Countdown to Selection Sunday!

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Hannah would have turned 39 this year and in honor of that we are counting down daily to March 11 with 39 reasons to support Hoops For Hannah.

Mar 11 – Selection Sunday is here!  Why support Hoops For Hannah?  NO ONE SHOULD HAVE TO ENDURE WHAT HANNAH AND SO MANY OTHERS HAVE.  EFFORTS LIKE OURS, IN MEMORY OF LOVED ONES, ARE AN IMPORTANT PART OF THIS FIGHT.  PLEASE JOIN US.

Mar 10 – 1 Day to Selection Sunday! Why support Hoops For Hannah? BECAUSE THERE ARE FAR TOO MANY STORIES LIKE THIS ONE, AND FAR TOO FEW EFFECTIVE TREATMENTS –  Young British Woman Battles On Join this fight!

Mar 9 – 2 Days to Selection Sunday!  Why support Hoops For Hannah?  AFTER HANNAH’S SURGERY IN MARCH 2005 THE NURSES TESTED HER MEMORY.  SHE WAS IMPATIENT WITH IT.  SHE ENDED IT BY NAMING ALL THE TEAMS PLAYING THAT WEEKEND.  SHE’D LOVE FIGHTING BRAIN TUMORS LIKE THIS.  Join Us!

Mar 8 – Countdown to Selection Sunday!  Why support Hoops For Hannah?  HANNAH WAS A LIFELONG UCONN FAN.  HOPE SPRINGS ETERNAL AS THE HUSKIES START AAC TOURNEY PLAY TODAY.  PICK YOUR TEAMS, ENJOY THE GAMES, AND ALL DONATIONS GO DIRECTLY TO BRAIN TUMOR RESEARCH.  Share!

Mar 7 – Countdown to Selection Sunday!  Why support Hoops For Hannah?  HANNAH PASSED AWAY 6 YEARS AGO TODAY AT AGE 32.  SHE IS SO MISSED.  OUR ONLY GOAL IS TO MAKE PROGRESS AGAINST THIS HORRID ILLNESS.  JOIN US!  SOMEDAY IT MAY HELP SOMEONE YOU LOVE.  Please share!

Mar 6 – Countdown to Selection Sunday!  Why support Hoops For Hannah?  THERE IS NOTHING “BENIGN” ABOUT A BRAIN TUMOR – Life With a Benign Tumor Diagnosis Please spread the word!

Mar 5 – Countdown to Selection Sunday! Why support Hoops For Hannah? FAME? FORTUNE? BRAIN TUMORS DON’T CARE –  Celebrity Opens Up About Brain Tumor Please Join Our Fight!

Mar 4 – Countdown to Selection Sunday! Why support Hoops For Hannah? BECAUSE THERE ARE SO MANY PEOPLE LIKE THIS CONNECTICUT MOM HELPING EVERY DAY TO FUND THAT NEXT TREATMENT BREAKTHROUGH Connecticut Mother, Battling a Brain Tumor, Raises Funds For Research  Please share!

Mar 3 – Countdown to Selection Sunday!  Why support Hoops For Hannah?  “WHEN YOU DIE, IT DOES NOT MEAN THAT YOU LOSE TO CANCER.  YOU BEAT CANCER BY HOW YOU LIVE, WHY YOU LIVE AND THE MANNER IN WHICH YOU LIVE.” – STUART SCOTT – This battle takes such strength – Join us!

Mar 2 – Countdown to Selection Sunday! Why support Hoops For Hannah? THE RESEARCH OUR DONATIONS HELP FUND RESULTS IN SOME WONDERFUL SUCCESS STORIES – HERE’S JUST ONE  Immunotherapy Clinical Trial Saves Young Man’s Life Please spread the word!

Mar 1 – Countdown to Selection Sunday!  Why support Hoops For Hannah?  IT’S MARCH & THE MADNESS IS NEAR!  PLAY FOR FREE, 1ST PRIZE $1,000, & IF YOU DO DONATE EVERY $$ GOES TO CT Brain Tumor Alliance, Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure, and The Musella Foundation   Check it out!

Feb 28 – Countdown to Selection Sunday!  Why support Hoops For Hannah?  MARCH MADNESS IS NEARLY HERE, LET’S REMEMBER THE STRENGTH & COURAGE OF A BASKETBALL STAR WHOSE STORY CONTINUES TO TOUCH THE BRAIN TUMOR COMMUNITY Lauren Hill’s Life Continues to Inspire – Please Join this fight!

Feb 27 – Countdown to Selection Sunday!  Why support Hoops For Hannah?  STORIES LIKE THIS INSPIRE US, GUIDE US IN HOW TO LIVE.  OUR YOUNG HEROES DESERVE SO MUCH BETTER.  This Young Woman’s Life Touched So Many  Please share!

