The Desi Strong foundation is a non-profit organization created in honor of Desi Cechin.
She was six-years-old when she lost her battle against cancer earlier this year.
Saturday at Shadow Hills High School in Indio, the Desi Strong Foundation held its first annual "Ballin’ for Desi," a 3 on 3 basketball tourney.
Desi loved watching her brother and sister play basketball.
The event is to raise awareness about pediatric cancer, and raise funds for research and a cure.
All money raised will go to the Desi Strong Foundation so it can support cancer patients and their families.