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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

The Sames Family at Saratoga Racetrack

The same day that the Sames family found out that HHFG had won the $250K Pepsi Refresh grant, the New York State Racing Association (NYRA) Senior Vice President, Dave Smukler, presented a check for $500 to the family as they presented the trophy for the second race.

 

Click here to read the NYRA Blog Article.

By |September 1st, 2010|Blog|Comments Off on The Sames Family at Saratoga Racetrack

How HHF Has Impacted My Life

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As I write this, we are at #1 in the Pepsi Refresh grant ranking. We need to hold this spot for a few more hours, and I know we will.

Since HHF was created, I’ve watched miracle after miracle unfold. But watching us rocket from the bottom of the list at 400-something at the beginning […]

By |August 31st, 2010|Blog|Comments Off on How HHF Has Impacted My Life

The Faces of GAN

These are the faces of the children you are voting to save.  The little girl in the top left corner is Hannah.  The little girl in the middle on the top row is Naomi.  Naomi is already gone.  She died of GAN at age 12.

We are at #1.  We have 1 day to get to […]

By |August 18th, 2010|Blog|Comments Off on The Faces of GAN

Grant Update From Lori!

From Lori Sames, Executive Director of HHF:

In just 24 hours, we went from #56 to #47! Please ask everyone you know to get at least 20 people to vote every day! Also, ask that they get 20 people to vote… the snowball effect is how we will win this! Are your kids voting? Remember, you […]

By |August 10th, 2010|Blog|Comments Off on Grant Update From Lori!

Pepsi Refresh Grant Update

We are currently at #38 out of 412 organizations trying for the $250K grant which means we are almost in the top 10%.  We are moving up every day, so please keep up the daily voting and don’t forget to text your votes as well.

We are partnering with other organizations that are also trying for […]

By |August 9th, 2010|Blog|Comments Off on Pepsi Refresh Grant Update