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2024 Inaugural Gala

The Foundation celebrated the establishment of the Megan Schulman Pediatric Vascular Anomalies Clinic at K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital on March 20th, 2024.  Family, friends and supporters shared an exciting evening as they enjoyed entertainment by magician and mentalist Chris Magic, exciting silent and live auctions all while raising over $80,000 for the clinic!  

Some photos of the event are shared at the link below

https://photos.app.goo.gl/vbK2U13T1FG9wVtd7


Annual Donor Letter 2023

Please read our Annual Donor Letter for 2023. 

The Letter may be viewed by clicking the link below:


Annual Donor Letter 2023




2nd Annual Holly Jolly Holiday Breakfast

The Foundation was again excited to fund its annual Holly Jolly Holiday Breakfast with Santa to children in underserved communities around St Louis in partnership with the Washington University in St Louis Campus Y. This year more than 20 volunteers, including Foundation members, long time friends of Megan and numerous Campus Y volunteers enjoyed providing a pancake breakfast to many children at the Bayer YMCA in St Louis. The children enjoyed a special visit from Santa as they had the opportunity to have Santa read them a story and provide photo opportunities with him. The Foundation looks forward to continuing its funding of this event each year and we look forward to bringing holiday cheer to even more children in the coming years.


2nd Annual Megan Schulman Memorial Charity run is a success

On October 14th, 2023 the foundation held its 2nd Annual Charity Run at the Eversource Hartford Marathon in CT in support of Connecticut Children's Department of Vascular Anomalies.  The foundation registered more participants than any other charity associated with the marathon and has currently raised more than $25,000 for the Department of Vascular Anomalies and still counting!

Pictured here are Stu and Michele alongside Connecticut Children's CEO James Shmerling.  More pictures of the event can be viewed at the following link:

https://photos.app.goo.gl/VDQnx2mr84yTvaqE8



Orange Theory Fitness of Charleston, SC supports foundation

On Saturday, August 5th 2023 Emma Hughes (One of Megan's best friends) helped organize a workout fundraising event at Orange Theory Fitness in Charleston, SC where approximately 30 people met to workout while supporting the foundation.  Through their efforts Orange Theory and their participants helped raise $695 for the foundation.  Stu and Michele Schulman were in attendance to thank those who participated.  



2nd Annual Golf Outing

The Foundation held its 2nd annual golf outing on June 12th, 2023.  More than 180 people attended the sold out event at Knob Hill Golf Club in NJ.  The event, which featured great golf, prizes and opportunities to meet new friends resulted in a memorable day.  Below is a link to photos from the incredible day.  

2nd Annual Golf Outing Photos - Click here


Annual scholarships awarded 2023

It was our pleasure to continue to honor Megan’s legacy by awarding scholarships to 3 deserving graduates of the FTHS class of 2023 who fulfill the philanthropic spirit of Megan through empowering organizations, students and educators who carry out an unwavering compassion for others, commitment to community involvement and a dedication to academic excellence.

A $500 Scholarship in the amount of $500.00 is awarded to Camryn Bartone, a member of the Global Studies program who took part in community service organizations including Cookies for a Cause and the Blessing Bag Brigade where she served as Treasurer. 

 

A $1500.00 scholarship was awarded to Max Druckman,  a dedicated student who spent a lot of time raising funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma society, notably, as a Team Captain, where he was able to lead his team into raising more than $125,000 for the Society .   

 A $3000 scholarship in the amount of $3000.00 was awarded to Logan Feldman who chose to be involved  in numerous community and service programs to benefit others, Including the FTHS Dance for the Kids to benefit the Embrace Kids Foundation, where she served as Executive Director, Project Lundy, Make A Wish Foundation and many more.  What stood out for our Foundation was her ability to be a leader in numerous programs, always striving to succeed in supporting others.