The Purple Hair Challenge – WE DID IT!

This has been a whirlwind, but boy oh boy, what a success!! First the headline: The Purple Hair Challenge raised a startling $42,000!!! We could not be more thrilled! Our initial goal was $20,000. Then about halfway through the month, we raised it to $30,000. And look what happened! More than 800 individual donations ranging…

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PURPLE HAIR CHALLENGE UPDATE!

We are SO excited about where we are with the Purple Hair Challenge!! When we started this, we set a big goal of $20,000. But secretly, I had another even bigger goal in my heart: $30,000! When I finally got up the nerve to say it out loud, the Purple Hair Team wholeheartedly agreed to try!…

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THE PURPLE HAIR CHALLENGE!!!

UPDATE: Fantastic support so far for our Purple Hair Challenge to recognize Childhood Cancer Awareness Month!! We are 1/3 of the way to our goal! As you may have heard, Team Summer is doing something CRAZY! We are raising money for Team Summer…and at the end of the month, we are promising to DYE OUR…

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Riverwood Kids Do It Again!!

For a THIRD time, students at Riverwood International Charter School in Sandy Springs, GA collected their best artwork… …everything from paintings… …to sketches and photographs… …and sculptures and jewelry, too… …and auctioned them off to the highest bidder! All to benefit Team Summer! Yay!! These kids outdid themselves this year, raising an amazing $1300! A special…

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY!!! We are amazed by your generosity! You helped us raise $50,000!!  Last November, we put together a matching gift fund of $15,000. You all blew us away by matching those funds in just 24 hours! That gave us $30,000. Then we set an ambitious new goal: to raise $20,000 more by the end of the…

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Celebrating Summer!

To honor Summer on this day, a group of Team Summer supporters have put together a Challenge Fund that will match your contributions to Team Summer – dollar for dollar – up to $15,000! That means that if you donate $100, Team Summer will get $200! November 11th marks the fourth anniversary of Summer Dale’s…

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Tyler’s Fraternity Rocks!

Remember this guy?! Tyler has been with Team Summer from the beginning. While battling his own sarcoma cancer, he was one of Summer’s closest friends. Their relationship exemplified the bond between two kids with cancer, and helped Summer recognize that kids with cancer need each other for support. Thankfully, Tyler beat his cancer. He’s now…

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Riverwood Art Auction is a BIG Success!

The Riverwood International Charter School Art Auction went off without a hitch! Students from all grades submitted art work for family, friends, and fans to bid on. Together, art lovers purchased $1143 worth of creativity, all to benefit Team Summer! Many thanks to the coordinators of this event, Riverwood teachers Dana Munson and Elizabeth Karp. We…

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Second Annual Art Auction Fundraiser at Riverwood!

Mark your calendars – Thursday April 17th from 5:30p-7:00p! It is time once again for the second annual Art Auction Fundraiser for Team Summer at Riverwood High School in Sandy Springs!! The Riverwood National Honor Society is hosting an art show and silent auction (followed by  Riverwood’s Showcase for Visual and Performing Arts at 7:00p)….

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Thank you, Rowan!

When 17-year-old Rowan left for her job this summer to be a counsellor for girls at Camp Seafarer in Arapahoe, North Carolina, she knew she wanted to make a difference. She found out that the camp was holding a special session later in the summer for families of cancer survivors, and she began searching for…

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