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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Bayard Taylor Community Day! Cole and Heidi Hamels Unveil The Completed Project!

Posted: August 8, 2012 | Author: admin | No Comments
Category: Donation Requests, Events, Schools We've Helped

Just a couple months ago, on June 1st, The Hamels Foundation presented a check to Bayard Taylor Elementary School $300,000 for a complete outdoor renovation. For over 100 years, this area used to look like an empty parking lot and now, there is a state of the art playground by Kompan, a greenhouse with raised bed garden by Rock N' Renew (sponsored by Olitsky Family Foundation), an iPad/Tech learning center (sponsored by Wells Fargo), a chess/checker station (also sponsored by Wells Fargo), a soccer field, and so much more (with the help of Ransome CAT)! In Philadelphia alone, The Hamels ...

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Bayard Taylor School Project (Philadelphia, PA): Construction Phase

Posted: July 26, 2012 | Author: admin | No Comments
Category: Events, Schools We've Helped

The Hamels Foundation has given Bayard Taylor Elementary School in North Philadelphia a $300,000 grant for an interactive playground and learning center. On August 8th, Greater Media of Philadelphia will stand along side Cole and Heidi Hamels and 120 other volunteers to put the finishing touches on this dream learning enviroment. Below you will find pictures of the current progress!

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The Hamels Foundation gives $300,000 grant to Bayard Taylor Elementary!

Posted: June 4, 2012 | Author: admin | No Comments
Category: Events, Schools We've Helped

On June 1st, 2012, The Hamels Foundation presented a $300,000 check to Principal Drossner at Bayard Taylor Elementary. With this grant, The Hamels Foundation will provide an educational play yard that is both sustainable and environmentally green. For over 100 years, the students of Bayard Taylor have played and exercised in an area that looks similar to an empty parking lot. Our goal is to renovate this space to teach lessons in technology, science, physical education, and teamwork by including a chess/checker station, an iPad/Tech learning center, a greenhouse, a playground, and more. Currently there are 565 students enrolled in ...

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The Hamels Foundation presents grant to Eldon, MO School District

Posted: March 21, 2012 | Author: admin | No Comments
Category: Schools We've Helped

On Friday, February 17, The Hamels Foundation presented a grant totaling $50,000 to the Eldon, MO School District to help complete the construction of their new sports complex! Matt Davis, Superintendent of Eldon Schools stated that the gift "will directly impact the lives of thousands of students for years to come." Eldon Check Presentation

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The Phillies highlight Player Programs!

Posted: November 14, 2011 | Author: admin | No Comments
Category: Diamonds and Denim, Events, Hamels Heroes, Schools We've Helped

The Phillies official website highlights Cole Hamels and the work he does around the community through Hamels Heroes and The Hamels Foundation! Link: http://philadelphia.phillies.mlb.com/phi/community/player_programs.jsp

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School Grant Recipients for 2011 (Press Release)

Posted: June 14, 2011 | Author: admin | No Comments
Category: Press Releases, Schools We've Helped

THE HAMELS FOUNDATION ANNOUNCE LOCAL BENEFICIARIES FOR SCHOOL GRANT 17 School District of Philadelphia schools receive a combined $200,000.00 in grants from The Hamels Foundation: Dedicated to Supporting Education in the US and Africa PHILADELPHIA, PA  (June 2011) – Philadelphia Phillies Pitcher Cole Hamels and his wife Heidi Hamels are proud to announce the beneficiaries of the 2011 Hamels Foundation Education Grants. During the June 14th press conference, The Hamels awarded grants to 17 School District of Philadelphia schools as part of their ongoing efforts to help rebuild and strengthen education in the U.S and abroad. Since its inception in 2008, the Hamels ...

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The Hamels Foundation gives away 200K to public schools in Philadelphia!

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Cole does press with Fox 29 Philadelphia. Cole talks with Drew from the Philadelphia Inquirer. Cole does radio interviews with WPHT (Chris Stigall), 95.7 Ben FM (Marilyn Russell), 610 WIP, 94 WYSP (Danny Bonaduce Show), and others. Principal Kipphut of Swenson High School has Cole make a school announcement over the intercom. Heidi and Cole talk to Kyle with CrossingBroad.com With Regina Medina from Daily News. Marshall Harris from Comcast SportsNet asks Cole about the game tonight and his foundation. 6abc talks to Heidi and Cole. Scott Palmer of The Phillies asks a couple of questions Heidi and Cole give their speech before the big check presentation to Swenson ...

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Morton Elementary School sings Star Spangled Banner

Posted: April 4, 2011 | Author: admin | No Comments
Category: Schools We've Helped

Our two-time grant recipient, Morton Elementary School, had the honor of singing on the field before the game, April 2, 2011.

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