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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The Secret Behind Pablove – Pablove Across America, Day 1

October 6, 2015
Cyclists in font of Hollywood Sign - Childhood Cancer Fundraiser - Peloton

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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My Name is Ian and I am a Cancer Survivor

July 30, 2015
Pablove Shutterbugs Alumni Camp

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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How Your Support Helped Inspire Kids Across the Country

July 21, 2015
Dryden excited for her first gallery show.

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

July 13, 2015
Jeff Castelaz and his son Pablo

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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Children with Cancer Use Cameras with Pablove Shutterbugs

June 8, 2015

Photographers are always looking for ways to capture the world as they see it. The way in which a photographer captures an image is a representation of emotion and how they see the world. But what kinds of photos are created when the photographer knows they have an illness, unsure about the longevity of their life? […]

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