16th Annual Benefit Ride & Family Picnic

On September 4, Valley With a Heart Benefits will be holding it’s annual Ride & Family Picnic fund raiser!  The proceeds of this fund raiser will go to support Vilet Pantucci (3 yrs of Pittston), Angel Breha (2 1/2 yrs of Nanticoke), Anthony Conklin (2 1/2 months of Wilkes-Barre) and other families of seriously ill children.  The event will be held at St. Faustina Grove in Sheatown, PA.

The event will feature 14 live bands on 2 stages!  Bands such as the AC/DC tribute band, Halfway to Hell, Oz and Iron Cowboy!  There will be raffles, food, bike games, vendors and even games for the kids!  We’ll even have fireworks by Pizza Paul!  Please make sure to give a big thanks to our sponsors, Fairchild and One Main Financial!

Please see our flyer below for all the details of the event!  We’re looking forward to seeing everyone there, and show that we are a Valley with a Heart!

Ride & Family Picnic 2016

A New Heart for Brian Doughtry

A great article on one of our poster children, Brian.

Brian Dougherty was born with half a working heart.

When his mother, Susan Boncal, was 22 weeks pregnant, she learned he would be born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. The left side of his heart would be underdeveloped. The right side of his heart was taxed with pumping blood throughout his entire newborn body. Continue reading A New Heart for Brian Doughtry