Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Time for a Little Inspiration with The Pablove Foundation

Every once in a while I like to take a step back and do a post on people and organizations who inspire.  Those who do good in the world.  Those who take something tragic and choose to make something beautiful out of it.

Jeff  Castelaz and Jo Ann Thraikill did just that.  After their son Pablo passed away from bilateral Wilms Tumor (a rare form of childhood cancer) at just 6 years old, Jeff and Jo Ann decided to create a way to fight childhood cancer while raising awareness. The Pablove Foundation has since raised over $1 million dollars towards research grants at 16 institutions worldwide.  These grants help fund new, innovative childhood cancer research that aims to not only increase surviorship, but also decrease complications. The Pablove Foundation also offers programs aimed at inspiring cancer families and improving the lives of children living with cancer through education and the arts.

Go to to find out how you can get involved and inspire others while helping this wonderful cause.

If you are in/near the Los Angeles, San Francisco Bay, New York, New Orleans, or Austin areas the following events and programs are being hosted by Pablove.

Los Angeles

Shutterbugs 8 Week Program:  Saturdays, February 27 – April 16, 2016

Shutterbugs Alumni Summer Camp: Wednesday, June 15 – Friday, June 17, 2016

4th Annual Rock ‘n’ Roll Golf Tournament: Friday, May 6th

2nd Annual Pablove Tennis Classic presented by WME: Sunday, May 15th

San Francisco Bay Area

Shutterbugs 5 week program: Saturdays, April 23 – May 21, 2016

Pablove Across America: Sunday, October 2

New York

Shutterbugs 5 week program: Saturdays, April 9 – May 7, 2016

New York Bowling Night: Tuesday, May 10th

New Orleans

Shutterbugs 5 week program: Saturdays, April 16 – May 14, 2016


Shutterbugs 5 week program: Saturdays, April 30 – May 28, 2016

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