Parma: Padua students set kickball world record, raise money

May 31, 2011  |  Posted by Kim Wendel

Some Padua Franciscan High School students are spending this Memorial Day recovering from an exhausting game of kickball. Kickball? Forty-one students set out to break the world record for the longest continuous kickball game starting on Friday (May 27) at 3 p.m. Their efforts were also an opportunity to raise money for "Kick...

Brecksville-Broadview Heights Middle School Bee-lieves in kicking cancer

May 21, 2011  |  Posted by Ingrid Schaefer Sprague

The 2011 Kick-It fundraiser is well underway at Brecksville-Broadview Heights Middle School. Organized by middle school physical education teacher Maria Ganim Schneider, the kickoff for Kick-It recently welcomed local Kick-It kids, Jesse Reed, 5, of Brecksville, a student at Stepping Stones Preschool, Joe Keserich, 7, a first-grader at Chippewa Elementary School,...

Photographers offer 'Flashes of Hope' to local cancer patients .

May 16, 2011  |  Posted by Wendy Rigby / KENS 5

SAN ANTONIO -- Parents of children with cancer don't always have the time or the desire to take pictures. On Monday, May 16, 2011, a group that specializes in portrait of young patients transformed the pediatric oncology unit of a local hospital into a photo studio.What a difference a few...


April 19, 2011  |  Posted by Mary Rand Hess

Ashburn, Virginia - April 12, 2011 - Story Pie Press has released its second picture book for children, Samson's Tale by Carla Mooney, in support of Flashes of Hope. This book tells the story of a boy and his dog, and how together they can get through anything…even cancer....

PBS Newsdepth

March 21, 2011

St. Christopher's in Rocky River, Ohio raised money for children’s cancer research earlier this month with the help of an organization called “Kick It.” Students had a blast playing kickball and raised three thousand dollars for research. Kick It started right here in Ohio. Ten-year old Quinn Clarke wanted to...

Atlanta's best photographers donate their time and talent to kids battling cancer***

February 14, 2011  |  Posted by Jaye Watson

It can be the toughest time in a family's life, when their child is diagnosed with cancer. One of the last things most families would want? Professional portraits taken of their child in the middle of grueling treatment. But that's exactly what Flashes of Hope does. Scott Chester is one...

The Essence of Portraits at Belmont Starbucks: Photog Roger Pelissier also volunteers with Flashes of Hope

February 12, 2011  |  Posted by Susan Danseyar

This past Thursday, Roger Pelissier walked around the interior of the Cushing Square Starbucks in Belmont for a few minutes, carefully assessing the space while carrying a large, framed photograph featuring three smiling siblings.He was looking for the best place to hang it and finally selected a spot in the...

St. Ed's football champs help out school

January 27, 2011  |  Posted by Joe Noga

For 10 memners of the 2010 State champion St. Edward High School football team and two of their classmates, Friday’s return to St. Bernadette School in Westlake was a very different sort of homecoming. It was a chance for the Eagles to be honored for their accomplishments and also lend a...

Athletes score big against childhood cancer

October 13, 2010

CLEVELAND - Quinn Clarke was two years old when he was diagnosed with cancer. "One of his friends at the hospital passed away," Quinn's mother, Allison, said, "and I wondered if that mom had a photograph of him."It was at that moment that the idea for Flashes of Hope was...

Cavs Roll Out the Red Carpet to Help Young Fans

October 13, 2010

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Cavs players walked the red carpet on Wednesday with some of their smallest fans.For the second year in a row, center court at The Q became a runway for a fashion show to raise money for Flashes of Hope. The Cleveland-based organization goes inside hospitals across the...,0,1258983.story

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