Joyful Experience Team

Inspired by David Justus, who died after a nearly two-year battle with glioblastoma, JET seeks to create joyful experiences for families struggling with brain cancer, a chance to enhance their lives with experiences that are rich in love and will be treasured for all time. To Learn more visit the JET Home page.  

JET ACTIVITIES AND PROGRAMS:

WINTER 2022
The JET team created a joyful experience for an 11-year-old cancer patient and his family at Madison Square Garden. Through generous donations from the Garden of Dreams, and monies raised via their school community, family, and friends, the JET team met the family and provided a VIP experience including:

– Sitting courtside to watch the New York Knicks and the Toronto Raptors warm up
– Full access to the Delta Club for complementary food and drinks
– Personalized Knicks jerseys for the whole family and additional money to purchase gear of their choosing
– Personalized Christmas stockings stuffed with gifts for the whole family, including NBA2K2023 and a beautiful family-picture ornament
– Transportation reimbursement

Our Knicks liaison shared: “You guys are the true heroes. You’re able to connect families…with experiences like never before. The real shout out goes to Oliver and his friends for continuing to drive the JET mission.”


SPRING 2022

The JET team created a joyful experience for a 15 year old brain cancer patient and his family at Yankees Stadium. Through generous donations from the Yankees organization, their school community, family and friends, the JET team provided:

– field level seats in the Legends Suite with unlimited food and drinks
– transportation reimbursement
– a gift card to buy Yankees gear for the whole family
– a private tour of the grounds and the museum
– a welcome message for them on the Jumbotron
– custom shirts with their names and the Yankees logo
– an enlarged, framed photo of the family to commemorate their special experience.

The patient’s mom shared: “Thank you so much for all you have done for us. We are grateful !”

For more information, or to get involved, please contact Rachel Justus at rachjustus@yahoo.com.