Motorcyclists join to support children with cancer

September 12, 2015  |  Posted by WNYT Staff

Hundreds of motorcyclists will gather for the "We Care Ride", a fundraiser for Flashes of Hope. Flashes of Hope is a charity that's dedicated to making children feel special during their fight against cancer, through photographs. Dino Petrocelli is the charity organizer of the "We Care Ride" and works as...

Once a mom, always a mom for Tiverton woman who lost daughter to leukemia

May 09, 2015  |  Posted by Kevin O'Connor

Some mornings, even now, it is tough to function, Teresa Cordeiro said. She will wake up thinking of her daughter, Megan, and of Megan’s death in June 2008 of acute myelogenous leukemia.Megan had been sick for 18 months. She had been getting better just before she died. She lived...

Flashes of Hope: A Bright Spot in the Lives of Children Facing Cancer

February 19, 2015  |  Posted by Judy Fidkowski

On an ordinary January morning, a group of photographers, make-up artists, and assistants arrived at Lurie Children’s Hospital for a four-hour photoshoot. Their models? Not the hospital’s doctors or administrators. No, today their subjects were far more important -- the children and families inside. This photoshoot, like many others, was...


February 05, 2015

Washington Capitals forward Jason Chimera and defenseman Matt Niskanen will participate in a Flashes of Hope photo shoot with cancer patients and their families at Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Va., on Monday, Feb. 9, at approximately 11:30 a.m. Flashes of Hope is a national nonprofit organization that raises money...

Levine Children's Day Spa - Offering Flashes of Hope

February 03, 2015  |  Posted by Barbara Lash

They may be battling debilitating illness... but at least for part of the day, the Levine Children's Hospital in Charlotte is taking their minds off of the battle. Instead, the hospital has teamed up once again with the non-profit Flashes of Hope to offer family photos to child patients...

Influential and Inspiring Community Members

January 25, 2015  |  Posted by Ingrid Schaefer Sprague

In life, many of us look to role models who serve as an inspiration for how we should live our lives. Typically, these can include parents, professors, clergymen, elders, community leaders, and even celebrities. However, sometimes inspiration comes from unlikely heroes – like young people who are overcoming or perhaps...

We Care Ride kick-off bash, January 30, 2015

December 26, 2014  |  Posted by Lisa Petrocelli

Founded in 2001 by the parents of a child with cancer, Flashes of Hope is a volunteer-driven organization solely focused on children's cancer. With chapters in 55 cities, the organization works with professional photographers who donate their services to photograph more than 50% of the children annually diagnosed in the...

Blue Jackets Foundation and Flashes of Hope program capture moments that matter

December 14, 2014  |  Posted by Allison Lukan

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Sometimes it's worth even more. The Blue Jackets Foundation recently held their annual "Flashes of Hope" photo shoot for this year's group of pediatric cancer heroes that included shots with some of the heroes' favorite Blue Jacket players.Jackets forward Nick Foligno who...

Local Photographer Offers Flashes of Hope for Kids with Cancer

November 24, 2014  |  Posted by Linday Garric

Photographers capture moments, preserve emotions and convey feelings through the images caught by the shutter of their lens.For families dealing with childhood cancer, the moments captured by photographers like Whitefish Bay’s Ellen Cook through the organization Flashes of Hope at in-hospital photo shoots provide forever precious memories.Flashes of Hope was...

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