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Turn Homemade Snowflakes into a Charity Event
Decorating for the winter can be snow much fun, no matter where you live, as long as you have the right tools. So leave the blowers off and keep the shovel parked; gear up with your scrape paper and scissors and make your own indoor blizzard. Need some help? Never fear! Check out The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp for some guidance. You can even step up your efforts by making your fun project a fundraiser for The Hole in the Wall Gang with offers camps for seriously ill children.
Hole in the Wall Gang Camp Serves Seriously Ill Children
ALEXANDRIA, La (11/13/10)…Most adults will remember Paul Newman for his acting ability, piercing blue eyes and sex appeal, but campers at The Hole In The Wall Gang Camp will remember him for something entirely different—their visit to a place where they could retrieve some of their lost childhood and “raise a little hell.” ?
JetBlue Enters Connecticut Airspace
The airline is also expected to make a special donation to one of Connecticut's most beloved and well-known charities: The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, which the late Paul Newman founded.
Julia Roberts: The Class Act
Once called the Hillary of Hollywood for her trailblazing—Julia Roberts was the first actress to get more than $20 million for a film—Roberts has used that money and clout for good. Since 1997 she’s supported Paul Newman’s Hole in the Wall Gang camp for children with grave illnesses. She also campaigns to fund research for Rett Syndrome (a neurodevelopmental disorder that can destroy kids’ ability to walk and speak) and serves on the board of Earth Biofuels, which promotes renewable energy.
Cortlandt 10-year-old to Sing at Lincoln Center Benefit
Sharing the stage with a group of big-time celebrities coming out for a benefit concert at Avery Fisher Hall in Manhattan tonight [0x04]— Bill Cosby, Emmylou Harris, Lyle Lovett, John Mellencamp, Keb' Mo' and Stevie Wonder — will be a talented young singer from Cortlandt.
Travelers Championship Gives 1.1 Million to Charities
The Travelers Championship announced that $1.1 million from 2010 tournament proceeds will go to two primary beneficiaries — The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp and the Greater Hartford Jaycees — and more than 130 other charities.
Not-So-Snooty Event Takes Off Again to Benefit Children
New Haven Runner Wants Others to Pound the Pavement for a Good Cause
McBride, 24, finished the Leadville Trail to raise $12,500 for The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, founded in 1988 by actor Paul Newman to serve 15,000 seriously ill children per year.
Keeping Paul Newman's Dream Alive in Ashford, CT
Keeping Paul Newman's Dream Alive
They'll gather in California, and Connecticut and New York. They include serious cyclists and recreational cyclists - some who can trek 100 miles, others who are happy to pedal their way toward 15 - but they both share a common cause: to raise funds for Paul Newman-inspired Hole in the Wall Camps across this country.
Camp Lifts the Spirit for Hartford AD Pat Meiser
Founded by actor/ philanthropist Paul Newman, who died in September 2008, there are other such camps in California, Florida, New York, North Carolina and five other countries.
Hole in the Wall Staffer Runs the Distance for Children
SHS Student with Hemophilia Makes a Difference
SHREWSBURY – The summer before one’s senior year in high school is inevitably a stressful one. But for rising SHS senior Leland Smith, life poses a whole new level of challenges.
CL&P Employees Help Children at Paul Newman's Camp
Local Business Owner is a Hero for Children
Space & Aviation Day Makes for Free Family Fun
Essex Gets a Taste of New Orleans This Weekend
ESSEX -- No matter what you call it -- traditional jazz, Dixieland, New Orleans jazz or Ragtime -- it's alive and well at The Hot Steamed Jazz Festival at the Essex Steam Train (Exit 3 Route 9).
Great Music with a Great Mission
Live from B.O.M.B. Fest
The festival gave away over 2,000 tickets and sold just under 3,000. Portions of the proceeds are going toward the CT Childrens Medical Center and YPI, a residential artist program among others.