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The Emilio Nares Foundation: Helping Children and Their Families Cope with Cancer


The Emilio Nares Foundation, located in San Diego, CA, helps children and their families navigate through a cancer diagnosis with valuable services, from a cost-saving transportation program to modified shirts with easy access to chemotherapy ports. For one family in San Diego, CA, getting their 4-year-old son to radiation treatment for a brain tumor meant (read more)

California Couple Whose Son Died of Cancer Offers Free Rides to Hospital Treatment for Sick Children and Families


When Richard Nares and his wife Diane lost their only child, Emilio, just shy of his 6th birthday, they were devastated. After marrying later in life, Emilio had been their joy. During his treatment for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, the San Diego-area couple was saddened watching other families struggle just to make it to the hospital, (read more)

Foundation offers free van rides to low-income kids fighting cancer


Emilio Nares was just 5-years-old when he died following a two-year battle with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). His parents, Richard and Diane, collected the pain they felt over the loss of their only child and channeled it into building a foundation to help other sick children and honor their son’s memory. The Nares sat by (read more)

6-year-old first to ring ‘symbol of triumph’ at Rady Children’s


Read story and watch video online UNION TRIBUNE - December 22, 2016 - by Allison Sampite-Montecalvo Six-year-old Eliana Feliciano was diagnosed with cancer last year on Christmas Day. On Thursday, after finishing her year-long treatment, she was the first patient to ring the new survivor bell at Rady Children’s Hospital. The bell gives children (read more)

Emilio Nares Foundation Helps Valley Children Suffering From Cancer


July 13, 2015 - The Desert Review by Michelle Smith "This is more than a foundation.  It’s more like a calling.  A real passion.” – Richard Nares of The Emilio Nares Foundation San Diego resident Richard Nares believes he is walking in his life’s calling; and because of his dedication to this calling, the lives (read more)

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