Your Real Champion for the week of June 27, 2021 was Tommy Ricci!
Tommy was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 3 1/2 years old. It was the gift of a teddy bear that pulled him through. As a survivor, he provides the same comfort and encouragement to other children facing cancer through his foundation called “Tommy’s Gifts for Kids”.
Each week we highlight the Real Champions in your life! Your family, friends, or colleagues who go the extra mile to help others in their community. Know someone who should be featured? Nominate them now!
Marianne T. Ritchie, MD was one of the first female gastroenterologists practicing in the Philadelphia area. An advocate for over 30 years, Dr. Ritchie developed the PINKPLUS triple cancer screening program, and the BLUE LIGHTS CAMPAIGNfor Colon Cancer Awareness.
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