As I hear about one child after another who is currently in treatment for a brain tumor and has no hope of survival I am sickened and ANGRY. In our small town of Oceanport, NJ which is only 3.8 square miles my 9 year old daughter Kortney died from a brain tumor in 2006 and…Details
Kristen Gillette was featured in New Jersey Monthly for being a “Seed of Hope” in the community. NJ Magazine states that “Our 2014 Seeds of Hope honorees make New Jersey a better place for us all.”
The first Kortney Rose Gillette Spirit of Caring Award and $1000 went to Shore Regional High School senior Hannah Stone!
During the week of April 25 – May 2, 2014 The Kortney Rose Foundation had the honor of being featured in the Two River Times. The foundation cannot be any more grateful for the article that was beautifully written. If you did not have an opportunity to pick up the paper, feel free to read…Details
Jennifer Egan, KRF’s public relations representative, wrote an Op-ed that will be sent to many press outlets. It covers the meaning and need for brain tumor research awareness during the month of May.Details
I’ve made it pretty clear that I started The Kortney Rose Foundation to raise money in Kortney’s memory to help other kids with brain tumors by funding lifesaving research. Hopefully in time our donations will lead to new treatments that might have fewer side effects than what they are currently using for these kids. While…Details
Happy New Year to all a little late, but with the same heartfelt sincerity. In years past the holidays for me meant trying not to miss Kortney too much and just getting through it with the best attitude I could. Remarkably, this past Christmas season was the best I’ve had mentally since losing Kortney. I…Details
The Kortney Rose Foundation (KRF) is excited to announce that the 2013 annual donation to the pediatric brain tumor research program at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is $120,000. This brings our total donated in seven years to $748,000. We are so grateful to all of our supporters for making this a larger donation…Details