Early Successes

Since our founding in January 2013, we have experienced small but mighty successes, thanks to the outstanding support of our donors and volunteers!  Below is a list of our accomplishments to date:

Helping Others:

-Delivered 750 Harnessing Hope bags to UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Williamsport.

-Helped 250+ local families affected by cancer with their utility expenses, totaling over $50K+, since January 2015.

-Distributed 480+ custom headcovers, in partnership with Arrow & Thread, to women facing hair loss as a result of cancer treatment through our K2 Headcover Program since 2019.

-Provided four bi-monthly wellness programs to patients in cancer treatment through our new Essence of You program, launched in 2021 in partnership with the Susquehanna Health Foundation.

-In partnership with the American Red Cross, we have held 6 annual, memorial blood drives, helping to impact 550+ lives!

-Presented $10,100.00 in memorial scholarships.

Community Support:

-Organized our Harnessing Hope 5K Run / Walk in 2013, 2015, 2016, and 2018!

-Held our Trunk to Trunk community fundraising event in 2017 and our inaugural Flannels, Axes & Brews event in 2019.

-Participated in our fourth American Cancer Society Relay for Life in 2015!

-Participated in 100+ community-sponsored 5K events on behalf of the Foundation since 2013.

-Foundation teams ran in the Allentown Half Marathon in 2013; the Rochester Half Marathon in 2014; the Philadelphia Rock N’ Roll Half Marathon in 2015; the Harrisburg Half Marathon in 2016; the Army 10 Miler in 2017; the Rock N’ Roll Seattle Half Marathon in 2018; the Wineglass Half Marathon in Corning, NY in 2019; and the Gettysburg Half Marathon in 2020!

Fundraising Success:

-Hundreds of unique donors !

-Since inception, we have raised almost $100K in donations!

-Participated in every Raise the Region, a 30-hour community online, fundraising event, since 2014!

We invite you to view some of our event photos below.  Thank you for your continued support!

Blood Drive & Relay for Life
Blood Drive & Relay for Life
Friends Running for Hope Series!
Friends Running for Hope Series!
Miscellaneous Team Kass Events!
Miscellaneous Team Kass Events!

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