Our theme for this year is Thriving Together and we are going to illustrate that concept throughout the year by sharing the celebrations, triumphs, and milestones that our community is experiencing while living with GIST.

Here are some of the highlights and events that have happened so far:

LRG Caregiver of the Month Andrea Mantilla shares that life is full even after a GIST diagnosis. Read her story here.

La Senda Verde Tour –  1/18/23 – Caregiver Vicky Ossio took use on a tour of her and co-founder Marcelo Levy’s passion project – the Senda Verde Wildlife Sanctuary in Bolivia. View webinar here: https://youtu.be/wiPOr6p7Xc8

GISTer Liz Skree – 1/2023 – (a featured contributor to our 2018 Newsletter – see her The Healing Power of Adventure article here) and her partner Nicholas welcomed baby Freyja into the world this January.

Dr. mOe Anderson – 1/2023- GIST Advocate, LRG Board Member, RWE Science Team Member & Dentist share the news of her recently published TEDTalk. Read how her dream came true: https://liferaftgroup.org/2023/01/dr-moe-anderson-shares-vision-tedtalk/