|SAMANTHA LORENE CALAFIORE MEMORIAL FUND, INC.
Our SLiCe of Heaven
|Supported four families thru the Morris County Holiday Operation Program|
|2004. This program aids less fortunate families and families trying to |
overcome emotional and physical abuse. Also, thru this program we were
able to donate 18 Samantha Bears to share with the children.
|Supported a Morris County 5K memorial run/scholarship fund to honor a|
|seventeen-year-old girl and her family after her sudden death at her |
school. At the tragic time, her school did not have a defibrillator on site.
|Morris County family whose son has been battling a very rare and|
|aggressive cancer. They have also found evidence of further cancer on his |
liver and lungs. He has gone thru heavy chemotherapy, two surgeries, cat
scans, and weekly blood work.
|Aid a Passaic County family as they try to overcome the loss of their home|
|to an accidental fire, more devastating, the loss of two of their children.|
|Morris County family as their seven-year-old son was diagnosed with an|
|inoperable brain tumor. He will require a minimum of 30 radiation |
treatments, followed by chemotherapy.
|Donation of a defibrillator to a Bergen County high school.|
|Supported NJ athletes with disabilities by participating in the Special|
|Olympics 22nd Annual Torch Run 2005. |
|Middlesex County family whose three-year-old son has been diagnosed|
|with a cancerous tumor that has entwined itself around his kidney and |
adrenal glands. He has been undergoing chemotherapy and radiation to
shrink the tumor so they can operate. As a result of the treatments, he is
weak and cannot make the journey home. He will stay in the hospital until
he gets stronger.
|Hudson County family whose four-year-old son has been diagnosed with|
|leukemia and has been going thru chemotherapy and continual testing. |
|Support a Morris County charity fund as they raise monies to aid ailing NJ|
|youngsters. The family that started this fund had gone thru their own battle. |
Their son was diagnosed with leukemia eight years ago. Now the family,
along with their son, want to give back after all the support they have
received over the years.
|Passaic County family as they continue to give their eleven-year-old son the|
|equipment that’s required for him to receive the exercise he needs. At the |
age of two-years-old the boy was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy.
|Morris County family whose nine-year-old daughter has been diagnosed|
|with neuroblastoma, a rare form of cancer.|
|Passaic County family whose seven-year-old son requires occupational|
|therapy after being diagnosed with sensory integration disorder. This |
disorder gives him difficulty with balance, perception and coordination.
Since being able to continue his therapy, he is now learning to ride his
|Gloucester County family whose seventeen-year-old daughter was|
|diagnosed with pancreatitis which led to an extended hospital stay, blood |
transfusions and a period of time on a ventilator. She has endured several
surgeries including the removal of her gallbladder, pancreas, spleen,
partial colon and small intestine. She is currently home recuperating and
will have to have another surgery in two months.
|Essex County family whose two-year-old son has been diagnosed with a|
|rare disease in which white blood cells are above normal in the intestinal |
tract. If not treated, scar tissue forms. He is unable to eat solid food and
needs prescription formula for nourishment. Several times a year he has to
go out of state for treatments and the costs are extensive.