Flashes of Hope focuses on children, puts illness in background

July 15, 2013  |  Posted by Jane Donahue

Sometimes the best medicine isn’t medicine at all. That was the case for 3-year-old Noah Galloy.The Plainfield boy has atypical mycobacterium avium complex (MAC), a rare, environmental, life-threatening bacterial infection. But during a recent stay at University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital, Noah was just a typical toddler getting his...

MSE Foundation Partners with Flashes of Hope

July 02, 2013  |  Posted by Alexx Klein

Tayler Hill Takes Pictures with Patients Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation recently partnered with Flashes of Hope and donated $20,000 dollars in April 2013 to the D.C. and Northern Virginia chapters of Flashes of Hope. Flashes of Hope is a volunteer driven organization dedicated to children’s cancer research fundraising. Since its...

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...

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