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So far Ishan Gala Foundation has created 31 blog entries.
26 07, 2018

Splash for a Cure 5K Flyer

By |July 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SFAC Final flyer NEW

14 06, 2018

From Then To Now – 10 Years In The Making

By |June 14th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

The Ishan Gala Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit with a mission to be present in the lives of children fighting cancer, and their families to improve their quality of life during and after treatment. We were founded by Mayank and Sejal Gala after the loss of their 2-year-old son, Ishan, to neuroblastoma in 2009. During [...]

24 05, 2018

Reading Between the Lines

By |May 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

This morning we received an email from one of our families who was traveling to the UVA battle building from Lynchburg for an appointment. On their way, her daughter was getting hungry so her mom reached out to ask if we had any food gift cards so they didn’t have to wait until they made [...]

16 05, 2018

Our Fighter Kelsey

By |May 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

  This is one of our local fighters, Kelsey! Kelsey was only 9 months old when she was diagnosed with Stage 4 neuroblastoma on March 13, 2017 after 7 tumors were found in various locations on her body. She is now 11 months old and has spent a large portion of her time in and [...]

3 04, 2018

Our Fighter Avery

By |April 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Our Fighter Avery

This is one of our fighters, Avery. She is 7 years old with her birthday coming up on the 7th! She was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma on August 8th, 2013 which is the same kind of cancer Ishan had. Her treatment thus far has been extensive, and shows the terrible, long-term effects associated with [...]

22 03, 2018

Our Fighter Skylarr

By |March 22nd, 2018|Blog, The Ishan Gala Foundation|Comments Off on Our Fighter Skylarr

This is one of our fighters, Skylarr. She is one and a half years old and was diagnosed with Leukemia (ALL) one January 10th, 2018. She has two siblings, Taliaysha who is 7, and ZaAsia who is 5. Skylarr's mother Shawntaia has has custody of her two cousins, Carlos who is 7, and Mercedes who is 8. This [...]

14 03, 2018

Our Fighter Raegan

By |March 14th, 2018|Blog, The Ishan Gala Foundation|Comments Off on Our Fighter Raegan

This is one of our fighters, Raegan. She is almost 16 and was diagnosed with ALL (acute lymphoblastic leukemia) at the start of January. She is pictured above with her mother in their temporary apartment provided to them here in Charlottesville by the Yellow Door Foundation during her treatment. The rest of their family still lives [...]

8 03, 2018

Our Fighter Colton

By |March 8th, 2018|Blog, The Ishan Gala Foundation|Comments Off on Our Fighter Colton

This is one of our fighters, Colton. He is 6 years old and was diagnosed on January 29th, 2018 with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Colton loves arts and crafts, Legos, superheroes, Pokémon, animals, and books. We made sure to include some of those interests in the care package we delivered to him last month in the hospital! [...]

1 03, 2018

Our Fighter Jayden

By |March 1st, 2018|Blog, The Ishan Gala Foundation|Comments Off on Our Fighter Jayden

This is one of our fighters, Jayden. She was born with only one kidney as well as kidney disease. 2 years ago, she received a kidney transplant that was successful. She is 5 years old and was diagnosed with PCNS-PTLD (Primary Central Nervous system- Post transplantation lymphoproliferative disorder) on January 19th, 2018. This is a rare [...]

17 02, 2018

Yellow Door Foundation

By |February 17th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Yellow Door Foundation

There are almost 170,000 children who visit the UVA hospital each year for treatment. Many of these children come from the surrounding areas due to a lack of facilities and specialists in their local hospitals. So where do they all stay? More than 11% of UVA families live over 2 hours away and need to [...]