Bloomington, MN (August 14, 2018) -Pinky Swear Foundation needs your help with public votes in order to receive a $25,000 grant from State Farm® to help more kids with cancer and their families around the country. Starting August 15 at 12:01am ET, U.S. residents who are 18 and older with a valid email address can vote for their favorite cause at www.neighborhoodassist.com.
Bloomington, MN (August 13, 2018) -The Pinky Swear Foundation has officially accepted a challenge grant of $300,000 from the Harper Family Foundation to increase peer fundraising efforts in order to help more kids with cancer and their families. The Pinky Swear Foundation has until December 31, 2018 to raise $300,000 strictly through peer-to-peer fundraising efforts and must reach this goal in order to receive the full matching grant of $300,000.
Bloomington, MN (July 12, 2018) - Pinky Swear Foundation, a Minnesota-based non-profit providing financial and emotional support to children with cancer and their families, announces the recent election of Timothy Braun, CMT, Vice President - Financial Advisor at RBC Wealth Management, as a member of the Board of Directors. It is the Board’s responsibility to provide counsel and guidance for the strategic direction of the Foundation, as well as it is to raise awareness of Pinky Swear within the business and philanthropic community.
Bloomington, MN (July 9, 2018) - As part of the Pinky Swear Foundation’s 15 year anniversary celebration, the national nonprofit based in Bloomington, MN will host its annual Hy-Vee Pinky Swear Minneapolis Kids Triathlon on Saturday, August 4 at Lake Nokomis, Minneapolis. All proceeds from the event will support kids with cancer and their families across the country through a variety of programs and initiatives.
Bloomington, MN (June 27, 2018)—The Pinky Swear Foundation recently hosted their fifth annual Perk’s Pinky Swear Mess Fest, in partnership with KARE 11’s Eric Perkins on Saturday, June 23, 2018. This year, more than $22,000 was raised through event participation and fundraising efforts, marking this the most successful Perk’s Pinky Swear Mess Fest event to-date.
Charlotte, NC (June 19, 2018)—Most charitable organizations are founded with a promise or a pledge and in one case, a pinky swear.
Since its 2003 beginnings in Minnesota, Pinky Swear Foundation has been helping kids with cancer and their families by providing more than $4.5 million in financial assistance and quality of life support to thousands of families whose children are bravely battling the ugliness of cancer.
Minneapolis, MN (May 1, 2018)—General Mills and Hy-Vee team up to help kids with cancer and their families. From May 1, 2018 through May 31, 2018, $0.25 will be donated to Pinky Swear for every General Mills product sold (up to $15,000) at Hy-Vee Stores. Participating General Mills products include BIG G products, Nature Valley, Fiber One, Betty Crocker, Yoplait GoGurt, Pillsbury, Pillsbury Toaster Strudel, Totino’s and Annie’s Homegrown products.
Minneapolis, MN (April 14, 2018)—Eighteen inches of snow and furious winds were not going to stop 180 Pinky Swear Gala attendees and 40 volunteers from attending the Pinky Swear Gala on April 14, 2018 at Aria in Minneapolis, Minnesota. A great night was had by all, raising $220,000 to further the Pinky Swear Foundation mission to help kids with cancer and their families.
Charlotte, NC (February 19, 2018)—The third annual Pinky Swear Orange and Blue Gala was a resounding success, raising $158,330 to further the mission to provide emotional and financial support to kids with cancer and their families in North Carolina and across the country.