Posts Tagged ‘fundraiser’

8th Annual Community Friends Craft Show Oct 17 2015

The 8th Annual “Community Friends” Craft Show, in support of Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation, will be held on Saturday, October 17, 2015, 10am – 4pm, at the Town of Poughkeepsie Senior Center, 14 Abes Way (off South Gate Drive) [map].

Gorgeous gifts from more than 20 handcraft artisans will be available for purchase, in time to avoid the holiday rush! There will be a “Think Pink” Resale Bargains Boutique on the gazebo deck. Enjoy author’s book signings, blood pressure screenings by oncology nurses, and a professional massage therapist. Try your luck in the Giant Pumpkin Weight Contest, drawings for prizes every 15 minutes and the Shoppers’ Grand Prize Drawing!

Refreshments for sale will include Cool Bus Cafe’ Catering and delicious home-baked desserts.

Admission donations (adults $3, seniors $2) go to benefit Miles of Hope.

For more information, call 845-297-7652, or click to download the flyer.


The Law Office of Jay  S. Cantor
Nancy Keller, Keller Williams Realty
Pioneer Blacktopping
Dale Robin, Robin Home Inspection
Cathy Temple, R & C Cleaning
T. Webber Plumbing & Heating
Trustco Bank

Emily R. Craig, LILAC Development Corporation
Patricia Fleming, Medicare Resource Group & NY Life Insurance Co.
Nancy Martinelli, Century 21 Alliance, OMNI Financial Advisory Group
Toni A. Saycheck MD FACOG , Mt. Kisco Medical Group

Steven Domber, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services  Hudson Valley
Michael Mullaney, Hudson Cadilac-Buick-GMC
Oncology Nurses’ Association, John Flowers, WHVW Radio

West Point Firefighters Breast Cancer Awareness T-shirts

west-point-fireightersWest Point Professional Firefighters, IAFF Local F-7, is selling Breast cancer Awareness t-shirts throughout October, with all proceeds going to support Miles of Hope.

S-XL $15
Long Sleeve T-shirts:
S-XL $18
Hooded Sweatshirts: 
S-XL $35
XXL-XXXL $40. 

Deadline for orders & payment: September 5.

Download Flyer

Walk for Hope October 4 2015

walk for HopeRegister now for the Hudson Valley Community Walk for Breast Cancer, our flagship fundraiser. It will be held on Sunday, October 4 at James Baird State Park in Pleasant Valley, NY [map].

Please register in advance. Kids under 12 walk free. This year’s Walk honoree is Mary Bonura

Prizes for the individual and team that raise the most money! Register now

Purchase a Road Sign in honor or in memory of a friend or  loved one. Deadline: September 19.

T-shirt Sponsors and Event Sponsors are needed. 

Donate or create a donation page on

Fundraiser at Texas Roadhouse in Kingston NY for Miles of Hope

texas roadhouseThe Texas Roadhouse in Kingston NY will hold a fundraiser on the evening of Thursday, October 1st. That evening, 5% of all sales, as well as donations from patrons, will be given to Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation.
Be sure to stop by for dinner at 500 Miron Lane, Kingston, NY on October 1st to support this cause! Remember, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

If you have any questions, please call the restaurant at 845-336-7600.

Yoga for Hope Sept. 20, 2015

yoga-thumbKathy Delia from Millbrook Yoga will hold a fundraiser for Miles of Hope on Sunday, September 20, 2015 at James Baird State Park in Pleasant Valley, NY.

What: Yoga For Hope
Where: James Baird State Park, Pleasant Valley, NY. Class will be held at the pergola across from the Shelter 2 sign. Class will be held, weather permitting.
When: Sunday, September 20th, 2015
Time: 9:30 am
Fee: $20 class donation (cash or check payable to Miles of Hope). All proceeds to Miles of Hope.
Registration: Call 845-723-4302
Instructor: Kathy Delia, RYT, Millbrook Yoga
Additional info: No yoga experience required. Wear comfortable clothing, bring a yoga mat or towel and a willing spirit!

Click to download a poster.

