‘Flashes of Hope' highlights Johns Hopkins Children's Center

November 09, 2012

Flashes of Hope is changing the way young people focus on their hospital experience. "After an X-ray machine these lights are nothing," said photographer John Dean. He volunteers to make hallmark moments for kids at Johns Hopkins Children's Center through the Flashes of Hope organization. "Our mission is to photograph...

Community Spotlight: Flashes of Hope

November 06, 2012

Video: The Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation has supported Flashes of Hope since 2007. Its annual photo shoot was recently held at Nationwide Arena.

Cavs and Flashes of Hope Host "Big Shots & Little Stars" Fundraiser

October 26, 2012  |  Posted by Cleveland Cavaliers

Cavaliers and Lake Erie Monsters Players Model at 4th Annual Benefit Fashion Show The red carpet was rolled out, the stage was set and the fashion was fresh Thursday night at Quicken Loans Arena as the Cleveland Cavaliers and Lake Erie Monsters hosted the 4th Annual Big Shots & Little...

Capitals Alumni Langway and Laughlin Participate in Flashes of Hope Photo Shoot

October 16, 2012

Washington Capitals alumnus and NHL Hall of Famer Rod Langway, fellow alumnus Craig Laughlin and mascot Slapshot participated in a Flashes of Hope photo shoot on the Hematology/Oncology Care Unit at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Oct. 11. Flashes of Hope is a national nonprofit organization...

National Open drivers play kickball, raise money to fight cancer

September 28, 2012

The top sprint car drivers in the country were getting down and dirty -- even before The National Open runs at Williams Grove Speedway. Twelve teams played kickball Friday afternoon at Upper Allen Township Park in Cumberland County, raising money for children's cancer research. The original goal was to raise $2000. On-line...

University 101 Class Raises $800 by Playing Kickball

September 26, 2012

What looked like a throwback to recess from your days in elementary school, a kickball game on the school lawn, was actually a fundraiser to help cure cancer in children. University of South Carolina students from a University 101 class played kickball on the Horseshoe on Wednesday, September 26, in...

Farmington Police Team Wins Kickball Game

September 24, 2012  |  Posted by Ann Bryant

More than $800 in pledges and donations was raised during a game of kickball Saturday at Hippach Field. 2 COMMENTS Share on emailE-mail this storyShare on printPrint this storyShare on favoritesSave this story SPONSOR ANN BRYANT/SUN JOURNAL The Farmington police team Caton's Crew won a game of kickball Saturday at Hippach Field in...

Kickball game good fun, good fund raiser

September 24, 2012  |  Posted by Bobbie Hanstein

In overtime, the police may have won the game, but the real winner is the cause they were playing for. After the first local Kick-It fundraiser for pediatric cancer research on Saturday, organizer Jennifer Chretien of Farmington said she was "really excited" when she found that the donations that came in...

Dallas Stars Foundation Distributes Grants to North Texas Children's Charities

July 18, 2012  |  Posted by Lora Farris, Dallas Stars Foundation

FRISCO, TX - JULY 18, 2012 -- The Dallas Stars Foundation has issued its annual grants in the amount of $186,350 to more than 20 local nonprofit organizations serving children in the North Texas area. The funds will be used for a wide array of worthy causes such as crisis...

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