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Dr. Nizar Tannir – Update on RMC

June 16, 2017 / chris johnson / media

Dr. Tannir is Professor of the Genitourinary Medical Oncology Department at MD Anderson Medical Center in Houston Texas. We are constantly reminding ourselves of the urgency of the work we do to find a cure for RMC. There is now hope for patients and families who are facing RMC. Your hard work and the work […]

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Highlights of our 4th Annual Keepin’ It Renal 5K Fun Run/Walk

June 14, 2017 / chris johnson / media

On March 25, 2017, over 200 warriors hit the track as advocates for Renal Medullary Carcinoma.  Our event would not have been successful without our generous sponsors, donors, participants, vendors and volunteers. We appreciate each and everyone of you.  This was the best event thus far.  A special thank you to Angie Gooden who rocked the […]

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Rahsohn Wali, Jr.

April 27, 2017 / chris johnson / media, Our Heroes

Rahsohn Wali, Jr., 11, of Hamden Connecticut passed away April 27, 2017 in the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio after a courageous battle with RMC. Sohnny (as he was affectionately called) was termed “One in a million” by his 4th grade teacher. He always challenged himself to accomplish more difficult math than anyone in his class. […]

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Dawud – Gives “HOPE” to Others Diagnosed with RMC

January 20, 2017 / chris johnson / media

Dawud, age 33, was diagnosed with RMC April 2016 after two episodes of hematuria, with metastasis to the liver, lungs and bones. From April until September, he received chemotherapy treatments which helped to shrink the tumors. But his blood counts couldn’t tolerate a second round of chemo. In November, after seeing some regrowth in the […]

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Successful 6th Annual Toy Drive

December 15, 2016 / chris johnson / media

 The Chris CJ Johnson Foundation Inc. and Raw Impact Motorcycle Club had the pleasure of attending the 6th Annual Heart of the Kids Social Services Christmas Toy Drive on December 15, 2016. Because of our many supporters with generous hearts, we were able to make Christmas magic to over 60 children that had been placed […]

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Fish City Grill – Sugar Land Texas – Gives Back To The Community

December 6, 2016 / chris johnson / media

  A special thank you to Randall and Donovan for hosting the Chris “CJ” Johnson Foundations Inc. as the charity of choice for December. We are so honored to have so many wonderful supporters to join us for the fundraiser on December 6th. As many of you know, Fish City Grill donated 15% of the […]

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Aniksha Patel

December 1, 2016 / chris johnson / media, Our Heroes

Aniksha Patel, 24, of Manchester, England passed away on December 1, 2016 after a hard fought battle against Renal Medullary Carcinoma (RMC). Aniksha’s journey touched the hearts of so many. In March 2013 she was diagnosed.  She went through many chemotherapy treatments and surgeries.  In February 2014 she wrote this:  “I think that more people […]

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Fish City Grill Sugar Land – December 6, 2016

November 20, 2016 / chris johnson / Events, media

  Please join us at Fish City Grill, located at 15980 City Walk, Sugar Land, Texas on December 6, 2016.  For three years in a row, they have hosted a fundraiser for the Chris CJ Johnson Foundation, Inc.  Fifteen percent of the total sales will be donated to the foundation.  The foundation will donate 100% […]

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Sixth Annual Christmas Toy Drive Starting Now through December 9, 2016

October 30, 2016 / chris johnson / Events, media

  The Chris “CJ” Johnson Foundation, Inc., is pleased to announce that we are once again partnering with Heart of the KidsSocial Services, Inc. (HKSS)  for their 6th Annual Christmas Toy Drive.  HKSS is a Christian based, non-profit corporation, which places children that have been neglected, abandoned and abused into loving foster homes.  These children, […]

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ACS CAN Leadership Summit & Lobby Day

September 11, 2016 / chris johnson / media

I, along with 610 volunteers attended the ACS CAN Leadership Summit & Lobby Day in Washington, D.C. on September 11-14, 2016. There was representation from 50 states. In 2016, cancer will kill 8.2 million people;  5 million of those will occur in low and middle income countries around the world.  The incidence of cancer is […]

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