When their teen daughter was diagnosed with cancer, Mario and Gisele DiNatale were devastated. Although she had excellent medical care and overwhelming community support on her side, Alicia Rose passed on at the age 17, having lost her courageous battle. Yet through their grief, her parents decided to help others by creating The Alicia Rose Victorious Foundation in their daughter’s honor. The Foundation has a very special purpose—to provide amenities and activities that boost the spirits of hospitalized teens.
Although they never dreamed it would happen in their family, Mario and Gisele DiNatale were devastated when their teenage daughter was diagnosed with cancer. Yet despite the excellent medical care, many prayers, and overwhelming community support, their beloved Alicia Rose passed on at the age 17, having lost her courageous battle.
Giving back is a year-round focus at Safelite, and we all work together to bring Nationally Powered strength to good causes with Locally Driven spirit. Often that means that a cause near and dear to one of us gains momentum, leading to a ripple effect as teams all across the country get involved.
Former Eastern Regional student has powered parents to help others since her passing. Mario and Gisele DiNatale started the Alicia Rose Victorious Foundation in honor of their daughter, Alicia, after she passed away from a rare form of cancer called adenocarcinoma after finding fluid around her lungs while she was in high school in 2001.
At Safelite, we delight in making connections with people who inspire us and organizations we believe in. And our partnership with The Alicia Rose Victorious Foundation (ARVF) is one we’re especially pleased to support.
The Alicia Rose Victorious Foundation (ARVF) honors a very special person, by serving an equally special purpose. A courageous young lady who lost her battle with cancer at age 17 Alicia Rose DiNatale’s legacy lives on through the organization bearing her name.
Teenagers and young adults fighting cancer and other illness at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center now have access to a brand new arts and craft cart that will play an important role during their lengthy hospital stays.