Email List Google Plus
 

Football FridayTracking EbolaReal EstatePump PatrolGolf CardPhoto GalleriesKnow Your Candidates

Forecast

Tonight: Partly cloudy, not as cool.
Low: 47     Winds: SW 4-8 mph

Saturday: Mostly cloudy early, some evening clearing.
High: 68     Winds: WSW 8-12 mph

Sunday: Mostly sunny, nice and warm!
High: 65     Winds: ...
More...
Washington Times
Advertise with us!

Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

Moms Helping Kids with Cancer; Golf Outing Next Weekend

CENTERVILLE -- Every parent's nightmare is having a sick child with no way to help them feel better. For too many in the Miami Valley this is a reality, but some local moms have banded together to help ease the burden for some of these families.

Gabe and Addie have become fast friends, and it is not a love of golf that brought these two 8 year olds together. They have both had one heck of a fight with cancer.
   
"Just not the best year at all," said Gabe Duplechian.

Both he and Addie's Leukemia is now in remission. Gabe does not seem too worries about himself, instead he is thinking of the other kids he's met, like Addie, who have cancer.

"I hope they start feeling really good ... and be strong, yes."
   
"It's been a very hard year, so seeing him today is just inspiring for everyday coming after this, that he's tough, he's resilient and he's just so positive about everything," said his mother, Adrienne Duplechian, who knows this disease better than most. She works with cancer patients at Dayton Children's.

"Physical therapy now, all the time, treatment every month. I just wish we didn't have to do all this but we understand so much now and you know to get him to cancer free this is the road, we're not alone," said Duplechian.

Next week, on Yankee Trace Golf Course, people will be hitting the links just for kids like Gabe and Addie. Saturday's golf outing at Yankee Trace is followed by a derby dinner party with plenty of items up for auction. The money raised goes toward the Dayton Children's Needy Patient fund, and to little Emma's family. She's another young fighter who's right in the middle of her chemo treatments, and wasn't feeling well enough to chat today.

"You can't even imagine what somebody's going through. Just to be able to help them financially, because you just don't know how you're going to do it when you get those types of bills coming in," said Amy Brown, with Moms 4 Miracles.

The group of moms have made it all happen.

"We are so blessed that we have healthy children so I want to do everything I can to help others. And what's amazing to me is these families come to us and say we are so blessed to have met you, and I think to myself, no, no no, we're the one's who are blessed," said Kathy Hart Young who helped to get the group started.

These moms just want to help ease the burden so parents can focus on their kids getting healthy, and be able to just be kids.

You can still register to golf and there will be plenty of other items up for grabs at the derby party next Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Yankee Trace beginning at 11 a.m.

Items include a signed University of Dayton basketball with the signatures of this year's Elite 8 team, and the jersey of 1984 star, Ed Young. Those items start at $500, and you can even purchase them now, just e-mail moms4miracles@gmail.com.

 
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Tracking Ebola

    Tracking Ebola



  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Miami Valley Crime Stoppers

    Miami Valley Crime Stoppers

    If you have information about a crime that has occurred, call Miami Valley Crime Stoppers at 937-222-7867 (STOP) 800-637-5735, 24 hours a day. Callers can remain anonymous.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Know Your Candidates

    Know Your Candidates

    Learn about the candidates running for office near you!
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Border Crisis

    Border Crisis

    Get the latest developments on the border control issue!
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Chefs Corner

    Chefs Corner

    We often invite local chefs into our studio kitchen to demonstrate their cooking techniques and recipes.  Watch those video segments on this page.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Pay It Forward

    Pay It Forward

    River Valley Credit Union, FOX45, and ABC22 recognize the good deeds of people and organizations who make the Miami Valley a better place.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Health Care Reform

    Health Care Reform

    The Supreme Court ruling to uphold the Affordable Care Act sparked a new battle. Check here daily for the latest developments, locally and across the country.

  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Secrets Of A Thief

    Secrets Of A Thief

    We expose the "Secrets Of A Thief". Sponsored by Shiver Security.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Cool Schools

    Cool Schools

    Our children are the way of the future and it all starts with our schools. Join us as our Hilary Zalla goes inside schools around the Miami Valley to find out what cool things students and teachers are ...
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Town Hall

    Town Hall

    Join in as our expert panel discusses jobs in Ohio
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - No Text Zone

    No Text Zone

    Texting While Driving Kills Thousands of People Each Year. Many More are Seriously Injured. You Can Help Make Our Roads a NO TEXT ZONE.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Washington Times

    Washington Times

    Politics, Breaking News, US and World News.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - On Time Traffic

    On Time Traffic

    Get the latest traffic information and updates here!
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - School Closings

    School Closings

    Get the list of all closings and delays for schools and businesses within the area, and sign up for text alerts!
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Save Local TV

    Save Local TV

    Find out how you can save local TV right here!

  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Raw News

    Raw News

    Watch raw, unedited and uncensored news stories right here!
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Pump Patrol

    Pump Patrol

    Find the lowest gas prices, check out local and national price trends, report low prices and get fuel saving tips!
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Political Pulse

    Political Pulse

    Armstrong Williams is a pugnacious, provocative and principled voice for conservatives and Christian values in America's public debates.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - News Links

    News Links

    These links were chosen by the newsroom for their newsworthy content. These sites enhance the news stories that aired on the newscast on the dates cited.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Menard's Around the House

    Menard's Around the House

    Menards Around the House how-to videos give you tips for those much needed home improvements!
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - On the Move

    On the Move

    Get the latest news and more on your mobile phone!
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Good Morning

    Good Morning

    It's Fun, it's fresh, the way mornings should be!
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Top Stories

    Top Stories

    Get up to the minute information from across Ohio in our Top Stories section!
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Your Voice. Your Future.

    Your Voice. Your Future.

    As the country faces challenges from federal budget issues to jobs and national debt, your voice is critical to the future.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: News - Waste Watch

    Waste Watch

    How are your tax dollars being spent? Waste Watch tracks whether local, state and federal governments or any groups are using your money wisely...or wasting it.

more »

Business News

US new-home sales close to flat in September

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. sales of new homes were essentially flat in September, after the government sharply revised downward what was initially an August surge in buying.

Consumer Info

   WEST PALM BEACH, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 03/21/14 --
 Companies that pride themselves on being eco-friendly may have conflicted
 ideas between marketing with ad specialties and maintaining their green
 reputation. ...

Entertainment News

HILARY SWANK: DEATH BECOMES HER?

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) -- Hilary Swank says even her own mom wonders why it seems she never lives long enough in the movies to see the credits roll.

Get This

COIN TOSS-MAYOR

LIMA, Peru (AP) -- Usually, one flips a coin to determine things like who gets the ball first in a football game or who gets first dibs at the last slice of pie or something.

Science/Tech News

IN THE NEWS: APPLE PAY GLITCH

SAN JOSE, CALIF. (AP) -- Bank of America is apologizing for a glitch in the Apple Pay service.

Tonight on ABC 22

6:00 pm ..... ABC 22 News at Six
6:30 pm ..... ABC World News
7:00 pm ..... Family Feud
7:30 pm ..... Family Feud
8:00 pm ..... The Middle
8:30 pm ..... The Goldbergs
9:00 pm ..... Modern Family
9:30 pm ..... Black-ish
10:00 pm ... Nashville
11:00 pm ... ABC 22 News at Eleven
11:30 pm ... Jimmy Kimmel Live
12:30 am ... Nightline
Complete Schedule»