$1.5 Million Raised by Your Community to Help Kids with Cancer

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]KLN FAMILY BRANDS & GENEROUS FAMILY FOUNDATION TRIPLE $500,000 DONATED TO PINKY SWEAR FOUNDATION[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]EDINA, MINN – [November 14, 2021] – Pinky Swear Foundation is excited to announce the completion of a $500,000 community fundraising challenge. Thanks to KLN Family Brands and a generous family foundation, these funds will be tripled, totaling $1.5 million… Read More »

It Only Takes Two Seconds for a Family’s Life to be Turned Upside Down…

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]PINKY SWEAR FOUNDATION FUNDRAISERS GIVE BACK TO FAMILIES FACING A CHILDHOOD CANCER DIAGNOSIS[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]EDINA, MINN – [March 2, 2022] – Haakyn was five years old when he was diagnosed with stage three Wilms Tumor. The tumor, found attached to Haakyn’s kidney, was the size of a volleyball. Haakyn went through 28 weeks of chemotherapy.… Read More »

Pinky Swear and Hy-Vee, Inc. Host Kids Helping Kids Challenge to Support Kids with Cancer and their Families

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]FUNDRAISING EVENT TO TAKE PLACE NOW THROUGH AUGUST 7 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text]EDINA, MINN – [June 30, 2021] –Pinky Swear Foundation and Hy-Vee, Inc. are teaming up this summer to help kids with cancer with a NEW Kids Helping Kids Challenge with a goal of raising $50,000. In 2020, the annual Kids’ Triathlon went fully virtual,… Read More »

University at Buffalo Student Group Raises More than $16,000 for Kids with Cancer and their Families

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] THE ON-CAMPUS PINKY SWEAR FOUNDATION PACK GROUP PARTICIPATES IN #CANCERISMESSY CHALLENGE AND EXCEEDS THEIR GOALS TIME AND TIME AGAIN [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text]BUFFALO, NY – [FEBRUARY 17, 2021] – Early last year, Pinky Swear Foundation created the #CancerIsMessy challenge, encouraging people from around the country to get messy in whatever way they could to raise… Read More »

Virtual Gala Provides Relief for Kids with Cancer and their Families

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] PINKY SWEAR GALA: A NIGHT OF ORANGE AND BLUE TO VIRTUALLY TAKE PLACE APRIL 10 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text]EDINA, MINN – [MARCH 29, 2021] – Last year, Pinky Swear Foundation reimagined its annual Gala to be entirely virtual, following new health protocols created due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The gala raised more than $150,000 for… Read More »

Pinky Swear Foundation Provides More than $1 Million in Direct Support to Kids with Cancer During Global Pandemic

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] THE DAVID AND JANIS LARSON FOUNDATION AND OTHERS MADE THE $1 MILLION+ SUPPORT POSSIBLE WHILE CREATING EVEN MORE SUSTAINABILITY MOVING FORWARD [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]EDINA, MINN – [FEBRUARY 4, 2021] – The global COVID-19 pandemic affected everyone from all walks of life, but the childhood cancer population was hit especially hard. The overwhelming fear and… Read More »

Dean Snyder Construction Donates $25,000 To Help Kids With Cancer Through Annual Radiothon

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text] Des Moines, IA (September 1, 2020) – Pinky Swear Foundation announced today that Iowa-based company, Dean Snyder Construction will once again be the presenting sponsor for the 2020 WHO Pinky Swear Radiothon in December, in partnership with NEWS RADIO 1040 WHO. Don Snyder, co-owner of Dean Snyder Construction (DSC), became involved with Pinky… Read More »

Kids Tri Blog: Stay Hydrated

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text]Summer is here and there’s no better time to enjoy outdoor triathlon training while having fun with family and friends! Some of my favorite summer activities are swimming and biking and I’m sure they are some of your favorites too![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="1042" 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]While it’s important to get outside and enjoy… Read More »

Hy-Vee Pinky Swear Register Round-Up Raises $100,000 for Kids with Cancer

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text]West Des Moines, IA (September 5, 2019) — Hy-Vee, Inc., in partnership with Pinky Swear Foundation, a national charitable organization that supports children with cancer and their families, announced today that its register roundup event raised more than $100,000 across Hy-Vee’s more than 260 stores.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]The annual Hy-Vee Pinky Swear Register Roundup took place from… Read More »

Pinky Swear Foundation to Host Annual Perk’s Pinky Swear Mess Fest to Help Kids with Cancer

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text]Edina, MN (June 10, 2019) – The Pinky Swear Foundation is excited to host the annual Perk’s Pinky Swear Mess Fest, in partnership with KARE 11’s Eric Perkins on Saturday, June 22, 2019. Event participants will experience 11 different “slopstacle” courses located at Minnesota Pro Paintball in Lakeville, MN including Perk’s Paintball Pit, Silly… Read More »