Super Bowl 5K 
Sunday February 1, 2015
Race Time: 2PM
Kildare's of West Chester


St. Pat's 5K

Saturday, March 14, 2015
Race Time: 2PM
Kildare's of West Chester


Saturday, April 18, 2015
Time: 10AM
A motorcycle Ride from Cooper River Park to Seaside Heights, NJ

14th Annual Great Guys Dinner

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
NEW LOCATION: Springfield Country Club

Sea Isle City STOMPS Cancer 5K/Walk (NEW)

Saturday, June 27, 2014
Sea Isle City, NJ 
Race Time: 9:00AM


Divine 9 Open Golf Outing

Tuesday, Sept 8, 2015
White Manor Country Club


6th Annual West Chester STOMPS Cancer 5K/Walk

Exact Date TBD, 


2015 Annual 
Ella Bella 
Fashion Show

Friday, November 6, 2015
Crowne Plaza
Valley Forge Hotel



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Dear HOPE Squad, 

Thanks for making 2014 our best year yet! On behalf of myself, the entire Bringing Hope Home staff and Board of Directors, we are excited to share with you our 2014 Year In Review. 2014 was an amazing year of growth, making a huge impact on over 610 families with cancer and raising over $1.25 million! None of this would be possible without your support, and for the that we are truly grateful.  

We are wishing you all a happy & healthy 2015 and we look forward to creating more amazingness together this year! 


Paul Isenberg
CEO, Co-Founder
Bringing Hope Home

A record-breaking year of unexpected amazingness



We grew our staff - aka the best staff on the planet


Meet Caitlin Mahon

Development Coordinator

Caitlin manages our Students Bringing HOPE
Program, which works to create school partnerships and increase volunteer opportunities for students locally. She has a passion for service and is excited to engage students in this meaningful work! 


Meet Ed Christie 
Director of Operations

Ed's non profit experience makes him a perfect addition to our team. Ed focuses on making sure we're using donations received in amazing ways, and has been instrumental in helping us make financial strides.

Meet Judy Swahl

Family Outreach Coordinator

Judy is the newest member of the BHH team. In her role Judy serves as the liaison between families, supporters and social workers to make sure our families have the best experience possible! 


You can learn more about the BHH staff here



2014 Awards & Recognition


  • We were awarded 2014 Non Profit of the Year by the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce 
  • We were a 2014 Philly DoGooder Community Impact Award Winner
  • BHH's CEO & Co-Founder Paul Isenberg won the Heroes Among Us Award from the Philadelphia 76ers

New members added to the BHH Board of Directors 

  • Rachael Bushey: Partner at Pepper Hamilton LLP 
  • John Duke: Partner at Pepper Hamilton LLP, BHH Council
  • Paul Hudson:  President, AstraZeneca US and Executive Vice President, North America

Through our grant programs, we were able to pay essential household bills to keep local families with cancer in their homes, with the utilities on, phones working and food on the table! 

Adopt-A-Family (AAF) Holiday Program Highlights

Through our AAF Holiday Program, donors are paired with a local family with cancer who is in need over the holiday. Our donors volunteer their time, energy and dollars to provide gifts, gift cards and monetary assistance to local families with cancer who are struggling to make ends meet. 

This year over 185 families received over $115,000 in gifts and gift cards this holiday. In addition, over $150,000 was raised to pay for bills for families who truly need it. Read More...

Enjoy the 2014 AAF Highlight Video below:
2014 AAF Highlight Video
2014 AAF Highlight Video

Backpacks for HOPE Program provided school supplies to over 70 local families with cancer


Through the Backpacks for HOPE Program, presented by Teva Pharmaceuticals & Office Depot, 200 backpacks were filled with school supplies and delivered to 71 families battling cancer, being treated in 15 local hospitals in PA, NJ and DE. Read More... 

Over $365,000 was raised at 13th Annual Great Guys Dinner
Our largest fundraising event of the year included a cocktail hour, silent & live auction, Family Honoree presentation, keynote speaker Rollie Massimino, Philly 6 Coaches, and a special guest appearance by Phil Martelli and his animated grandson "Mini Martelli". The positive energy radiated throug the room of a record-breaking 500 guests! Read More...

Save the Date for the 14th Annual Great Guys Dinner!
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at our NEW location
Springfield Country Club from 6:00PM-9:30PM
HOPE Family Reunion at the Phillies gathered BHH families and supporters for an amazing day at the ballpark

Over 300 BHH families, supporters & volunteers gathered for a day of food, music, baseball and amazingness - Paul threw the first pitch, a BHH video played on the big screens of Citizens Bank Park and it was a day we will not forget! Read More...
Divine 9 Open Golf Outing celebrated its 10th Year
On Tuesday, September 9 we gathered at the beautiful White Manor Country Club for the 10th Annual Divine 9 Open Golf Outing, in loving memory of Mort Dittus. It was a beautiful day of golf and greatness, raising over $100,000 for our families! Read More...

Save the date for the 2015 Divine 9 Open!
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at White Manor Country Club
5th Annual West Chester STOMPS Cancer 5K & Walk had over 800 STOMPERS and raised $65,000

The streets of West Chester were filled with our amazing families, friends, and teams who came together to STOMP cancer! We were overwhelmed by the energy of the over 800+ STOMPERS who ran, walked and fundraised over $65,000 for our families! Read More...
3rd Annual Ella Bella Fashion Show, Presented by Nordstrom King of Prussia was a great success

This year, we partnered with Nordstrom of King of Prussia for the 3rd Annual Ella Bella Fashion Show to present a high-energy event that featured BHH families and supporters as models. It was an incredible night to "Celebrate Life" and we can't wait for the 2015 event. Read More...

Check out the 2014 Ella Bella Recap Video below:
Ella Bella Fashion Show Supporting Bringing Hope Home
Ella Bella Fashion Show Recap Video

Save the Date for the 2015 Ella Bella Fashion Show!
Friday, November 6, 2015
Crowne Plaza Valley Forge Hotel 

Students Bringing HOPE Program Highlights
Students from all over the Greater Philadelphia Area are joining the HOPE Squad to bring hope home to families with cancer by raising awareness & funds to help our incredible families. We offer a service-learning style of involvement so students can fully understand the impact they're making. With over 30 local schools involved, students are spreading amazingness through fundraisers such as: sports tournaments, 5K's, pasta dinners, shirt sales, bake sales, and more! 

See below an example of the amazingness of local students involved in the Students Bringing HOPE Program. This lip-dub went viral and got over 6,000 views in a matter of days! Enjoy! Read More...

Springfield Middle School LipDub
Springfield Middle School LipDub

Learn more about the Students Bringing HOPE Program here


Here's to another amazing year

We are excited to jump into another year of amazingness. Thanks for your continued support, and we hope you enjoyed the first edition of our 2015 HOPE News.
Happy New Year, 
Bringing Hope Home