HEADstrong Heroes: Meet Slate Altenburg

HEADstrong Heroes: Meet Slate Altenburg

By Drew Haig For nearly 40 years, Slate Altenburg has been operating his own company in the manufacturing and engineering sphere, specifically focused within the plastics industry. His background as a Chief Engineer for Aerotech gave him the confidence he needed to carve out his own space within the sector. Accompanied by his loving wife  … Read more

St. Lawrence Coach Tom Ryan Puts Legendary Mustache On The Line To Support HEADstrong

St. Lawrence Coach Tom Ryan Puts Legendary Mustache On The Line To Support HEADstrong

Contact: Pat Colleluori Phone: 610-952-8191 Email: [email protected] (CANTON, NY) – St. Lawrence University Assistant Coach Tom Ryan is putting his legendary Lax Stache on the line in an effort to raise funds to support families overcome by cancer through the Save or Shave Challenge for Lacrosse Mustache Madness (https://pledge.headstrong.org/KeeporShave) To facilitate the challenge, campaign organizers  … Read more

Endicott Lacrosse Player Will Levine Goes On Attack Against Cancer

Endicott Lacrosse Player Will Levine Goes On Attack Against Cancer

 Contact: Pat Colleluori Phone: 610-952-8191 Email: [email protected] (SOUTHBOROUGH, MA)–While rehabbing an injury sustained during training last fall, Endicott men’s lacrosse player Will Levine, a native of Southborough, MA, contracted a seasonal flu. The lingering cough well into the spring season prompted concern. The cough was originally misdiagnosed as post nasal drip and seasonal allergies, but  … Read more

Official Bracket For National Lax Stache-Off Announced As Campaign Heads Into November

Official Bracket For National Lax Stache-Off Announced As Campaign Heads Into November

  Contact: Pat Colleluori Phone: 610-952-8191 Email: [email protected]   (PHILADELPHIA) – With more than 2,500 participants and 4,000 donors representing 125 registered teams thus far, Lacrosse Mustache Madness is growing like never before and things are really heating up. Just 4 weeks into the fundraiser and teams have already raised a staggering $216,000 in support  … Read more

HEADstrong Seeking Marketing Manager

HEADstrong Seeking Marketing Manager

HEADstrong Foundation seeks a professional to lead the company’s marketing team with focus on building community to advance the mission of improving lives affected by cancer. This individual will develop and implement the overall marketing strategy including digital media ensuring the organization is viewed favorably by the public. This position is based in Delaware County,  … Read more

HEADstrong Heroes: Meet Anne Hagner

HEADstrong Heroes: Meet Anne Hagner

By Drew Haig Small cell carcinoma of the ovary of hypercalcemic type. Do you know much about it? If not, you are among the vast majority of humanity including the oncology departments at some of the most prestigious hospitals in the United States. For Anne Hagner, the diagnosis means that in the fight for her  … Read more

Teeing Off Against Cancer Drives Fundraising

Teeing Off Against Cancer Drives Fundraising

By Drew Haig (SPRINGFIELD, PA) –The third annual Teeing Off Against Cancer Golf outing, presented by LifeBrand and Huntingdon Valley Bank, was a great success for the HEADstrong Foundation in 2020. Despite the obstacles of COVID-19, nearly $60,000 was raised towards HEADstrong’s mission of improving lives affected by cancer. October 15th was a beautiful sunny  … Read more

Team HEADstrong Raises $10k through Masters Lacrosse Team

Team HEADstrong Raises $10k through Masters Lacrosse Team

By Nora Pergolini (PHILADELPHIA) – Nick Colleluori’s mission was simple: whatever your platform may be, use it to better the lives of others. While this mission is simple, it is powerful and it inspired the idea of Team HEADstrong, an all-inclusive campaign that aims to encourage everyone to use their unique platform to get involved  … Read more

Annual Turkey Drive Proceeds Despite COVID-19

Annual Turkey Drive Proceeds Despite COVID-19

For Immediate Release Contact: Drew Haig Phone: 610-461-5987 [email protected] (HOLMES, PA)– This coming Thanksgiving will commemorate the 13th consecutive year that the HEADstrong Foundation will coordinate a traditional holiday meal for patients and their families, as well as well as the staff at the Abramson Cancer Center at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania  … Read more

Ripple Run Ends September’s Running aHEAD of Cancer Series on High Note

Ripple Run Ends September’s Running aHEAD of Cancer Series on High Note

By Drew Haig (PHILADELPHIA) – The HEADstrong Foundation’s Running aHEAD of Cancer Series powered by Glaxo Smith Kline continued to flourish in 2020, despite the obstacles related to the current national pandemic. For the last several years, HEADstrong has used the month of September for the running series that encourages individual and team participants to  … Read more