Our heroes here at MFAC are the kids battling and taking on the fight against childhood cancer. We honor and welcome them into our family through a one-of-a-kind “Knighting Ceremony” designed to lift both their and their families’ spirits.  Once knighted, our Courageous Knights are sent back into battle armed with the comfort and assurance that they are not alone.

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Meet Our Courageous Knights

Layla

Layla

Through all that Layla has endured, she has remained the shining light in her family. She hopes to inspire other kids to be brave and keep smiling.
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Riggan

Riggan

Riggan was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia on February 12th, 2014. The day before, he was taken to his doctor after he had complained about his jaw hurting. He had never had an ear ache before and his family just…

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Sadie

Sadie

Sadie was diagnosed with leukemia in November. Sadie is very strong and her light shines so brightly as she presses through this journey.
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Gabriel

Gabriel

Meet the Renteria family.  They were devastated on November 22, 2016, when the youngest of their family, 9 year-old Gabriel, was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma cancer, and their lives changed forever.  The tumor is in the orbit of Gabriel’s right eye…

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Max

Max

Max is the bravest, strongest, toughest little dude out there. He has a super silly, crazy personality and an infectious giggle that puts a smile on everyone's face.
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