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...

NBC Nightly News shows Flashes of Hope Making a Difference

July 14, 2012  |  Posted by NBC Nightly News - Ron Mott

Flashes of Hope was featured on NBC Nightly segment Making a Difference"Changing lives, one picture at a time"NBC's Ron Mott profiles "Flashes of Hope," a national nonprofit organization that photographs children, some facing serious health issues, in an effort to change how they view themselves.

Blue Jackets Foundation Partner Spotlight- Flashes of Hope

July 03, 2012  |  Posted by Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation News - July 2012

Flashes of Hope changes the way children with serious illnesses see themselves through beautiful professional photographs. This year's grant from the Blue Jackets Foundation will be used to create uplifting photographs of children fighting cancer and other life-threatening illnesses and will provide families with a free portfolio of their photographs....

Photo shoot with Flashes of Hope group brightens ailing children's day

July 02, 2012  |  Posted by DANN DENNY - The Herald Times

Four-year-old Gerardo Salgado is standing in a makeshift photo studio inside the patient resource center at the Indiana University Health Proton Therapy Center, wearing a red "American Muscle" T-shirt and black baseball cap."Can you show me your muscles?" asks Ann Schurz, a Bloomington professional photographer who's kneeling directly in front...

Georgetown Hospital helps cancer patients feel like princesses

June 20, 2012

Flashes of Hope partners with Hope for Henry at Georgetown University Hospital for a "Supergirl, Superfun Pamper Party."

Brecksville-Broadview Heights Middle School helps kick cancer to the curb and support pediatric research

June 16, 2012  |  Posted by Ingrid Schaefer Sprague

Celebrating their third annual fundraising campaign for Kick-It, Brecksville-Broadview Heights Middle School students, local pediatric cancer patients and their families gathered Friday at Progressive Field in downtown Cleveland to play kickball games to recognize their fundraising achievement. The nonprofit organization Kick-It, which was founded by Cleveland pediatric cancer patient Quinn Clark,...

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