News/Press 2018-10-11T00:06:34+00:00


About SebastianStrong Foundation:

Based in Miami, Florida, SebastianStrong Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) charity that honors the life of Sebastian “Sebs” Ortiz (2000-2016) by increasing awareness of childhood cancer and raising money to fund research for less toxic, more targeted childhood cancer cures. This mission was born from the example of STRENGTH set forth by Sebs during his courageous 14-month battle with rhabdomyosarcoma. Since his passing, the Foundation bearing his name has bolstered the support of donors from across the country. SebastianStrong has awarded several grants to date for pediatric cancer research. Additionally, in order to further its mission of increasing awareness, this year SebastianStrong provided scholarships to talented high school seniors pursuing STEM careers. For more information on SebastianStrong Foundation, visit

In the News:

SebastianStrong:  Father Shares Emotional Story (NBC)

Sebastian Ortiz: El Guerrero de la Vida Que Se Fue a Vivir al Cielo Dejando un Gran Legado (Univision)

Florida School & Community Honor Former Cross-Country Runner Who Died of Cancer (USA Today)

Pediatric Cancer Gets Little Funding: That’s Where These Groups Come In (Miami Herald) 

Make your tax deductible donation on-line or mail to SebastianStrong Foundation, P.O. Box 661156, Miami Springs, FL 33266.