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The Victoria Fund was created in memory of our dear daughter Victoria Vysotskaya. We want to see cure found for medulloblastoma, so that no child has to die of it, so that no parent has to lose their child.
2021
$6,447
Funds Raised in 2021
2020
$10,467
Funds Raised in 2020
$27,015
Total Funds Raised
Since 2020

In October 2016 after a few days of not feeling well our dear 5-year-old daughter Victoria was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, the most common brain cancer among children. She fought through all the hardships of the treatment that followed with a smile, curiosity, creativity and determination. She continued with the same attitude even after her cancer relapsed right at the end of her initial treatment. The subsequent treatment was not effective either and she passed away in January 2019, at the age of 7.

During her life Victoria showed a huge love of life and all things living, she was curious about everything. She donated to protection of cheetahs, she was planning to get a dog, she wrote and illustrated two children's books and got them published, she loved to draw and paint, so much that she wanted to become an artist when she grew up. Unfortunately, it didn't happen, as there aren't enough effective treatments for some types of medulloblastoma. Please support us in raising money for research into effective cures in memory of Victoria and for other kids.

Victoria Fund Highlights & Happenings

What Is Medulloblastoma?

Learn about the symptoms, treatments, and research involved with medulloblastoma on our blog
Filling The Funding Gap

Filling the Funding Gap

Learn about the funding gap that impacts childhood cancer research and how St. Baldrick’s is trying to fill it.

What You Should Know About Childhood Cancer

Childhood cancer affects thousands of kids and families around the world every year. This infographic shows a few realities you should know.

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Ripple Effect

Donations given to the Victoria Fund go directly to the St. Baldrick's Foundation to fund lifesaving childhood cancer research around the world. The Foundation is guided by a Scientific Advisory Committee, comprised of leading experts in the childhood cancer community, to ensure that every dollar makes the greatest impact for kids with cancer.

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Who's involved

These people make us smile - they're the doers and money-raisers on behalf of Victoria Fund for Medulloblastoma. They're shaving their heads, hosting events, starting fundraisers and more to make childhood cancer research possible.

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Get involved your own way:

Start your own St. Baldrick’s head-shaving event to raise money on behalf of our Hero Fund! You’ll be paired with a staff member who will walk you through every step of the process, and you’ll have fun knowing you’re doing a great thing for kids with cancer.

Register to shave your head and raise money for our Hero Fund at any St. Baldrick’s event happening around the world! Not finding an event near you? Register as a virtual shavee and shave your head anytime, anywhere.

Head-shaving not your thing? You can start a fundraiser to raise money for our Hero Fund with St. Baldrick’s in a way that interests you! Like biking? Bike a marathon. Like baking? Start a cookie baking fundraiser… You get the picture.

Need help? Email us at Funds@StBaldricks.org

Thank you to our 2021 donors

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