The Cristian Rivera Foundation (CRF) just announced the winner of the Vision of Hope Award to be awarded to Linda Wachtel of the Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation and Jenna’s Rainbow Foundation at CRF’s largest fundraising event of the year, the 13th Annual Cristian Rivera Foundation Celebrity Gala. Linda Wachtel is a New York native who […]
Edgar Berlanga: The Humanitarian Behind the Champion
Super-middleweight contender and champion Edgar Berlanga is known for his impressive professional boxing record of 20-0, undefeated. With 16 consecutive first-round knockouts, Berlanga beat Mike Tyson’s impressive record of 13 first-round knockouts within his first 14 matches. This boxer is no doubt a beast in the ring, making a name for himself with hard work, passion, and determination.
“A Bronx Tale” Star, Joseph D’Onofrio: Where is He Now?
From his role as “Slick” in A Bronx Tale to playing young Joe Pesci in Goodfellas, Joseph D’Onofrio is known for his extensive and accomplished acting career, landing roles in other iconic movies like Jungle Fever, Analyze That, The Deli, Wannabes, and Spider-Man to name a few.
CRF’s 5th Annual Full Steam Ahead 5K in Honor of Their Newest Warrior, Jesselyn Silva, This Saturday 6/18
The Cristian Rivera Foundation is excited to honor their newest warrior, Jesselyn Silva, at their 5th Annual Full Steam Ahead 5K this Saturday, June 18, 2022! Champion boxer, published author, and star of a documentary film—Jesselyn “JessZilla” Silva is in the biggest fight of her life after being diagnosed in July of 2021 with DMG (Diffuse Midline Glioma) an aggressive and inoperable pediatric brain tumor, at the age of 15.
Gio Urshela and Kenan Thompson Help the Cristian Rivera Foundation Kick-Off Brain Tumor Awareness Month by Honoring “Rock Star” Warrior, Maria Kuenster
To kick off Brain Tumor Awareness Month this May, the Cristian Rivera Foundation arranged for the “Rock Star” Warrior, Maria Kuenster to receive great seats at the Minnesota Twins game last weekend and to meet the CRF 2021 “Heroes Award” winner Gio Urshela. The next morning, they flew her to NYC where she also received special seats for a showing of Saturday Night Live from one of CRF’s most generous board members Kenan Thompson, who also greeted her after the show.
Interview with DJ Michael Narvaez: “The only place that success comes before work is in the dictionary”
From a young age, DJ Michael Narvaez was captivated by the artistic and musical atmosphere in New York City in the early 70s. Where he grew up in the Bronx, it wasn’t rare for him to hear the inspiring sounds of disco, house music, and hip-hop that shaped his love and passion for music.
Fifth Annual Cristian Rivera Foundation Full Steam Ahead 5K
The Cristian Rivera Foundation announces their 5th Annual Full Steam Ahead 5K on Saturday, June 18, 2022. This year’s 5k event will be hosted once again at Van Cortland Park, between 246 and 251 Broadway, in Bronx, NY. With registration starting at 8:30 am, the Cristian Rivera Foundation is excited for the difference every participant will make in supporting their mission to find a cure for DIPG (Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma).
Kenan Thompson’s Simply C 360 Atlantic City Show Thurs 3/24
Comedian and SNL legend, Kenan Thompson returns this year with Kenan Thompson’s Ultimate Comedy Experience. On Thursday, March 24th, Kenan and his partner and executive producer, Cherie Chiles-Buchanan, will set the stage in Atlantic City with this epic, nationwide comedy showcase.
YES Luis Guzman knows about Food and the Yankees
If the greatest character actor in the world, Luis Guzman got to live out his dream and all of a sudden turned into a New York Yankee he would probably be DJ. LeMahieu. DJ is a player that can help the team both offensively and defensively. He can be a role player or he can take the lead and come up with the big hit. In all his movies, Luis Guzman has been just that.
Miss America walks alongside lifesize robots in Sami Chen's "Sound of Fashion" show
NYC- area fashion lovers checked out some of CRF supporter, Sami Chen of Happyfish Designs most recent work at the event opener in the 2019 New York Fashion Week yesterday. All while benefiting, The Cristian Rivera Foundation. This exclusive show featured Miss America, Nia Franklin, walking the runway alongside life-size robots. All proceeds raised was […]
There are many great children books amongst our community that are positive, uplifting, and encourages our children to be the best that they can be; not only does Cristian’s Journey signify those things but Cristian’s Journey focuses on a young boy who dedicates his life (literally) to serving others. Cristian’s Journey touches on the topic […]