Running aHEAD of Cancer 5k in Swarthmore Raises $40,000 for HEADstrong

Running aHEAD of Cancer 5k in Swarthmore Raises $40,000 for HEADstrong

Almost 14 years ago to the day that their lives were forever changed, Cheryl Colleluori stood in front of over 700 people sharing the last promise she made to her son Nick. Every participant, young and old had their own reasons for participating in this year’s event.  It was more than just a race, but  … Read more

Nick’s Story: Where It All Began

Nick’s Story: Where It All Began

Beginnings Our beginnings started with the reality that is cancer. After doctors told HEADstrong founder Nick Collouri that he had cancer, his life changed forever. As a three-sport athlete, Nick was known for his mental toughness, determination and aggressiveness on the field. Throughout high school, he received countless accolades in football, wrestling and lacrosse, and  … Read more

HEADstrong Lacrosse’s Justice Brovero Committs to Neumann University

HEADstrong Lacrosse’s Justice Brovero Committs to Neumann University

Justice Brovero tried every sport atleast once, but the only sport that stuck was lacrosse. The senior at Woodstown High School first picked up a lacrosse stick when he received one as a Christmas present in 4th grade. He’s been hooked ever since.  Although he wasn’t a standout his freshman or sophomore seasons, that all  … Read more

Lacrosse Mustache Madness is Back With a Goal to Grow $315,000

Lacrosse Mustache Madness is Back With a Goal to Grow $315,000

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jennifer Hoffman   Phone: 610-461-5987 ext.303    Email: jhoffman@HEADstrong.org HEADstrong’s Lacrosse Mustache Madness Enters 11th Year With A Goal To Grow $315,000 For The Cause (HOLMES, PA) – For the college lacrosse community, fall is a very special time of year.  It’s a time when teams begin laying a foundation, focused on executing  … Read more

Inaugural Running aHEAD of Cancer 5k a success at Hill Creek Farms

Inaugural Running aHEAD of Cancer 5k a success at Hill Creek Farms

By: Jennifer Hoffman The birds were chirping, the sun was shining and the runners were ready to take on HEADstrong’s first annual Running aHEAD of Cancer 5k at Hill Creek Farms. Hundreds  took part in the event, which was truly more than just a 3 mile run but a way for the community to come  … Read more

High School Soccer Goalie Carries Out HEADstrong’s Mission On and Off the Field

High School Soccer Goalie Carries Out HEADstrong’s Mission On and Off the Field

Ethan Haught has brought the mission of HEADstrong to West Virginia. The Junior at Lewis County High School felt compelled after learning about Nick’s story. He said he had several family members diagnosed with the disease, including his grandfather who passed away from cancer before Ethan could meet him. Ethan is a goalkeeper on his  … Read more

HEADstrong is Huddling Up 4 Cancer

HEADstrong is Huddling Up 4 Cancer

   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jennifer Hoffman   Phone: 610-461-5987 ext.303    Email: jhoffman@HEADstrong.org HEADstrong is Huddling up For Cancer Football players around the country are participating in Huddle Up 4 HEADstrong by pledging their football stats this season to support families affected by CANCER. Start a Huddle Up 4 HEADstrong fundraiser that will allow your family,  … Read more

Cause and Effect: The Best Fundraiser Ideas to Fight Cancer

Cause and Effect: The Best Fundraiser Ideas to Fight Cancer

In one way or another, cancer affects all of us. Just this year, there have been 1.7 million new cancer cases diagnosed. Cancer doesn’t only take a toll on patients’ health, it has a huge financial impact on both patients and their families. Even with insurance, those affected by cancer face unpredictable costs and families  … Read more

Battling breast cancer for the second time, Michelle Barr has never lost hope

Battling breast cancer for the second time, Michelle Barr has never lost hope

By: Jennifer Hoffman If you look up the word “fighter” in the dictionary, you should see the name Michelle Barr next to it. For the last 10 years she has been courageously battling breast cancer. HEADstrong’s Running aHEAD of Cancer 5k at Hill Creek Farms will be a way for the community to rally around  … Read more

Nick’s House Stories: Meet Megan and Lincoln Orzechowski

Nick’s House Stories: Meet Megan and Lincoln Orzechowski

By: Jennifer Hoffman A normal day in the life of a three-year-old toddler should consist of running around, playing games and getting into mischief. For Lincoln Orzechowski, it couldn’t look any more different. Instead of spending his day watching Paw Patrol, Lincoln spends his time in and out of the hospital as he takes on  … Read more