|SAMANTHA LORENE CALAFIORE MEMORIAL FUND, INC.
Our SLiCe of Heaven
|Grandpa Cookie Suler for his willingness and desire to share Our|
|Samantha Fund with everyone he meets and for supporting our fund by |
making his unique and beautiful home made grottos.
|Janet Cooper and the Little Falls Jr. Women’s Club for their support in our|
|pin drive and for sharing and displaying our fund and pins at their Easter |
|Faculty and families at Rainbow Nursery School in Wayne for celebrating|
|the holiday season by advising the students’ families, in lieu of a holiday |
gift, to make a donation to their favorite charity in which, many of the faculty
chose our Samantha Fund.
|Melissa Gibson and the Moms Club of Morristown who organized a garage|
|sale in which all proceeds went to our Samantha Fund.|
|Butler High School Class of 1983 for holding a 50/50 raffle during their 20-|
|year reunion and the winner, Jeff Struck, who graciously gave his “50” back |
to our Samantha Fund.
|Christine Kohler and Danceworks in Denville for supporting our pin drive|
|and for their beautiful dedication to our Samantha during their holiday |
program and 2003 recital. Also, in our Samantha’s name, Danceworks
gave a year scholarship to one of their deserving dancers.
|Students and faculty at Our Lady of the Magnificat School in Kinnelon who,|
|for the second year, gave so generously with their Tag Day. |
|A “friend” who, on his wedding day, in lieu of favors at his reception, chose|
|to give to our Samantha Fund. Thank you “friend”, for honoring Samantha. |
|Pattie Stryker and the Woodmont School in Montville for giving so|
|generously with their dress down day.|
|Little Falls PBA Local 346 for once again reminding us, with their generosity|
|and remembrance, our Samantha is NEVER forgotten.|
|Morris County family whose eight-year-old son was diagnosed with a rare|
|form of leukemia, which includes two types of the cancer. Most importantly, |
the disease is now in remission.
|Morris County family whose 11-year-old son was diagnosed with|
|leukemia. Their church sponsored a bone marrow drive and now the boy is |
going through chemotherapy.
|Donation of a defibrillator to a Morris County grammar school which,|
|including the regular classroom regiment, also has a class for special |
|Morris County family whose 13-year-old son needed a bone marrow|
|transplant after being diagnosed with leukemia.|
|Morris County family whose seven-year-old son was diagnosed with a|
|brain tumor. Their son has endured surgery, a staph infection, a feeding |
tube, and chemotherapy. He is learning disabled with permanent vision
impairment. He has been able to return to school with assistance from his
|Supporting a Morris County family and their eleven-month-old daughter, as|
|they are able to celebrate the holidays through Morris County Operation |
Holiday program, which aids less fortunate families during the holiday
|Supporting NJ athletes with mental retardation by participating in the|
|Special Olympics 21st Annual Torch Run. |
|Sponsored a Morris County five-year-old boy who participated in a Buddy|
|Walk to benefit his school. His school is designed to support the needs of |
|Passaic County family dealing with the devastation of their three-year-old|
|son stricken with a severe form of bacterial meningitis. The boy has |
endured a coma, strokes, seizures, kidney failure and potential brain
damage. He has a very long road in a rehabilitation program where he will
have to relearn his motor skills.
|Morris County family whose ten-year-old son was given a life saving liver|
|transplant after being diagnosed with end stage liver disease. |
|Sponsored a Morris County resident as she participated in a walk for her|
|five-year-old niece who was diagnosed with neuroblastoma. She is |
receiving large doses of chemotherapy and is in need of a bone marrow
|Beauty with a cut on its finger,
Wisdom with bubble gum in its hair and the
Hope of the future with a frog in its pocket.