The Faris Foundation Quarterly May 2019 “For this is May, and the whole world sings, gleams, as if it were basted in butter.” – Barbara Crooker News and Updates Since our official launch on February 1, 2019, we have been moving full-steam ahead with our commitment to bring brighter days and better treatments to children with […]
In March 2019, sports management students at Rice University organized an inaugural 3v3VCancer basketball tournament, the school’s first-ever fundraiser for childhood cancer research. 32 teams participated (with players from the Rice student body, faculty, and beyond), and the event raised over $18,000! These funds will directly support much-needed childhood cancer research at Texas Children’s Cancer […]
On February 15, 2019, The Faris Foundation held our first volunteer event at Texas Children’s Cancer Center. Volunteers worked alongside children to create their very own artistic shields. Check out the video for the day’s highlights!
Five years ago today – on February 13, 2014 – the Faris D. Virani Ewing Sarcoma Center at Texas Children’s Cancer Center was established, with initial seed funding from the piggy bank of Faris D. himself. Guided by the same values embodied by Faris – bold and original thinking, an indomitable spirit, and an enterprising […]
With hearts full of joy, we are so excited to announce the official launch of The Faris Foundation, on this day: February 1st, 2019. We chose February 1st, as it holds a special significance in our lives – it marks the auspicious day Faris D. arrived and graced our home and lives forever with his […]
Prime Communications Answers the Call for Childhood Cancer Research $300,000 raised at AT&T stores to fund innovative research at Texas Children’s Cancer Center *For media inquiries and images: Anjum Asharia, email@example.com, 281-799-5238* HOUSTON Nov 2 2018 – Prime Communications made a very special delivery last week at Texas Children’s Hospital — a donation of $300,000 […]
Thank you for joining us on this adventure, a journey guided by the shimmering light of Faris D. Virani. As The Faris Foundation we promise to pave the road ahead in true Faris fashion – with magic, audacity, and sheer ingenuity. Along the way, we hope you will hold our hands and share your sparkle […]
Texas Children’s Cancer Center is the largest pediatric cancer center in the nation and we have a three-part mission to pursue excellence in patient care, research and education. In September, National Childhood Cancer Awareness month, we have the opportunity to raise awareness for childhood cancer and to honor our courageous young patients by “Going Gold,” […]