2023 Impact Summary

2023 Impact Summary

The Inaugural Golf Outing was an immense success and we were overwhelmed with gratitude for the support we received. The funds we raised were above and beyond our expectations. Together with the funds raised through other initiatives and support from the community, we...
Triest Hall Update

Triest Hall Update

In 2023, Blake Gives Back focused on providing an elevator for Triest Hall, where Blake volunteered as a student at La Salle. Triest Hall is a residential home for eight adult men with intellectual challenges. Although run by the Catholic Brothers of Charity, it is...
Bereavement Policy Change

Bereavement Policy Change

We are so proud of Tom, who led the charge for bereavement policy change at Johnson & Johnson, sparking discussion and policy changes at other companies. To learn more: Read the article from Newsday (see photo below) Read article from Bloomberg –...
Orange Ribbons

Orange Ribbons

From October 30 to November 30, 2023, the neighbors and community of Doylestown Lea again decorated trees with orange ribbons in honor of Blake’s memory. We hosted another block party and raised about $500 for Blake Gives Back in the 50/50 raffle. We are blessed...
St. Mark’s Backpacks

St. Mark’s Backpacks

St. Mark’s Church of Frankford (Philadelphia) parish hosted their 7th annual Back to School fair on Saturday August 12, 2023. At the event, a total of 500 backpacks filled with school supplies were distributed to children in the community. “We are so...