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Kids Thirsty to Help Other Kids

Twin Cousins Hunter and Daniel Greenspan (6.5 like Noah) joined Noah and Talia (4.5) Baird in Carslbad, CA. They raised money and donated earnings to TSF!

This summer, our good friend Noah Baird, hosted another lemonade stand. And once again, he donated a portion of profits to The Seany Foundation, to help kids who are battling cancer. This time, he enlisted his cousins who were visiting from NY.

Complete with an ipod and speakers, their lemonade stand attracted the attention of drivers-by (mostly due to the wonderful dancing accompanying the music). The Seany Foundation salutes Noah and his growing gang of lemonade sellers for their continued support in the battle against pediatric cancer! Way to go, kiddos!

 

SOMBFAB Awards Guardian Angels

Yesterday, Amy Robins, Co-founder of The Seany Foundation, was pleasantly surprised to be presented with the “Guardian Angels Award” from the young cancer patient and siblings’ support group Some of My Best Friends Are Bald.

Amy Robins with Nurse Amy Crisman-Schneider

This past year, The Seany Foundation invited SOMBFAB members to walk the red carpet at Seany Movie Nights, free-of-charge. Several of its members also enjoy using The Seany Room in the oncology wing of Rady Children’s Hospital, a space dedicated to teens and young adults.

The Seany Foundation is honored to receive the Guardian Angels Award and would also like to wish SOMBFAB a very happy 21st anniversary! Kudos to fellow 2011 Guardian Angel Award recipients Aldo Sabino, Carmen Delgadillo from Friends of Scott, and Gary Schneider.

Thank You, Sponsors!

The Seany Foundation would like to send a big thanks to everyone who sponsored a kid and/or family to attend this year’s Hairless Potter Night! Click the image below to see how you made a difference in the lives of kids and teens with cancer:

Hairless Potter Raises Over $14K

Thank you, Seany supporters! Your magic helped us raise over $14,000 at this year’s Hairless Potter Night.

Over 300 people attended Seany Movie Night at UltraStar Poway. Guests followed the red carpet to Theater 10, where they were among the first in San Diego to see Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2. KUSI and Fox News were there to cover all the excitement.

Seany’s Sponsor-a-Kid Program provided 100 complimentary tickets to young cancer patients and their families from local hospitals.

The costume contest boasted young participants dressed as the Weasley brothers, Tonks, Muggles, Dementors, creative versions of Harry Potter, and many more. Winners took home prizes ranging from an iPod to Harry Potter Legos to official HP7 posters to free smoothies at Jamba Juice.

The winner of the evening’s drawing was announced online after the event: #661895. The winner can claim the prize by calling 858-551-5885 or emailing [email protected]

The next Seany Movie Night is scheduled for November 17. For more photos from the event, check out Seany’s Flickr Photostream.

Seany Movie Night Tickets On Sale Now!

When: 7:00pm PDT Jul 14th, 2011
Where: Ultrastar Poway 10 Cinemas, 13475 Poway Road, Poway, CA 92064

Calling all wizards, witches, and Muggles, The Seany Foundation and its friends at UltraStar Poway Cinemas will be hosting a very special, early screening of this year’s most highly anticipated movie finale! Dress as your favorite character and you may win one of our famous costume contests!

General tickets include admission, complimentary popcorn, soda, candy, and sliders! And with VIP tickets, you also get reserved seating. Doors open at 6 PM, and screening begins at 7 PM.

General tickets may also be purchased and donated as part of Seany’s Sponsor-a-Kid Program. Tickets for the Sponsor-a-Kid program will be distributed at local hospitals to young patients with cancer and their families. Purchasing a sponsored ticket allows kids in treatment and their families to attend our fun-filled movie night for free!

Proceeds from Seany Movie Night benefit The Seany Foundation’s pediatric cancer research and patient care projects. www.theseanyfoundation.org

For more information or to purchase tickets by phone, call 858-551-5885.

Buy tickets for Seany Movie Night July 14

Seany Named Finalist by San Diego Business Journal

The San Diego Business Journal‘s “Family-Owned and Closely-Held Business Awards” will be held today at 4pm at Paradise Point Resort & Spa.  The awards are presented by the SDBJ, SDSU College of Business Administration Entrepreneurial Management Center, and the UCSD Continuing Education Family Business Forum.  And The Seany Foundation has been named a Finalist!  Congratulations to our co-founders Mitch, Amy, and of course, Sean Robins!

Strike Out Childhood Cancer!

Don’t miss Seany’s Birthday Bowling Bash this December 26 from 2pm-4pm at Mira Mesa Bowl!  Help us strike out childhood cancer!  Tickets will be available at the door- $27 for adults, and $17 for kids under 18- and include pizza, soda, shoe and lane rentals.

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 Movie Night Packs Mad Fun

On Friday, March 5, Alice in Wonderland in 3D delighted guests at Seany Movie Night at UltraStar Del Mar Highlands.  The charity screening raised over $7500.  Costume contest winners took home gift certificates and authentic movie posters, and each participant earned a free Jamba Juice smoothie just for entering.  For photos of the fabulous costumes, check out our Flickr Photostream.  If you missed the excitement this time around, get ready for our Sex and the City 2 Soiree coming up in May, and of course, our huge Hairless Potter Night coming in November!

Good times at Seany Movie Night

Good times at Seany Movie Night

3 Days Left to Sponsor-a-Kid!

We are getting all the prizes together and prepping our costumes for the big party this Friday.  We have a few tickets left.  Call today to sponsor a kid!  Buy a general admission ticket so that a young cancer patient from a local hospital can come for the fun for free.  Buy your own ticket, and make sure to wear your best costume for a chance to win some cool prizes! Call us at 1-800-794-8282.

Alice in Wonderland in 3D

Alice in Wonderland in 3D