Gray Matters volunteers Max Cusimano, founder of local production company Nolavid, and his sister Chelsea shared their reasons for supporting the Gray Matters fundraising effort, in this 30 second video. Thank you to Nolavid for donating their services!
The 2019 Gray Matters fundraising party was a big success! Over 200 guests turned out to University Medical Center’s Reflection Pond for great food and drink and opportunities to bid on several fantastic silent auction items. All proceeds will go towards recruiting a Pediatric Neuro-oncologist. We are especially grateful to sponsors the Favrot family, the […]
Thank you to the hundreds of runners and walkers who turned out Sunday for our 4th annual 5K! We raised close to $80,000 which puts us closer to our goal of securing enough funds to create a Pediatric Neuro-oncologist Endowed Chair at LSU Neurosurgery. Thank you to the 30 teams who came out to support […]
Register for the race here For a brain tumor patient, especially a child, having to leave your home, family and friends to see a Neuro-oncologist in another state is an extreme hardship. We successfully supported the recruiting of Neuro-oncologist Aaron Mammoser to the LSU Dept. of Neurosurgery in New Orleans and now we’ve set a […]
A “Bayou Bengal” will bring some good juju to the Department of Neurosurgery at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans as it raises funds to attract a much needed pediatric neuro-oncologist to New Orleans. Artist Garland Robinette has generously donated proceeds from sales of the print versions of the Bayou Bengal, the latest work in […]
Register for the race here After successfully recruiting a neuro-oncologist to New Orleans two years ago, the Kelsey Bradley Favrot Memorial 5k Run/Walk is now raising funds to bring a pediatric neuro-oncologist to treat the youngest members of our community battling brain cancer. The third annual fundraising 5k is Sunday, Oct. 7 at Audubon Park […]
Mark your calendars! The fourth annual Kelsey Bradley Favrot Memorial 5k Run/Walk will take place on Sunday, Oct. 7 at Audubon Park! Be sure and tell your friends and start registering now! Sponsorships are available by calling LSU Neurosurgery at (504) 568-6120. Proceeds will go toward establishing a center at the LSU Department of Neurosurgery […]
MAY 9: GRAY MATTERS FUNDRAISER TO SUPPORT BRAIN CANCER TREATMENT RESOURCES IN NEW ORLEANS New Orleans has made great strides towards improving care for local residents battling brain cancer, with fewer patients having to leave town now for care. The Department of Neurosurgery at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine hosted a fundraiser to […]
The 2018 Kelsey Bradley Favrot Memorial 5K took place a month later than scheduled due to Hurricane Nate but the postponement provided a silver lining. Registrations exceeded last year’s race thanks to the additional registration time. And, we had several more teams participating in honor of brain cancer patients. St. George’s Episcopal School showed in […]
Elementary students and faculty from St. George’s Episcopal School are challenging other schools to join them in the third annual Kelsey Bradley Favrot Memorial 5K on Sunday, Oct. 8 in Audubon Park. A family member of a young St. George’s student is currently undergoing treatment for brain cancer and the school has formed a team […]
Thank you to all who attended or donated to our first Gray Matters fundraiser on May 9 at University Medical Center. The event was a big success and we are looking forward to our upcoming race! Register now for the Third Annual Kelsey Bradley Favrot Memorial 5K/Run Walk in Audubon Park on October 8 in […]
Exciting News! The third annual Kelsey Bradley Favrot Memorial 5k Run/Walk will take place on Sunday, Oct. 8 at Audubon Park! Be sure and tell your friends and start registering now!
October 2, 2016, New Orleans, LA -An army of high school students were among the 800 people who showed up in full force at the 2016 Kelsey Bradley Favrot Memorial 5K. Friends and family of Ashley Code, a beloved 18-year-old high school senior who died of brain cancer just a month ago, paid tribute as […]
Frank Culicchia, M.D. and James Favrot discuss the 2015 race in memory of Kelsey Bradley Favrot, benefiting the LSU Brain Tumor Center.http://www.fox8live.com/Clip/11830534/kelsey-bradley-favrot-memorial-walk#.VfA40SVBZYs.facebook
Over 600 runners and walkers of all ages came out on Oct. 2, 2015 to support brain cancer treatment in New Orleans by participating in the inaugural Kelsey Bradley Favrot 5K run/walk in Audubon Park. A special thanks to our sponsors for making our inaugural race a success: Bryan Chevrolet, 1st Lake Properties, LLC, Culicchia […]