Her Spirit, Our Drive.

A brighter future for kids with brain cancers.

About Tali's Fund

Tali’s Fund was established by Kim Doron and Ori Doron in loving memory of their daughter, Tal Esther Doron,  who died at age 4 after a brave struggle with a rare and aggressive brain tumour called ATRT. 

HELP US to honour Tali’s legacy by supporting researchers who are working tirelessly to move us closer to the day when children suffering from rare brain cancers can receive safe and effective treatments that not only improve their chances of survival, but also maximize their quality of life as they grow from childhood to adulthood. We collaborate globally to promote awareness of research, resources, and treatment options related to childhood brain cancers.

Meet Tali

For 4 short years, Tal Esther Doron (Tali) was our living, breathing, beautiful, loving, affectionate, happy child. She loved playing with her twin brother, Noam, and her older brother, Amir. She enjoyed singing, arts and crafts, puzzles, books, computer games, swimming, playing at the park, playing hide and seek, riding her bike, and being silly! Her favourite colours were pink, purple, and green. She loved Dora the Explorer.

In October, 2006, Tali was diagnosed with ATRT – a rare, aggressive, brain tumour. It was the beginning of a long and challenging road. Tali passed away peacefully on August 26, 2007.

Tali’s sense of fun, determination, and resilient spirit were her hallmarks.
We hold on tightly to our precious memories and derive great comfort from knowing that during the long months of treatment and aftercare, she seized the opportunity, whenever possible, to be a child like any other.

"The important work seeded by your funds has allowed a small project to develop into one that promises to have a significant impact on the way we will treat the next generation of children with rhabdoid tumours. We have moved from many unknowns to having a better idea of how to prognosticate children, and are well on our way to designing better treatments..."

Upcoming Events

Current Research Initiatives

Two Charities Team Up to Improve Outcomes for Rare Childhood Brain Cancer

Canadian Charities Partner to Fund a Significant Research Grant for Children with Rare Brain Cancers


August 2023 Newsletter

“A thousand moments I had taken for granted, mostly because I assumed there would be a thousand more.” – Morgan Matson   In the depths of our hearts, we carry the bittersweet memories of our beloved Tali. This past August was a month that held both the weight of her passing and the warmth of her vibrant spirit. We find solace in reflecting on the precious moments we shared. As we navigated the month of August, we honoured Tali

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Upcoming Events

Stay tuned for our 2023 events!

Tali’s Fund’s annual Donate a Day is a week-long online fundraiser taking place during International Brain Tumour Awareness Week (October 28th –

Tali’s Fund is an official charity partner for the 2023 TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon Charity Challenge program.  Get in on the action!