Leone's Story


Leone is four years old and loves to watch sports on TV with grandpa, when watching basketball or baseball, he will bounce a ball or swing the bat as the players do. Leone was diagnosed with Leukemia one year ago and had set backs, like six weeks at the UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital with two virus that he fought off. Presently, he is almost back to full strength and health. He will be excited to see and be involved with the basketball players.

Leone is a proud Dribble for the Cure captain.

UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital is pleased to join forces with the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (PCRF) for the 11th Anniversary of the Dribble for the Cure event.