Gold’s Gym Duathlon Sept. 27, 2015

goldsduathlonGold’s Gym LaGrange will hold its annual Duathlon on Sunday, September 27, 2015, starting at its facility on Titusville Rd, Lagrangeville, NY [map]. Registration begins at 7 am and the run-bike-run duathlon starts at 8 am.

Sponsorships are available — download the brochure for details.

Register by Sept. 11 for free t-shirt. Download the registration form or register on

Proceeds benefit Miles of Hope.

International Beer Festival Supports Miles of Hope

On Saturday, October 3, 2015, come to the International Beer Festival at Harbor Island Park, Mamaroneck, NY [map] from 12 PM until 5 PM.

Enjoy 300 beers from around the globe. A portion of proceeds goes to support Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation.

Live bands, great food and plenty of cheer will make this day special!

Buy your tickets in advance to avoid waiting in line! Click to buy tickets and get more info.


Marist Volleyball Dig Pink Game for Breast Cancer October 11, 2015

pink-ribbon-volleyballThe Dig Pink Match between the Marist Women’s Volleyball Team and Fairfield University will be held on Sunday, October 11 at 1 PM at the McCann Center, 3399 North Road, Poughkeepsie NY. This sport event will be a fundraiser for breast cancer awareness.

Admission is free. Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation will be there with donation buckets. The entire team will be wearing pink shoelaces.

For more information, visit the Marist website.


4th Annual Cosmos & Cupcakes For Causes A Real Sweetie


L-R Back Row: Regina McGrade, Pari Forood, Tina James, Gwen DeSousa, Atia Harvin and Richelle Winston, Tonya Addy, Seated: L. Judges Dan Maughan, Tomas and Ed Kowalski

This 4th annual “sweet” event to benefit three great charities, The Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center, Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation, and the Littman Cancer Center at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital was held on Tuesday evening, June 2. Nearly 200 people gathered at Anthony’s Pier 9 to watch cupcake contestants crowned and extravagant mixologists making creative “spirited” cosmos. By popular demand guests SAMPLED the cupcakes this year, enjoyed a light supper followed by a fantastic program that told the “Story” of the ties that bind the organization and the people they serve.

Regina McGrade, VP of Marketing and Development at the Family Health Center, the events lead and founding agency shared; “The committee teams from each charity are very proud of the collaborative spirit in producing this event and working with each other every day for the health and wellbeing of our communities. The collaborations also included the SLC Auxiliary, The Friends of the Family Health Center, the students at The Nora Cronin Presentation Academy for production – painting over 200 clay pots (cupcakes).”

The event has raised nearly $50k for EACH charity to date.

The Best in Show winning cupcake this year was “Raspberry Patch” by Tina James.

The Fan Favorite AND Second Place cupcake was “Southern Charm” by Gwen DeSousa, a 2013 winner of this event.

Third Place was “Tres Leche” by Atia Harvin and Richelle Winston

The reigning Cosmo Champion (Pineapple Upside Down Cake 2014), Allison Sutherland was recognized for her 2015 Cherry Vanilla Cosmo.

Celebrity volunteer judges were:
Tomas, of Tomas Restaurant Group; Tomas Cafe in Wappingers Falls

 Ed Kowalski, CIA graduate and chef/owner of Lola’s Cafe under the Walkway, and Crave Restaurant in Poughkeepsie

Dan Maughan, Assistant Vice President, St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital,  Littman Cancer Center


CIA Brazil Carnival Dinner to benefit Miles of Hope!


This Event Is Sold Out!

On June 13, the CIA will turn into ‘Carnival in Rio’ for a dinner-event benefiting the Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation.

Throughout the night CIA students will be showcasing the lively colors, festive foods, and tropical-themed cocktails of Brazil.

Location: The Culinary Institute of America, 1946 Campus Drive, Hyde Park, NY
Reception: Reception and silent auction begin on Anton Plaza at 6 p.m.
Dinner: Dinner to be held in Farquharson Hall at 7:15 p.m.
Attire: Semi-formal
Charity: Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation
Scholarship: CIA’s Side Towel Scholarship which provides financial aid to students, regardless of academic standing, a resource to continue their education
Price: $95 per person, includes all beverages, taxes, and service charges
Entertainment: Live Latin music by Big Band Sound

The public is invited however seating is limited. For more information and to make reservations event is sold out.