HEADstrong Heroes: Meet Ed Sminkey

HEADstrong Heroes: Meet Ed Sminkey

By Joseph Santoliquito It’s just around the corner from where they live temporarily now. He can’t forget it. Ed Sminkey won’t forget it. Although it’s been over 60 years, it’s still fresh in his mind. The attractive girl in the lavender shirtwaist dress. Ed and Rosalie had been dating for some time, but that night,  … Read more

HEADstrong Foundation To Host Alumni Challenge On Black Friday

HEADstrong Foundation To Host Alumni Challenge On Black Friday

PHILADELPHIA — On Black Friday, four of the most historic and successful high school lacrosse programs in Southeastern Pennsylvania will assemble their alumni to honor the past, celebrate their love of the game and support families affected by cancer.  On November 26th at 1 p.m., Springfield High School will host Ridley and across town at  … Read more

HEADstrong Heroes – Introducing Kendra’s Kindness Fund

HEADstrong Heroes – Introducing Kendra’s Kindness Fund

Kind. Thoughtful. Genuine. Loving. Unique. Those are all hallmarks of an incredibly special person, and that was exactly who Kendra Muscella was.  Diagnosed with metastatic colon cancer on March 20, 2019 following a colonoscopy, Kendra underwent radiation until the end of April and received multiple rounds of chemotherapy through October 2019. She was scheduled for  … Read more

HEADstrong Fall Series Returns This Fall With Five Events

HEADstrong Fall Series Returns This Fall With Five Events

Philadelphia, Penn., September 8, 2021 – The HEADstrong Foundation is pleased to announce that the Fall Event Series will return for a 14th year with five iterations of the Nick Colleluori Classic in October.  To kick everything off, the Event Series will return to where it all began with two Nick Colleluori Classics at Hofstra  … Read more

HEADstrong Hero – Alexander

HEADstrong Hero – Alexander

To his peers Alexander Mallet is a three year old boy filled with energy a passion for being outside, loving nature and playing with other kids. However, Alex is one of the 175,000 children diagnosed with cancer each year worldwide. Shortly, after Alex’s third birthday he was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. During a camping  … Read more

HEADstrong Seeking Communications Intern

HEADstrong Seeking Communications Intern

HEADstrong Foundation Opens Application Period For Fall Communications Internship  DURATION: Fall 2021 Semester (September to December): Part-Time Paid 12 hours per week – may require evenings/weekends. LOCATION: Holmes and/or Swarthmore Offices in Delaware County, PA – there will be limited travel required but it will be reimbursed. .  Interested Candidates should send resume to [email protected]  JOB  … Read more

Home Is Where The Heart Is

Home Is Where The Heart Is

Our home is our sanctuary, an environment we create to feel comfortable and to enjoy time with loved ones. For Dave and Kathleen Belangor, 2020 was a year filled with obstacles and darkness.  Starting off the year with a global pandemic would be a blow for anyone, yet the battle for the light at the  … Read more

HEADstrong Accepting Applications For Fall 2021 Internship

HEADstrong Accepting Applications For Fall 2021 Internship

DURATION: Fall 2021 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

HEADstrong Partners With True Lacrosse For 7v7 Tournament

HEADstrong Partners With True Lacrosse For 7v7 Tournament

PHILADELPHIA, PA (July 2, 2021) – The HEADstrong Foundation and True Lacrosse have teamed up for the 7v7 Attack Cancer Challenge in August.  The event, an intra-club tournament with True’s Illinois club to support local families affected by cancer, will take place on August 14 and 15 at Hassert Park in Romeoville, IL. Participants from  … Read more

HEADstrong Announces The Attack Cancer National Experience Team

HEADstrong Announces The Attack Cancer National Experience Team

(Philadelphia, Penn., June 23, 2021) – The HEADstrong Foundation is pleased to announce the inaugural Attack Cancer National Experience Team, an elite level squad that will debut in the 2022-23 Gold Division at the Lake Placid Summit Classic in August.  The team, comprised of seven attackmen, eight midfielders, five defenders, two faceoff specialists and two  … Read more