Category: HEADlines


DELCO LIVE Announces HEADspin Wheel Of Chance Fundraiser Supporting HEADstrong

DELCO LIVE Announces HEADspin Wheel Of Chance Fundraiser Supporting HEADstrong

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 26, 2020 Contact: Jennifer Hoffman Phone: 610-461-5987 ext 303 Email: jhoffman@headstrong.org   DELCO LIVE Announces HEADspin Wheel Of Chance Fundraiser  Supporting HEADstrong   Delco Day will look a little different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year Delco Day will be a Virtual event, and the HEADstrong Foundation and  … Read more

Heroes Come in All Shapes and Sizes

Heroes Come in All Shapes and Sizes

By: Jennifer Hoffman Throughout the week of May 11th, students from the Swedesboro-Woolwich School District and surrounding areas came together in support of cancer patients facing the highest risk of complications due to COVID-19 by participating in the Be A Hero 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk.  The 1 mile fun run/walk raised $1,549.08 for the HEADstrong  … Read more

For Jerry Hudgins, the #GreatCall2020 Makes Perfect Sense

For Jerry Hudgins, the #GreatCall2020 Makes Perfect Sense

By: Jen Hoffman The #GreatCall2020 Virtual 5k is set for May 23, 2020 and will feature the nation’s lacrosse officials participating in a run to benefit the HEADstrong Foundation, and the mission of improving lives affected by cancer. For cancer survivor, coach, and referee Jerry Hudgins, the campaign is the perfect synchronization of two communities  … Read more

Financial Hardships of Cancer Patients and Their Families

Financial Hardships of Cancer Patients and Their Families

A cancer diagnosis changes lives forever. Not only does it affect the individual diagnosed, it directly affects their family in several different ways also, including a heavy financial burden. Although there have been many advances in treatments resulting in an increase in the number of survivors, many of these survivors (about a third) have reported  … Read more

Lime Green Shoelaces Continue To Fuel HEADstrong Movement

Lime Green Shoelaces Continue To Fuel HEADstrong Movement

By: Pat Colleluori  While enduring a 45-day inpatient stay at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania to undergo an autologous stem cell transplant, HEADstrong founder Nicholas “HEAD” Colleluori began to strategize and develop an awareness item to unite athletes in the fight against cancer.  Colleluori sought inspiration from a pair of shoes that sat  … Read more

History of the #27

History of the #27

By: Pat Colleluori  Most people have a lucky number or one that they hold close to their hearts.  Sometimes it’s an important date, maybe a birth year or even someone they admired.  For many athletes, there is a correlation between their jersey number and someone that has been a source of inspiration throughout their climb.   … Read more

Promoting Resiliency and Helping Families Thrive While Sheltering at Home

Promoting Resiliency and Helping Families Thrive While Sheltering at Home

Written By: Pat Colleluori, HEADstrong Foundation, CDO & Nick’s Brother  Over the past 8 weeks, families have been tested in ways they never thought imaginable.  Amidst the pandemic, we’ve been forced to learn new ways of navigating obstacles pertaining to every aspect of our daily lives.  Technology has proven to be a lifeline, helping us  … Read more

HEADstrong Launches Family First Campaign

HEADstrong Launches Family First Campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 17,2020 Contact Name: Jennifer Hoffman Phone: 610-461-5987 ext. 303 Email: jhoffman@headstrong.org   HEADstrong Launches Family First Campaign   The HEADstrong Foundation is challenging families to engage in a fun family activity to help raise funds to support their mission of improving lives affected by cancer. The Family 1st Campaign is intended  … Read more

Nick’s House Stories: Meet the Beachy’s

Nick’s House Stories: Meet the Beachy’s

By: Jennifer Hoffman Becky and Jason Beachy are used to constant travelling, calling several cities and countries their home. For the time being Swarthmore, Pennsylvania is their new home. But this time, they aren’t here for work or for leisure. They are here to save their four-year-old son’s life. Their son Will was diagnosed with  … Read more

Overtime; #LastShift2020 High School Virtual Challenge Surpasses $30K For HEADstrong

Overtime; #LastShift2020 High School Virtual Challenge Surpasses $30K For HEADstrong

A call to action led by #1 ranked Culver Academy boys lacrosse coach Jon Posner and #1 ranked McDonogh School girls lacrosse coach Taylor Cummings inspired more than 700 high school student athletes, representing 53 teams to participate in #LastShift2020, a virtual 5K challenge on April 27th in support of the HEADstrong Foundation. The high  … Read more