Come on out and have some fun with us at the Main Event near Christiana Mall in Newark, DE. You’ll enjoy some “FAMILY FUN” bowling, billiards, laser tag and gravity ropes and much more…
The evening offers many different opportunities to enjoy a few hours with your kids and/or your family all while making a difference for children fighting cancer. Each ticket costs $30 (plus processing fee) and can be purchased right here on the Eventbrite site. Tickets will be available at the door for $40.
Each ticket purchase will include unlimited bowling & shoe rental, billiards, shuffleboard, laser tag, and gravity ropes; 2 hours of unlimited arcade play and 2 slices of pizza with fountain drink.
Since the following day is President’s Day and a holiday for some kids and parents, why not come out and play hard and sleep in on Monday !
If you’re interested in coming out to support a worthy cause but don’t want to join the activities, a simple purchase of food and/or soft drinks will still ‘make a difference’. Nathan’s Story will get 20% of all proceeds from these purchases….just be sure to give us your receipt at the door and they’ll transfer into funds for the children.
If you feel lucky, you might just want to purchase some 50/50’s at a chance for some really great prizes…..
Thank you in advance for everyone who participates in this family event to raise awareness and funding for those children who need it most and we look forwarding to see you there 😊
It is nearing that time of year again, the time where everyone starts preparing for the holidays, whether you celebrate Christmas, Kwanzaa, and Hanukkah(these are just a few of the celebrations that take place). Although in some aspects different they have one thing in common and that’s to be together as a family and usually in the home enjoying the celebration. In the world of childhood cancer or any serious medical world that’s not always the option for those going through the treatments or the hardships, many spend their time of celebration in the hospital’s where they need to be at that time for whatever the reason it may be. Our mission at Nathan’s Story with “A Piece of Home” is to help ease that by bringing some of that home comfort to those in patient.
As many of you can only imagine being in the hospital over the holidays is no fun…now imagine yourself as a child fighting cancer, a new way of life for you and your family that you have just embarked on in the last month. Nathan started his chemo treatments on Thanksgiving day of 2010, what better day we thought to be thankful for a “beginning to and end”. The chemo treatments were three weeks out of four in the hospital as inpatient, he was pulled out of school and taught by the teacher in the hospital and a home teacher the schools sent to our home, when he was there. Nathan and our family spent every holiday in the hospital as in patient either for chemo treatments or fevers/isolation with the exception of Halloween. The staff did everything they could to help make this as joyful and painless as they could but when it all came down to it we were still in the hospital for the holiday’s; childhood cancer seemed determined to take from us those special moments that we as a family cherish.
We at Nathan’s Story C.C.O. wanted to help make it even more special, beings we could look at it from a different perspective then most since we actually were in the situation. We personally came up with the idea of bringing in “A Piece of Home” for the holidays. Our first year and within months of becoming an official 501(c)(3) we raised funds to get the children that would be in the hospital for the holidays their own holiday tree. The trees we chose were specifically chosen with the children in mind and with the help of Nathan himself. The trees are no more then 32-36″ with fiber optic lights, lights that change colors automatically and cascade through the room with soft soothing colors to be able to relax and and enjoy. The children as well as the family truly enjoy the soft glow of the tree and the changing of the lights, it offers a relaxed and peaceful moment.
We reached out to everyone with our “sponsorship program” last year for the first time to help us grow in our mission and make it even more special and there was a response that was truly amazing and helped not only provide the trees but we where able to provide a holiday dinner and gifts for ALL the children including the siblings, we had crafts and just all around a great coming together of everyone around enjoying each others company and conversation; all this on the unit of a hospital.
Won’t you please help us again by “Sponsoring a Tree”…
Sponsorship is $20.00 per tree; you can donate by secure check out below or with check, Mail to: Nathan’s Story PO Box 213 Galena MD 21635