Jay Fund 2013 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to two brave young ladies who have been tackling cancer and are the 2013 recipients of the Jay Fund’s scholarships. Riley Theis was diagnosed with Papillary Ependymoma WHO grade II in May 2007 and with a recurrence in January 2010. It has now been almost three years since her last treatment and she continues to do well. In spite …

Coughlin: Helping families tackling childhood cancer ‘puts things in perspective.’

Coughlin: Helping families tackling childhood cancer ‘puts things in perspective’ The Florida Times-Union Beth Reese Cravey March 16, 2013 3:14 AM EDT Copyright 2013 The Florida Times-Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. For the past few weeks, Tom Coughlin has been making the national media rounds plugging his new book about how …

Coughlin’s fund provides big help to Jacksonville Beach family

by Alexi Strong, Staff Writer The Beaches Leader, Inc. More than seven months have passed since 5-year-old Elizabeth Forte completed treatment for acute lympholastic leukemia. Her parents watched Elizabeth in their Jacksonville Beach home last week play with her brother and sister, and formally introduce everyone in the room to her stuffed animals. They said she loves school, drawing, dancing …

Jay Fund Expands Services

JACKSONVILLE – The Tom Coughlin Jay Fund, a Jacksonville-based nonprofit founded by former Jacksonville Jaguars head coach and current New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin, is launching a new financial literacy tool to help families tackling childhood cancer. Called the Financial Game Plan, the four-step approach helps families understand and manage financial challenges that result from helping a child …

2013 Jay Fund College Scholarship Application is READY!

Interested in the Jay Fund’s 2013 College Scholarship program for cancer patients and survivors?  We are excited to announce that our 2013 application is ready for you!  Please contact Rita Malie for a Northeast FL application or NY/ NJ application (as per our guidelines) at [email protected]  We wish the very best and good luck to all who apply!

Tom Coughlin Jay Fund sponsors Holiday Party for pediatric oncology patients in NJ

On Wednesday, December 12th, the Jay Fund partnered up with the Valerie Fund Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center to sponsor their annual Holiday Party.  Held at the Doubletree Hotel at Newark Airport, the party allowed families to celebrate in style.  A formal, ‘kid friendly’, three-course sit down meal is provided, and families are entertained by a DJ and …

COUGHLIN’S “CHAMPIONS FOR CHILDREN GALA” BREAKS THE MILLION DOLLAR MARK

Jay Fund Foundation reaches major goal in 8th year  New York, NY (October 17, 2012) – For the first time in its eight-year history, the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund’s “Champions for Children Gala” broke the million dollar mark in fundraising Friday evening at Cipriani in New York City, taking in a total of $1,007,000. “Friday night was a wonderful and …