Feb 26 – Countdown to Selection Sunday! Why support Hoops For Hannah? OUR CONTEST IN HANNAH’S MEMORY WAS HER SISTER CHANDRA’S IDEA. TODAY, ON CHANDRA’S BIRTHDAY, WE REMEMBER THEIR BOND. Join This Fight!

Feb 25 – Countdown to Selection Sunday! Why Support Hoops For Hannah?  ATTITUDE IS EVERYTHING ACCORDING TO THIS TEEN SURVIVOR – PLEASE JOIN THIS FIGHT!
Teenage Survivor Has Learned How to Wage This Fight  Spread the word!

Feb 24 – Countdown to Selection Sunday! Why support Hoops For Hannah? BECAUSE PEOPLE LIKE THIS 15 YEAR SURVIVOR INSPIRE US – AND THEY DESERVE OUR BEST AS WE WORK FOR THE NEXT BREAKTHROUGH –  Long Term Survivor Devotes His Work to Easing the Journey For Others  Please spread the word!

Feb 23 – Countdown to Selection Sunday! Why support Hoops For Hannah?  HOW ABOUT THOSE DRAGONS!  HANNAH WAS A DREXEL GRAD, & SHE’D BE HAPPY TODAY ABOUT LAST NIGHT’S GREATEST COMEBACK IN HOOP HISTORY – & SHE’D LOVE USING BASKETBALL TO FIGHT BRAIN TUMORS.  Please share!

Feb 22 – Countdown to Selection Sunday!  Why support Hoops For Hannah?  BRAIN TUMORS DON’T STOP AT OUR BORDERS. THIS IS A WORLDWIDE FIGHT.  WILL YOU JOIN US?  Beloved Member of Parliament Calls For Cooperation Across Borders  Please share!

Feb 21 – Countdown to Selection Sunday!  Why support Hoops For Hannah?  THE RESEARCH WE HELP FUND MIGHT HELP THIS YOUNG WARRIORYoungster Battles On  Please spread the word!

Feb 20 – Countdown to Selection Sunday!  Why support Hoops For Hannah?  66 NEW PRIMARY BRAIN TUMORS DIAGNOSED?  THAT’S AN AVERAGE DAY IN THE US. THERE ARE SO MANY SMALLER EFFORTS LIKE OURS, IN MEMORY OF LOVED ONES GONE, LIVES CUT SHORT.  Join This Fight!

Feb 19 – Countdown to Selection Sunday! Why support Hoops For Hannah?  YOU CAN WIN 1ST PRIZE OF $1,000, PROVIDED BY HANNAH’S FAMILY. ALL DONATIONS GO DIRECTLY TO BRAIN TUMOR RESEARCH. Spread the word!

Feb 18 – Countdown to Selection Sunday! Why support Hoops For Hannah? THE VITAL RESEARCH YOU CONTRIBUTE TO MAY HELP THIS YOUNG WARRIOR – OR IT MAY HELP SOMEONE YOU LOVE – More Effective Treatment Benefits Young Girl Battling BrainTumor Join this fight!

Feb 17 – Countdown to Selection Sunday!  Why support Hoops For Hannah?  IT’S FUN, EASY, & FREE, & IF YOU DO CHOOSE TO DONATE ALL OF THE $$ GOES TO BRAIN TUMOR RESEARCH.  HAN WOULD LOVE THIS – RIGHT BEFORE HER 2ND SURGERY SHE HOSTED DINNER IN A SPORTS BAR TO WATCH HOOP.  Check it out!

Feb 16 – Countdown to Selection Sunday!  Why support Hoops For Hannah?  BRAIN TUMORS KNOW NO BOUNDARIES, THEY FOLLOW NO RULES, WHICH MAKES THESE STORIES OF PEOPLE DEFYING THEIR CONDITION ALL THE MORE IMPRESSIVE – Astonishing Performance By Bass-Baritone Fighting Brain Tumor  Please share!

Feb 15 – Countdown to Selection Sunday!  Why support Hoops For Hannah?  VALVANO’S INSPIRED “CANCER CAN TAKE MY BODY, BUT IT CAN’T TOUCH MY SPIRIT, IT CAN’T TOUCH MY MIND”.  WE WATCHED IN TEARS EACH YEAR, BUT KNEW THAT BRAIN TUMORS CAN TOUCH YOUR MIND – Join this fight!

Feb 14 – Countdown to Selection Sunday! Why support Hoops For Hannah? AN ESTIMATED 700,000 PEOPLE IN THE US ARE LIVING WITH BRAIN TUMORS. HERE’S HOW A COMMUNITY CAME TOGETHER TO HELP JUST ONE OF THEM – Town Surprises Teenager Battling Brain Tumor  Please join the fight!

