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Family Day at the Phillies Ballpark

PHILLIES & BRINGING HOPE HOME HOSTED FAMILIES BATTLING CANCER FOR A DAY OF UNEXPECTED AMAZINGNESS! September 29, 2018Bringing Hope Home at the Yard On Saturday, September 29, the Phillies teamed up with Bringing Hope Home to make sure 15 local families battling cancer were treated to some “unexpected amazingness” at Citizens Bank Park. Not only did the ballpark gates open early just for the families, but all were treated to an exclusive party in The Yard with special guests and surprises. The Families enjoyed...

Enter to win a trip to Italy today!

Your could be the lucky winner! For every $100 ticket receive one entry into the raffle. Contest is limited to only 300 total entries so chances of winning depend on an individual’s number of donations. Drawing will be held on 11/15/2018 or when all 300 tickets are sold (whichever occurs first).  Prize includes $1500 cash to be put towards airfare or other expenses. Members of The 31 Foundation Board are not eligible to win.  Proceeds benefit Bringing Hope Home. To...

Haverford Middle School is the Commonwealth Cup Award Winner

   After the riveting success of their very first HOPE Olympics, Haverford Middle School relit the torch this past March for their second annual fundraiser! With the combined dedication of the Physical Education and Health departments, all of the faculty involved put together an amazing service project for the students to enjoy. Bringing Hope Home is grateful to have the ambitious and talented community surrounding Haverford alongside them in the fight against cancer! Haverford’s Hope Olympics was a month-long fundraiser that included...

“Living Well with Robin Stoloff” is spreading the news about BHH

  With a personal and professional mission of empowering others with health information to help them live a longer, healthier life, Robin Stoloff, SNJ Today, sat down with Paul Isenberg to help spread the word about Bringing Hope Home. Paul knows what it is like to live through the emotional and financial burden cancer puts on families. “When we started Bringing Hope Home, I knew there was a need for our organization, but I never imagined how big my family would...

Holy Cross Catholic School Hosts HOPE Week

It was a celebration of great achievement and unification at Holy Cross Catholic School in honor of Bringing Hope Home. The school hosted a HOPE Week during their Catholic Schools Week celebration to help support a family affected in their community. Students in all grades dedicated their efforts to raising as much as they could and even made a competition out of it to see who could raise the most. In good sportsmanship and the spirit of helping others, the...

Meet Our Spring 2018 Interns!

Prabha Abraham EVENTS INTERN School: West Chester University Major: Communication Studies Fun Fact: I like to bake. “I wanted to be involved in an organization that makes a difference.” Paige Lacek DEVELOPMENT INTERN School: West Chester University Major: Communication Studies Fun Fact: I was named after Jimmy Page from Led Zeppelin. “I want to make an impact and help the BHH team make the lives of families battling cancer better. My own family was affected by cancer and I want to be a part of helping local...

Understanding & Valuing Empathy: Students Bringing HOPE

  “Empathy is about finding echoes of another person in yourself.” – Mohsin Hamid   At Bringing Hope Home, we’re focused on community. Whether it’s supporting them, assisting them, or bringing them together, families’ needs in the battle against cancer become our number one priority. All of the individuals who make up our team or those who appreciate our efforts know the importance of the empathy involved with every family we provide for. Being empathetic is the ability to understand and share the feelings...

Hope & Warmth Brought to Local Woman With Breast Cancer

The holiday season is a very busy time for Bringing Hope Home (BHH), but when an emergency call comes in, all hands get to work. Just after Thanksgiving Amy Forkin, Director of Family Outreach with BHH, received a call from Kathy, a woman who is currently battling stage IV breast cancer, stating that her heater broke. During the bitter cold that the Philadelphia area has been experiencing, this was a very concerning phone call to receive.   Because...

Family Spotlight: Pamela

“I may have cancer, but cancer doesn’t have me.”   That’s what Pamela told us when describing her journey with cancer. In December of 2016, Pamela felt a lump while taking a shower. She didn’t think too much of it, but by February, it was tender to the touch. She visited her primary doctor who then sent her to other doctors to receive tests. On March 3, 2017, she was diagnosed with lobular carcinoma. Pamela felt confused, angry and sad –...

Backpacks For Hope Program Prepares Families For Back To School

Back to school time can be such an exciting time of year! Sure, maybe you’re a bit sad that summer is coming to an end. But the anticipation of a new teacher, new classroom, maybe a new school, seeing old friends, making new friends, and buying new supplies to get ready for the big year ahead is pretty thrilling for most kids. For some families though who are struggling with cancer, back to school time can be overwhelming, stressful, and expensive....