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Ronan Thompson Foundation

Mom Launches #ToddlersWithACause to Raise Awareness for Childhood Cancer

Rainesford Alexandra | Posted 06.24.2015 | Impact
Rainesford Alexandra

Last week, I scrolled through Instagram and saw three pictures of toddlers having meltdowns. What seemed like a live-action illustration of the so-called terrible twos was an activist movement that filled my feed with screaming fits and hilariously pouty faces.

Staying Gold: World Fights for Pediatric Cancer Awareness

Rainesford Alexandra | Posted 12.27.2014 | Impact
Rainesford Alexandra

So it seems when the Empire State Building went silent instead of gold, they underestimated passionate advocates and supporters, who are raising awareness that has the potential to save lives.

How My Life Has Changed Since Taylor Swift Tweeted My Blog

Isabel Song | Posted 11.22.2014 | Teen
Isabel Song

This September I want to talk about everything I've done in the last year. I owe it to Taylor and everyone else who took the time to read my blog post and shared it for others to read.

The Power of R: Maya Thompson, Rebel With A Cause

Rainesford Alexandra | Posted 03.15.2014 | Impact
Rainesford Alexandra

Another "R" word that describes Thompson is "raw." Heart-achingly, gut-wrenchingly, poetically raw in every blog post, every Instagram snap, and every RTF activity. Gone are the days of young patients being portrayed as nothing more than cuddly bald statistics.

Rock for Ronan: Couple Inspired by Taylor Swift's Song Seek to Turn World Gold

Rainesford Alexandra | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Rainesford Alexandra

The difference between this love story and all the rest? The girl is singer/songwriter phenomenon Taylor Swift, and the blue-eyed object of her affection is Ronan Thompson, who passed away in May of 2011 after battling Stage 4 Neuroblastoma cancer.