Having lost a child to cancer, Silvia realized how much more was needed to find a cure.
The Mystic Force Foundation was founded in 2008 by Silvia and her husband Dr. Steven Vanni in honor of their son, Salvatore who was diagnosed with Stage IV Neuroblastoma cancer on September 10, 2007. The organization's sole purpose is to raise money for research to find less toxic and more effective therapies and ultimately to find a cure for all childhood cancers.
The organization has funded efforts like a new lab at the University of Miami and "Heroes Hangout", a haven for children battling cancer.
Congratulations, Silvia. We are proud to share your inspiring story with South Florida.
Learn more about the Mystic Force Foundation - visit their official Facebook page here.
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