The BumbleBee Foundation raised over $128,000 at its second annual golf tournament on June 20 at Sunset Hills Country Club in Thousand Oaks. Money raised will go toward BumbleBee’s six core programs that provide comprehensive support for pediatric cancer families locally and throughout California and Idaho. Read more here: Bee good to one another
Heather and Jason Donatini heard the words that every parent dreads; Your child has cancer. “The day our four-and-a-half-year-old son took his final breath after battling liver cancer for 18 months was when Jason and I knew our cancer journey was far from over. We knew there were still children lying in beds on the
The BumbleBee Foundation will present its second annual golf tournament at 8:30 a.m. Mon., June 20 at Sunset Hills Country Club, 4155 Erbes Road, Thousand Oaks. The pediatric cancer organization was co-founded in Southern California 11 years ago by Heather Donatini, who lost her 4-year-old son, Jarren, to a rare form of liver cancer. Donatini
After losing her 4-year-old son, Jarren, to a rare form of liver cancer, executive director Heather Donatini and her husband Jason were so inspired by the support of her community that they decided to start an organization to help families going through similar situations. They named their charity BumbleBee because their son loved the movie
On Friday, October 8, 2021 #BBFkiddo Drew and his family accepted a generous donation to BumbleBee Foundation on behalf of Ventura High’s Football Program. The Cougar Football team had held a rummage sale in September and donated part of proceeds to BumbleBee Foundation. What’s more – the team had previously adopted Drew’s family during our
The Westlake Village-based BumbleBee Foundation, a pediatric cancer organization, founded in Southern California a decade ago, will expand its support services into Idaho starting next year, officials from the organization said. The foundation supports over 370 pediatric cancer families throughout California and is looking forward to helping more families in need in Idaho, officials said.
Jeanice Lee of Air 1, a Christian media organization, interviewed our Queen BEE, Heather Donatini, about the problem of pediatric cancer across the country and our organization’s impact locally in the community. The interview was recorded the beginning of May and the audio can be played on their website on this page: https://www.air1.com/News/Closer-Look/hot-topx/local-closer-look-bumblebee-foundation-westlake-village-ca-1674 Follow the
Our article about the philanthropic work of 11-year-old Selah Golonsky and what she’s doing to increase Monarch butterfly awareness can be found in the San Fernando Valley Sun: sanfernandoson.com July 2020: THOUSAND OAKS, CA – Summer vacation, for most kids, normally consists of swimming, riding bikes and sleepovers with friends. However, this summer has been
September 2019: BBF cancer survivors and their siblings were proud to support fellow cancer survivor and violinist, Tyler Butler-Figueroa during his semi-final performance on America’s Got Talent.
August 2019: BBF was honored to be featured on KTLA’s Linked up with Lynette’s news segment. Lynette shared about our UnBEElievably Fun Day!