Chants for a Cure

Natasha Althouse and her group of tremendously talented musicians have put together a wonder album and are generously donating the proceeds to benefit the Donna Crandall Foundation. To read more about the wonderful story surrounding the making of this album and the incredible group of individuals involved, please visit their site at:   Chants for […]

2015 Donna Crandall Foundation Softball Tournament

2015 Donna M. Crandall Foundation Softball Tournament WHEN Saturday July 11, 2015 1st game starts at 9am WHERE Knickerbacker Park 103rd St. & 8th Avenue, Troy, NY TEAM FEES $35 PER PERSON $300 PER TEAM (6MEN 4 WOMEN) LYNN’S RULES There will be food and beverages for sale as well as 50/50 tickets . BENEFITING […]

2015 Pig & Putt Classic

The 2015 Pig & Putt Classic will be held on Saturday, June 13th at the Briar Creek Golf Course to benefit the Donna M. Crandall Foundation for Cystic Fibrosis.Event Entry Includes: One round of golf with golf cart Lunch buffet and pig roast dinner Beverages during lunch and dinner, craft beer tastings Door prizes, raffles, […]

Softball Tournament Being Organized to Benefit Foundation

Cheri Martell is organizing a softball tournament for Sunday, October 12, 2014 beginning at 9:00 AM at Knickerbacker Park in Troy, NY. Team fees are $30 per person and $275 per team (6 men and 4 women). There will be food and beverages for sale as well as 50/50 tickets and a bat raffle. All […]

5th Annual Ryan's Run Benefits Foundation

The Ravens Coeymans Sportsman Club hosted the  the fifth annual Ryan’s Run event organized by Tina and Tom Hamilton in memory of their son Ryan Lee MacDonald who passed away in 2009 at the age of 23. Tina and Tom have worked tirelessly on their annual event. All proceeds benefit the Donna Crandall Foundation. To date, […]

Sarah Brownell Donates Necklaces

The Donna Crandall Foundation has been the lucky recipient of Sarah Brownell’s beading hobby, having received hundreds of green and white necklaces and carefully crafted green and white yarn bracelets by the 27-year-old Clifton Park resident. We learned that Sarah loved creating rainbow colored jewelry when we asked if she would make a few for our […]

Donna M. Crandall Foundation Summer Project

“Life is Not About Waiting for the Storm to Pass, but Rather Learning How to Dance in the Rain”Each summer the Donna Crandall Foundation organizes a summer surprise for all CF Clinic visitors. This year they got help from Alexa Van Galen (adult patient Kristine Lindskoog’s daughter) and her friends Frankie Salamida and Meghan O’Hara. […]

Niskayuna Town Pool Holds Event to Benefit DMC

The Niskyuna Wild Turkey Swim team held their 7th annual swim event to benefit the Donna Crandall Foundation.  Life guards Sarah Evans and Aiden Wolfe organized the 2014 swim. Swimmer Mary Margaret Russo raised $300 and was awarded a Burke Bear for being the top fundraiser this year. The event was held Friday July 25th. […]

U-Neck Pillows Donated to Foundation

Mike Yovine, Quality Assurance Supervisor at Softex in Waterford, New York, donated 38 U-Neck pillows to the Donna M. Crandall Foundation. We have delivered them to the hospital and they will be enjoyed by both pediatric and adult CF patients. Mike’s mom, Barbara, is an adult patient at Albany Med.

High School Students Deliver Gifts to Lounge

Each weekend Alexa VanGalen, a junior at Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School, and Frankie Salamida, a junior at Bethlehem High School, shop at BJ’s and then deliver the goods to the renovated Donna Crandall lounge at Albany Medical Center. Patient favorites are trail mix and candy bars, but the girls accept special requests, too.

Girl Scout Troop Donates Gifts Bags

Girl scout Troop 1499 went shopping and filled six Donna M Crandall Foundation gift bags. The Loudonville Elementary school based troop had lots of new ideas.  The bags will be delivered to the pediatric floor at Albany medical center this month

Shaker Modified Swim Team Completes Mile Challenge for Foundation

The modified Shaker Junior High swim team joined forces with the Shaker boys varsity swim team to help support the Donna M. Crandall Foundation. 60 swimmers finished the mile challenge to help raise money. Thanks to coach Daniels and coach Murray for organizing the event.