PURSUE HEALING THROUGH WHOLE-SELF CARE
Jane’s Joyride is a grant-based charitable organization which supports education, funds research, and raises awareness in the pursuit of long-term healthy living.
5K CHAT & STROLL
Jane’s Joyride held the inaugural 5K Chat & Stroll event in memory of our founder, Jane Cabes on January 20. Despite the chilly weather, the event was a resounding success, with over 50 participants. The enthusiasm and spirit of all participants made the event a true celebration of Jane's life.
SPRINT FOR LIFE
Jane’s Joyride is thrilled to announce our support for MD Anderson Cancer Center’s 27th annual Sprint for Life 5k, taking place on Saturday, May 4th. We invite you to join us in participating in the event and becoming a part of the Jane’s Joyride team. Together, let's raise awareness and funds for ongoing ovarian cancer research.
Jane’s family recognized the lack of access and resources for healthy food options in low-income areas of Houston. They partnered with Small Steps Nurturing Center to support the families they serve. Jane’s children along with family friends visited Small Steps families' homes to plant container gardens.
These families now have access to fresh vegetables right in their backyards! This opportunity created a sustainable food source, promoted nutrition, educated children on healthy food choices, and invested in the community.
Veiseh and his lab have genetically engineered the cells to produce interleukin-2, a protein that’s naturally occurring within the body and is a key activator of the immune system’s ability to find and kill cancer cells.
Source: Von Oldershausen, S. (2023, May). Tiny Beads of Hope, Texas Monthly, 95.