Sweets and Supplies

Posted: April 22, 2015 | Author: admin | Comments Off
Category: Donation Requests, Donations, Events, Fun Stuff, Fundraising

On Saturday, April 25th from 12pm-4pm The Hamels Foundation has partnered with Office Depot to present Sweets and Supplies! Our school supply drive will take place at our office and retail store in Bryn Mawr at 880 W. Lancaster Avenue. Make sure you stop by for a chance to win raffle prizes, play games and enjoy desserts! The school supplies donated will be sent to our primary school in Malawi, Africa and our partner schools here in Philadelphia. High demand items for our Malawi school are crayons, markers, rulers and scissors, but any school supply or monetary donation is greatly appreciated! When you donate 5 school ...

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Halloween with The Hamels Foundation!

Posted: October 20, 2014 | Author: admin | Comments Off
Category: Events, Fun Stuff, Retail Store

Autumn is my favorite time of the year, and Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. I’ve loved costume parties and Halloween movies since I was a kid, and I’m super stoked to be helping The Hamels Foundation plan a Halloween celebration!

As soon as the idea of a Halloween party was put in my head, I was all for it. Since Halloween is such a kid-friendly holiday, we really wanted to do something that families can enjoy. It’ll be a great night for families to celebrate the spookiest time of the year together. Plus, there’s going to

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The Planning of Girls Night Out

Posted: October 9, 2014 | Author: admin | Comments Off
Category: Events, Fun Stuff, Fundraising

On my very first day of my internship with The Hamels Foundation, Bri and I were told that we were going to be planning a “Girls Night Out” event. We needed to find vendors, food, set a date and time, and create a flyer. I felt a little overwhelmed because I had never planned an event before that just wasn’t my birthday or high school graduation party. There were tons of details that needed to be thought about and decisions had to be made quickly, which was a struggle for me because I am the most indecisive person you could ...

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Haverford Township Day

Posted: October 3, 2014 | Author: admin | Comments Off
Category: Events, Fun Stuff, Fundraising

On Saturday, September 27th, The Hamels Foundation participated in Haverford Township Day for it's second straight year. I try and encourage interns and volunteers to participate in offsite events, and meet people and spread awareness about the foundation. This year I brought along two of my newest interns, Bri and Anni and here is what they thought about their first offsite event! "I was lucky enough to get to participate in the parade. While The Hamels Foundation jeep rolled down the block, I got to walk on the sides and hand out post-it notes, chapstick, stickers, keychains, and (most importantly!) candy ...

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Behind the Scenes of Diamonds & Denim: An Intern’s Perspective

Posted: August 12, 2014 | Author: admin | Comments Off
Category: Diamonds and Denim, Events

We are two weeks away from Diamonds & Denim, and The Hamels Foundation staff is beginning to finalize event preparations. The foundation's 5th year anniversary of Diamonds & Denims will be held at Vie on Thursday, August 21, 2014. The event brings together more than 500 pro-athletes, celebrities, corporate sponsors, businesses, and generous individuals. All of the proceeds raised will benefit The Hamels Foundation's mission of supporting quality education. The night will include an evening of cocktails, hor d'oeurves, dinner and a private concert featuring Lady Antebellum! This summer, I am an intern with The Hamels Foundation. I never expected to ...

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Recycle Your Shoes on SoleMate Saturday

Posted: July 9, 2014 | Author: admin | Comments Off
Category: Donations, Events, Fun Stuff, Retail Store

The Hamels Foundation will open its doors on Saturday, July 19 from 11AM-4PM to host the first ever SoleMate Saturday Shoe Drive. Make sure you stop by the retail store for a chance to win prizes, play games, and more! The foundation has partnered with Community Recycling to collect your gently used shoes. For every pound of shoes donated, The Hamels Foundation will receive a donation that will allow us to continue our mission of improving education. The shoes collected from Solemate Saturday will be given to Community Recycling and distributed for reuse around the world. Those who recycle their shoes ...

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The Hamels Foundation supports Philadelphia Education

Posted: June 25, 2014 | Author: admin | Comments Off
Category: Events, Schools We've Helped

A special thanks to West Philadelphia High School for welcoming The Hamels Foundation on May 30th, 2014 for our School Media Day with our co-founders Cole and Heidi Hamels, and our Board of Directors. This year, The Hamels Foundation was excited to present checks to six schools in the Philadelphia-area. The grant checks totaling over $51,000 will allow these schools to update technology, develop new curriculum and programs, and provide students with physical education equipment. Congratulations to this year's grant recipients, which includes West Philadelphia High School ($8,700), Overbrook Elementary School ($13,000), Highland Park Elementary ($4,000), Tilden Middle School, ($3,700), Kensington ...

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Teacher Appreciation Month

Posted: May 9, 2014 | Author: admin | Comments Off
Category: Events, Fun Stuff, Phillies, Retail Store


Stop by The Hamels Foundation Bryn Mawr, PA Retail Store all long month and celebrate!

For the entire month, all teachers will enjoy 10% off their entire purchase. As well as a complimentary t-shirt!

We are also encouraging all teachers to participate in our "Phan Photo Contest" this month! Teachers send us our Phillies, teacher themed spirit and you could win a Cole Hamels autographed baseball! Visit colehamels.com for more details.

The Hamels Foundation appreciates the impact that teachers make everyday and we hope each

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Hop Into Our Retail Store

Posted: April 17, 2014 | Author: admin | Comments Off
Category: Events, Fun Stuff, Retail Store

Friday April 18th from 9am-5pm be sure to hop into our retail store and find yourself a baseball egg hidden throughout the store! If you find an egg, the prize inside is yours to keep! Prizes vary from a percentage off your purchase to free items! This is an egg hunt for all ages! Limit one egg per purchase. In store promotion only. Limited quantity, while supplies last.

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Phillies Home Opener Event April 7th 2014

Posted: April 4, 2014 | Author: admin | Comments Off
Category: Donations, Events, Fun Stuff, Fundraising, Phillies, Retail Store

As all Phillies fans know the Home Opener is fast approaching. The Hamels Foundation Retail store in Bryn Mawr, will be celebrating Phillies Home Opener on Monday, April 7th from 9:00am-5:00 pm. Come out in your best Phillies apparel and show support! There will be tons of give aways and deals that no one could turn down.  These deals include $35 off a purchase of $150 or more and ALL $25 T-Shirts are 2 for $40. There will also be snacks provided that will make you feel as though your are at the game! Not only will this event be ...

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