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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. 

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 [...]

2017 Live Auction Items

Rally your friends around a live auction item and be ready to bid on Saturday, January 21, at An Evening With Heroes. Check out the amazing packages! ——————— Pacers Party You and 19 l [...]

Pros and Cons of Different Types of Charitable Giving

One generous person can make a heroic impact for individuals, families and communities in need, and charitable organizations like the Heroes Foundation help facilitate that impact. Depending on you [...]

A Millennial Approach to Giving

Evan Bedel’s two sons probably aren’t thinking about their futures. They likely don’t know what kind of impact they want to make on the world or how they will prepare for the futures of their [...]

Catherine Peachey Fund joins the Heroes Foundation family

INDIANAPOLIS — The Heroes Foundation welcomes the Catherine Peachey Fund into the Heroes Foundation family. The arrangement allows the Heroes Foundation to take up the Catherine Peachey Fund torc [...]

Sept. 16 #PIFF Party for the Heroes Foundation

Fourth annual event at Flat12 Bierwerks backs Central Indiana cancer community INDIANAPOLIS — Everyday heroes are invited to “pay it forward Friday” to the Central Indiana cancer community du [...]

$15,000 Gift Helps Lead to $330,000 Grant

How does one foundational Heroes Foundation grant make a larger impact? Consider this latest news from IU Simon Cancer Center. Dr. Grzegorz Nalepa, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at IU Simon Can [...]