Harrison – Board Member

Harrison Board MemberHarrison Graney is a soon to be 14-year-old boy living in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. Being one of the newest members on the board, he's tried his best to make a good impact. Being the sibling of a cancer survivor, he knows how scary and dark...

Thomas – Board Treasurer

Thomas TreasurerThomas Harrington is a 17-year-old honors student at Portsmouth High School. He is a member of the National Honor Society as well as the language Honors Society. He is a well-rounded drummer, performing with many groups including, the PHS Jazz Band,...

Tammy L. Ricci

Tammy L. Ricci Office Manager Tammy began working for The Izzy Foundation in October of 2017.  This opportunity fulfilled a desire to be involved with an organization that plays such a significant role in the pediatric cancer community. She has extensive experience in...

Brokerage Form

Brokerage Form Why Consider a Gift of Securities to The Izzy Foundation? If your investments have appreciated over time, you may be able to give much more than you thought possible by transferring appreciated securities (stocks, bonds and mutual fund shares) rather...

Elizabeth

Elizabeth Demers Advisory Board MemberLiz Demers is a Banker for J.P. Morgan Private Bank. In her role, Liz delivers holistic advice and guidance, helping individuals and their families build, preserve and manage their wealth for themselves and future generations....

Courtney

Courtney Advisory Board MemberCourtney attended the University of Rhode Island and obtained her PharmD and MBA in 2014, and currently works as a pharmacist for CVS/Health. Courtney volunteered at Hasbro for many years, and met Izzy during her treatment. She was always...

Andrew Marciniszyn

Andrew Marciniszyn, EsqAndy Marciniszyn is a father, husband and attorney.

Shannon Hegy

Shannon HegyShannon is the Emmy-nominated anchor of WPRI Eyewitness News.  She graduated from Hofstra University in New York with a degree in Broadcast Journalism in 2007. That’s also where she met her husband Matt (the two were married in October 2012). In her...

Jessica Marfeo

Jessica Marfeo, RN BSNJessica graduated from St. Joseph School of Nursing as salutatorian and Mary Mother Evangelist award winner. She currently works as a bone marrow transplant registered nurse at Roger Williams Medical Center and a patient care advocate for...

Karin Fuchs

Karin Fuchs, MD Treasurer Karin - aka “Auntie KK” - is Izzy’s Godmother. Her greatest joy came in trying to make Izzy’s every wish come true! She met Tina during her Residency at Brown University Medical School/Women and Infants Hospital in Providence, but met Kyle...

2019 Angel Family Blessing Box

2019 Angel Family Blessing Boxes The holidays can be a difficult time for those grieving the loss of a child. The Izzy Foundation hopes to provide comfort to bereaved families during the holiday season through their Adopt-a-Family program.  This program is ONLY for...

Lydia – Board Member

Lydia SecretaryLydia is a talented fourteen-year-old girl. She enjoys drawing and writing short stories in her spare time. She is very compassionate and is often volunteering with children. Lydia plans on pursuing a career as an administrative assistant. Two of her...

Grayson – Board Member

Grayson Board MemberGrayson is a very social, fun-loving 6th grader at Kickemuit Middle School and he also is a cancer survivor. He enjoys singing in his school chorus (even has learned how to sing a song in Hawaiian), dancing, and all things related to art (which...

Grace – Board Member

Grace Board Member Grace is a sophomore and honors student at North Kingstown High School. She takes part in her school’s theater and choral department. She also dances at Dynamic Dance Academy and trains in many styles of dance. Grace is a member of the school’s Best...

Hadley – Board Member

Hadley Board Member & Izzy's sisterMy name is Hadley Wohlrab and I'm nine years old. I LOVE horses, I ride at Springwood Farm in Rehoboth, MA. Something that Izzy and I shared was the love for purple and ... ICE CREAM!! Especially if it was topped with hot fudge.

Elaina – Board Member

Elaina Board MemberElaina is a dynamic student who lives life fully and always seeks justice for everyone.  Elaina loves sewing, theater, singing, dancing, and playing her saxophone. Elaina has had a brother with cancer and has friends who are or have battled...

Emmilee – Board President

Emmilee Board PresidentEmmilee is a senior in high school who plays multiple instruments, dances, sings and deeply involved in community theater. Emmilee is an active concussion awareness and childhood cancer advocate. With her advocacy, she has raised a lot of...

