HEADstrong Fall Series Returns With 10 Events

HEADstrong Fall Series Returns With 10 Events

(Philadelphia, Penn., September 15, 2022) – The HEADstrong Foundation is pleased to announce that the Fall Event Series will return for a 15th year with 10 iterations of the Nick Colleluori Classic in October.     To kick everything off, the Event Series will head to Villanova on October 2nd when the women’s lacrosse team will  … Read more

Blood Cancer Awareness Month

Blood Cancer Awareness Month

Did You Know? There are 3 main types of blood cancer Leukemia: A cancer that starts in the tissue that forms blood. The bone marrow makes abnormal white blood cells which don’t die when they should. They crowd out normal white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets. This makes it hard for normal blood  … Read more

HEADstrong Foundation Opens Application Period For Fall  Community Engagement Internship

HEADstrong Foundation Opens Application Period For Fall Community Engagement Internship

DURATION: Fall 2022 Semester (September to December): Part-Time Paid includes evenings/weekends when necessary.  LOCATION: Holmes and/or Swarthmore Offices in Delaware County, PA – there will be limited travel required but it will be reimbursed by the foundation.  Interested Candidates should send resume to [email protected]  JOB SUMMARY: Our Community Engagement and Events Team is a dynamic  … Read more

Moving on, the Vanaman Way

Moving on, the Vanaman Way

By Rose Quinn Standout student-athlete Matt Vanaman, 18, graduated from St. Augustine Preparatory School in May, an exciting new world of playing NCAA Division 1 lacrosse for Robert Morris University now only a couple months away.   Joining Matt, an aspiring business major, on stage to present his high school diploma was his brother and fellow  … Read more

A Story Of Hope

A Story Of Hope

The Young family would like to thank you and the HEADstrong Foundation for this gift. It brought us “more than smiles” and the financial help for two public school teachers is amazing.  My wife Amanda who you’ve conversed with is the “go getter” in this family (shocking, I know).  After receiving the gift and looking  … Read more

HEADstrong Foundation Announces Creation of Nicholas Colleluori Summer Lacrosse League

HEADstrong Foundation Announces Creation of Nicholas Colleluori Summer Lacrosse League

PHILADELPHIA (April 20, 2022) — Starting in June, the HEADstrong Foundation will present the Nicholas Colleluori Summer Lacrosse League (NCSLL), giving collegiate lacrosse players an opportunity to train and play during the summer. The first of its kind in the region, the NCSLL is open to current Division I, Division II and Division III collegiate  … Read more

Twin FOGOs Attack Cancer Together

Twin FOGOs Attack Cancer Together

For the de Luna twins, both being faceoff specialists presents a unique opportunity – always having someone to practice with.  “It’s really cool being a FOGO and a twin because you always have someone to take reps with,” Richie explained. “It’s really the only position in lacrosse where you necessarily need someone else to do  … Read more

HEADstrong Foundation Creates Corporate Challenge To Take On Cancer In Region

HEADstrong Foundation Creates Corporate Challenge To Take On Cancer In Region

(PHILADELPHIA, PA – March 30, 2022) – The HEADstrong Foundation, a Philadelphia-area based non-profit organization established to improve lives affected by cancer, is launching Philly Takes On Cancer on Monday, April 4. This city-wide corporate challenge’s goal is to engage businesses in its mission of aiding local families and those displaced to the region in  … Read more

Former Teammates Attacking Cancer From All Angles

Former Teammates Attacking Cancer From All Angles

The last two years haven’t been easy on anyone, but for Noah Dogon, a leukemia diagnosis during his senior year at Bishop Hendricken in Rhode Island changed everything.    Diagnosed in May of 2021 during his senior year, Dogon has been undergoing chemotherapy since. With weekly doctor’s appointments and the occasional hospital stay, including a  … Read more

Second Annual Columbia County Faceoff Against Cancer Lacrosse Event Benefiting The HEADstrong Foundation To Be Held March 4-5

Second Annual Columbia County Faceoff Against Cancer Lacrosse Event Benefiting The HEADstrong Foundation To Be Held March 4-5

PHILADELPHIA — On March 4th and 5th, high school lacrosse teams from across Georgia, South Carolina and Florida will gather in Columbia County, Georgia for the second annual Faceoff Against Cancer lacrosse event benefiting the HEADstrong Foundation.  Starting at 3 p.m. on Friday, March 4th, 12 high school boys teams will play a round robin  … Read more