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    An Angel’s Wish Gala Dinner – Dance 2023

      Join us in celebrating 16 years of funding cutting edge-research into rare pediatric cancer. Honoring Christopher Vakoc, MD., Ph.D. Professor, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory 2023 CRF Research Award recipient for the Sarcoma Research Project On January 28rd,… Read More

Our Mission

The Christina Renna Foundation is dedicated to supporting children’s cancer research and furthering awareness and education through the support of cancer groups and outreach programs for the direct support of those in need.

The Christina Renna Foundation Inc. is a nonprofit tax exempt foundation classified by the Internal Revenue Service under Section 501 (c)(3) and as a public charity.

Board of Directors

Philip Renna – Director
Daniel J. Renna – President
Katherine Renna – Treasurer
Steven Borrelli – Secretary

Advisory Council

Thomas A. Brennan – Advisory
Nicholas Cascio – Advisory
Peter Triolo- Advisory


Vincent Ayers – Trustee
Thomas Hand- Trustee
Patrick M. Pichichero- Trustee
Philip A. Renna- Trustee
Rae-Marie Renna – Trustee
Rene Renna – Trustee
Richard J. Renna- Trustee

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Gold Shoelaces for Children’s Cancer Awareness

Thousands of shoelaces were given out throughout Nassau and Suffolk county for Children’s Cancer Awareness Month. We would like to thank all of the schools who join in this effort and all of the sports teams. The many… Read More

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Ways to Help

        We desperately need more research on Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS), a very rare and life-threatening cancer that mainly affects children

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