THE KORTNEY ROSE FOUNDATION EXPANDS ITS ANNUAL DONATION TO FUND MULTIPLE PEDIATRIC BRAIN TUMOR RESEARCH PROJECTS

Oceanport, NJ – January 7, 2019 – The Kortney Rose Foundation (KRF) announced today that its annual donation to fund research on pediatric brain tumors for 2018 totaled $145,000. This is KRF’s twelfth annual donation made in memory of nine-year old Kortney Rose Gillette, who died from a brain tumor in 2006. The funds raised will build toward the nearly $2 million contributed by the foundation to date.

Group CHOP Visit June 6, 2018 – Mike and Melody Minervini

Mike and Melody Minervini joined us on our visit to CHOP. They have been substantial and loyal supporters of The Kortney Rose Foundation since inception. We asked for their feedback after visiting CHOP and the Children’s Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium (CBTTC). Mike’s blog post: “When my wife and I moved into Oceanport in 2005, we…

Group CHOP Visit June 6, 2018 – Amaris Pollock

We asked a couple of our attendees to write about their experience attending a group visit with The Kortney Rose Foundation (KRF) to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to learn more about the research KRF supports including the Children’s Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium (CBTTC) and a tour of the bio repository.

Supporting the Cause to Go Gray in May

Kristen Gillette, the founder of the Kortney Rose Foundation, was present at Evesham Township Municipal Meeting on Tuesday May 8th at a ceremony to sign several proclamations into effect, including the declaration to recognize Brain Tumor Awareness Month.