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March 3, 2018

The start of the 2018 Major League Soccer campaign marks a geographical change for the LampStrong Foundation and with that, its seminal program.  With the assured support of a new team, Minnesota United Football Club, the Hero Program will continue, but it will now be...

March 3, 2018

In 1888, Richard Sears first used a printed mailer to sell watches and jewelry.  By 1894 his catalog boasted that "our trade reaches around the world".  Soon one could buy any item imaginable, from clothes to pianos, through The Sears, Roebuck and Co Catalogue....and h...

January 21, 2018

Once again, in tandem with the folks from Firecakes Donuts, Matt did a righteous good job at representing the Lampstrong Foundation in an end of the year/Christmas donut decorating orgy at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.  Santa was too busy at...

November 16, 2017

Has anyone heard of Jenna Benn Shersher?  She is the founder of an online support community tagged Twist Out Cancer (www.twistoutcancer.org).  This survivor of a rare form of lymphoma came up with the unique idea of blending psychosocial support, advocacy, and educatio...

November 16, 2017

Look who is featured on the last page of Modern Luxury CS magazine, Chicago Edition.  The November issue features a portfolio of Chicago’s most prolific philanthropists.  While Frank Ishman’s photography allows us a rare peek at Matt Lampson atypically attired in a bus...

November 16, 2017

Seed money from the Foundation’s recent $20,000.00 donation to the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s HOT healthy living campaign is being put to good use.  The hospital’s media team is nearing completion of the production of in house exercise videos that will be availab...

November 16, 2017

On November 2, young cancer survivors that were diagnosed between the ages of 15 and 39 were invited to network with each other at Harry Caray’s 7th Inning Stretch.  The event was hosted by the Lurie Cancer Center.  The theme of the event, how fitness and nutrition can...

November 16, 2017

Along with the folks at Firecakes Donuts, and in collaboration with the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Foundation, there were no ghosts and goblins roaming the hematology/oncology service last Halloween.  Instead there were donuts.  The problem wa...

Sept. 24 is always a day that Chicago Fire goalkeeper Matt Lampson appreciates – for the good and the bad memories – as the date, now almost exactly 10 years ago, when he learned he was cancer-free.

“I don’t give a s—t about my birthday. This is the day I care about eac...

September 25, 2017

There are moments in life that change one’s trajectory. I am sure that you have had those moments as well. For me, that moment came when I was diagnosed with cancer in 2007, on the eve of my high school graduation.

Another defining moment came when I decided to use the...

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