September 2022- $50,000 in funds raised in 2022 were awarded to our research partner, Beat Childhood Cancer to fund the IN:Formation project!
The IN:Formation Project uses advanced genomic sequencing to reveal the mechanics, drivers, and targets the genetic makeup of each child's unique tumor. Participation includes access to a molecular tumor board who can synthesize powerful insights to help personalize each child's treatment. The goal is to contribute to advancements in less-toxic, more precise, and more effective treatments for solid tumor cancers.
We are so grateful to be able to provide the much-needed funds to Beat Childhood Cancer, to make a real difference in the lives and treatment of children battling neuroblastoma right now, and it is all thanks to our incredible community of support that we were able to do so!
December 2021- $50,000 grant to fund precision medicine (genomics) awarded to our research partner, Beat Childhood Cancer!
This award, raised during our last two fundraising events will be specifically utilized for the precision medicine program, developed by Beat Childhood Cancer. It will provide genomic sequencing for children newly diagnosed with neuroblastoma. The critical information provided as a result of this sequencing will allow for precision, targeted treatment tailored to the child's specific tumor!
We are extremely grateful for every donor and sponsor who chose to believe in us and our mission. Thank you for making our 5 year goal happen in just 3 years! Because of you, we are able to continue on this journey fighting neuroblastoma in sweet Maxwell's memory and we are eternally grateful!
January 2021 Everything Brevard Article:
January 9, 2020 Space Coast Daily Article:
September 18, 2020
$15,000 presented to Beat Childhood Cancer (formerly Beat Nb) to fund genome sequencing for children newly diagnosed with neuroblastoma. See our video!
12/26/19 - Melbourne, FL
Publication in Florida Today, telling Maxwell's story, and introducing our community to the foundation that was established in his memory, and what has been accomplished to date.
This publication holds special significance, as it was published on the second anniversary of Maxwell's passing.
Read the story here: https://www.floridatoday.com/story/life/wellness/2019/12/23/mom-whose-baby-died-suddenly-fights-change/2713303001/
10/13/19 - Indian Harbour Beach, FL
GO GOLD FOR MAX!!! Dinner & silent auction event
Over $17,000 raised for Neuroblastoma research and treatment!
$10,000 presented to Beat Nb to fund a clinical trial for the drug, difluoromethylornithine or DFMO for 5 children!
For more info, visit: https://beatnb.org/dfmo/
9/7/19 - Tampa, FL-Beat Nb Gold Gala
Introducing Maxwell and his legacy to supporters of the organization we have chosen to partner with to fund research, Beat Nb!
4/27/19 - Bethlehem, PA-Maxwell James Oskam Foundation Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction
On our first event, our goal was to raise awareness of the dire need for funding that the pediatric cancer world experiences on a daily basis. We were able to raise awareness, provide information, lay out our mission, and raise over $10,000 raised for Neuroblastoma research and treatment!
9/18/18 - Brevard County, FL
Bereavement program and protocol with ongoing continuing education for emergent deaths developed in honor of Maxwell, and rolled out on what would have been his first birthday. This important program is currently in use in 4 of our local hospitals!