Latest happenings
Executive Director Christine DiBona Lobley Discusses Bloomingdale’s Event on NBC10

Christine DiBona Lobley was a featured guest on NBC10 to discuss this year’s partnership with Bloomingdale’s King of Prussia for our second annual fashion show and day of shopping to benefit the organization.

Fred’s Footsteps supports efforts of former family from our program to collect medical supplies for hurricane victims

Meghann Luczkowski, understands the additional stress some families experience when recovering from a crisis like the devastating storms in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico this past month….

Fred’s Footsteps Needs Your Input for Strategic Planning Process

Fred’s Footsteps is engaged in a Strategic Planning process to chart our direction for the future. Your insights and ideas will help us to identify the best ways to continue to serve hard-working families in our region who are struggling financially while caring for a critically ill, injured or disabled child. Please take a few minutes to complete a brief survey. Survey will remain open until 10/13/17.

Fred’s Footsteps Seeks PR/Marketing Intern for Fall 2017

Fred’s Footsteps is looking for an energetic, creative college student or graduate student for a non-paid internship during the Fall 2017 semester.

Ladies’ Night Event Featured in Savy Mainline Magazine

On Thursday, June 1, Fred’s Footsteps hosted it’s first-annual Ladies’ Night at Life’s Patina at Willowbrook Farm in Malvern. The event was recently featured in Savy Mainline, with beautiful photos and the perfect description of the evening: “Pampering to the max – hands-on cocktail lessons, chair massages, mini-makeovers by Bloomingdales, bountiful food and drink stations, and, of course, shopping for vintage-inspired goodies at Life’s Patina’s summer barn sale.”

Matt Webb, SVP Marketing Strategy at AmerisourceBergen, Joins Fred’s Footsteps Board of Directors

Fred’s Footsteps announced on June 15, 2017, that Matt Webb, Senior Vice President, Marketing Strategy, at AmerisourceBergen has joined its Board of Directors.

“We are honored that Matt has chosen to lend his time, passion and expertise to Fred’s Footsteps,” said Sylvia DiBona, Chair of the Board of Directors. “As a result of his life and career experiences, Matt has a strong view about the role that business should play in creating positive social impact, and we are thrilled that he has committed to giving back on behalf of the hard-working families served by our program.”

21 Run Blue Cross Broad Street Run on Behalf of Fred’s Footsteps

We were honored to welcome 21 runners to our 2017 Blue Cross Broad Street Run team yesterday. It was a perfect day for the race, cool and mostly sunny with just an occasional drizzle. The team celebrated post-race at Xfinity LIVE’s VIP Lounge. Many additional guests– friends and family of runners–joined the party, and Fred’s Footsteps staff members were pleased to welcome everyone and congratulate them on their successful endeavor.

Fred’s Footsteps Receives Gift of Art from Renowned Artist Tremain Smith

Fred’s Footsteps is excited to announce that it has been gifted with a piece of artwork by Tremain Smith, an artist whose work has been featured in galleries across the country, including four pieces in the permanent collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Special thanks to Lauren Addis of LAA Art Collective for facilitating this gift. The piece, Adonai Ha Eretz (48”x32”, oil, wax and collage), can be seen in the organization’s new office space in Ardmore.

Main Line Times Features Fred’s Footsteps Fellowship Program

On March 31, 2017, an article ran on the front-page of the Main Line Times detailing the Second Annual Fred’s Footsteps Fellowship Program and Coach Dick Vermeil’s visit to the organization’s new offices in Ardmore for day two of the Fellows Conference.

Fred’s Footsteps Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer for 2017 Party in the Yard

Fred’s Footsteps annual spring fundraising event, Party in the Yard, was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer’s “Cause & Celebration” section on Sunday, March 12, 2017. The event raised over $220,000 to support our work with deserving families in the region. Photographs from the event, along with fundraising details, were shared in the Sunday paper.