‘Clips for Cancer’ raises $300,000 for children with cancer

2021-10-07T14:40:03-04:00October 7th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Clips for Cancer raised $300,000 to ensure that programs and services are available for the increasing number of local children diagnosed with cancer at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. While Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and Clips for Cancer ended Thursday, donations for the event are still being accepted to help as many children as [...]

‘Clips for Cancer’ event throughout September to raise money for children with cancer

2021-09-02T12:17:17-04:00September 2nd, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Clips for Cancer kicks off Sept. 1 to raise the funds necessary to ensure that programs and services are available for the increasing number of local children diagnosed with cancer at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. Throughout September, which is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, local community leaders will allow pediatric cancer survivors to shave [...]

Sponsors needed for annual ‘Clips for Cancer’ event to help children with cancer

2021-07-16T11:38:14-04:00July 16th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Sponsors are needed for Clips for Cancer, a month-long event in September that raises the funds necessary to ensure that programs and services are available for the increasing number of local children diagnosed with cancer at Golisano Children’s Hospital. During childhood cancer awareness month, local community leaders will shave their heads to empower cancer patients [...]

Clips for Cancer raises $170,000 for Barbara’s Friends

2020-09-30T17:42:02-04:00September 30th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Throughout September, child advocates and supporters of Barbara’s Friends “braved the shave,” allowing local childhood cancer survivors to shave their heads to raise awareness and support for Barbara’s Friends - the cancer fund for Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. In all, $170,000 was raised during the event that this year went virtual. In addition [...]

Fort Myers financial advisor receives national recognition for philanthropy, Golisano Children’s Hospital receives $45,000 for children’s cancer

2020-09-24T13:46:23-04:00September 24th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Duane Chaney, financial advisor at Raymond James in Fort Myers, was awarded the Community Service Award at the national 14th Annual Invest in Others Awards. Chaney was honored in a video presentation and watch party Tuesday at Lee Health Foundation for founding Madisen’s Match, a tennis tournament benefitting Barbara’s Friends, the cancer fund for Golisano [...]

More than a dozen leaders representing Lee Health support children with cancer

2020-09-18T15:43:05-04:00September 18th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

  Throughout September, child advocates and supporters of Barbara’s Friends are “braving the shave,” allowing local childhood cancer survivors to shave their heads to raise awareness and support for Barbara’s Friends - the cancer fund for Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. In addition to raising money for the 25th year of Barbara’s Friends, Clips [...]

Fort Myers financial advisor earns national recognition for philanthropy

2020-08-25T11:55:30-04:00August 25th, 2020|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Duane Chaney, financial advisor at Raymond James in Fort Myers, is one of three national finalists for the Community Service Award as part of the 14th Annual Invest in Others Awards. Chaney is being honored for founding Madisen’s Match, a tennis tournament benefiting Barbara’s Friends, Golisano Children’s Hospital cancer fund. Madisen’s Match has raised more [...]

Helping Kids with Cancer Radiothon raises more than $75,000 to support lifesaving pediatric cancer treatments in Southwest Florida

2020-02-10T09:50:07-05:00February 10th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The 18th annual Mel’s Diner Helping Kids with Cancer Radiothon raised more than $75,000 on Jan. 24 from the Southwest Florida community, money that will fund lifesaving cancer treatments for children at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. The Radiothon, broadcast live by Cat Country 107.1 from Mel’s Diner in Cape Coral, generates support for [...]

Helping Kids with Cancer Radiothon Airing Jan. 24 at Mel’s Diner, Cape Coral

2019-12-23T14:07:24-05:00December 23rd, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The 18th annual “Helping Kids with Cancer” Radiothon will be held Jan. 24 and feature on-air appeals by pediatric cancer patients, medical professionals and celebrity guests. The Radiothon airs live from Mel’s Diner, 1331 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, on Cat Country 107.1 FM, as well as CatCountry1071.iheart.com and on the iHeart Radio app, [...]

Lee Health Foundation honors Dr. Steve Machiz with Humanitarian Award

2019-12-09T11:43:43-05:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

  Lee Health Foundation has awarded the Frank Haskell Humanitarian Award to Dr. Steve Machiz for his incredible leadership in establishing SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc., a nonprofit most known for its annual Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest. Machiz established the nonprofit in 2008, and one year later, SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. pledged $10 million [...]

Golisano Children’s Hospital Rumrunners’ Celebrity Chef Night raises $110,000 to help children & families in their fight against cancer

2019-08-27T16:11:17-04:00August 27th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The 16th annual Rumrunners’ Celebrity Chef Night raised $110,000 to support Barbara’s Friends, Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida’s Cancer Fund, which assists children and their families in their fight against cancer. The popular event, held Aug. 14 at Rumrunners restaurant at Cape Harbour, attracted more than 175 guests and featured culinary creations from local [...]

Helping Kids with Cancer Radiothon raises more than $150,000 to support lifesaving pediatric cancer treatments in Southwest Florida

2019-01-17T00:03:12-05:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The 17th annual Mel’s Diner Helping Kids with Cancer Radiothon raised more than $150,000 on Jan. 11 by the Southwest Florida community, money that will fund lifesaving cancer treatments for children at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. The Radiothon, broadcast live by Cat Country 107.1 from Mel’s Diner in Fort Myers, generates support for [...]

Helping Kids with Cancer Radiothon set for Jan. 11 at Mel’s Diner, Fort Myers

2019-01-07T22:19:32-05:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The 17th annual Helping Kids with Cancer Radiothon will be held Jan. 11 and feature on-air appeals by pediatric cancer patients, medical professionals and celebrity guests. The Radiothon benefits Barbara’s Friends – Golisano Children’s Hospital Cancer Fund. Barbara’s Friends is named in honor of Barbara Haskell, who marveled at the bravery of children battling cancer [...]

Bell Tower Shops to host 17th annual Corvette and Open Car & Truck Show on Jan. 5

2018-12-22T00:16:37-05:00December 22nd, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Bell Tower Shops will host a charity car show on Jan. 5 to help raise money for Barbara’s Friends – Golisano Children’s Hospital Cancer Fund. The 17th annual Corvette and Open Car & Truck Show, presented by Bell Tower Shops and Corvettes on the Gulf, includes 29 classes for ‘Vettes and 37 classes of stock [...]

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