Ruth Chun

Meet our Staff: Ruth Chun

September 9, 2014

If you’ve ever needed a tax-receipt for your donation or even thought about lacing up to run with Team Pablove, then chances are you’ve interacted with our Development Coordinator Ruth Chun. Ruth captains Team Pablove, writes the very best thank you notes, and keeps our donor database spic and span. That’s Ruth on the right, […]

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Pablove Shutterbugs photogaphy teaching assistant

Become a Pablove Shutterbugs Teaching Assistant

September 3, 2014

Are you curious about becoming a teaching assistant with our Pablove Shutterbugs photography program? Learn more about being part of our team: Pablove Shutterbugs Teaching Assistant Teaching Assistants work with smaller groups of students on age-appropriate photography activities during class and are supervised and trained by the Teaching Artist. Your primary role is to support […]

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Take Childhood Cancer Action

30 ways to participate in Childhood Cancer Action Month

September 1, 2014

We know that you know that September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. To us, fighting childhood cancer with love means making a change for children living with cancer. So we’re declaring that September is Childhood Cancer Action Month. Here are 30 easy (we promise!) things you can do every day in September to join The […]

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Volunteers Needed in New Orleans

August 30, 2014

Pablove has a full schedule of programs and events in New Orleans this fall, and we’d love to have you join our team for one of the following opportunities: Outreach at the Gulf South Blood Cancer Conference – September 27, 2014 Represent The Pablove Foundation at the Gulf South Blood Cancer Conference. You’ll set up […]

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When Pablove Shutterbugs goes beyond photography

August 27, 2014

As the days left in August dwindle, I can’t help but reflect on my first summer as a member of the Pablove Shutterbugs team. I’ve been working at The Pablove Foundation since I graduated from UC Davis a few years ago (go Aggies!), but I made the switch to our program department when the LIVESTRONG Foundation […]

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2014 HFPA Charity Installation

August 18, 2014

For the fourth year, The Hollywood Foreign Press Association named Pablove Shutterbugs as one of their grant recipients! In a room full of celebrities, the biggest star of the night was Pablove Shutterbugs Official Press Photographer, Jacob! Look back at his amazing night. Thank you to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for supporting Pablove Shutterbugs! […]

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A Pablove Shutterbug moment that makes us smile.

VIDEO: What is Pablove Shutterbugs?

August 12, 2014

Get to know your new neighbors…Pablove Shutterbugs is now enrolling students in 14 cities nationwide! Our 5-week class teaches children and teens living with cancer to develop their creative voice through the art of photography. Students learn to express themselves, exercise their independence, and practice new ways of seeing…catch a sneak peak of the fun: […]

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Pediatric Soft Tissue Sarcoma Symposium set for November 8

August 5, 2014

Registration is now open for our 2014 Pediatric Soft Tissue Sarcoma Symposium! Parents, caregivers, survivors, and medical professionals of all fields are invited to attend the Symposium on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Our full day of expert presentations, Q&A panels, and networking opportunities will inspire learning at all levels. Topics […]

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Registration open for our Fifth Annual NOLA Golf Tournament

July 22, 2014

On October 24, we’re celebrating our fifth year swinging clubs + fighting childhood cancer with love in the Crescent City! Every year, Louisiana gives The Pablove Foundation a warm welcome during our New Orleans Golf Tournament held at the beautiful Lakewood Golf Club. Over the past four years we have raised more than $215,000 to […]

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Volunteer With Pablove In July

July 1, 2014

Summer is officially here and our hearts are shining bright! If you’re in SoCal, come spread the (pab)LOVE with us in July with these upcoming volunteer opportunities: Pablove Shutterbugs Summer Camp – July 14-18, 2014 See our Pablove Shutterbugs in action! Summer Camp consists of two classes per day; volunteers can work one shift or […]

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Teach Pablove Shutterbugs!

June 26, 2014

Pablove Shutterbugs is expanding nationally as supported by the LIVESTRONG Foundation Community Impact Project (CIP), which replicates programs that have demonstrated success in supporting people affected by cancer. Our goal is to improve the quality of life for children living with cancer by forming a community of learners, introducing students to a new art form, […]

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FULL REPORT: 2014 Childhood Cancer Research Grants

June 24, 2014

Scientific Advisory Chair (and head of oncology at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles), Dr. Leo Mascarenhas, recently broke out his Ray-Bans for a rockstar announcement of our 2014 Childhood Cancer Research Grants. Here are a few highlights of who and what we are investing in this year: 3:46 – “We received 28 [research grant] applications this […]

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Jo Ann and Jeff recognized for “Leading the Way” at EDMbiz

June 23, 2014

An entire weekend of panels, presentations, and parties on electronic dance music will certainly get your blood pumping. But we’ve got a very special reason to be excited about Insomniac Event’s recent EDMbiz Conference Expo. Congratulations to our co-founders Jo Ann Thrailkill and Jeff Castelaz for being honored with the third annual Leading the Way […]

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Pablove Shutterbugs wows at Teen Impact

June 9, 2014

At Pablove, we declare that summer has officially begun with one of our favorite adventures…the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Teen Impact Retreat! The Pablove Foundation has made a three-year, $60,000 pledge to support the weekend-long camp for SoCal teens diagnosed with cancer. As part of our pledge, we bring our Pablove Shutterbugs photography program to […]

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Research Grants

Pablove awards record number of Childhood Cancer Research Grants

June 4, 2014

The Pablove Foundation is proud to announce our 2014 Childhood Cancer Research Grants! We are awarding $300,000 to six leading cancer research centers worldwide – the most grants we have ever funded in a single year. The Pablove Foundation has now awarded $900,000 to support innovative pediatric cancer research since 2011. “Childhood cancer is the […]

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Child Life Conference 2014

Recap from the Child Life Conference

June 2, 2014

I had the opportunity to represent the Pablove team at the 32nd Annual Child Life Conference in New Orleans over Memorial Day weekend. It was our first year as a participant organization, and certainly won’t be our last! “Child Life” is a lifeline to joy and comfort for a pediatric cancer patient and their family. […]

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Our Grant Cycle

An inside look at our scientific review process

May 29, 2014

Next week we’ll announce our 2014 Childhood Cancer Research Grants, and I could not be more thrilled about this year’s scientific bounty. The period of time between our application deadline in early March and our big reveal in June represents hours upon hours of work by our Scientific Advisory Committee, culminating in a marathon conference […]

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Pablove at ASPHO 2014

Recap from the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Annual Meeting

May 22, 2014

The Pablove Foundation was proud to sponsor the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Annual Meeting in Chicago last week. The gorgeous Palmer House Hilton was hosting the National Basketball Association pre-draft meetings at the same time, but it was easy to find the right rooms among the conference halls. You just had to look for […]

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