Pinky Swear Foundation Harnessed the Power of Social Media to Raise Over $35K for Kids with Cancer

Bloomington, MN (September 28, 2018) – Pinky Swear Foundation is thrilled to announce over $35,600 was raised via their Super Duper Match Day 2018 online peer fundraising event on Thursday, September 13. During this 24-hour initiative, Pinky Swear utilized various social media platforms, including Facebook LIVE, to encourage community supporters around the country to start their own online fundraisers and raise crucial funds to support their mission of helping kids with cancer and their families with financial and emotional support.

Pinky Swear Foundation to Host "Super Duper Match Day" Thanks to $50,000 Matching Donation

Bloomington, MN (September 6, 2018) – In celebration of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Pinky Swear Foundation will host its first “Super Duper Match Day” on Thursday, September 13 via its Facebook fan page and other social media platforms. This online event will aim to raise crucial awareness and funds to support the mission of helping kids with cancer and their families around the country.

Pinky Swear Foundation Partners with New York Yankees on Special Game-Day Experience to Help Kids with Cancer

Bloomington, MN (August 29, 2018) – The New York Yankees will host Pinky Swear Day on Sunday, September 16, in partnership with Wiley Wallaby Gourmet Licorice and NutriSource Pet Foods, in support of Pinky Swear Foundation’s mission to help kids with cancer and their families.

Pinky Swear Foundation Selected as State Farm Neighborhood Assist Top 200 Finalist

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

Pinky Swear Foundation Accepts Grant Challenge of $300K to Help Kids with Cancer

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.

Pinky Swear Foundation to Host Annual Minneapolis Kids Triathlon

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.

Pinky Swear Foundation raises more than $22k with Annual Perk's Pinky Swear Mess Fest

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.

#52Tuesdays: Pinky Swear Foundation

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.

General Mills partners with Hy-Vee and Pinky Swear Foundation!

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.

Pinky Swear Gala raises $220,000 plus $50,000 from KLN Family Brands!

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.


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