Recipients of Landon’s Smile

Spreading Landon’s Miles of Smiles to Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children…

On August 4th, 2021 , The Landon Vargas Foundation delivered more Miles Of Smiles Bags and tons of board games for the childhood oncology patients at DuPont Hospital for Children located in Delaware. This hospital is near and dear to our hearts, as Landon received great love and care from the doctors and nurses when he was being treated for his cancer. The board games were donated by Landon’s eighth grade classmates as a service project for the end of their school year. A great BIG THANK YOU goes out to Landon’s classmates and their parents for this very generous donation. Thank you to those who continue to support the mission of the foundation. With their support we are able to put smiles on the faces of these very brave warriors who face their cancer diagnosis with such courage.


Spreading Landon’s smile to Caleb…

The foundation had the privilege of bringing Landon’s smile to Caleb and his precious family. Caleb is battling Leukemia. We were honored to bring them some activities to enjoy in their backyard, to get to spend the afternoon with them, to see their smiles, hear their laughter, learn about their favorite things, and listen as they excitedly expressed what they were looking forward to this summer. Being with them was so special. Hopefully, they will have may belly laughs and magical memories as they enjoy their backyard activities.


Spreading Landon’s smile to children battling cancer at St. Christoper’s Hospital of Philadelphia…

This past Christmas season, with support from our donors and Landon as our guide, we were able to provide St. Christopher’s Children’s Hospital oncology patients with gifts that the children handpicked for their loved ones. We wrapped and delivered each item along with some gifts for the children themselves. We were also able to bring smiles to many families by providing holiday gifts to their childhood cancer warrior and their siblings. Lastly, we made a donation towards childhood cancer research in Landon’s name. We are so grateful to all our donors for their unending kindness and support of the foundation’s journey.


Spreading Landon’s smile to Danica…

This holiday season, the foundation had the honor of delivering some very special gifts for under the tree for Danica and her siblings. Danica is a four year old girl battling brain cancer. To help ease the stress of the holidays, we were happy to help with gifts for the Christmas Holiday. Her parents were so excited and amazed at all the gifts she and her siblings received. We are so grateful to all those who donate to the Landon Vargas Foundation so that we can bring these beautiful smiles to the faces of those children battling cancer.


Spreading Miles of Smiles to the National Institutes of Health….

We traveled to the National Institutes of Health to bring them our “Miles of Smiles” bags. We had made this trip with Landon for treatments many times. When we arrived at the gate, the security guard who greeted us and checked us in, was named ….??….. you guessed it LANDON, thinking that is a sure sign that our Little Man is right beside us smiling brightly.

Spreading Landon’s Miles of Smiles to Tommy …

The Landon Vargas Foundation had the pleasure of delivering special gifts to Tommy and his sister. Tommy is a brave warrior who is battling Ewing Sarcoma. Tommy received an outdoor movie screen with a projector, a speaker, the game Jenga, along with other toys as well as one of our Miles of Smile’s Bags, and our new foundation T-shirt. His sister even received some crafts. We know Tommy’s road has not been easy but we hope these gifts provide some happiness and special time spent with his family.


Spreading more Miles of Smiles to Saint Christopher’s Hospital of Philadelphia…

A special delivery of seven brand new Playstation 4 Systems were delivered to the oncology unit at St.Christopher’s Hospital of Philadelphia. We are so happy to provide some fun games for the children at the hospital while receiving treatment.


Spreading Miles of Smiles to Elle…

The Landon Vargas Foundation made a special delivery to five year old Elle. Elle is bravely fighting a pediatric brain cancer called Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma. Elle and her siblings received bean bags, cozy blankets, slippers, an outdoor movie screen with a projector, our Miles of Smiles Bags and more. Elle, her older sister Ava and younger brother, Mason all loved their special gifts. Landon’s smile continues to bring joy to families who are dealing with a childhood cancer diagnosis.


Spreading Miles of Smiles to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia…

On August 28, 2020, the foundation delivered our Miles of Smiles Bags to the inpatient oncology patients at CHOP. These bags which were made with love were filled with play-doh, socks, fidget spinner, stress balls, word searches, coloring books, playing cards, a cozy pillow, etc… These bags were filled with love for those who are suffering from a pediatric cancer diagnosis. Landon loved to receive fun items to help him pass the time in the hospital. We hope to spread Landon’s smile with others battling childhood cancer.



Spreading Miles of Smiles to Lilly…

The Landon Vargas Foundation granted more smiles in honor of Landon to Lilly and her family. Lilly had been battling neuroblastoma and has recently had a relapse. We wanted to support Lilly and her courageous fight by bringing some happiness to her especially during these trying times. Lilly lives with her mom, Nicole and her older brother, Tyler. The foundation delivered some fun items for the outdoors for Lilly! Some of the items included a water sprinkler, a brand new bike, and a chair with an umbrella attached to it. Her older brother, Tyler even received a beautiful wooden bat from LV Lumber. Check them out at lvlumberbats.com another organization which was started in honor of Landon to support childhood cancer.



Spreading Miles of Smiles to St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children…

On June 20th, the Foundation made a very special delivery of our first batch of Miles of Smiles Bags to St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children located in Philadelphia. Our bags went to the oncology patients. We want to thank Samantha Craig, the Certified Life Specialists for working with us to get these bags delivered to the patients. Due to the covid 19 pandemic, we could only drop off the bags at the front door but we know these bags where bringing lots of smiles to the faces of patients at St. Christopher’s. We will continue to put together more bags so we can spread Landon’s smile to all the cancer patients.

Here we are delivering Miles of Smiles Bags to the patients at St. Christopher’s Hospital in honor of Landon.

Spreading Miles of Smiles to Vincent…

The Landon Vargas Foundation brought some Miles of Smiles to a very handsome young boy named Vincent. He is battling a form of brain cancer called ATRT. The foundation dropped off some outdoor items for Vincent and his sister Mina. Some of the items were an outdoor tent, a sliding board, outdoor chalk paint kit, a mini rollercoaster, and our Miles of Smiles bag filled with treats for Vincent and his sister.


Spreading Miles of Smiles to Maddie

We were honored to have had the opportunity to sit down with Maddie and her family. Maddie is a 12 year old girl and currently in 6th grade. She was diagnosed with Leukemia when she was 7 years old. Maddie recently had a relapse and has started on her current treatment. Maddie’s mother, Christine and father, Hap along with her sisters Abby and Isabelle are big support systems for Maddie. Since the coronavirus pandemic, we have been staying safe at home. As a result of the pandemic, The Landon Vargas Foundation decided to provide some outdoor fun for Maddie and her family. On June 9th, the foundation delivered a custom made corn hole game, spikeball, a flowerpot painting kit, sidewalk paint chalk, a fire pit for the family with ingredients to makes smores, and three Miles of Smiles Bags for Maddie and her sisters filled with treats.