Articles & Partnerships



>HallieStrong was the very proud recipient of the first place June Baby Grant, thanks to the Glassybaby White Light Fund! The grant will be used to expand current Hallie’s Hope services while also allowing us to expand in a few different ways. We are grateful to Glassybaby for the honor & ability to make a bigger impact in Hallie’s memory!


>February, 2019: The Foundation partnered with the Ward family in Ohio, whose sweet 4 year old, Hallie, is battling leukemia. Instead of a birthday party this year, Hallie wanted to do a PJ drive for Akron Children’s Hospital. Together with their community, they raised over 480 pairs of PJ’s for the kiddos at Akron & we were happy to match a sock donation. This story & this incredible family were featured in this article on

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>December, 2018: We partnered with local real estate agent Stephanie Hawkinson and her family’s Happy Blanket project by pairing our socks with homemade blankets to benefit Cal’s Angels. So much warmth!

Kevin, Bethany & Tommy Hawk on the Purple Carpet

Kevin, Bethany & Tommy Hawk on the Purple Carpet

>November, 2018: Bethany & Kevin walked the Purple Carpet at the Chicago Blackhawk’s Hockey Fights Cancer Night, while Hawks legends Adam Burish and Eddie Olczyk read their story. There was a lot of #halliestrong support in attendance! Bethany was also featured in the Blackhawks Foundation’s video recap of the night here.


>September, 2018: Because Cancer Always Sucks by Jason Rust

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>May, 2018: Bethany’s story of motherhood was featured here on Blood+Milk’s website, written by Meghan Lierley.

HallieStrong in Action

>July, 2018: Elyce B. ran the CHI Rock n Roll 1/2 marathon in honor of Hallie