What does the Christopher Brandle Joy of Life Foundation do?

The foundation funds pediatric brain tumor research focusing on medulloblastoma. We also work through social workers at local hospitals such as Columbia/ NY Presbyterian and Hackensack University Medical Center, to provide financial assistance to families caring for a child with a brain tumor. All proceeds go toward funding research grants or assisting families; no salaries are paid from the foundation; we are 100% operated by volunteers.

What events can I attend to support the foundation?

The Christopher Brandle Joy of Life Foundation holds 2 fundraising events each year: a casino night in mid-March and a wine tasting in late October.


Are there volunteer opportunities?

The Christopher Brandle Joy of Life Foundation is a small, 100% volunteer operated organization so we always appreciate volunteers.  Volunteer opportunities are available before and during each event. We also are committed to providing volunteer opportunities to students looking to fulfill community service requirements.


How can I make a donation?

Donations can be made through our website by clicking on the donate button or by sending a check to:

The Christopher Brandle Joy of Life Foundation

PO Box 354

Oakland, New Jersey 07436


You can also sign up for Amazon Smile where a portion of your eligible purchase is donated to us! Visit https://smile.amazon.com/ch/80-0576512 for more information.



Is my donation tax deductible?

The Christopher Brandle Joy of Life Foundation is a non-profit organization and holds tax –exempt status as a 501(c)(3) corporation. The State of New Jersey Tax ID is 80-0576512.


How can I sponsor an event?

Each of our events have various sponsorship opportunities which will be posted to our website and social media closer to the event dates.



Thank you for your support!


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