Ballston Spa High School Senior Organizes Bakesale to Benefit Foundation

A thank you to Dan Giroux a senior at Ballston Spa High School who organized a bake sale for our benefit at the Ballston Spa Film Festival in August. The Bake Sale raised $363.80 Thanks to Dan, Erin Borgolini, Jesse Dugan, Anthony Bennice and Caitlin Shanley who spent time this summer to help the foundation.

Where Are They Now

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: We followed up with people featured in past newsletters and Emerald Eve videos and thought you would like to know… Featured in the 2010 Emerald Eve video, the Egelstons of Fonda welcomed their sixth family member, Easton Noel on July 8th. Meanwhile, Rhionah, 11, is a successful, award-winning and passionate equestrienne, […]

Scratch Off Ticket Summer Project

In tribute to her sister Mary who loved scratch off tickets, Michelle Breton Jackson created special DMC scratch off tickets.  Each patient had the chance to win $20, $50 or $100. Mary’s favorite color was purple so Michelle hand painted purple scratch off paint on each ticket.

Foundation, National Designer Angela Moore Collaborate

The Donna M. Crandall Memorial Foundation has partnered with nationally acclaimed jewelry designer and artist Angela Moore to create a special theme bracelet to commemorate its 13th anniversary. Popular for her hand-painted jewelry, resort fashions and home accents, Angela designed the Foundation bracelet to reflect Donna’s Irish heritage, using symbols that were important to her. […]

Donna Crandall Foundation Inducted Into Society of Hope

Bill Trigg Chief Executive Officier of Make A Wish inducted the Donna Crandall Foundation into to the Society of Hope for our contribution to CF patient Kelly’s Wish at the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy.

1300th Gift Bag Delivered

Nurse Libby Andrus delivered bag number 1300 to a very surprised adult patient Jody Thompson.   In addition to the legendary bag she will receive a check for $1300.

The Foundation Salutes CF Graduates

The Donna M. Crandall Foundation salutes the nine CF patients who will be graduating from high school in the next week.  Each graduate was given a check for $500.00. Congratulations!

Thanks Go Out to the Niskyuna Girl Scouts

Girl Scout troop 2502 donated eight cases of cookies to the foundation. We delivered them all to the cf clinic to be distributed to happy patients.

Siena News Article about the Donna M. Crandall Foundation

Siena News, the official magazine of Siena College, has written a wonderful article about Donna (class of ’79) and the Foundation: Donna Crandall Foundation has Green and Gold Roots

Dinner for 12 Winners

Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Mariaca with Maria Dempsey. The Mariaca’s won dinner for 12 at this years Emerald Eve. Donna’s nieces Sarah and Jack Cheney were the servers.

Shaker Modified Swim Program Holds Fundraiser

The 2013 Shaker Modified Swim Program recently held a Mile Challenge to support the Donna Crandall Foundation. Coach Heather Daniels speared headed the event. The swim team raised nearly $1400.