Area charity inspired by brave boy's battle with cancer

SA's Head for the Cure Walk/Run to benefit Jaxon's FROG Foundation

SAN ANTONIO – Later this month, the KSAT studios will be the gathering point for San Antonio's first Head for the Cure Walk and Run.

The event scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 27, will help raise awareness and money to fund research in the fight against brain cancer.

Some of those funds will go to Jaxon's Frog Foundation, an area charity inspired by a young boy's courageous battle against cancer.

Jaxon Davis was diagnosed with cancer at 3-years-old. Despite his diagnosis, Jaxon was a boy who had a heart filled with love and the spirit of giving.  

"He liked to bring other people joy. That's just how God made him and that's how he was," said Lenzie Davis, Jaxon's mother. "He would receive stuff during his treatment. Jaxon would get different things and he wanted to do that for other kids too."

Jaxon and his family began to collect and delivering toys to other children battling cancer. Jaxon did that until he passed away at the age of five.

"That's just where his heart was and really that was his medicine. Giving really can be the best medicine," Davis said.

After his death, Jaxon's FROG Foundation was formed in his memory. Davis said FROG stands for Fully Rely on God.

Through Jaxon's FROG Foundation, children battling cancer will receive a bag filled with toys in hopes of brightening their days.

"It's just an idea when they have to go and sit all day and get their chemotherapy or they have to go and get their blood checked, just something to give them a little smile on their face," Davis said.

Jaxon lived a short life but made it count. Even beyond his time on earth, his generous spirit still has made a difference.

Jaxon's FROG Foundation will receive funds from the Head for the Cure Walk/Run.   

The cause is close to the hearts of KSAT because of the loss of our longtime news director, Jim Boyle. Mr. Boyle passed away in February after his own battle with brain cancer.

The race begins from the KSAT studios Saturday morning, Sept. 27. Click on this link for more information or to register.

Click here for more information on Jaxon's FROG Foundation.