PLEASE DONATE TODAY TO THE FRANCES FOUNDATION TO HELP KIDS BATTLING CANCER! CLICK HERE TO DONATE. Register HERE for the October 17, virtual gala! Everyone is invited and the event is free! 

HOLMDEL, NJ: The country has been in a pandemic since March, but that has not slowed down pediatric cancer. Every day in this country over 43 parents hear the unimaginable words: "Your Child Has Cancer." And, that is just the beginning of the nightmare journey of a family unit at war every moment, battling pediatric cancer. The masks so many of us complain about wearing, are an unfortunate wardrobe staple for pediatric cancer families as their child's immune system is brutally attacked and consistently vulnerable due to agonizing treatments. Often these families are put under extreme financial and emotional stress. What can we do to help? 

Founded in Holmdel, NJ, The Frances Foundation helps pediatric cancer families all over NJ, in a variety of ways from lessoning financial burdens to granting children's wishes. The Frances Foundation offers financial and emotional support, that countless pediatric families benefit from. Last year their annual gala had over 1,000 guests. This year the gala is forced to go virtual, read this letter from founder Bob Heugle:

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Dear Friends :

Our exciting & entertaining virtual gala event is on next Saturday, October 17th, at 7 pm. 

CLICK ON THIS LINK TO  REGISTER. PLEASE REGISTER ASAP; registration and watching the fun virtual event is FREE. EVERYONE IS INVITED !!!

Click here to register: https://one.bidpal.net/frances2020 PLEASE share this registration link with your families, friends, neighbors, & work colleagues. PLEASE post the registration link on your social media.

Below is our fast moving program, including an inspirational video from Villanova Basketball Coach Jay Wright, a presentation from Dr. Scerbo, Chief of pediatric oncology at Jersey Shore Hospital, messages from our warriors, a little comedy & magic show, a beautiful song sung by our warrior McKenzy, beautiful words from Angel Will’s mom Kara Shields, & much more, including the live drawing of 3 winning raffle tickets with prize money totaling $50,000.00!!!!.

DON’T MISS OUT ON THE THRILL OF SEEING YOUR WINNING RAFFLE TICKET WIN THE 1ST PLACE PRICE OF $30,000.00 !!!!!!!

Sincerely, Bob & The FF

President & Executive Director

THE FRANCES FOUNDATION FOR KIDS FIGHTING CANCER

WWW.FRANCESFOUNDATION.NET

THE 2020 VIRUAL GALA PROGRAM----IT’S A WHOLE NEW WORLD…

7  PM : INTRODUCTIONS  BY CO –HOSTS WARRIOR COOKIE WEST  & JR. TRUSTEE SYDNEY RUBMAN 

7 :05 PM : A WARM FRANCES WELCOME FROM PRESIDENT BOB HEUGLE ( LIVE )  

7:10 PM : INVOCATION BY VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT REV. PETER DONOHUE ( VIDEO)  

7:15 PM :  A MAGIC SHOW BY MATT CADABERA (VIDEO)  

7:20 PM : DR. JESSICA SCERBO, CHIEF OF PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY , HACKENSACK MERIDIAN-JERSEY SHORE HOSPITAL (VIDEO)  

7:25 PM : OUR FRANCES FOUNDATION YEAR IN REVIEW MUSIC VIDEO  

7:35 PM : TRIBUTE TO OUR ANGELS BY KARA SHIELDS ( VIDEO)  

7:40 PM:  “MEMORIES “ ( MAROON 5 SONG) SUNG BY WARRIOR MCKENZY HUPKE  (LIVE )  7:45 PM : TRULY BRAVE MUSIC VIDEO FEATURING FF ANGELS ANTONIO SANTOS AND STEPHANIE BADER (VIDEO)  

7:50 PM : A LITTLE COMEDY FROM MATT CADABERA (VIDEO)  

7:55 PM : INSPIRING MESSAGE FROM VILLANOVA HEAD BASKETBALL COACH JAY WRIGHT ( VIDEO)  

8:00 PM : MEET A FEW OF OUR WARRIORS (VIDEO)  

8:15 PM : RECOGNIZING OUR SPONSORS ( LIVE )  

8:25 PM: PICKING OUR 3 SUPER 50/50 RAGFKE WINNERS…$50,000 IN PRIZES !! ( LIVE )  

8:35 PM : A HUGE HUG & THANK YOU !!  GET UP & DANCE !! “SUNDAY BEST”  BY THE SURFACES