Archive: Aug 2018

  1. How to Cope When Your Child is Diagnosed with Cancer

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    Suggestions for ways to cope and stay strong

    By Les Friedman, Mikey’s dad

    When Your Child is Diagnosed With Cancer
    When your child is diagnosed with cancer, it has a stressful and inescapable impact on the entire family system. Every family member, including parents and healthy siblings, feel the profound effect of this diagnosis. read more →

  2. Paul Garavel Receives Beacon of Hope Award

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    Paul Garavel is a Shining Example of Community Service!

    Les Friedman presents Paul Garavel with the Beacon of Hope award.

    Paul Garavel of Garavel Subaru received the inaugural Beacon of Hope award for his years of heartfelt community service and commitment to the children of Mikey’s Way. Les Friedman, CEO of Mikey’s Way presented Paul Garavel with the award at the Beacon of Hope event on July 20, 2018.

    “Paul Garavel exemplifies the true meaning of giving.” states Les Friedman, ” He is a man that gives generously, without ever asking the question ‘What’s in it for me?’ Paul went on one Mikey’s Way Day at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital (Smilow) and immediately wanted to know how he could help, and he has never looked back from there. He helped us raise the money needed to put an i-Pad in every room of the pediatric in-patient hematology/oncology floor of the hospital. We are blessed to have him in our lives.”

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