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HEADstrong Lacrosse Hires Jessica Scannapieco as Philly Girls General Manager

HEADstrong Lacrosse Hires Jessica Scannapieco as Philly Girls General Manager

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jennifer Hoffman Phone: 610-461-5987 ext 303 Email: jhoffman@headstrong.org    HEADstrong Lacrosse Hires Jessica Scannapieco as Philly Girls General Manager   The HEADstrong Lacrosse Club is proud to announce the recent hire of Jessica Scannapieco as the new General Manager of the Philly Girls Lacrosse Club. Jessica graduated from Western New England  … Read more

Cardinal O’Hara High School Raises $6,300 for HEADstrong

Cardinal O’Hara High School Raises $6,300 for HEADstrong

By: Jennifer Hoffman  Cardinal O’Hara High School, a Delaware County, PA based co-ed Catholic school, has been relentless in their 2020 fundraising efforts. Despite the worldwide pandemic that shut down the school, the students and faculty continued to raise money for the HEADstrong Foundation’s mission of improving lives affected by cancer. Throughout the school year  … Read more

Summer Is Here: Tips for Protecting Your Skin from Cancer-Causing Sunrays

Summer Is Here: Tips for Protecting Your Skin from Cancer-Causing Sunrays

We are kicking back, relaxing and enjoying a family BBQ or two this summer season, while our winter skin gets exposed to the sun for the first time in months. As the temperatures heat up, ensuring your skin is ready for the sun’s intense rays is extremely important. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, more  … Read more

Households Across The Country Shared 27 Minutes of Fun to Celebrate International Day of Families

Households Across The Country Shared 27 Minutes of Fun to Celebrate International Day of Families

On Friday May 15th 2020, HEADstrong celebrated International Day of Families by executing the #Family1st Campaign. During these unprecedented times family is of the utmost importance, and serves as our anchor in stormy weather.   The #Family1st Campaign was a way for families across the country to pause, and relish a brief moment focused entirely on  … Read more

Chase Stewart Joins Team HEADstrong as Volunteer Strength & Conditioning Coach

Chase Stewart Joins Team HEADstrong as Volunteer Strength & Conditioning Coach

By: Jennifer Hoffman  Chase Stewart is bringing her years of expertise in the sports training world to Team HEADstrong. Stewart is volunteering as the Strength and Conditioning Coach for the team and although COVID-19 has halted most large runs in the area, that doesn’t mean your training has to be put on pause too.  What  … 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

HEADstrong’s Great Call Gives Officials One Meaningful Run This Season

HEADstrong’s Great Call Gives Officials One Meaningful Run This Season

HEADstrong’s Great Call Virtual 5K Challenge on Saturday, May 23rd Is Giving Officials One Meaningful Run This Lacrosse Season For the lacrosse community, the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend is one of the most important dates on the calendar. Under traditional circumstances, thousands of lacrosse enthusiasts would flock to host location(s) to witness the NCAA  … Read more

HEADstrong Lacrosse: Virtual Players Talk Lead By Coach Dom Starsia

HEADstrong Lacrosse: Virtual Players Talk Lead By Coach Dom Starsia

By: Jennifer Hoffman Coach Dom Starsia, one of the most decorated collegiate lacrosse coaches, is bringing his words of wisdom and extensive experience to HEADstrong. His resume includes 4x National Championship titles with Virginia, NCAA DI Coach of the year at Brown and an inductee of the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame. Over his 42  … Read more

New York Riptide Close Out Their Season Through #LastShift2020

New York Riptide Close Out Their Season Through #LastShift2020

Written by Jen Hildebrand, Director of Marketing GF Sports  Two countries. Eight states. Two provinces. 38 team members. 5,115 kilometers, or 1,023 participants, apart For Team Riptide, the HEADstrong #LastShift2020 virtual 5k was a far-flung, full-team affair on April 6th.    On March 12th, the entire New York Riptide staff left the office with the  … Read more

National Cancer Control Month: 5 Ways to Take Control of Your Life and Reduce the Risk

National Cancer Control Month: 5 Ways to Take Control of Your Life and Reduce the Risk

April is a big month for cancer awareness, reeducation and observation. The first week of April is National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week, and we also see National Minority Cancer Awareness and National Cancer Control Month recognized throughout April. National Cancer Control Month is incredibly important, even to the HEADstrong Foundation that focuses on direct  … Read more