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Teva delivers Boxes of Hope to Families

During a Teva Pharmaceuticals volunteer expo in April, Eric Dowrick came across Bringing Hope Home’s volunteer table and information on a new program: Boxes of Hope. The idea behind these boxes was that they would serve as “Get Well Soon” packages for families to receive during their cancer treatment and contain fun treats to help get patients’ minds off of their treatment. Eric and his team at Teva were our first group to sign-up! “We thought this would...

10 Reasons to Join the Young Professionals HOPE Network

Growing your network can be an essential part of success when building your career. By joining the Young Professionals HOPE Network, you can grow your career while giving back to local families with cancer! Still not convinced a networking group is for you? Here are ten reasons why we think you should join in on the Unexpected Amazingness:   1.Build your resume: Do you have your eye on a new manager position at work but don’t have any managerial experience? The...

Unexpectedly Amazing Air Band Competition

  On Friday, April 28th the fraternities and sororities at Susquehanna University hosted their 2017 Air Band Competition where they put on a performance for the entire campus community to see. This year’s theme was “Unity,” which was on display as the crowd enthusiastically cheered for each group and as all of the organizations came together for a special performance. Through their efforts and ticket sales, the students raised over $1,000 to help local families in need! Bringing Hope Home is grateful for...

Aronimink Swim Club Proves that HOPE Floats!

The Aronimink Swim Club paired with Bringing Hope Home to kick off their annual H.O.P.E week to help raise money for families with cancer the best way they knew, through swimming! Each of the swimmers were encouraged to raise $50 to help families in need by selling Bringing Hope Home swim caps and t-shirts and by creating online fundraising pages they could share with family and friends. To celebrate their efforts, they swam Laps for Hope where they got to...

5 Schools that are Bringing Hope Home

  Here at BHH, we are so fortunate to have many great schools and sports teams involved in our Students Bringing Hope program. Through a fulfilling service-learning environment, students are able to raise awareness and funds for local families with cancer all while learning to recognize their leadership ability, to understand and value empathy, and to act with initiative to lead change. Each school is special to us with each of their efforts being unique from the next. Check out five...

Fugett Middle School is Bringing Hope Home!

On June 1, 2017, J R Fugett Middle School (FMS) held their annual Relay for HOPE event and raised nearly $13,000 for local families with cancer. Activities included walking the track, going head-to-head in homeroom spirit competitions, participating in grade-level activities, relay races, and listening to Rachel’s (a BHH family) story, which allowed the students to better understand what our families go through each day. Fugett’s very own Hope Squad, a group of dedicated students committed to spreading Unexpected Amazingness in their community, led their...

2017 Commonwealth Cup Awarded to Haverford Middle School!

From March 15, 2017 until March 17, 2017, Haverford Middle School (HMS) held their HOPE Olympics event, which was the culmination of a month-long fundraising effort resulting in over $59,000 raised for local families with cancer. Activities included relays, knock-out tournaments, jump rope contests, a dodge ball tournament, and homeroom competitions. To get the students even more excited about the event, one of our families, The Schebs, spoke to their peers about how Bringing Hope Home impacted their family. The event...

Sea Isle City STOMPED Cancer!

  On Saturday, June 24th in Sea Isle City, NJ, Over 600 runners & walkers STOMPED cancer and raced on the promenade, raising over $30,000 for local families with cancer. This was our most successful SIC Stomp yet! We sincerely thank all of our Stompers, supporters, and donors. A special thank you to our BHH Family Speaker, Gina, who shared her inspiring story and reminded us all why we continue to STOMP!   We are already looking forward to next year!!

Over 300 families attend the 2017 Hope Family Reunion at the Phillies!

  On Sunday, June 4th, over 300 BHH families joined us at our Hope Family Reunion at the Phillies! The day started at Xfinity Live where our families joined us for a pre-game lunch, complete with a photo booth, face painting, burgers and dogs, and some fun games outside at Xfinity! Our families also took some time to decorate and write cards for other BHH families currently battling cancer to share words of comfort and encouragement.   BHH CEO and Founder Paul Isenberg...

Meet Our Summer 2017 Interns!

Jennifer Brittingham DEVELOPMENT INTERN School: Kutztown University Major: Communication Studies Fun Fact: I love to read. “I interned last summer, and I learned so much at BHH. The company taught me skills I will need when I graduate, and BHH made me feel good about my work. BHH holds a special place in my heart.” Emily Crouse MARKETING & EVENTS INTERN School: Cabrini University Major: Digital Communication and Social Media Fun Fact: I have a twin brother. “This internship gives me the opportunity to use my skills to...