About The Ryan Batman Williams Foundation
The Ryan Batman Williams Foundation is a 501 c(3) non-profit charitable organization committed to helping those fighting pediatric cancer by both raising awareness and funds for research and to provide assistance for the families. Family and friends established the foundation in early 2009 in memory of Ryan, a.k.a. “Batman,” a true superhero who bravely battled Neuroblastoma. He earned his angel wings at 5 years of age on July 9, 2008. His complete journey starting at diagnosis is recorded in his caringbridge journal.
Dr. David Poplack, Director of Texas Children’s Cancer Center, accepts a contribution in 2013 (photo: right)
On July 9, 2011, the Ryan Batman Williams Foundation presented a check, along with radio host Kevin Kline, for $25,000 that was raised at a golf tournament.
In 2009, the Texas Children’s Cancer Center received a $25,000 donation from the Ryan Batman Williams Foundation to support research being conduction by the Neuroblastoma Program. Dr. Heidi Russell accepted the check on behalf of the Neuroblastoma Program.
In 2009, the Ryan Batman Williams Foundation presented a $3,000 check to the Legacy of Love at Texas Children’s Hospital. Breanna Hopkins, a Child Life Specialist for the Cancer and Hematology Centers, accepted the check which was utilized to aid the Legacy of Love in providing care to terminal patients and their families.
Learn more at ryanbatmanwilliams.org.