The Team Isiah Foundation donated $5,000 to Sinai Hospital of Baltimore Division of Pediatric, and Young Adult Hematology/Oncology. The donation will specifically support their Family Relief Fund, which helps the families with medical and personal expenses (such as gas, utilities, food, etc.). The foundation also donated a basketball arcade to Sinai's inpatient children playroom.
The Team Isiah Foundation recently awarded $500 scholarships to three students who battled critical illnesses. We were not able to host the Team Isiah Foundation Scholarship Luncheon due to the pandemic, but we were able to meet briefly with our scholars (Toluwani, Temitope, and Alexander) to present the awards. Toluwani will be attending Johns Hopkins University and will major in Molecular and Cellular Biology. Temitope will be attending Rice University where he will major in Biosciences for Pre-Med. Alexander will be attending High Point University where he will major in Business Finance. Congratulations to our 2021 Scholars!
Team Isiah Foundation awarded the scholarships in memory of Cameron, Jack and Nolan.
The Team Isiah Foundation recently awarded $5,000 to the Medstar Georgetown Division of Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Hematology/Oncology. The donation will specifically support their Pediatric Family Relief Fund, which helps the families of those children being treated at Medstar Georgetown with medical and personal expenses (such as gas, utilities, food, etc.). Medstar Georgetown was where Isiah was treated when he was diagnosed with leukemia and Team Isiah Foundation is forever grateful to the awesome care he received there.
The Team Isiah Foundation recently awarded $500 scholarships to four pediatric cancer survivors. We were not able to host the Team Isiah Foundation Scholarship Luncheon due to the pandemic, but we were able to meet briefly with our scholars (Navin, Caroline, Meaghan and Kalani) and present the awards. Team Isiah Foundation awarded the scholarships in memory of Cameron, Jack and Nolan. Team Isiah Foundation would like to thank Dean, Stacey and Evan Brooks for sponsoring one of our scholarships!
Finally, Team Isiah Foundation would like to recognize and thank J.P. Harrison (Saint Albans School Class of 2017) for recently donating bone marrow to a cancer patient!
The Team Isiah Foundation recently held its 2nd annual Scholarship luncheon at the Capital Grille in Chevy Chase, MD. The event was attended by eight cancer survivors and their families. Special guest Lauren Fay, a registered dietitian from the Inova Schar Cancer Institute with Cancer in Fairfax, VA, delivered a great presentation entitled " Survivorship Nutrition: Nutrition To Live Well Beyond Cancer". It was well received and all the attendees found the content to be very useful.
Team Isiah Foundation also awarded $500 scholarships to 4 cancer survivors. Former Team Isiah Foundation Scholars also received gift bags and gift cards as they head off to college. The Scholarships were given in memory of Jack Kennedy and Cameron Brooks. We would like to extend our sincere thanks to:
Team Isiah Foundation recently awarded $500 scholarships to three cancer survivors. They are all pursuing undergraduate degrees in their respective fields of study. Mykiel was treated at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore while Justin and Charlotte were treated at Georgetown University Hospital. Each scholarship was awarded in loving memory of our cancer heroes, Cameron T. Brooks, Nolan Scully and Jack Kennedy.
The Team Isiah Foundation recently hosted breakfast for some of the patients and their families at the Children's Inn at NIH. Team Isiah partnered with Costco for this event and we greatly appreciate their generous donation. Thanks again to the awesome staff at the Children's Inn at NIH for hosting us and family Team Isiah friends Monique and Justin for their help in preparing and serving the patients and their families. We look forward to doing it again next year!
Team Isiah Foundation also donated games (traditional and video), toys and books to the Howard University Hospital CARES program, which provides services and resources to HIV infected children (and their families). Special thanks to Mrs. Valerie Stevens and family for their generous donation that helped to make this possible.
The Team Isiah Foundation was blessed to sponsor five children to attend Quinn Cook's basketball camp, which was held August 9-11 in Upper Marlboro, MD. Quinn is from the local area, attended Duke University (where he and his teammates won an NCAA basketball title), and he is currently a member of the NBA World Champion Golden State Warriors. The young men, who ranged in age from 8 to 14, had a great time, learned a lot and also were able to meet and take pictures with Quinn. They were recommended to us by Howard University and Georgetown University Hospitals.
Team Isiah Foundation's founder Isiah Dixon was one of two University of Southern California (USC) students to receive the Jake Olson Vision Award in April 2018. The award is given annually to USC students who have overcome significant challenges to attend and excel at USC. The award and scholarship recognizes students who exemplify grit and heart, and who inspire others through their example or service. Isiah had the privilege to meet Jake Olson and NBA and Los Angeles Laker legend Kobe Bryant as well.
On January 2, 2018, the Team Isiah Foundation hosted a bowling party for cancer survivors and their families. Thanks to everyone who attend and helped to make this event a success. Team Isiah Foundation would like to extend a special thanks to Georgetown Pinstripes, Bruce Allen and the Washington Redskins (for donating signed footballs) and Derek and Kathy McCoy (for donating Under Armour water bottles).