HEADstrong Brings Christmas Cheer to The Hospital of University of Pennsylvania

HEADstrong Brings Christmas Cheer to The Hospital of University of Pennsylvania

This holiday season HEADstrong is bringing the cheer to the oncology floor at the Hospital of University of Pennsylvania. Meals were be provided to patients, families, and hospital staff in a partnership with Rastelli Catering through HEADstrong’s HEADtable program. HEADstrong brings the holiday spirit to the hospital and this event is truly something that everyone  … Read more

HEADstrong Lacrosse’s Nick Perna Commits to The University of Tampa

HEADstrong Lacrosse’s Nick Perna Commits to The University of Tampa

By: Jennifer Hoffman For Nick Perna, playing for HEADstrong Lacrosse was a no brainer. The goalie for Mainland Regional High School’s lacrosse team has always been involved with cancer charity work, and understands how a cancer diagnosis can seriously alter someone’s life as he knows several friends and family members who have had cancer.  “  … Read more

Nick’s House Stories: Meet Nito and Louise

Nick’s House Stories: Meet Nito and Louise

By: Jennifer Hoffman 1 in 1 million.  That’s the number of people who are diagnosed with Thymic Carcinoma.  It’s about 400 people each year.  It’s a statistic that Marianito Roque is now a part of.  His cancer was discovered by accident during a routine scan to monitor his aortic aneurysm in October of 2018. During  … Read more

How Your Donation Helps Families Affected by Cancer This Holiday Season

How Your Donation Helps Families Affected by Cancer This Holiday Season

At the HEADstrong Foundation, our mission throughout every season is to improve the lives of those affected by cancer. We do this in a variety of ways including volunteer work, events, fundraising efforts and giving. The holidays can be an especially hard time for patients and their families, that’s why your donation is extremely beneficial  … Read more

HEADstrong Partners With TCF To Host Leadership Workshop

HEADstrong Partners With TCF To Host Leadership Workshop

                               FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jennifer Hoffman   Phone: 610-461-5987 ext.303    Email: jhoffman@HEADstrong.org   HEADstrong Partners With TCF To Host Leadership Workshop On January 10th, 2020 HEADstrong and TCF are providing their vibrant network of supporters and friends with the opportunity to  … Read more

Pellegrini Youth All-Star Football Classic Raises $12,500 for HEADstrong Foundation

Pellegrini Youth All-Star Football Classic Raises $12,500 for HEADstrong Foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jennifer Hoffman Phone: 610-461-5987 ext. 303 Email: jhoffman@headstrong.org Pellegrini Youth All-Star Football Classic Raises $12,500 for HEADstrong Foundation Over the course of 2 weeks, 42 kids who participated in the Pellegrini Youth All-Star Football Classic raised $12,500 for the HEADstrong Foundation through peer to peer fundraising. Tommy Tray was the top  … Read more

HEADstrong Sports Donates 100 Lacrosse Sticks to Local Youth Programs

HEADstrong Sports Donates 100 Lacrosse Sticks to Local Youth Programs

HEADstrong Foundation HEADstrong Lacrosse founder, Nick Colleluori laid the groundwork for service and giving back. It was one of Nick Colleluori’s greatest passions and a driving force behind creating HEADstrong.   During the 1st annual alumni rivalry game on Black Friday, HEADstrong Sports donated 100 sticks, 50 boys and 50 girls sticks to Ridley and  … Read more

Siblings Meg and Ted Goltzman Grow Closer After Life Saving Bone Marrow Transplant

Siblings Meg and Ted Goltzman Grow Closer After Life Saving Bone Marrow Transplant

By: Jennifer Hoffman Many student athletes dream of going pro. Few actually make it, and when they get there it’s hands down their biggest accomplishment in life. The Marquette Lacrosse and Joe Amplo coached defense man was drafted by the Dallas Rattlers in 2019 and for many guys his age that would be their biggest  … Read more

Cancer Survivor Kenwar Johnson To Play In Pellegrini Youth All-Star Football Classic

Cancer Survivor Kenwar Johnson To Play In Pellegrini Youth All-Star Football Classic

By: Jennifer Hoffman At 21 months old Kenwar Johnson was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma. Now, 12 years later he is participating in the Pellegrini Youth All-Star Football Classic that will raise money to directly help families affected by cancer. An all too familiar situation his family found themselves in December of 2007. The Children’s Hospital of  … Read more

Ridley Tops Springfield 13-7 to Win First Annual Alumni Rivalry Game

Ridley Tops Springfield 13-7 to Win First Annual Alumni Rivalry Game

By: Jennifer Hoffman Black Friday 2019 looked a little different for those from Springfield and Ridley Pa, instead of packing the shopping malls they packed Phil Marion Field at Ridley High School for the showdown of the century.  The Ridley vs. Springfield First Annual Alumni Game.  A heated rivalry with a common bond that is  … Read more