Last Shift 2020 Campaign Raises over $90,000 for the HEADstrong Foundation 

Last Shift 2020 Campaign Raises over $90,000 for the HEADstrong Foundation 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jennifer Hoffman Phone: 610-461-5987 ext 303 Email: jhoffman@headstrong.org    Last Shift 2020 Campaign Raises over $90,000 for the HEADstrong Foundation    Over 2,000 runners and 165 teams representing collegiate, high school, and club athletic programs across the country participated in the #LastShift2020 Virtual 5k on Monday April 6th, 2020 in honor  … Read more

HEADstrong Provides Meals to Medical Staff During COVID-19 Outbreak

HEADstrong Provides Meals to Medical Staff During COVID-19 Outbreak

The HEADstrong Foundation is doing their part to support medical staff working hard during the pandemic to treat cancer patients. To help the community during this time of uncertainty, HEADstrong is providing lunch for the nurses and doctors in Philadelphia and New York based hospitals who are working on the front lines of this crisis.  … Read more

How A “Beef & Beer” Benefit Inspired The Creation Of The HEADstrong Foundation

How A “Beef & Beer” Benefit Inspired The Creation Of The HEADstrong Foundation

How A “Beef & Beer” Benefit Inspired The Creation Of The HEADstrong Foundation HOLMES,PA – Have you ever heard of a “Beef & Beer” benefit?  You may have heard the term, you may have even been to one.  For those hailing from the close-knit, hardworking, blue-color suburbs of Philadelphia, a “Beef & Beer” is commonplace.  … Read more

A Mother’s Experience in Isolation: Cheryl Shares Her Story

A Mother’s Experience in Isolation: Cheryl Shares Her Story

By: Cheryl Colleluori While many of you are experiencing isolation for the very first time, it is the “norm” for someone undergoing cancer treatment. This was our “norm” as my Nick was undergoing a stem cell transplant. As a promise made to Nick that he would never be alone, his hospital room became our home  … Read more

How To Stay HEADstrong During Social Isolation

How To Stay HEADstrong During Social Isolation

By: Jennifer Hoffman Here at HEADstrong, we take health very seriously as we interact with individuals with compromised immune systems every day. With the current health crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the limitations and restrictions put in place by local and federal government, it has become increasingly difficult for people to go about  … Read more

#LastShift2020 Gives Student Athletes The Opportunity To Lace Up One Last Time

#LastShift2020 Gives Student Athletes The Opportunity To Lace Up One Last Time

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jennifer Hoffman Email: jhoffman@headstrong.org Phone: 610-461-5987 ext. 303 Student Athletes Create Last Shift Campaign to Provide The Opportunity to Play One Last Time  Calling all student-athletes, your season isn’t over yet! Three Student-Athletes are leading the charge and taking one last shift on April 6th, National Student-Athlete Day, to be the  … Read more

Game Hair Havoc Chronicles: Katherine Frega

Game Hair Havoc Chronicles: Katherine Frega

“If you conceive it in your mind, and believe it in your heart, you will achieve it.” This is what got Katharine Frega through her two-and-a-half-year journey of taking on her toughest opponent: Hodgkins Lymphoma, Stage IIB. But not even cancer could keep this lacrosse lover away from the field for very long, despite having  … Read more

10th Annual LimeLight Gala is Going Virtual on June 19, 2020 Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

10th Annual LimeLight Gala is Going Virtual on June 19, 2020 Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jennifer Hoffman Phone: 610-461-5987 ext 303 Email: jhoffman@headstrong.org   10th Annual LimeLight Gala Is Going Virtual on June 19th, 2020  As a non-profit organization devoted to serving the needs of families navigating cancer, many of whom which are living with compromised immune systems, an executive decision was rendered to postpone the  … Read more

The 10th Annual LimeLight Gala is Right Around the Corner

The 10th Annual LimeLight Gala is Right Around the Corner

It’s that time of year again! The HEADstrong Foundation is excited to announce that our 10th Annual LimeLight Gala is right around the corner—Friday, March 20th, 2020 at 7PM hundreds of guests, family, friends and supporters will be gathering to celebrate a milestone in our Foundation’s history. The Gala is a time for attendees to  … Read more

Game Hair Havoc Chronicles: Kathleen O’Connor

Game Hair Havoc Chronicles: Kathleen O’Connor

Kathleen O’Connor gained 30 sisters when she joined the Villanova Women’s Lacrosse team. She described her experience there as priceless and the lessons she learned both in the classroom and on the lacrosse field would help her in a way she could have never imagined. Those 30 sisters would become her life line, her motivation  … Read more