Garrett – Vice President

Garrett Vice President & Izzy's BrotherMy name is Garrett Wohlrab, I'm the oldest out of all my siblings coming in at 12 years old.  I love aviation.  You most likely will find myself sitting at TF Green airport with a camera in hand doing something called plane...

Jennifer Collins

Jennifer Collins, MA Finance DirectorJenny is the proud grandmother (Ama) of Izzy and mother of Tina.  She was blessed to have been able to retire early with her husband, Bill, from California State University, Chico so that she could spend more time with her new...

Erin Scott

Erin Scott, LCSW Executive DirectorErin moved to Rhode Island from Utah in 2010 and started volunteering with The Izzy Foundation soon thereafter. Erin has a passion for nonprofits and has worked in the nonprofit health care sector since 1999. Erin has her Masters in...

Jennifer Wheeler

Jennifer Wheeler, RPhJennifer is first and foremost a mother to three amazing children, Emma, Benjamin and Nathaniel, and wife to husband Joshua. She attended the University of Rhode Island and obtained a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy and currently works as a...

Lisa Aguiar

Lisa Aguiar, STBGSLisa’s main focus of the foundation is community outreach and fundraising events. Lisa and the dedication of many supporters and volunteers have put together several successful events; introducing the Izzy Foundation to the community. The fundraising...

John Czerwein

John Czerwein, MDJohn is a native Rhode Islander who resides in RI with his two wonderful daughters Peyton and Remington; as well as his loving wife, Melissa. John attended Providence College as an undergrad where he received his Bachelor of Science. He then attended...

Ashley Stuckey

Ashley Stuckey, MD Co-Founder & Vice PresidentIzzy’s love of Cheetos originated with “Auntie Stuckey” who is a co-founder and the Vice President of The Izzy Foundation. Ashley, along with Jeannine Connolly and Izzy’s parents, created The Izzy Foundation which...

Jeannine Connolly

Jeannine Connolly, MD Co-Founder & PresidentJeannine came to Rhode Island for her Ob-Gyn residency training, where she met Kyle and Tina. She later had the great honor and privilege of delivering Izzy; welcoming that amazing little girl into the world! Jeannine...

Katina Robinson

Katina Robison, MD Co-Founder & Izzy’s Mom   Tina Robison is Izzy’s mom and Co-Founder of The Izzy Foundation. She works as a Gynecologic Oncologist in Providence, Rhode Island. Tina was born and raised in Northern California and moved east for her medical...

Kyle Wohlrab

Kyle Wohlrab, MD Co-Founder & Izzy’s DadKyle is Izzy’s Daddy and co-founder of The Izzy Foundation. He works as a urogynecologist in Providence, Rhode Island. Kyle was raised in an Air Force family and enjoyed moving all over the country. Although he learned a...

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General Donations  The Izzy Foundation is a nonprofit in Providence Rhode Island whose mission is to design, fund and Izspire creative projects and programs that will help families live, love, laugh and play during and after cancer.   … Read MoreScholarship Fund ...

Sponsorship Adopt-A-Family Form

Blessing Boxes Adopt A Family Participation Form 2019 The Izzy Foundation understands how difficult it can be during the holiday season for bereaved families. This year we are creating Blessing Boxes. As a reminder, by saying YES to sponsor a family members you are...

The Izzy Foundation Special Visitors/Entertainment Application

Thank you for thinking of The Izzy Foundation. We appreciate your interest in visiting the Izzy Family Room and sharing your time and talent with our patients and families. Please complete the following form with details of your proposed visit. Please feel free to...

Meal Donation Application Form

Thank you for your interest in donating a meal for the Izzy Family Room families at Hasbro Children's Hospital! We appreciate your interest in visiting the Izzy Family Room and sharing your time with our patients and families. The Izzy Family Room is located on the...

Angel Family Giving

Angel Family GivingThe Izzy Foundation understands that the holiday season can be an emotionally and financially challenging time for families who have a child that earned their angel wings, just like little Izzy. Therefore, The Izzy Foundation established an 'Angel...

