Fundraising & Events

3rd Annual EHE Virtual 5K Run/Walk

The EHE Foundation hosts an annual run/walk for all ages and abilities in April, which is EHE awareness month. This event is “virtual”, which means it can be done anywhere the participant is located.  Participants are asked to complete the 5K during the last month of April.  Registration includes a t-shirt, race bib, bracelet, and…

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Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is celebrated each year on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and after the widely recognized Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  It is recognized as an international day of giving at the beginning of the holiday season and is fueled by the power of social media. The day known as “#GivingTuesday” proved to be a…

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Birthday Fundraisers Hosted by Facebook

Birthday Cake

Supporters continue to celebrate their birthdays (and other special occasions) by creating a fundraiser on Facebook to support The EHE Foundation. Facebook allows supporters to easily create the event, share their story, invite friends, and track their progress toward their goal.  This convenient online tool has allowed many of our supporters to increase awareness while…

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A Day of Fun Celebrating the Life of Brian Frank

Brian Frank

Brian Frank passed away from EHE on September 2, 2014 at the age of 28. Brian had only been sick for about 6 months and was not properly diagnosed until he passed.  His family and friends, led by his mother, Darlene Frank, and his sister, Angela Osborn, organize an annual event in Brian’s memory, which…

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Softball Tournament in Memory of Justin Herald

Justin Herald

Stephanie Herald, Courtney Walters, along with other family and friends of Justin Herald organized a memorial softball tournament in his memory in Hailey, Idaho on June 3-4 2017.   They had a spectacular event with outstanding community support, great weather, and a group of enthused players.  Justin was a full-time fireman and paramedic, a certified CrossFit…

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Running 100 Miles for EHE

David Petrisko

Jimmy Crook started the 100 mile challenge many years ago, while he was deployed to Afghanistan as a way to pass time and get people motivated through the tough holiday month of December. It has morphed into a nationwide group on Facebook (#Run4) that raises money for charity, encourages others on their fitness journey, and…

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Poker Tournament in Memory of Brian Frank Raises $11,000

Brian Frank

Earlier this month, Angela Osborn, along with numerous family and friends, gathered for a night of poker in Washington in order to honor her late brother Brian Frank. Along with the poker tournament, a silent auction was held, T-shirts and sweatshirts featuring Brian’s initials and birthdate were sold, and at the end of the evening, a staggering $11,000…

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Smoothie King Raises Money in Memory of Mandy O’Connor

Smoothie King EHE cancer Mandy O'Connor

Smoothie King in York, Pennsylvania, held its second fundraiser in memory of Mandy O’Connor on October 13. Sean and Nicky Krebs, Smoothie King franchisees and close friends of Mandy and Devin’s, once again donated 50 percent of their sales on what would have been Mandy’s 33rd birthday. Mandy died due to EHE on April 5,…

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