Pablove Ambassador Ace Scores at the Golden Globes

January 20, 2016

Greetings! I’m Ace Tombolini-Campbell. I’m a 12 year old photographer, Pablove Shutterbugs alum, and Ambassador of The Pablove Foundation. I am writing to share my experience going to the Golden Globes Award Show. Every year, The Pablove Foundation, works with the HFPA (Hollywood Foreign Press Association), and invites a Pablove Shutterbug to the Golden Globes […]

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A Gift to Pablove’s Kids

December 24, 2015

The holidays are a wonderful time of year. We get time off. We travel. We celebrate with family and friends. We create lasting memories with our kids. It’s an emotionally and spiritually warm time of year. It’s also a time of great challenge for kids with cancer and their families. As a mother who has […]

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Stop. Think. Imagine…

December 17, 2015

Stop what you’re doing, and follow me for a minute… Think back to when you were 16. Recall what you were doing on a day like today. The holidays are here. All the hopes of the new year are swirling. Now, imagine being homeless when you were 16. Then, imagine going through cancer treatment at […]

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You Can Help Us Find a Cure

December 8, 2015

FUND THE GAP? YES! With less than 4% of federal cancer research dollars geared toward pediatric cancers, only a few scientists are able to conduct meaningful childhood cancer research. Additionally, federal funding for biomedical research has been decreasing, which has resulted in an increasingly difficult environment for young researchers to make much needed breakthroughs. The […]

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A Childhood Cancer Journey Comes Full Circle

October 30, 2015

Steven R. Hazlett is a professional photographer and teaching artist for Pablove Shutterbugs New York City. He is a pediatric cancer survivor. I was seventeen years old when I was diagnosed with a brain tumor. My whole world crumbled before me as I heard the words: “You have cancer.” It shook the very foundation of […]

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Why Olivia Won’t Miss This Year’s New Orleans Gallery Show

October 14, 2015

My name is Olivia Pritchard, and I own a family photography studio in New Orleans.  I have also been lucky enough to be the Local Teaching Artist for Pablove Shutterbugs here in NOLA since the launch of the program in Spring 2014!  We’ve come a long way since that first class: refining the curriculum, building […]

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Our Work Isn’t Done – Pablove Across America, Day 6 and Day 7

October 12, 2015

Day 6 – Monterey to Santa Cruz As we headed into the weekend and the last two days of riding, there was a shift among the team. Saturday, Day 6, was a light route, with little climbing and just 47.6 miles, which was welcomed after a very long Day 5. Everyone was looking forward to […]

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The Longest Ride – Pablove Across America, Day 5

October 10, 2015

Today was the long day that people have both been looking forward to, and slightly dreading. There were a few people this morning that I heard say were nervous to start the day, and the ride leaders stepped in to ensure we would have a safe and enjoyable day. We began the morning with rider […]

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A Parent’s Journey – Pablove Across America, Day 4

October 9, 2015

Today was a good, although deceiving, day.  We woke up to the beautiful sounds of the Pacific Ocean in Pismo Beach – a perfect setting to start the day.  Our morning dedication was given by Townsend Myers and Rusty Roussel to Julian Woods Haney from New Orleans.  Julian has leukemia and is an inspiration for […]

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Fighting Cancer With (Pab)Love – Pablove Across America, Day 3

October 8, 2015

After enjoying a good night’s sleep in Solvang, we kicked off the morning with a dedication to Maddie, a young lady several riders met on Pablove Across America last year in Texas. She made quite the impression on two of our riders, Tom Kattus and Phil Cassens, who gave a very heartfelt speech. Maddie was […]

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Cyclists in font of Hollywood Sign - Childhood Cancer Fundraiser - Peloton

The Secret Behind Pablove – Pablove Across America, Day 1

October 6, 2015

Welcome to the Pablove Across America blog! Daily dispatches from the road will be posted here. Pablove Across America 2015 really began with a delicious team dinner at Malo Sunday evening in Los Angeles. Larry Vincent, the father of  Pablove Shutterbugs graduate, Jordan, gave a moving presentation about how photography provided an outlet for their […]

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Inspiring Kids With Cancer Through Photography

September 22, 2015

Angie Rushing, pictured far left, has photographed several Pablove Shutterbugs classes over the years. Most recently, she helped The Pablove Foundation document the 5-Week photography program in Austin, Texas. View her original blog post on her website. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and over the past year, I have had the amazing opportunity to […]

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The First Day of School

September 10, 2015

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Those four words fly right by the ears and eyes of most people. Why wouldn’t they – unless there’s some personal meaning attached to them? September is also back to school month for many families. When most parents are posting their child’s first day of school photo on their […]

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Pablove Shutterbugs Alumni Camp

My Name is Ian and I am a Cancer Survivor

July 30, 2015

My name is Ian and I am a cancer survivor. I found out about Pablove at a Kaiser Christmas party when my mother and I met Eva Schlomann who introduced us to the organization. During the 8-week program, I was acquainted with the wonderful world of photography. I was shown not only new perspectives to […]

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Dryden excited for her first gallery show.

How Your Support Helped Inspire Kids Across the Country

July 21, 2015

Here at The Pablove Foundation, we don’t just believe that photography is a cool art form, we believe it has the power to change lives. And here’s why: Photography is a special tool that helps you express how it is that you see the world around you. Whether you take beautiful photos of your children, […]

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Jeff Castelaz and his son Pablo

A Father’s Message of Hope – The Light That Never Goes Out

July 13, 2015

For parents who have lost a child, there is a day that always looms. It’s the day when you realize that your child has been gone longer than he was here. Today is that day for Jo Ann and me. Our son Pablo died when he was six years and six days old. Today marks […]

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FULL REPORT: 2015 Childhood Research Grants

June 10, 2015

The Pablove Foundation recently announced a $250,000 package of grants that aim to significantly boost pediatric cancer research in several under-funded areas. These grants support a range of innovators in childhood cancer research who are investigating unique ways to increase survivorship and decrease complications, enabling kids to lead healthy lives after cancer. The 6-year-old Pablove Foundation […]

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