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Adopt a Child’s Wish for the Holidays

The holiday season is very meaningful to The Ashley Lauren Foundation. Our ALF Family Holiday Party is one of many programs offered to the children and their families. It is a beautiful, fun-filled day for the children and their families to forget about their cancer and enjoy the holiday season.

If you would like to adopt a child’s wish or contribute towards a wish for the holidays, visit our Wish List on Amazon here.
Please email our Wish Coordinator, Nancy Kolakowski, once the wish is purchased at nkolakowski@ashleylaurenfoundation.org.
 
Please have the wish mailed to our office unwrapped by Friday, December 1st. Our address is:
The Ashley Lauren Foundation
309 Morris Avenue, Suite D
Spring Lake, NJ 07762
 
If you would like to make a contribution towards a wish, you may mail a check or donate here. Please indicate it is for our wish drive. Contact our office at 732-414-1625 for additional information and any questions. Thank you and happy holidays!
November 16th, 2017|ALF Happenings, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

Hope Campaign to Benefit New Jersey Children with Cancer

The Ashley Lauren Foundation is seeking participants to help reach its goal

 Going on now through November 19, 2017, The Ashley Lauren Foundation is holding its Inaugural Hope Campaign, all proceeds will benefit the Foundation’s mission of bringing “Hope & Help for Children with Cancer in NJ.” To participate in this effort, simply become a fundraiser or donor by texting DANCE to 71777 or visit https://app.mobilecause.com/vf/Dance and follow the simple steps. At the conclusion of the campaign on Sunday, November 19th from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m., The Ashley Lauren Foundation will be culminating its 2017 Hope Campaign with its “Dance for Hope” Dance Marathon. The event will take place in the OceanFirst Bank Center at Monmouth University, located at 400 Cedar Avenue in West Long Branch.

Monica Vermeulen, Founder/CEO of The Ashley Lauren Foundation stated that, “We are so excited to be hosting our Inaugural Hope Campaign and “Dance for Hope” Dance Marathon at Monmouth University.  The “Dance for Hope” Dance Marathon will be the celebratory conclusion of the Foundation’s Hope Campaign, which is going on now through November 19th. Our goal is to reach $75,000, so please become a fundraiser today.”

The Dance Marathon is open to the public. The entry fee is $50 which can be obtained by fundraising. The Ashley Lauren Foundation is seeking participants that are willing to be fundraisers, donors or put a fundraising team together to help reach the Hope Campaign’s goal.  You do not have to participate in the dance marathon to become a fundraiser for this campaign. To participate, fundraise or donate, TEXT DANCE TO 71777 or visit https://app.mobilecause.com/vf/Dance  to follow the simple steps on how to begin fundraising.” 

 The goal of The Ashley Lauren Foundation is to ease the journey when pediatric cancer is diagnosed by providing direct financial assistance (household bills, medications not paid through medical insurance, traveling expenses to and from hospitals, funeral expenses, etc.); material assistance (food, clothing, household items); emotional support (for the entire family); four major seasonal parties for the children and their families (Spring Party at the Boardwalk, Summerfest, Harvest Party, Holiday Party); advocacy; “Making Dreams Come True” Program; Birthday Brigade (gifts, cake, balloons delivered personally to each child); special outings; hospital parties; holiday gifts for the children and anything else that is needed to make their lives easier and bring smiles to their faces. 

“DANCE FOR HOPE” Dance Marathon EVENT DETAILS

November 19, 2017 | 3:00 to 8:00 p.m.

OceanFirst Bank Center at Monmouth University

Join in and put a team together!

$50 minimum fundraising per person

$25 minimum fundraising per person (under 18)

(Under 18 must be accompanied at event by an adult along with signed waiver)

To Participate, Fundraise or Donate:

TEXT DANCE to 71777

or

Visit https://app.mobilecause.com/vf/Dance

Dancing | Entertainment | Prizes for Highest Amount Raised

DANCERS MUST WEAR SNEAKERS OR SOCKS.

NO OTHER FOOTWEAR WILL BE ALLOWED.

October 8th, 2017|ALF Happenings, Upcoming Events|0 Comments