Nicholas Colleluori

Lafayette Men’s Lacrosse Announces 2013-14 Team Captains

By Lacrosse Playground | September 19, 2013 |
EASTON, Pa.- Seniors Brendan Gover (Bridgewater, N.J./Bridgewater Raritan), Matt Evans (Marblehead, Mass./Marblehead), Jake Mann (Naperville, Ill./Naperville Central) and Mike Galione (Ridgefield, Conn./Ridgefield) have been named captains of the 2013-14 Lafayette men’s lacrosse team, head coach Jim Rogalski announced. The group looks to lead the Leopards in Rogalski’s second season on College Hill. Read More...

HEADstrong Announces New Fall Event, University City Classic on October 19th

By Lacrosse Playground | September 10, 2013 |
Philadelphia, PA - HEADstrong Foundation™ in partnership with the University of Pennsylvania Men's Lacrosse Team is proud to announce plans for a NEW Fall collegiate event for 2013. The University City Classic™ will be held on Saturday October 19th at University of Pennsylvania's Penn Park located in Philadelphia, PA. Read More...

HEADstrong Announces 5th Annual Nicholas Colleluori Women’s Classic

By Lacrosse Playground | August 15, 2013 |
Hempstead, NY - HEADstrong Foundation™, in partnership with the Hofstra University Women's Lacrosse Team, is proud to announce fall plans for the 5th Annual Women's Nicholas Colleluori Fall Classic on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at Hofstra University. Read More...

SCOUT by Bungalow Introduces Collection to Support HEADstrong

By Lacrosse Playground | August 2, 2012 |
WASHINGTON DC, AUGUST 2, 2012 - The HEADstrong Foundation is proud to announce SCOUT by Bungalow as their newest partner in the fight against blood cancer. In conjunction with National Blood Cancer Awareness Month, SCOUT by Bungalow will release a collection of fashionable lacrosse inspired bags in September with proceeds benefitting the HEADstrong Foundation. The line, targeting women’s lacrosse players of all ages, will help broaden HEADstrong’s fundraising and awareness efforts to all facets of the lacrosse community. Read More...

6th Annual Nicholas Colleluori Classic Announced, The Definition of Brotherhood

By Lacrosse Playground | July 20, 2012 |
Holmes, PA - When the Colleluori family lost their son and brother Nicholas in 2006 to a battle with non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma they did not know how they would carry on. While each family member reacted differently to the loss and it seemed as though the Colleluori family would never be whole again. Cheryl Colleluori, Nick’s mother once described the family as a “table missing a leg”. A family wallowing in a state of depression, transformed in wake of the devastating diagnosis, 14 month battle and eventual loss of Nicholas Colleluori. Read More...

27 Hour Lax-A-Thon Benefitting HEADstrong Provides Bitz of Hope

By Lacrosse Playground | July 19, 2012 |
Winter Garden, FL- Three years ago Gary Bitz Jr., a young lacrosse player from Winter Garden, FL attended NCAA Championship Weekend in Baltimore, Maryland with his father. While visiting the fan fest at the Inner Harbor, Gary had the chance to learn about the HEADstrong Foundation and meet the Colleluori family. And while other kids his age were focused on checking out the latest gear and promotional items in the fan fest, Gary Bitz Jr. inspired by what he had just learned about the HEADstrong Foundation began brainstorming an event idea with the purpose of generating funds to support the organization. Read More...

HEADstrong Launches New Online Store, Building A Brand of Hope

By Lacrosse Playground | July 15, 2012 |
Holmes, PA – Since the creation of their signature lime green Laces for Lymphoma the HEADstrong Foundation embraced the idea that product was a great way to build awareness for the disease that claimed the life of founder Nicholas Colleluori. Over six years ago what began with one awareness item has evolved into a brand of hope offering over 50 items now available with proceeds benefitting the HEADstrong Foundation. The HEADstrong Foundation is proud to announce the launch of their newly developed online store, Supporters of the HEADstrong Foundation will find all of their newest products ranging from shorts to their signature chin strap and customers now have the capability to create their own HEADstrong account, along with creating their own product wish list. Read More...

Annual Spring Gala Puts HEADstrong Foundation In The “Lime Light”

By Lacrosse Playground | March 26, 2012 |
PHILADELPHIA – (March 26, 2012) The HEADstrong Foundation is overjoyed by the money raised at Friday night’s Lime Light Gala. With proceeds topping $150,000, HEADstrong plans to distribute funds to Nick’s House, City of Hope and the University of Pennsylvania’s Abramson Cancer Center to support cure-finding research efforts. Read More...

Brine King Swizz Beat–2011 Relentless Hustle Edition

By Lacrosse Playground | February 9, 2011 |
New King Swizz Beat for 2011 Relentless Hustle Edition. Brine gives 15% of the sales back to the Headstrong Foundation. This is something Brine really wants to work hard on pushing.