors’ and angels’ families.
In the meantime , keep in touch with us as we are here to support our warriors and their families through the tough times.