Joe Girardi Supports Kids with Cancer

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text] Score a VIP Yankees Stadium Suite Ticket with a $150 Donation [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="1157" img_size="medium"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA (August 3, 2017) – New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi represented Pinky Swear Foundation at a pre-game press conference on Sunday, July 30. Pinky Swear provides families facing cancer nationwide with financial and emotional support, including… Read More »

Kids getting ready for Pinky Swear Kids Triathlon

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_raw_html]JTNDaWZyYW1lJTIwd2lkdGglM0QlMjI1NjAlMjIlMjBoZWlnaHQlM0QlMjIzMTUlMjIlMjBzcmMlM0QlMjJodHRwcyUzQSUyRiUyRnd3dy55b3V0dWJlLmNvbSUyRmVtYmVkJTJGWGpxdGtsVkE1SWclMjIlMjBmcmFtZWJvcmRlciUzRCUyMjAlMjIlMjBhbGxvdyUzRCUyMmFjY2VsZXJvbWV0ZXIlM0IlMjBhdXRvcGxheSUzQiUyMGNsaXBib2FyZC13cml0ZSUzQiUyMGVuY3J5cHRlZC1tZWRpYSUzQiUyMGd5cm9zY29wZSUzQiUyMHBpY3R1cmUtaW4tcGljdHVyZSUyMiUyMGFsbG93ZnVsbHNjcmVlbiUzRSUzQyUyRmlmcmFtZSUzRQ==[/vc_raw_html][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]MINNEAPOLIS - The Hy-Vee Pinky Swear Kids Triathlon is returning for its 14th year next Saturday at Lake Nokomis. Participants have already raised tens of thousands of dollars so far. Some of the top young fundraisers -- Ariana, Gabi and Michael Feygin -- stopped by the KARE 11 studios to talk about… Read More »

Local organization running to make a difference

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]DAVENPORT, IA. (KWQC) - Today runners went out to make a difference. The Pinky Swear Foundation and Hy-Vee partnered together to run a 5K and fun run to help raise money and awareness for children with cancer. The Pinky Swear Foundation's executive director, Erica Campbell lost her mother to breast cancer and hopes to… Read More »

Hy-Vee Pinky Swear 5K and Fun Run stresses fun and fundraising

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text]y Sean Leary On a gray day in Minneapolis in 2003, Steve and Becky Chepokas suffered the devastating loss of their son, Mitch, to cancer. From that barren ground of grief, a charitable organization and thriving altruistic event has bloomed – the Pinky Swear Foundation and its road race for children.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="1170" img_size="medium"][/vc_column][vc_column… Read More »

Hundreds run in Davenport to help kids with cancer

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text]By Jonathan Turner, DAVENPORT -- Mary Mendenhall-Core was a single parent when her daughter, at age 16, was diagnosed with leukemia 18 years ago. The Des Moines woman wishes there had been a program like Pinky Swear, of which she's now regional director, back then.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="1167" img_size="medium"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]"I know what these… Read More »

Event raises more than $80,000 dollars to help families battling cancer

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]DAVENPORT-- About 500 people came out to support children and families dealing with cancer. The Pinky Swear 5k and Fun Run raises money to help families dealing with childhood cancer. One in eleven families face bankruptcy because of the medical costs and other unexpected life circumstances revolving around the disease.… Read More »

Erica N. Campbell Appointed as Executive Director of Pinky Swear Foundation

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text]Pinky Swear Foundation announces the recent appointment of Erica Neubert Campbell as its Executive Director. Reporting to the Board of Directors, Erica will serve as the head of the organization with overall strategic and operational responsibility for Pinky Swear Foundation staff, programs, and execution of its mission to help kids with cancer and… Read More »