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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. 

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 [...]

Easter Visits With Children at Riley

Team JOEY, A Heroes Foundation program, had more than 60 patients and family members attended the Easter party at Riley Hospital for Children. The day included an Easter egg hunt, the Easter bunny [...]

Program & Event Manager: We Are Hiring

The Heroes Foundation is hiring. Are you a fit for our Program & Event Manager position? JOB DESCRIPTION Program & Event Manager The Heroes Foundation exists because of people who confronte [...]

2017 Spin4Heroes Wrap-Up

Thanks to support from participants, sponsors and volunteers, Spin4Heroes on March 11, 2017, raised a total of $64,000 to back the Heroes Foundation’s cancer fundraiser and initiatives around su [...]

March 11 Spin4Heroes Takes Over Colts Practice Turf

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Four hours of spinning to impact the Indiana cancer community during Heroes Foundation’s seventh annual event WHAT: The Heroes Foundation’s seventh annual Spin4Heroes even [...]

Summit to Fight Breast Cancer Disparity

African-American women are 42 percent more likely to die from breast cancer than white women. The Catherine Peachey Fund has always made funding triple-negative breast cancer a funding priority. Th [...]

Medical Collaboration to Fight Breast Cancer

Heroes Foundation’s Catherine Peachey Fund Gives Wings to Research Sixteen years ago, Dr. George Sledge asked Connie Rufenbarger, Special Projects Manager of the Catherine Peachey Fund, for a big [...]