Camp ASPIRE is a camp on 156 acres of land with modern year-round cabins, an Olympic size swimming pool, nature trails, athletic fields, and a fishing pond. It is also a place for children with diabetes can safely go and just be a kid. Porchia Stewart and her daughter, Asante, along with Kelly Mueller join us on Good Day Rochester to talk about what camp ASPIRE means to them.
Fanconi anemia (FA) is a rare, inherited cancer-prone disease that often leads to leukemia, bone marrow failure and physical abnormalities. The 5K for FA is coming up this weekend, benefiting Fanconi Anemia Research Fund. Race organizer Mary Ann Lana and her son Eli, who has FA, join us on Good Day Rochester. Eli has already gone through a bone marrow transplant to restore his immune system and has had several surgeries.
Horizons at Warner is a six week summer enrichment program that engages K-8 Rochester City School District students in meaningful and authentic learning experiences. Lynn Gatto, executive director, Horizons at Warner School of Education, University of Rochester, joins us to tell us more.