Children with cancer are smiling today at a Flashes of Hope shoots. Our dedicated volunteer chapter directors coordinate photo shoots within the nation's top hospitals and at special events for children with cancer. Whether photographing one child isolated in a bone marrow unit or a hundred kids having fun at summer camp, it's an unforgettable experience for everyone involved.

Amanda Johnson

Amanda Johnson

Amanda was named Chapter Director of the Columbus Chapter in 2007. For the last six years, she has worked in the pharmaceutical industry representing a variety of product lines. She currently works for Takeda, an international company with U.S. headquarters in Chicago. As a student Amanda always gravitated toward children with an extensive internship at Children’s Hospital. She holds a Bachelor of Science and a Masters of Science in Nutrition from The Ohio State University and is also a registered Dietitian.

Hands on head

The children often request to be photographed with special friends – in this case a stuffed bunny. Children are also photographed with parents, siblings, hospital staff and even fellow patients. This sweet image was captured at All Children's Hospital in Tampa, Florida.

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