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DREWS HOPE REGISTRATION OPEN NOW

Use the link below to sign up for the race and the time slot of your choosing!  Contact friends & family... coordinate your time slots to run the race together!!

Hurry, we expect openings to fill quickly!!

Looking to simply make a donation to Drew's Hope?

Simply drop a check in the mail to

Drew's Hope   PO Box 924  Newtown, PA 18940

All donations are tax deductible as Drew's Hope is a 501c3 organization

Run for Drew's Hope

Registration is OPEN for a family style obstacle course fun run to take place at Transcends Fitness on Saturday, May 3, 2014.  Join us for a morning of family fun and run the 2 mile course.  Overcoming obstacles is the theme of the day.  Drew and his family strive each day to overcome the obstacles Batten's Disease has brought to their lives and those of hundreds of families they now consider friends worldwide which also work daily to find a cure for this rare disease.  An overwhelming amount of the funds to conduct research are from private resources of those families affected.  We can help and enjoy a hopefully beautiful morning in May as well!  If it rains, this will be a mud run, so the event goes rain or shine.  Run or cheer from the finish line!

Runners will go in heats every 15 minutes throughout the event, so gather your family and friends.  Put together a team of participants to sign up for the same race time!  Space is limited, so register early!

Our bike drive this year will be on JULY 27, 2014

We are in our fifth year of this bike drive!!!
 
Collect your bikes and bring them over on July 27, 2014 between 11AM to 3PM at 3 Spring Oak Drive Newtown PA.  We collected over 75 bikes last year that were donated to the Trenton Boys and Girls Club Bike Exchange.
 
The mission of the Bike Exchange is to help low income families purchase bikes and to raise money for the Trenton Boys & Girls Club After School Programs.  More information about the Bike Exchange is at www.BikeExchangeNJ.org.
 
The DiMedio van will be available to get bikes if you are unable to transport them, so make sure to contact us if you need this service!

Bike Drive-August 3rd, 2013 12PM - 3PM

The DiMedio Foundation is holding its forth annual bike drive on Saturday, August 3rd 12PM to 3PM at 3 Spring Oak Drive Newtown PA.  We collected over 50 bikes last year that were donated to the Trenton Boys and Girls Club Bike Exchange.
 
The mission of the Bike Exchange is to help low income families purchase bikes and to raise money for the Trenton Boys & Girls Club After School Programs.  More information about the Bike Exchange is at www.BikeExchangeNJ.org.
 
The DiMedio van will be available to get bikes if you are unable to transport them, so make sure to contact us if you need this service!

Girl Scout Book Drive 2011

The second grade girl scout troop at Sol Feinstone Elementary ran a very successful book drive this Spring with thousands of books collected, sorted, and boxed up for delivery to needy schools.  These books were delivered to three different Philadelphia area schools as well as a fantastic after school writing program run for children in an area of Philly where programs like this are needed most.  The books were put to immediate use this Spring, and will be in those classrooms for many years to come.  Thanks to the girl scouts, their leaders, and all of the many in the community that donated their books!

Saint Nicholas Project 2010

The DiMedio Foundation again sponsored two families through the Saint Nicholas Project.  These families had a nice holiday meal, and many gifts to put under their Christmas tree.  In all, the families have six children which enjoyed new bicycles, new clothes, scarves, gloves, and toys for Christmas.   

Bike Drive-August 1, 2010

The DiMedio Foundation held a bike drive on Sunday, August 1st at 16 Davis Drive Washington Crossing, PA.  We collected over 50 bikes that were donated to the Trenton Boys and Girls Club Bike Exchange.
 
The mission of the Bike Exchange is to help low income families purchase bikes and to raise money for the Trenton Boys & Girls Club After School Programs.  More information about the Bike Exchange is at www.BikeExchangeNJ.org.
 
The 2010 biking season opened on March 20th and the Bike Exchange has sold 1,237 bikes, raising a net of $45,260 for the after school programs of the Boys & Girls Club.  These numbers for the first three months of the 2010 biking season have already surpassed all of 2009 sales and donations.  The demand for bikes has skyrocketed and we need donations now!
 

How it works:  we all collect used bikes, they recondition the bikes and sell them at the Bike Exchange.  Since the Bike Exchange is run by volunteers, nearly all funds from the sale of bikes support the Club's after school programs.  

Drew's Hope Tennis Round Robin 2010

The 2010 Drew's Hope Tennis Round Robin was a huge success!  Thank you to everyone involved.  We hope to see everyone again soon at our next event!

Drew's Hope Research Foundation was established in honor of Drew Ferrandino. Batten Disease is considered an orphan disease with very little public funding available for research. Drew's Hope is committed to raising funds to support research and creating awareness about Batten Disease. With appropriate funding we can further research to provide a treatment and/or cure for this terrible disease.

 



Upcoming Events

  • May
  • 3
Run for Drew's Hope
  • 10:00am- 1:00pm (EDT)
  • Transcends Fitness
  • Join us in overcoming obstacles on Transcend Fitness' two mile course. Register NOW with family and friends to fund important research to find a cure for Battens Disease!

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  • Jul
  • 27
2014 Bike Drive
  • 11:00am- 3:00pm (EDT)
  • 3 Spring Oak Drive
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    Welcome!

    The DiMedio Foundation is dedicated to provide opportunity for exceptionally challenged or disadvantaged children. We will support these children by shining a "bright light" of opportunity, fun and laughter in their lives. Email tiffany@dimedio.com for more information on how you can contribute! Thanks!