The Hugs for Brady Foundation was able to do something amazing this year, and it is all thanks to you. Hugs for Brady in partnership with the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey opened The Hugs for Brady Foundation Pediatric Cancer Research Lab at RCINJ. This is the institute’s FIRST lab devoted to its Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Program. Dr. Peter Cole,… [Read More]
The Hugs for Brady Foundation was the beneficiary of a “Random Act of Kindness,” an outreach program from Bob’s Discount Furniture whose mission is to help as many non-profit organizations in the community as possible. Our founder, Sherrie, picked up the $1000 check at the newly opened Monmouth Junction, NJ location. I was deeply touched… [Read More]
Good Cents allows users to make very small donations passively by doing what they do everyday, spending time on their iPhones. It’s perfect for any budget because it allows you to set limits on how much you give a month. On Good Cents users see their donations combined with the donations from everyone else. Small amounts… [Read More]
In an effort to generate more awareness of pediatric cancer, Mendoza Marble & Granite has created: MENDOZA’S HUGGING HEROES DONATION PROGRAM The program will run now through September 30th, 2016. Mendoza has pledged all proceeds throughout the duration of the program with a… GOAL OF $15,000! Your purchase at Mendoza will not only benefit you but also millions… [Read More]
These two Girl Scouts are really making a difference for the Hugs for Brady Foundation. What can you do to help children and teens battling cancer? Mary and Sarah put together boxes of craft projects for teen boys and girls on the oncology floor at a local hospital. The idea was all their own. They included instructions on… [Read More]
Vidisha, an amazing 14-year-old young lady from Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, has been doing great things with the Hugs for Brady Foundation! In the past, Vidisha has volunteered at the annual Twilight 5k and Kids Fun Run and has “loved the fun-filled environment!” Then, this past month, she surprised the Hugs for Brady Foundation by collecting several… [Read More]
Kwentin Foster is a 9 year old boy with a big heart. For the past two years Kwentin has been making fleece tie blankets for sick children. Along with his grandmother Kathy they make monthly blanket deliveries to hospitals in the Buffalo, NY area. Money for the kid-friendly fabric is raised through cans and bottles… [Read More]
TOY DRIVE EXTENDED UNTIL 4/28/15! David Basile Allstate Insurance – Toy Drive With your generous donations and the Allstate Middlesex and Allstate Kendall Park agency match program, a Brady Buggy has been purchased which will transport children between treatments at the Procure Therapy Center in Somerset. The Buggy creates a familiar and fun experience during a very… [Read More]
A BIG THANK YOU to our 2014 Brady Buggy® Wagon donors! Kevin O’Brien Recipient: Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital The Max of Staten Island Recipient: University Hospital Martin Insurance Company Recipient: RWJUH Hamilton Allstate of Middlesex and Kendall Park Recipient: ProCure Proton Therapy Ocean County Mothers of Twins Club Recipient: Monmouth Medical Center VFW 9111 Recipient: Children’s Hospital… [Read More]
Help raise additional funds for the Hugs for Brady Foundation by bringing your bags of unwanted clothing, shoes, linens, and apparel to the Hugs for Brady Twilight 5K & Kids Fun Run event on May 3rd from 3-7pm!
Police in New Jersey are searching for a suspect who stole a Hugs for Brady donation box from the Jersey Diner. You can watch the whole news report below. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Ken Herman at (732) 329-4000 ext. 7475. From WABC Channel 7 News: Investigators say the man went… [Read More]
Affinity Federal Credit Union supported pediatric cancer awareness month with their “Jeans Day” fundraiser which benefited the Hugs for Brady Foundation. September was Pediatric Cancer Awareness month. With that very important issue in mind, the Affinity Foundation, sponsored a “Jeans Day”, where staff wore jeans and gold tops in support of Pediatric Cancer Awareness, at… [Read More]
A huge thank you to Delanie Meszaros (age 5), Makensie Meszaros (age 5), Abigail Brywka (age 6), and Lily Brywka (age 9) who raised over $170.00 for Childhood Cancer Awareness. Way to go girls!