Feb 13 – Countdown to Selection Sunday! Why support Hoops For Hannah? CONNECTICUT BRAIN TUMOR ALLIANCE (CTBTA), ONE OF OUR DONATION RECIPIENTS, SUPPORTS RESEARCH AT YALE, UCONN, CT CHILDREN’S MEDICAL CENTER, AND ST. VINCENT’S.  Please share

Feb 12 – Countdown to Selection Sunday! Why support Hoops For Hannah? HERE IS ANOTHER OF OUR HEROES, 9 YEAR OLD JAMES, WAITING FOR THAT TREATMENT BREAKTHROUGH THAT YOU MIGHT HELP PROVIDE –  Brave 9 Year Old Battles On  Please spread the word!

Feb 11 – Countdown to Selection Sunday!  Why support Hoops For Hannah?  IT IS ESTIMATED THAT 80,000 PEOPLE WILL BE DIAGNOSED WITH PRIMARY BRAIN TUMORS IN THE US THIS YEAR, AND THERE HAVE ONLY BEEN 5 FDA APPROVED TREATMENTS IN THE LAST 30 YEARS – Please share

Feb 10 – Countdown to Selection Sunday!  Why support Hoops For Hannah?  HANNAH LIKED COLLEGE HOOP, LOVED HER UCONN HUSKIES, & HAD GREAT FUN WITH HER BRACKETS FOR THE NCAA TOURNAMENT.  SHE’D BE SMILING TO SEE THAT FUN HELP THE FIGHT AGAINST BRAIN TUMORS – Please share!

Feb 9 – Countdown to Selection Sunday!  Why support Hoops For Hannah?  WE HAVE SO MANY STORIES OF COURAGE AND PERSEVERANCE AMONG OUR SURVIVORS.  HERE’S ANOTHERFrom Brain Tumor Surgery to Marathoner  Please spread the word

Feb 8 – Countdown to Selection Sunday!  Why support Hoops For Hannah?  THERE ARE SO MANY COURAGEOUS STORIES OF SURVIVAL, STORIES MADE POSSIBLE BY ADVANCES IN TREATMENT – HERE’S ONE12 Year Old Back to Hockey After Brain Tumor – Please spread the word

Feb 7 – Countdown to Selection Sunday!  Why support Hoops For Hannah?  IT’S FREE, FIRST PRIZE OF $1,000 IS PROVIDED BY HANNAH’S FAMILY, AND IF YOU DO CHOOSE TO DONATE 100% OF YOUR CONTRIBUTION GOES TO BRAIN TUMOR RESEARCH – please spread the word

Feb 6 – Countdown to Selection Sunday!  Why support Hoops For Hannah?  ACCELERATE BRAIN CANCER CURE (ABC2), ONE OF THE RECIPIENTS OF OUR DONATIONS, HAS AWARDED OVER $20 MILLION IN GROUNDBREAKING RESEARCH GRANTS SINCE 2001 – Please share

Feb 5 – Countdown to Selection Sunday!  Why support Hoops For Hannah?  IT’S FUN, IT’S FREE, AND IT IS A WAY FOR OUR FAMILY TO SHARE SOME HAPPY MEMORIES OF HANNAH – AND IF YOU DO CHOOSE TO DONATE, 100% OF THE FUNDS GO TO BRAIN TUMOR RESEARCH – Please share

Feb 4 – Countdown to Selection Sunday!  Why support Hoops For Hannah?  ONE OF THE RECIPIENTS OF OUR DONATIONS IS THE MUSELLA FOUNDATION, A GRASS ROOTS SUPPORTER OF THE BASIC RESEARCH THAT LEADS TO TREATMENTS LIKE THE OPTUNE DEVICE.  check it out

Feb 3 – Countdown to Selection Sunday!  Why support Hoops For Hannah?  BRAIN TUMORS ARE THE MOST COMMON CANCER AMONG CHILDREN, AND 3RD MOST COMMON IN ADOLESCENTS AND YOUNG ADULTS – please spread the word

Feb 2 – Countdown to Selection Sunday!  Why support Hoops for Hannah?  EVERY DOLLAR RAISED GOES DIRECTLY TO BRAIN TUMOR RESEARCH.  Spread the word!

Feb 1 – 39 days to Selection Sunday! Hannah would have been 39 this year, and we’ll countdown each day in her memory with a reason to support the Hoops for Hannah brain tumor research fundraiser. Today –  IT MAY BENEFIT SOMEONE YOU LOVE –  please spread the word.