Robert Gilway Van Dine

In Memory of Robert Gilway Van Dine Robert Gilway Van Dine (82), loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away on July 27, 2020. Robert was born on January 13, 1938 in West Orange, New Jersey to Roy and Frances Van Dine. He was a graduate of Villanova University and held a Masters Degree in Business [...]

Skyler Esquivel

Skyler Esquivel's Traumatic Brain Injury Fight $25,430 of $50,000 raised FLY SKY HOME Please take action now by donating $25.  The Cerna Foundation is desperate to fly Sky home to his family in Texas. 19-year-old Skyler Esquivel, an aspiring musician was a passenger in a friend’s car when an accident occurred resulting in a traumatic [...]

Jan Girard

Jan Girard's Fight Against Breast Cancer $3,500 of $50,000 raised JAN HELPS OTHERS WHENEVER SHE CAN Jan Girard is one of those people that helps someone even when it’s very inconvenient and when it’s an out and out burden on her. But she never says no. Rather always says what more can I do to [...]

Save Brett Boyer

Brett Boyer Needs our Help to Recover from a Traumatic Brain Injury Our partner, Aptiva Care Management is providing care management for another tragic case involving a young person. Brett Boyer is described as “adventurous and outgoing; a kindhearted, loving and considerate son, friend and husband to wife Amanda.” On January 28, 2020, Brett was [...]

Kyle Osborne

19-Year-Old Kyle Osborne's Ongoing Support Fund  Aptiva Care Management's team has taken on another complex and heartbreaking case. Kyle Osborne, a 19-year-old southern California resident and college student at Washington State University (WSU) was hit, then run over by a car on November 24, 2019. The accident happened when Kyle was home for Thanksgiving break. [...]

Elderly Without Homes

Homeless People Need our Help As a on-going project and fundraiser the Cerna Foundation volunteers with helping the homeless in Orange County and Los Angeles. Cerna Foundation co-founder Marc Friedman was quoted as saying our commitment to the aging homeless population is on going. It is a heart wrenching situation with no end in sight. [...]

Recurring General Donations

WE DEPEND ON RECURRING DONATIONS The Cerna Foundation must reach more people for us to reach our financial goals. Ironically, we are in the same position as our beneficiary families as we scramble to procure the money they need. Sadly, the foundation must turn some people away because of this. The Cerna Foundation’s weekly and [...]