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Temple Solel Trikes Against Cancer

On Wednesday, May 16, preschoolers at Temple Solel Early Childhood Center jumped on their tricycles and did laps to help fight childhood cancer! The Trike-a-Thon donated proceeds to The Seany Foundation. The tikes, in turn, learned about Mitzvahs and helping others in need. Thanks, Temple Solel students and teachers, for riding to help end pediatric cancer! Check out the next generation of do-gooders in action:

Thanks to Our 2011 Sponsors

We are less than a month away from our biggest party of the year! Visit www.theseanyfoundation.org/celebration for details.

The Seany Foundation would like to give a big thanks to our Celebration 2011 Gold Sponsors for making this year’s event possible:

Click on their logos to find out more about these companies that are helping in the fight against childhood cancer.

Seany Dates to Remember

Tuesday, August 17- Seany Volunteer Orientation: If you’d like to be a Seany volunteer, you should attend this informational meeting. Contact [email protected] for details.

Sunday, September 26- A full day of public touring activities and celebration for the entire community at the new Acute Care Pavilion. Be sure to check out the Seany Teen Room in the hematology/oncology wing!  9am-3pm at Rady Children’s Hospital.

Sunday, October 10- Everything Is Possible Celebration 2010 at the San Diego Hall of Champions: Join us at our annual gala event featuring cocktails, entertainment by RubySummer, festive fare by Jeffrey Strauss/Pamplemousse Grille, and silent/live auctions. Reservations now being taken.  Call 800-794-8282.  $125/person, $1250 per table. For sponsorships and in-kind donations, contact [email protected]

Thursday, November 18- Seany Movie Night (special early screening) Shhh- due to restrictions from Warner Brothers, we’re not allowed to publicly announce the title of the movie we’re showing, but feel free to invite your best muggle friends to join in the fun. If you can’t make it, do a good deed through our Sponsor-a-Kid Program. Tickets on sale soon.  For more info, contact [email protected]

Seany Teen Room Set to Open This Fall

Come one, come all!  On Sunday, September 26 from 9am to 3pm, the new Acute Care Pavilion at Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego will be open to the public.  Stop by for a visit to walk through the new facility and take a peek at the brand new, and first of its kind, Seany Teen Room!  Currently, our friends at Best Buy are finishing up plans to install the electronics so that the new teen lounge will be all set for use when the patients move in on October 10.  Yes, October 10 also marks the annual Seany Foundation Everything Is Possible Celebration gala.  So, mark your calendars; don’t miss the fun and excitement!  We’ll see you there.

Summer Heats Up in the Midwest

Be sure to check your mailbox for your official invitation to our June 13 event in Southfield, MI.  The Seany Foundation’s Michigan Celebration goes back to Sean’s hometown to pay tribute to our loyal supporters and to raise monies to help combat pediatric cancer.  For more information, email Amie at [email protected]

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Geek Squad Visits Seany Room

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On Friday, April 2, Best Buy’s Geek Squad made an appearance at the new Patient Care Pavilion at Rady Children’s Hospital to meet with Seany Foundation CAO Amy Robins for a walk-thru of what will soon be the Seany Teen Room in the new oncology wing.

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Our new favorite geeks were scouting out the location to plan exactly what kind of goodies they’ll be donating for use in the activity center.  Conversations included thoughts on Mac vs. PC, iPod stations, and speaker and flat screen TV options.  With the Seany Teen Room scheduled to open on time this summer, both The Seany Foundation and our friends at Best Buy are very excited about all the possibilities.

More updates on the progress of the teen room coming soon…

Shop Online with Seany This Holiday!

Did you know that when you buy your holiday gifts online, part of your purchase can go toward childhood cancer research and the new teen activity center at Children’s Hospital?

This holiday season, do a good deed while you get your gift shopping done online!  Use our link to buy flowers, plants, and gourmet goodies, and Proflowers will donate $10 of every purchase to The Seany Foundation!

If you follow this link and make a purchase, you can even receive a FREE vase!

Shop with Seany at www.proflowers.com/theseanyfoundation

But, wait.  The buck doesn’t stop there.  With GoodShop,  you can browse great online deals from over 600 affiliated merchants, such as Best Buy, Macy’s, Target, Delta, and Amazon.com.  GoodShop will donate a percentage of each purchase made to your favorite charity!  (Just remember to pick The Seany Foundation as your charity of choice in the drop-down menu.)

GoodShop: You Shop...We Give!

Make the holidays merry with a little easy holiday shopping done from the comfort of your home and the bottom of your heart…

‘Tis the Season: A True Story

Do good.  Feel good.  With your help, The Seany Foundation is embarking on some very exciting projects to help kids with cancer.  Help us spread the holiday cheer.  Pass on this informative video to help spread the word about the true story of great things that are happening right here in your neighborhood.

Memories of Sean in OurCity: San Diego

Click here to read part of Memories of Sean.

Click here to read part of Memories of Sean.

Extra! Extra! Read all about it.  This month is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and we are off to a great start with an article on Sean, Mitch, Amy, and the Foundation on page 26 of the September issue of OurCity: San Diego magazine.  If you haven’t received your copy in the mail, you can check out part of the article online and subscribe.  It’s a very well-rounded magazine, and we encourage your readership.  If you are a Seany donor, then OurCity will honor a request for a free subscription.  Just email [email protected] to make a request.