BLOOMINGTON, MINNESOTA (May 10, 2016) – 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 Lowell Jobe as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors, and the appointment of six additional new board members.
BLOOMINGTON, MINNESOTA (April 26, 2016) – Pinky Swear Foundation announces the recent appointment of Mary Mendenhall-Core as a Community Development Representative in its Des Moines and Quad Cities regions. She will serve as the Foundation’s feet-on-the-ground in Iowa as Pinky Swear expands its presence in markets across the nation, and works to help all families with kids in cancer treatment by 2020.
Who doesn’t love a little friendly competition?
Pinky Swear is excited to be participating in the Brackets for Good 2016 Twin Cities tournament. During this bracketed tournament for charities, 64 local nonprofit organizations will compete to make the most points, or raise the most dollars. Every point counts! The overall winner (nonprofit with the most overall dollars raised) will receive a $10,000 prize.
Shawnee Mission Northwest High School’s winter sports teams each gained an “All-Star” when they returned to practice from winter break, and the Cougars have been champing at the bit to get them more involved in their respective game plans.
The Miracles of Mitch Foundation has become the Pinky Swear Foundation, but its mission to help kids with cancer remains the same. Twelve years ago, the Chanhassen community gathered to help Steve Chepokas keep a promise of the most solemn kind: a pinky swear to his 9-year old son, Mitch, to help other kids with cancer and their families after he was gone. Thus the Miracles of Mitch Foundation—renamed the Pinky Swear Foundation last December—was born.
DAVENPORT, Iowa Hundreds of kids will be breaking a sweat Saturday. They'll be at the Bettendorf YMCA for the Quad Cities "Pinky Swear" Kid's Triathlon. The race helps kids get active while raising money to support families with a child battling cancer. The race focuses on participation rather than competition, and most importantly that each child will be racing for local kids with cancer One of those kids is 10-year-old Tristan Parr, who was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of leukemia more than a year ago.