Love the Lehigh Valley

APRIL 12, 2021 | CAMP FOWLER: Camp Fowler is a special place where kids who have experienced trauma or loss in their lives can have fun in the outdoors in a therapeutic setting.   Valley Youth House offers these experiences at no charge to youth who are from low-income families, are within the foster care system, or are among the homeless.  A week at one of our camps will include all transportation, meals, clothing, and supplies needed to participate. Click HERE to support a camper today.   

MARCH 26 – MAY 1, 2021 | LEHIGH VALLEY BOOK FESTIVAL: The Lehigh Valley Book Festival is a celebration of books and the strong connections they forge – bringing published authors, illustrators and readers together, through thoughtful, approachable and inclusive programming. Our mission is based on the notion that reading is for everybody – and that people of all ages and interests can find something to spark their imagination, broaden their perspective and nourish their spirit in a book.MORE INFO

MARCH 29, 2021 | LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCEITY: The Man & Woman Of The Year exists because the movement against cancer needs leaders. Candidates in this philanthropic competition form and lead powerful fundraising teams that help find innovative ways of fueling the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society mission. With their teammates behind them, this exceptional group competes in honor of two local blood cancer survivors for the prestigious title of Man Or Woman Of The Year. To support or learn more about The Lehigh Valley Campaign, click here. 

APRIL 17, 2021 | LEHIGH VALLEY HEART BALL: Together, we are relentlessly focused on the heart of our community. Through the Heart Ball campaign, we celebrate our collective success in driving change, funding science and improving behaviors – no matter where, or how, we gather. That means taking our efforts beyond the ballroom, working every day to help every heart. Click HERE for info.

APRIL 18 – May 9, 2021 |   BEAVER STADIUM VIRTUAL RUN & FUN: Staring April 18th through May 9th join the Paterno Family Virtual Beaver Stadium Run & Fun event, presented by Sheetz.  Special Olympics Pennsylvania invites you to run a 5K in your favorite neighborhood, walk 2 miles, or engage in fun family exercises to support Special Olympics athletes and help people with intellectual disabilities get off the sidelines!  Click HERE to register, start your team or donate. 

APRIL 24, 2021 | ARTDART 5K VIRTUAL RUN/WALK: Get outside and moving this spring and help raise money in support of arts education! The fifth annual ArtDart 5k Run/Walk will take place virtually and support the students and arts-enriched educational programs of Arts Academy Charter Middle School. Click HERE for info.

MAY 17, 2021 | LEVITT PAVILION GOLF TOURNAMENT: From the Levitt Lawn to the Green Pond Lawn, Join Steelstacks for golf at a different green scene. All proceeds directly support Levitt Pavilion’s mission to provide over 50 free concerts each summer for the Lehigh Valley community Click HERE for info.

MAY 27, 2021 | FREDDY AWARDS: The State Theatre’s 2021 FREDDY Awards Program supports the promotion of our local participating schools, $200,000 in scholarship opportunities and is producing a FREDDY Celebration to air on WFMZ May 27th.  Help support the FREDDYS by making a contribution today! For more info visit www.freddyawards.org

JUNE 12, 2021 | BOWLING FOR HAMPTON: During a winter storm in 2021, the roof of Hampton Lanes and Hammerhead Lounge in Northampton collapsed under the weight of the snow. Join us on June 12th for a benefit to help rebuild our beloved bowling alley and social spot! Bar-Don Lanes in Easton will be hosting a bowling tournament with proceeds going to Hampton Lanes. Visit bar-don.com for details.

JUNE 14, 2021 | LOVE RAN RED GOLF TOURNAMENT: 4th Annual Golf Fundraiser to benefit Love Ran Red Foundations Housing Program & Duke’s Delites Employment Program for adults with Autism & Developmental Disabilities in the Lehigh Valley. Foursomes and single golfers welcome. Reserve you spot now!

JUNE 19, 2021 | JUSTIN SHEFTEL MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT:  St Luke’s Sports Medicine is proud to present the 17th Annual Justin Sheftel Softball Tournament on Saturday, June 19 at the Lehigh Valley Athletic Fields in Allentown. Special guest former Philadelphia Phillies Hall of Fame Pitcher Steve Carlton will be on hand for a free baseball clinic for high school and middle school athletes! Bring the kids for an entire day of free family fun including tie dye, lawn games and a silent auction.  Plus delicious food and the awesomely popular mocktail mix off competition sponsored by Red Robin. Proceeds from the entire event support the Justin Sheftel Memorial Fund which raises money for local scholarships and charities.  Click here for more info.

AUGUST 9, 2021 | JOHN E. WALSON JR MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT:  John E. Walson, Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament 2021 will be Monday, August 9, 2021 at Lehigh Country Club.  Over the past 35 years, this tournament has raised over $2.38 million dollars, including $261,000 raised at last year’s tournament, for the homeless, foster care, and vulnerable youth and families served by Valley Youth House.  Your Support Changes Lives!  Click here for sponsorship opportunities or to play. 

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