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OUR INSPIRATION…

Jessie Rees was a beautiful, athletic, smart and compassionate 12 year old girl who bravely fought two brain tumors (DIPG) for ten months and two days. Her fight started on March 3, 2011 and ended on January 5, 2012 when she earned her angel wings.

 

During her courageous fight, Jessie decided to focus on helping other kids fighting cancer that couldn’t leave the hospital. This desire led to the creation of her fun-filled JoyJars® and Never Ever Give Up (aka: NEGU®) message.

Today, JoyJars and NEGU are recognized symbols of hope, joy and love in over 27 countries.

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OUR MISSION

The mission of the Jessie Rees Foundation is to ensure every child fighting cancer has the support and resources to Never Ever Give Up. Our focus is 100% care while the other great foundations discover a cure. We love to say, “We will care until there is a cure.”

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OUR MESSAGE… NEGU was Jessie’s motto and message that she shared with as many people as possible during her courageous fight.  NEGU stands for Never Ever Give Up and has become an international symbol of hope to both young and old. We NEGU…Do you?
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OUR LEADERSHIP

The Jessie Rees Foundation is governed by a seasoned team of corporate executives and advisors. The daily operations are led by an amazing group of talented and passionate staff. All of these groups are inspired by the youthful energy and compassion of amazing teens.

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