Jake Klopfenstein, a 13-year-old boy in Florida, knows one that thing all kids with cancer have in common: the sheer boredom of sitting around waiting for something to happen — for yet another test, scan or a round of chemo. After watching a dear childhood friend named Ryan die from cancer, the boy who loves to fish had an epiphany. What […]
TAMPA, Fla. – On Sunday, dozens of boats took to the waterways outside Tampa General Hospital to bring a bit of joy to kids battling cancer and the medical professionals looking after them. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Each day an estimated 47 children in the U.S. learn they have cancer, a diagnosis that often drastically […]
TAMPA, Fla. — Jake Klopfenstein loved playing soccer but decided to quit the sport. He says he’s found something much better to do with his time. The south Tampa teenager is helping other kids go fishing – indoors. “You can beat a video game, but you can’t beat fishing,” he said. “Well, you probably can, […]
Angling for Relief is a nonprofit organization that combines my passion for fishing and my desire to bring a smile to the faces of children battling cancer.