Cleveland Indians to host kickball tournament to raise money for cancer research

June 27, 2013  |  Posted by Jay Seaton

The Cleveland Indians will be hosting a kickball tournament to raise money for children's cancer research. The "Kick-it" kickball tournament will be hosted at Progressive Field Thursday night. Local northeast Ohio corporations will participate in the tournament to unite the community in an effort to fight against children's cancer. Kick-it was founded...

More Than A Game

June 19, 2013  |  Posted by Joe Coughlin, Editor, The Wilmette Beacon

Only a fifth-grader, Reese Dekker has seen the face of cancer, and it smiled brilliantly. Reese has tagged along -and even brought friends -with her mother, Barrie, for a photoshoot with the organization Flashes of Hope, a nonprofit dedicated to developing uplifting portraits of children fighting life-threatening illnesses, specifically cancer. Inspired...

Brecksville-Broadview Heights Middle School helping to 'Kick' cancer to the curb

June 09, 2013  |  Posted by Ingrid Schaefer Sprague

A pair of siblings with cancer, 100 Brecksville-Broadview Heights Middle School students, and a few staff members volunteered to get their locks shorn last week to support pediatric cancer research. Moreover, the school raised more than $31,528.28, a new record for BBHMS in four years, for Kick-It, an organization that raises...

Lake Catholic plays kickball to raise more than $50,000 for children's cancer research

May 31, 2013  |  Posted by Matthew Skrajner

For the second straight year, hundreds of Lake Catholic students spent the day at the Mentor campus even though school wasn’t in session.More than 40 kickball teams of about 10 people each participated in Kick-It for Cougars, a daylong kickball tournament that raised money for pediatric cancer research.Leah Myers of...

Kick-It and the No. 57 Sprint Car Join Forces Again For 2013

May 28, 2013

Kick-It will once again sponsor of the No. 57 Sprint car fueled by Silva Motorsports and driven by Shane Stewart and Kyle Larson. Kick-It is a grassroots fundraising movement dedicated to improve and accelerate advancements in pediatric cancer research by inspiring individuals across the country to play kickball. By organizing a...

Flashes of Hope children's hospital photo shoots show kids, not their cancer battle

May 02, 2013  |  Posted by Ericka Flye

INDIANAPOLIS - A camera lens brings out big smiles on the faces of children battling cancer, giving young patients a much-needed respite from being sick. The Indianapolis chapter of Flashes of Hope visits local children's hospitals and sets up photo shoots for children and their parents, all for free. "We want to...

NDCL Students Go Bald for Pediatric Cancer

April 29, 2013  |  Posted by Monica Volante

CHARDON, Ohio — Nearly 40 seniors at Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin shaved their heads for pediatric cancer Monday. This was the 2nd year in a row NDCL raised money for the “Kick-It for Cancer” fundraiser. The “Kick-It” organization benefits children’s cancer research across the country. Today, students dubbed the event “Kick Bald,” shaving...

A Picture Perfect Day for Patients at All Children's Hospital

March 28, 2013  |  Posted by Dave Scheiber

Little Halle Gardner sits on her mother's lap, flashing a smile that overshadows the big purple bow on the side of her head. The festive ornament is attached to a matching purple hairband for a reason: the pretty 2-year-old, named for actress Halle Berry, has no hair to hold the...

NASCAR Champion Tony Stewart To Host "Tony Stewart's Kick-It Cup" At 2013 Knoxville Nationals

March 26, 2013  |  Posted by True Speed Communication

WHAT: Tony Stewart, three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion and three-time World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series A-Feature winner, has teamed up with Kick-It, a partner of the Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation, to host the second annual Kick-It kickball game at the Knoxville (Iowa) Nationals, sprint car racing’s most prestigious...

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