Red Fred Project

Articles & Interviews


Joseph Galata, Executive and Educational Director of Sierra Association of Foster Families, interviews Dallas Graham on the topic of grief. Galata is a retired university faculty member, a former Representative to the NGO Social-Economic Council of the United Nations, a television and radio journalist with educational programming, an Arts and Media Education Specialist, Grief Counselor and Coach, and international key note speaker/workshop and seminar facilitator. Recording and editing by Tom Snyder, founder and manager of KWNK Radio and Recording Studio, in Reno, Nevada.

Grief: What Do
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with Joseph Galata

Helping of Happiness

with Hillary Hess

Texas podcaster and mother of seven (!), Hillary Hess, interviews RFP’s Dallas Graham about his soon-arrival to Texas for the #HatchABookTour. The fifty-minute interview explores why Dallas began the project, how Texas listeners can help, and why this project matters: to the child, to their parents, to their community, and you.

Chronically Ill Child Authors

by Scott Carlson

Much of what we think counts as “treatment” in medical literature is informed by the amazing successes of high-tech drugs and therapies that have evolved in just the past few centuries. Though it’s common wisdom that laughter is the best medicine, we all know that medicine is, in fact, the best medicine. But there is…



There are moments when you know that something is going to be special. The evening of the kickoff in a partnership with Red Fred Project was one of those moments. On February 21st, we kicked our partnership off in style! The board of RFP and AIGA SLC came together at Public Coffee Roasters, where designers ...

The Greatest Stories Ever Told

by Steven Heller

One winter night, in December of 2012, Dallas Graham’s younger sister phoned him from Seattle to say she just had learned that a mutual friend from childhood had a son, Mitchell, with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The 10 year old boy was dying. Their immediate and joint response was: “What can we possibly do for them? ... 

American Theatre Mag.

by Allison Considine

Storybook Magic: How ‘Climbing With Tigers’ Brought a Child’s Tale to Life // Salt Lake Acting Company teamed up with Flying Bobcat Theatrical Laboratory and the Red Fred Project to stage a young boy’s book. // “Get your feathers ready!” someone yelled in the chapel theatre just as the first run-through was about to begin ... 

RadioWest Interview

with Doug Fabrizio

Thursday, we’re talking about the role of art in the lives of critically ill children. Our jumping off point is the Red Fred Project. Local artist Dallas Graham partners with kids to bring a story they tell to life as a book. Utahn Nathan Glad was his first co-author, and CLIMBING WITH TIGERS is now a play at ...

KUED's Contact Interview

with Mary Dickson

The Red Fred Project is dedicated to finding children living in extraordinary circumstances and helping them write a book that delivers a message they’d like the world to hear. Publisher and founder, Dallas Graham provides more information about this special organization ...


by Lara Jones

The RadioActive Report with Nickie Nelson of the League of Women Voters Utah and Bryan Schott of Utah Policy; traveling for social good with Liz Galloway of travel+social good and Suzy Gustafson of SG Travel; actors Robert Scott Smith and Austin Archer perform scenes from 'Climbing with Tigers' by 9-year-old Nathan Glad ...


by Sam Payne

Dallas Graham is acquainted with the power of healing through story as he works with children whose lives are touched by chronic illnesses and helps them create their own original stories to share with the world. // Interview runs at minute marks 12:30 — 37:43. Originally aired 7 August 2015.