The event benefits the 12 Oaks Foundation.
Hoops For Hope
Friday, February 22, 2013
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Register now for the 3-on-3 'Hoops for Hope' basketball tournament at Grayslake North High School on March 16 and 17. The event benefits the 12 Oaks Foundation.
Just in time for March Madness, the 12 Oaks Foundation will host its Third Annual Hoops for Hope tournament March 16 and 17 at Grayslake North High School. Each spring the tournament draws more than 500 basketball players and 100 teams to the court for some 3-on-3 action. Open to all players from fourth-graders through adults, the event raises funds to help children in families coping with cancer and financial hardships. Blood Drive New this year, the friendly competition at Hoops for Hope will also bring about some real bloodshed—off the court, that is. The organizers have teamed up with LifeSource to host a Matt Hupp Memorial Blood Drive on-site during the first day of the tournament, March 16, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. To donate blood, fans…
Monday, March 12, 2012
Proceeds from the basketball tournament hosted by the 12 Oaks Foundation will benefit children in families coping with cancer.
The second annual Hoops for Hope 3-on-3 basketball tournament will take place March 17 and 18 at Grayslake North High School. Teams of four or more players, fifth-graders through adults, will compete for bragging rights and more importantly, to support the 12 Oaks Foundation, a nonprofit charity dedicated to helping children in families coping with cancer. “We’re excited to put on a community event during the height of hoops season that allows adults and kids to play some ball in a fun environment,” said Steve Hupp, who founded 12 Oaks along with his wife, Julie. The foundation serves as a tribute to their son, Matthew, who died of Burkitt’s Lymphoma in 2009 at age 13. Matt loved playing sports and developed many of his strengths through …