Cleveland Cavaliers and Flashes of Hope Host "Big Shots & Little Stars"¯ Fundraiser

October 13, 2010

CLEVELAND, OH - October 7, 2010 - It was a night of unforgettable memories not only for the Little Star¯ pediatric cancer survivors, but also for their Big Shot¯ runway partners. Cleveland Cavaliers and Lake Erie Monsters majority owner Dan Gilbert and Cavs and Monsters players strutted their stuff on...

Flashes of Hope photographs its 15,000th child!

September 10, 2010

This month Flashes of Hope reached a new milestone. Since its inception in 2001, Flashes of Hope has provided free portrait packages to over 15,000 families all across the country! This summer alone, over 3,000 children were photographed at camps across the country. In 2010, Flashes of...

Flashes of Hope gives hope for family's with children battling cancer

September 09, 2010  |  Posted by Alicia Scicolone

CLEVELAND - Allison Clarke never saw her little boy, Quinn, in any other way than a playful and spunky toddler. Now, she looks at him as hope for the future of childhood cancer.It was Quinn's battle with cancer at 2 years old that got Allison thinking. Looking around the hospital...

Directors thankful for kickball event

July 29, 2010

To the editor: The Akron Chapter of Flashes of Hope would like to take this opportunity to thank the Revere and surrounding communities for their wonderful support of the Second Annual Kick-It for Kids in Memory of Brian Montgomery, which was held June 27 at the Bath Community Activity Center. Kick-It is...

Kickball fundraiser benefits cancer research

June 20, 2010  |  Posted by Jodie Wagner

with plenty of help from his friends, Asher Hendel raised more than $1,000 for the Kick-It fundraising campaign to benefit cancer research. Asher, 11, and a handful of students from the Benjamin School played a series of kickball games May 16 at Mirasol Park in Palm Beach Gardens. A second series...

Gurney Elementary School students in South Russell 'kick it for cancer'

May 27, 2010

The KICK IT for Pediatric Cancer was held at the Gurney Elementary School fields and raised over $25,000 for children with pediatric cancer. This year's event was the thid KICK IT game in honor of Quinn Clarke. The overhead shot is provided by the Goodyear blimp, which was also on...

Brecksville-Broadview Heights Middle School 'Kicks-It' for cancer

May 24, 2010  |  Posted by Ingrid Schaefer Sprague

Brecksville-Broadview Heights Middle School students are helping to kick pediatric cancer by holding kick ball games for charity through Kick-It, an organization started by a motivated boy with a rare form of cancer, to help find a cure for the disease. With a May 3 assembly, BBHMS kicked off the fundraiser...

Home Opener: Indians plan for off-the-field charity efforts

April 12, 2010  |  Posted by Tom Beres, WKYC

The team's co-sponsoring "Kick-It," a campaign to raise research dollars to help young cancer patients. Young Quinn Clarke came up with the idea. He's 10 years old and facing his second bout with cancer. "He told us it was time to find a cure. Kickball is his favorite game. He asked if...

Photographers give their time for sick kids

March 31, 2010

It was taking Leslie Gilbert a few extra minutes to get the right shots, what with all the interruptions. It seemed as if every time Gilbert, a Mount Joy-based portrait photographer, snapped a few frames of Justin Caldwell, he decided he had other plans.A smiling, squirming 20-month-old diagnosed with a...

Flashes of Hope Exhibition at FotoFest 2010

March 18, 2010

In conjunction with FotoFest 2010, we are pleased to present Flashes of Hope. Flashes of Hope is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating uplifting portraits of children fighting cancer and other life threatening illnesses. The portraits help children feel better about their changing appearance by celebrating it. For families of...

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