Bo Johnson was diagnosed with a rare form of Leukemia, EM/AML, at the age of 12. He has battled this disease for a year, and lost on Sept. 28, 2012.
Prior to his illness, Bo was a normal active boy, enjoying life with family and friends. The illness that took his life could NOT stifle his spirit or courage. Facing the most serious medical condition, Bo chose to show all of us what it means to "live life to the fullest & enjoy every day.”
Bo reminded us what true courage means, and why one boy can inspire a multitude with nothing more than a smile and a dream to help others.
GO BO Donates $75,000 to the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
"Just a few months after its formation, the Go Bo! Foundation made its first large donation Wednesday at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, helping to fund a named chair dedicated to pediatric bone marrow transplant research and treatment.."
Bo's Classmate Riding Across Wisconsin for GO BO Foundation
Alex Lensert, an 8th grader at Gibraltar Area Schools and a classmate of Bo's, is riding across Wisconsin to "Pay it Forward" and raise money for the GO BO Foundation.
2013 Trek 100 Ride for Hope
Fred Bexell is once again riding in the Trek 100 to raise money for Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer - also known as the MACC Fund.
Bo's Baseball Jerseys Retired
The Cal Ripken Baseball Team that Bo so much enjoyed playing for recently retired both of the jerseys he wore.
Wisconsin State Assembly Names Bo a Hometown Hero
Bo was honored recently in the Wisconsin State Capitol as he was awarded the Hometown Hero Award.
Latest News from the GO BO Foundation
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The GO BO Foundation brings hope to children with life-threatening medical conditions by funding research, supporting treatment, and helping their families during times of financial need.
Paying it Forward...this is Bo's dream.
The GO BO Foundation fulfills its mission by:
- Funding the cutting-edge research on cancer and related blood disorders at the MACC Fund
Make a charitable gift with a credit card to the GO BO Foundation! Thank you for your friendship and support! Contributions are deductible to the fullest extent as allowed by law.
The Mission of the GO BO Foundation
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