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Jbird’s Journey Nonprofit Foundation was accepted and is officially registered on Amazon! As the holidays get closer, a lot of people like to save time and stress by beating the crowds and shopping online. If you’re shopping on Amazon anytime, 365 days of the year, from anywhere in the world, please consider supporting our nonprofit foundation. Just click on this banner, or use the smile.amazon.com site and type in Jbirdsjourney (all one word) and once you’ve checked out and paid, 0.5% of your purchase will automatically be donated to our …

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Purple Toad Fundraiser – Help Jbirdsjourney Fight Cancer

Come support a great cause, help us spread awareness and find a cure! Join us for food and lots of family fun and entertainment, plus raffles, a silent auction, and a special appearance and autographs by pro athletes Lamarr Houston and Sammy Vasquez, Jr. Here are just some of the items being raffled or auctioned: Signed Chicago Bears NFL items Autographed Broncos football Autographed boxing gloves One hour massages Foursomes of golf at Antler Creek Foursome AFA golf Gift cards Brand new rifle and more! All proceeds benefit Jbirdsjourney to …

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ACC Unity Across The Miles

Light Up The Sky tonight – 4/14/18. Be part of the ACC Unity Across The Miles event!  Light a candle, release a balloon, fly a lantern…show support to raise awareness for Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma warriors, survivors, and the brave souls that lost their battles with ACC.

It Is More Blessed To Give Than To Receive

Andrew and Jason embracing

Yesterday was Jason’s birthday, and it was one of the best days ever (aside from having chemo). Jbirdsjourney Foundation was honored to bless Andrew Coons and his beautiful family! Andrew is a kindhearted and humble man who faces not only his own challenges with his cancer (LGACC) but his young son is challenged with a very rare disease called Fanconi Anemia. They are faced with multiple challenges daily on so many levels between himself and his son. It was the best feeling ever to give rather than to receive on …

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Thank you, Stratton Oakmont Wolves!

A true testimony of amazing young adults – the love & support fills our hearts!  Thank you, Stratton Oakmont Wolves, for being part of a local fundraiser to raise money and awareness for not only LGACC but all cancers!

Meeting Andrew

Since Jason’s diagnosis of this very rare cancer (Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of the Lacrimal Gland) on December 1, 2017, the one thing we both have wished for was to be able to meet another person with the exact same type of cancer. Well, I joined a support group on FB seeking out other individuals and reading their stories in hopes of locating another 1 in 10 million person that has this cancer. Low and behold, when our foundation page was created a few weeks ago, someone came across it, a …

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Jason‘s journey: USAFA firefighter battles terminal cancer – United States Air Force Academy

Jason and Audrey's hands joined, wearing JBIRDSTRONG bracelets

An article written by Public Affairs at the United States Air Force Academy….. thank you for sharing Jason’s story and raising awareness for ACC (Lacrimal Gland) By Laurie Wilson, March 8, 2018 U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — If you’re looking for an example of resiliency, chat with Master Sgt. Jason Linta. He’s an Air Force Academy firefighter assigned to the 10th Civil Engineer Squadron who fought the Black Forest and Waldo Canyon fires, the most destructive fires in Colorado history. […] Source: Jason‘s journey: USAFA firefighter battles terminal cancer …

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Air Force Academy firefighter hopes his cancer battle can help others

An article in The Gazette mentioning the genesis of Jbirdsjourney. The Lintas want to share the support they’ve found by establishing a nonprofit to support others with the rare cancer. Others, the sergeant said, will never get a big, blue family on their side. “I’m OK because I’m military, so I have a lot of support,” Linta said. Some people haven’t been able to receive treatment after the rare diagnosis. “We need to help those kind of people,” Linta said.   Source: Air Force Academy firefighter hopes his cancer battle …

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