Police Help Port Family in Infant’s Battle with Cancer

Police Help Port Family in Infant’s Battle with Cancer

By Dave Rogers, Staff Writer, Newburyport News NEWBURYPORT — Three months ago, William and Kallie Rossi of Newburyport received just about the worst possible news any parent could hear: their four-month-old daughter Sophie has leukemia. Upon first glance, it would be...
Cops for Kids with Cancer Donates to 300th Child

Cops for Kids with Cancer Donates to 300th Child

By Jacqueline Tempera, Boston Globe Luis, who was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma in November, was the 300th child to be presented with such a gift through the charity Cops for Kids with Cancer. Retired police superintendent-in-chief Robert Faherty is the...
Bone Marrow Drive for Anna Jerome

Bone Marrow Drive for Anna Jerome

In December, Cops for Kids with Cancer made a donation to Anna Jerome, a 14 year old from West Roxbury with leukemia. Anna went back to school in January but her leukemia has relapsed. Anna and her family are preparing for a bone marrow transplant. In honor of...
Cancer Group Reaches Out to Rockport

Cancer Group Reaches Out to Rockport

By Arianna MacNeill, Gloucester Daily Times, photos by Mike Springer ROCKPORT — The program is called Cops for Kids with Cancer, and it’s a group that’s now reached out to help a young family in Rockport. Kyan Meldrum, who will turn 5 in April, accepted a...