Past Events

Grady’s Donation to Kids with Cancer

August 12, 2018

Keira’s brother Grady raised $542 by selling lemonade and cookies at Grandma’s association pool and playground to buy toys for the kids at the hospital. For each dollar raised he planned to go to the dollar store and buy toys for kids with cancer. Grady planned this for months and was finally able to open…

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4th Annual Keira Kilbane Foundation 5K

July 15, 2018

The 4th Annual Keira Kilbane Foundation 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run presented by Ann Gregory Decor was on Sunday, July 15th at the Station Road Bridge Trailhead at Cuyahoga Valley National Park. We had about 125 race participants and 40 volunteers this year. We raised $3,600 to be used towards our three areas of…

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Father’s Day Outing with Cleveland Indians

June 16, 2018

On June 16, 2018 we treated 4 dads and a guest of their choosing to the 3rd Annual Father’s Day Outing with the Cleveland Indians. We also brought along childhood cancer survivor Domenic Misiti and Vince Misiti (Dom’s dad and KKF Board Member) as inspiration. Thanks to the Cleveland Indians for partnering with us to…

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Easter Donation

March 30, 2018

The Keira Kilbane Foundation was privileged to once again partner with Jeremy Cares to provide Easter baskets, specialized Easter presents, Easter egg decorating supplies, and Easter egg hunt supplies. We delivered the Easter gifts to UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s pediatric cancer inpatient unit on Friday, March 30th. The nurses then hid the eggs for…

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4th Annual Cut-a-thon

March 16, 2018

Thank you to Salon Evangelene for hosting the 4th Annual Charity Cut-A-Thon. We are so grateful to Evangelene Brown and the staff at Salon E for helping support our foundation. Thanks to Dr. Stacey Memberg for helping get us connected 4 years ago when she decided to donate her hair in honor of Keira. This…

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St. Adalbert Childhood Cancer Awareness

February 28, 2018

Thanks to the Academy of St. Adalbert, Berea Ohio 4th grade class, the Keira Kilbane Foundation was able to deliver 4 large bags of toys, arts, and crafts to UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s pediatric inpatient cancer unit. This was part of a project that the students started before Christmas. We kicked things off by talking to the class…

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New Year Delivery to Rainbow

January 15, 2018

The Keira Kilbane Foundation was pleased to deliver two game systems that are portable and for use in patients rooms for the pediatric cancer inpatient unit UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s. We provided an X-Box and PlayStation 4. Each will be stored in a gaming case that includes a 19 inch monitor so it will be…

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Medina Goes Gold for Childhood Cancer

September 15, 2017

For the second year in row, in recognition of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, the City of Medina went Gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness by decorating the perimeter of the Medina Square gold from September 15 – 17, 2017. Co-sponsored by the Keira Kilbane Foundation and Camp Quality Ohio, this awareness campaign was introduced by Mayor Dennis Hanwell at…

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2017 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

July 23, 2017

Thank you to everyone that came out to support the Keira Kilbane Foundation for our Third Annual 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run. We surpassed our participation and money raised from the first two years of the race. We had 165 people register and raised over $4,000 to be used towards our mission of funding…

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Pantry for Rainbow 2

July 16, 2017

The Keira Kilbane Foundation delivered a pantry and food items to stock the pantry to the pediatric oncology unit at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s. Childlife reached out to us and suggested that a pantry stocked with non perishable items would be a nice addition to make things easier on patients and families. We purchased the…

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