Archives for May 2010

Pictures from the Gala

A number of people have asked about photos that were taken at the gala. We are thrilled to be able to share with you all the incredible moments that were captured on film that evening. We simply cannot thank Erin Reid Coker and Jason Hupe from Gallery 9 North enough for the amazing photos they took throughout the entire evening. We are sharing just a small sample of the over 150 pictures they took that night on this website. If you would like to view the entire collection, then head on over to the gallery posted on Gallery 9 North’s website. Any picture you see there can be purchased directly on the website. Erin and Jason will be donating proceeds from the sale of the pictures to the foundation. So not only will you be able to preserve your favorite moments from the gala (or in some cases, your most embarrassing moments), but you will also be helping further contribute to the efforts of the foundation.

If you weren’t able to attend the gala this year, be sure to check out the collection of pictures so you know what to expect when you attend the 2nd Annual Evening of Will Power on April 30, 2011.

Evening of Will Power Raises over $28,000

The Brave Will Foundation is pleased to announce that the total money raised at the 1st Annual Evening of Will Power was $28,294!

The total money raised far exceeded our expectations for our first year. However, thanks to an amazing, near-sell out of tickets as well as over fifty raffle items (including baseball tickets {Yankees, Mets, Red Sox}, weekend getaways {Whiteface Lodge, Longfellows, Saratoga Arms, etc.}, a wide array of services {professional photography, dinners cooked by professional chefs, wine tastings, etc.}, and so much more, we were able to make an enormous first step in reaching our goals.

There is no question the unending support that began in September 2008 continues to thrive and will allow our foundation to accomplish so many things in our effort to support children with life threatening illnesses and their families. We are eager to share with all of you how the money will be used to support those in need and share the impact that the foundation will undoubtedly have.

Again, we would like to thank  our corporate sponsors, our media sponsor, our entertainment for the evening, those who donated items to our raffles, those that volunteered their time and energy in making this event just-about-perfect on our first attempt, and of course, the hundreds that attended the gala. From the feedback we’ve received, the night was enjoyed by all. We look forward to seeing everyone again next year at the second annual event to be held on April 30, 2011 and look forward to introducing ourselves to many new faces as well.

Celebrate Will Power!

Celebrate Will Power With Your Own Brave Will Foundation T-Shirt

Show the world that you celebrate Will Power by wearing your own “Celebrate Will Power” t-shirt (long or short sleeve). The t-shirts feature the slogan on the front in the Brave Will Foundation colors. On the back, underneath the collar, the Brave Will Foundation logo and website are displayed.

You can order t-shirts directly through the Brave Will Foundation website ( on the merchandise page.