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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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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National Endowment for the Arts Awards $10,000 to Pablove Shutterbugs

May 6, 2015

We are thrilled to announce that The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has awarded The Pablove Foundation a grant of $10,000 to provide the Pablove Shutterbugs program to more kids on Los Angeles! The Pablove Foundation is proud to be one of the nonprofit organizations nationwide selected to receive an NEA Art Works grant. […]

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Coming Full Circle: A Celebration in Focus

May 6, 2015

Jane Cheung is Vice-President of Programs at The Pablove Foundation. Pablove Shutterbugs is an awesome gig and she is honored to have served the program for two and a half years running. If you ever wondered about how we were able to pull off 15 Pablove Shutterbugs programs across the country, you’re in for a […]

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“I just wanna say thank you…”

February 23, 2015

Austen Williams has been a volunteer with The Pablove Foundation in New Orleans since 2011. Austen joined the Pablove Shutterbugs team as a teaching assistant when it launched in New Orleans in 2014 and has been sharing her (Pab)love with students ever since. When I heard that the Pablove Shutterbugs program was coming to New […]

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Volunteer with Pablove in Los Angeles!

January 21, 2015

Happy 2015 from your friends at Pablove! Want a perfect way to kickstart those resolutions? Come volunteer with us! Pablove Shutterbugs Parent Orientation Spanish Translator – Thursday 29, 2015 We are seeking a Spanish-speaking volunteer translator who can translate important information about the program at our orientation session for parents who have signed up for […]

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Now accepting applications for our 2015 Childhood Cancer Research Grants

January 16, 2015

Our 2015 Childhood Cancer Research Grant cycle is now open! Grant applications and guidelines may be downloaded via this link. Applications are due March 3, 2015 and must be submitted electronically to grants@pablove.org. Having awarded $900,000 in innovative research grants since 2009, we are pleased to announce that we will be awarding a minimum of […]

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Karen volunteering

“My heart burst wide open!”

January 12, 2015

Last year, I had the privilege of becoming a Lead Teaching Artist in Denver with the Pablove Shutterbugs photography program. I got the chance to work with some remarkable, young “budding artists,” helping them to develop their creative voice through the art of photography. When I heard that the Pablove Shutterbugs program would be offered […]

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Cow by Dustin

A day in the life…cows included

December 22, 2014

Pablove Shutterbugs helps kids forget about their hospital life. It was fun and exciting all at the same time, and I am very thankful that Akron Children’s Hospital could be a part of it this fall. Many kids, including myself, have spent a lot of days and nights in the hospital without being able to […]

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Palo Alto class

Pablove Shutterbugs: an anchor in a foggy landscape

December 8, 2014

A few months ago my life changed forever. Cancer touched my life, and now it affects me everyday. Adjusting to the new lifestyle is difficult. Going through chemo is even harder. Having chemo every week and other doctor appointments in between, it makes it difficult to enjoy many things because of how I feel: exhausted, […]

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25 Ways to Pablove on Giving Tuesday

December 2, 2014

This Giving Tuesday, give the gift of photography to a child living with cancer. We’re raising $60,000 this month to bring Pablove Shutterbugs to 60 children next year. Here’s how your gift can help: $11 – Provides a student with a Pablove Shutterbugs t-shirt $50 – Supplies a stack of applications for an entire community […]

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Catching up with Dr. Andras Heczey

November 24, 2014

Along the Pablove Across America route, our team got the chance to catch up with Dr. Andras Heczey, Director of the Liver Tumor Center at Texas Children’s Hospital, and one of our 2014 Childhood Cancer Research Grantees. Read on for a short Q&A with Dr. Heczey about the novel treatments he is developing to redirect […]

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Volunteers needed in Los Angeles

November 19, 2014

With the holidays coming up, you know you want a dose of the warm + fuzzies in your life. Come volunteer with us and we’ll hook you right up! Pablove Shutterbugs Gallery Show – December 6, 2014 Help us celebrate our Pablove Shutterbugs Los Angeles graduates! We just can’t get over this event…get ready to […]

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Siblings through a Shutterbugs lens

Finding “normal” through a camera lens

November 17, 2014

To our family, Pablove Shutterbugs has meant happy times, smiles, hidden talents revealed, and union. We first heard of Pablove at the clinic where Nella was being treated. She was too young at the time for the Pablove Shutterbugs program so we waited a whole year. The wait was worth it. The very first time […]

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5 reasons why team training helps you run

November 11, 2014

Like fellow runner, Adam, pictured above, I am also amazed by the passion Team Pablove shares for fighting childhood cancer with love. That is why Fleet Feet Burbank is proud to continue our partnership with The Pablove Foundation as the official running store and training partner of Team Pablove. Whether you are a seasoned marathoner […]

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Insomniac Committed to “The Good Fight”

November 4, 2014

Earlier this year, The Pablove Foundation was honored to receive Insomniac’s third annual Leading The Way Award, which recognizes creative philanthropy in the entertainment industry. Along with the award, Insomniac added a $50,000 donation, which became our record-breaking sixth Childhood Cancer Research Grant funded in 2014. Read more from Insomniac’s Monica Howe on just how […]

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