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HLFYA Charlie Surpasses his Fundraising for Be the Match

Young Ambassador Charlie Raibman wanted to raise money for Be The Match, The National Marrow Donor Program because he has a young cousin who has been in need of a bone marrow transplant since she was born. Be The Match uses donation money to help provide one-on-one support for patients and families throughout the transplant […]

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HLF finances renovation of 8 family rooms at Ronald McDonald House

The House in Huddinge is the oldest House in Sweden (opened 1993) and despite being the smallest House with only 14 family rooms, it is the one that cares for the greatest amount of families per year – around 900 -1,100 families. Since opened, it has been a temporary home to over 21,000 families. In […]

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HENRIK LUNDQVIST FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF 2nd ANNUAL S.A.V.E. SCHOLARSHIP

The Henrik Lundqvist Foundation is proud to announce that Sarah Keane has been named the 2nd annual S.A.V.E. Scholar of the Year with Alicia McCarvil and Madalyn Burhart receiving the two runner-up prizes. This annual, need-based scholarship program exclusively for alumni of the HLF Young Ambassadors Program is awarded to individuals exhibiting exemplary dedication to […]

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HLFYA Calla Doh Hosts a Toiletry Care Drive for Children’s National DC

For many hospitalized patients, especially children, extended hospital stays are physically and mentally demanding. Patients and families strive for a sense of normalcy and routine. One aspect of a “regular” routine is undoubtedly hygiene and grooming. HLFYA Calla Doh recognized the potential of providing quality and portable toiletries to contribute to personal care and to […]

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HLFYA Alumni Cara Griffin Awarded Two Leadership Prizes

2020 HLF Young Ambassadors Cara Griffin has earned two significant leadership awards: the Adelphi University Prize for Leadership and the New York State Senate Youth Leadership Recognition Award. The Adelphi Prize for Leadership is awarded to high school juniors in recognition of their exemplary academic achievement and community service. As a recipient, Cara will have […]

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HLFYA Kerri Collects New & Unused Sports Equipment for Underprivileged Youth

Participation in sports serves as an invaluable childhood experience—it has proven to be beneficial for physical, emotional, and social development. Unfortunately, due to the skyrocketing prices of youth sports and equipment, the experience has become inaccessible to countless children throughout the country. This prevents many children from having the same athletic opportunities, emotional outlets, and […]

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HLFYA Katie Hosts Local Blood Drive to Combat County Blood Shortages

On May 22, 2021, HLFYA Katie Sheehy hosted a blood drive for her Independent Service Project. Katie’s mother works for the New York Blood Center and brought to her attention the fact that hospitals across the country were experiencing extreme blood shortages due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This inspired Katie to organize a blood drive […]

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