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Summits Podcast Episode 13: Former Colts Coach Chuck Pagano on Football, Cancer, and Retirement

On his last day as an Indiana resident, Coach Chuck Pagano sits down to talk about his coaching career, his battle with leukemia, and what life looks like after football.  For that and more, tune into episode 13 of the Summits Podcast. 

Catherine Peachey Fund Awards $30,000 for Breast Cancer Initiatives in Central Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS — The Catherine Peachey Fund, a member of the Heroes Foundation family, has awarded a total of $30,000 in grants to three separate initiatives. The awarded projects are affiliated w [...]

Catherine Peachey Fund Awards $250,000

IU Healthy Breast Tissue Project Promises to Transform Research Worldwide INDIANAPOLIS — Single-cell sequencing of normal breast tissue samples has the potential to revolutionize breast cancer r [...]

Heroes Foundation 2017 Annual Report

See how Heroes Foundation advocates served the Indiana cancer community in 2017. View our 2017 Annual Report.

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The Peachey Effect: January-July 2018

Impact of Catherine Peachey Fund Continues to Flourish By Stephanie Rufenbarger Lesher With so much happening at the Catherine Peachey Fund, we wanted to share some highlights with our loyal suppor [...]

Catherine Peachey Fund Awards $45,000 to Innovative Breast Cancer Research Project

INDIANAPOLIS — The Catherine Peachey Fund, a member of the Heroes Foundation family, has approved a grant proposal to award $45,000 to Richard Carpenter, Ph.D. An Assistant Professor at the Indi [...]

Heroes Foundation Announces $51,000 in Future Research Funding

INDIANAPOLIS — The Heroes Foundation has chosen two Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center researchers to receive $51,000 in grant funding over a three-year period to propel their [...]

Team JOEY’s “Best Day Ever!”

By Kelly Canada, Heroes Foundation board member and Team JOEY program leader “Best day ever!” That’s what I overheard a pediatric cancer patient exclaim as he loaded up his plate with [...]

2017 #PIFF Party // Sept. 15

What: 2017 #PIFF Party (fifth annual) Who: Heroes in the fight against cancer band together to “Pay It Forward Friday” to support the Heroes Foundation (heroesfoundation.org). When: Friday, Sep [...]

The Peachey Effect

Impact of Catherine Peachey Fund Continues to Flourish By Stephanie Rufenbarger Lesher With so much happening at the Catherine Peachey Fund, we wanted to share some highlights with our loyal suppor [...]

Heroes Foundation Hires Two Dynamic Non-Profit Professionals

INDIANAPOLIS — The Heroes Foundation has made two strategic hires to help the Indiana cancer organization fulfill its mission and continue to grow its reach in the community. Janet Campbell Baker [...]