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Silent Auction Donations

Silent Aution Donations Throughout the year we have opportunities for businesses, restaurants and artists to contribute auction items for one or more of our events.  Please click the links below to see the details for providing an item for each event: GALA (Live and...

Ways To Give

Ways to GiveThe Izzy Foundation wouldn't be able to provide these services and support without the wonderful support of those who contribute through cash and in-kind donations.  Below are some ways in which you can participate.Silent Auction Donations Throughout the...

Volunteer

Our organization thrives with the help of volunteers in The Izzy Family Room, our many events and special programs.   The Izzy Family Room:  There are many opportunities to volunteer in The Izzy Family Room at Hasbro Children’s Hospital.  Areas of need include:...

Support Groups

C.A.R.E. GROUP (Caregivers, Alliance, Resource, Encouragment) The Izzy Foundation C.A.R.E group was formed by parents to share resources, encouragement, compassion and warmth. This unique group of patents/caregivers provides an opportunity to come together to...

Academic Scholarships

Academic Scholarships The Izzy Foundation offers academic scholarships to children nationwide who have or have battled a pediatric cancer  and their siblings. The Izzy Foundation offers scholarships in two categories: (1) K-12 grades and (2) college.  On average The...

Youth Advisory Board

The Izzy Foundation Jr. Advisory Board consists of youth ages 13-21 who have or have had cancer and/or their siblings. The mission of the group is to provide ongoing peer support and opportunities for childhood cancer awareness. Meet our 2017-2018 Jr. Advisory...

Izzy Spaces

Izzy Spaces The Izzy Family Room The Izzy Family Room opened at Hasbro Children’s Hospital in March of 2014. The Izzy Family Room has become so much more than anyone anticipated. It is a place for families to come for a cup of coffee, a family dinner or to relax...

It’s My Fight Celebration

In 2017, a 10 year old cancer survivor came to us and wanted to have a party with her fellow warriors. Each year, over 75 kids fighting cancer and their families, are spoiled to an evening of dressing up, eating dinner, dancing, and interactive entertainment…with no...

Office Team

Jenny is the proud grandmother (Ama) of Izzy and mother of Tina.  She was blessed to have been able to retire early with her husband, Bill, from the California State University, Chico so that she could spend more time with her new granddaughter, Izzy.  They arrived at...

Our Board

Meet Our Board MembersKyle Wohlrab, MD & Katina Robison, MD Co-Founders & Izzy's ParentsJohn Czerwein, MD Jeannine Connolly, MDCo-Founder & PresidentKarin Fuchs, MDTreasurerJennifer Wheeler, RPhLisa Ware, STBGSAshley Stuckey, MDCo-Founder & Vice...

our story

Izzy's Story and The Izzy Foundation.... Izzy was diagnosed with Stage 4 rhabdomyosarcoma two weeks after her first birthday. She was able to earn her angel wings in just two short years. During those two years, Izzy inspired her parents, her family, her friends and...

Our Story

Mission Statement   The Izzy Foundation is a national nonprofit located in Providence, Rhode Island whose mission is to design, fund and IZspire creative projects and programs for families whose children have cancer or other life altering medical conditions to...

Contact Us

Send us a MessageCURRENT LOCATIONThe Izzy Foundation Our office location is:244 Weybossett StreetProvidence, Rhode Island 02903 P.O. Box 2326 Providence, RI 02906 Phone: (401) 331-4999 facebooktwitterinstagram

BE IZSPIRED

GET INVOLVED  The Izzy Foundation provides services and support to families with children who have cancer and we have many opportunities where you can Be IZspired and get involved in helping families live, love, laugh and play.  Your contributions help with our...

Who We Are

Mission Statement The Izzy Foundation is a nonprofit in Providence Rhode Island whose mission is to design, fund and Izspire creative projects and programs for hospitalized children so that families can live, love, laugh and play during and after treatment.

Surgical Waiting Room

Surgical Waiting Room The Izzy Foundation is excited to partner again with Hasbro Children's Hospital and Thomas Morbitzer to make a new space at the hospital. We are currently raising funds to design and renovate the pediatric surgical waiting room located on the 2nd...

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Donate Our StoryUpcoming EventsComfort, Support, and Community. The Izzy Foundation seeks to design spaces, provide services and support to children with cancer and their families by implementing inpatient and outpatient services for pediatric patients at Hasbro...