Fri., Oct. 28th event at Cipriani also honoring Timothy H. Shinn; Coughlin, Giants players, auction highlight benefit for kids with cancer ******************* New York, NY (August 31, 2011) – Legendary filmmaker Steve Sabol will be recognized for his philanthropic work on behalf of children as New York Giants Head Coach Tom Coughlin hosts the seventh annual “Champions For Children” Gala …
The cause hit home for Mark Herzlich, struck a deep-seated chord. When the Giants rookie linebacker was enduring six-hour chemotherapy sessions listening to a doctor who told him he would never walk again Herzlich thought about football, and about Jay McGillis.
Tom Coughlin is doing more than getting the New York Giants ready for the Miami Dolphins this week.
This is a doubleheader week for the 65-year-old Coughlin. The early game comes on Friday when the seventh annual Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation charity event is held in Manhattan to raise money and provide emotional support for families of children with cancer.
The Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation has renewed their grant to Newark Beth Israel Medical Center for $53,000 to be used as emergency funds for children who are battling cancer and are being treated at the Valerie Fund Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s Hospital of New Jersey.
Both Giants head coach Tom Coughlin and linebacker Mark Herzlich remained busy enough during the past two months that they haven’t spent much time discussing the bond that connects the two more than 40 years apart.
GIANTS LINEBACKER Mark Herzlich never met Jay McGillis, the late Boston College safety who died of leukemia and inspired Tom Coughlin’s Jay Fund Foundation. But he heard his inspiring story, long before he was forced to begin his own cancer fight.
Brumos Motor Cars and Mercedes-Benz of Orange Park’s recent sponsorship of the 16th Annual Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Celebrity Golf Classic really paid off for one participant. Robert Baker of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, made a hole-in-one shot on lucky #13 at the TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course winning a two year lease on a 2011 GLK valued at more than $18,000.
On June 7th, Coach Coughlin joined Dr. Bill Carroll of NYU Langone Medical Center, for an interview on Sirus’ Doctor Radio. Please click here to listen to their chat!” Pediatric Cancer
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