Yearly Archives: 2010

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The Charles Schulz Philosophy

The following is the philosophy of Charles Schulz, the creator of the ‘Peanuts’ comic strip.

Name the five wealthiest people in the world.
Name the last five Heisman trophy winners.
Name the last five winners of the Miss America pageant.
Name ten people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer Prize.
Name the last half dozen Academy Award winners […]

By |December 19th, 2010|Blog|Comments Off on The Charles Schulz Philosophy

A Holiday Tribute to Hannah’s Grand-father

This morning, HHF is at #1 in the Pepsi Refresh competition, and one of Hannah’s Mom’s friends emailed me to say, “Good people tend to attract the support and love of good people. What all of you have done since the plan for HHF was hatched is just extraordinary.”Thoughts of “#1,” good people and Christmas […]

By |December 10th, 2010|Blog|Comments Off on A Holiday Tribute to Hannah’s Grand-father

Clinical Trial Update

Note from BLOG Admin: Hannah has been in Chapel Hill this week with her parents for pre-clinical trial testing:

Yesterday, Hannah had anesthesia for an MRI, NCV and LP to take CSF (cerebral spinal fluid). Her back is a little sore. She has no restrictions and will tells us if her back hurts. She also had […]

By |December 9th, 2010|Blog|Comments Off on Clinical Trial Update

The 12 Days of Hannah

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my Hannah sent to me…
Twelve devoted donations,  
Eleven people praying, 
Ten lads a linking, 
Nine doctors doting, 
Eight mommies marching, 
Seven  scientists re-searching, 
Six governors ad-vocating, 
Five GAN free friends, 
Four calling brothers, 
Three medical miracles, 
Two texting dads, 
And a Person Texting Pepsi Votes Free !

By |December 6th, 2010|Blog|Comments Off on The 12 Days of Hannah

Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving

Twas the night before Thanksgiving when all through the town,cries of, “Vote now!” rang with resound.

Votes were all cast and fliers passed out in hopes that, “We won!” we would soon shout.

The children we love are tucked in their beds while visions of hope dance in their heads.

Total strangers have showered us with love,as angels […]

By |November 24th, 2010|Blog|Comments Off on Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving

Peter Facinelli and Jackson Rathbone Signed Hannah’s Hope Bag

These bags were signed by Twilight actors, Peter Facinelli, who plays Carlisle, and Jackson Rathbone who plays Jasper.  Unsigned versions of these bags are available for sale as a fund raiser for Hannah’s Hope.  ($10 of every item purchased goes to HHF.)

You can also help Hannah’s Hope by voting for us for the Pepsi Refresh grant.

 

Thank […]

By |November 10th, 2010|Blog|Comments Off on Peter Facinelli and Jackson Rathbone Signed Hannah’s Hope Bag

NY Senator Gillibrand’s HHF Statement

GILLIBRAND STATEMENT ON HANNAH’S HOPE FUND WINNING REFRESH CHALLENGE GRANT 

Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand issued the following statement today congratulating Hannah’s Hope Fund on winning a $250,000 grant in the Pepsi Refresh Challenge:

“This is wonderful news for Hannah and her family. The grant awarded by PepsiCo is another step in the search for […]

By |September 8th, 2010|Blog|Comments Off on NY Senator Gillibrand’s HHF Statement

University at Albany HHF Reception Photos

An email excerpt from Lori Sames:
The photos below are from a reception/press conference that the University at Albany held for us on Sept 2nd ….  truly amazing people who want to continue to fund raise for HHF.  They clapped for about 4 minutes straight when we walked in.  There wasn’t a dry-eye in the place! […]

By |September 6th, 2010|Blog|Comments Off on University at Albany HHF Reception Photos

HHFG Game Watch

The Notre Dame Club of Northeastern NY and Hannah’s Hope for G.A.N presents a very special Game Watch

Notre Dame Fighting Irish
VS.
University of Michigan Wolverines 

Saturday, September 11, 2010
Recovery Sports Grill,
235 Hoosick St. Troy NY.
3:00 PM-7:00 PM
Kickoff- 3:30

Food, soft drinks, beer, raffles and a silent auction. Donations will be accepted at the doorFunds raised during this game will […]

By |September 3rd, 2010|Blog|Comments Off on HHFG Game Watch

Hannah’s Hope is Backing IRSF in the September Pepsi Refresh Grant Vote

A Message From Dr. Steve Gray, PhD
Gene Therapy Center, UNC Chapel Hill

Before Hannah’s Hope Fund existed, I was doing research for Rett Syndrome funded by IRSF. Rett Syndrome is fatal in boys, who die in the first year if they come to term. 1 in 10,000 girls have this (I can explain the genetics, but […]

By |September 2nd, 2010|Blog|Comments Off on Hannah’s Hope is Backing IRSF in the September Pepsi Refresh Grant Vote