TLE Billerica, MA Raises Funds for Center Director’s Stem Cell Treatment
The TLE Team
Families and staff of TLE Billerica, MA have come together to raise funds and support their Center Director’s fight against a rare, life threatening disease. Their goal is to raise enough money to fund the Director’s much needed stem cell treatment. So far, TLE families and the community have raised approximately $70,000 towards her cause and have no intention of stopping there.
Richard Weissman, Co-founder, Chairman and CEO of The Learning Experience, has been selected to lead the Board of Directors for Make-A-Wish® Southern Florida. He will work with the board and Make-A-Wish team to fulfill the nonprofit’s mission of granting life-changing wishes to critically-ill children. His new role as board chair was effective January 2020 and will initially run through the organization’s 2020-2021 fiscal year.
Five-year-old Riley Chicino's tiny classroom chair has been empty since she was diagnosed with leukemia last summer. Riley's mother, Kaylie Manger, said the hospital stays and chemotherapy treatments have been a test of strength for her feisty daughter.
Two buses loaded with teachers, pupils, several parents and Christmas gifts rolled up to the La Casa Crisis shelter in Howell, and the preschool children from the Learning Experience school in South Lyon bounded off, happy and excited.