Touch a Truck X – San Diego

This was our first year hosting Touch A Truck (TAT) in July – maybe our last year, too. We had excellent San Diego weather up until the day before when temperatures skyrocketed. The brave families who made it out of their air conditioned homes and onto the hot asphalt are commended for their efforts! We love you parents and your …

Hoops for Lives

On June 24th in San Diego, the Hoops for Lives 3 on 3 basketball tournament was a great success – raising over $10,000! It’s one of our favorite types of events – organized out of the heart and passion of kids: specifically, students Zachary Robinson, Julia Maurer, Spencer Reckles, Reese Reckles and Ellery Robinson. 12 year old Zachary wanted to do …

Give Day Tampa Bay: the Insta-llation

What a blast! On Tuesday May 1st, Give Day Tampa Bay, we featured our pop-up art installation at Armature Works in Tampa. Three separate kid-themed scenes made up the Instagrammable pop-up, with pro photographers at each scene. For any donation, we’d snap your photo and email it to you on the spot. The kite scene was created by Tallahassee muralist …

Karaoke for the Kure: GALA 2017 raises 6 figures for KIDS fighting cancer

What a night! Our most successful Tampa event yet happened Friday, October 13th, at Port Tampa Bay in Cruise Terminal 2. (We also premiered the video above there, featuring Rea and Sofia + family).Karaoke for the Kure: GALA 2017 was presented by CrossCountry Mortgage this year, along with support from many incredible groups and individuals from around Tampa. Around 300 Tampa ...

Fishing for the Fight 2017

One of the tournament winners pictured with Bella, who has been battling neuroblastoma for 8 years. On Saturday, May 6th, we were thrilled to be the beneficiary of an event thrown by students from the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg Campus. The inaugural Fishing for the Fight was organized by Savannah Billett, Hunter Schoch, and Garret Greca as part …

Give Day by the Numbers

I’ve been having fun poring over our Give Day Tampa Bay results (thank you all for your support!!!), and thought I’d share some of the numbers. (Read our recap of how the day went, here). Give Day Tampa Bay (this was the 4th annual) is a 24 hour period of giving which all nonprofits with Tampa operations are invited to …

about yesterday…

Before anything else, I’ll say this: Beat Nb has the most incredible community of supporters. On behalf of all the kids with neuroblastoma and other cancers who benefit from what we do, thank you for making yesterday so fun and such a thrilling success. Yesterday was the 4th annual Give Day Tampa Bay, a 24 hour period of giving for …

East Lake High School NHS Gives Back to Beat Nb

Last Saturday, students from the East Lake High School National Honor Society hosted a carwash benefiting Beat Nb, and we are very thankful for their efforts and for giving up their Saturday morning to come out and help. We loved working with the East Lake High School students, and if you know any students who would want to get involved, …

Gasparilla 2017

What a great Saturday! We had 40 runners on the Beat Nb run team at the Gasparilla Distance Classic in Tampa this weekend. It was moving to see the heart put forth by our runners, as we added a pinch of green to the tens of thousands of runners who took to Bayshore Blvd over the weekend. My first Gasparilla run …

Professional Philanthropy Network Benefits Beat Nb!

Last Wednesday, we were given a fun-filled happy hour at the Hyde Out, courtesy of the Professional Philanthropy Network (PPN). This group benefits charities once a month and brings together the charity and the professional community in Tampa Bay, and we are grateful that they chose us for the month of February. This money will directly help us give brave hope …