As part of our VB Gives Back partnership, a portion of each and every order through the end of June will benefit Penny’s Flight Foundation. And to kick off the partnership, they’re donating $50 from each Penny loafer sold in April 2024.

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“We are thrilled about the partnership between Penny’s Flight and CSHL and could not ask for a better partner in the quest to find a cure for neurofibromatosis,” says Chad Doerge, who co-founded Penny’s Flight with his wife, Kate Doerge, in honor of their late daughter. “CSHL is a beacon of innovation in medical research. As they set their vision on the complex problems presented by NF, we know the resulting science will promise a brighter future for those affected by the disease.”

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The Penny Doerge Adaptive Academy (PDAA), a program offered at the Lerner Children’s Pavilion, the children’s hospital at HSS, organizes local and regional adaptive programs to offer pediatric patients with challenging musculoskeletal conditions the opportunity to participate in active
adventures. The PDAA was first piloted in 2014 with a single ski trip that served 10 children in the hopes that it would help them cope with their limitations outside the hospital walls.

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It Takes One Boat To Be Courageous.

Oarsome Expedition will use the sport of Ocean Rowing and attempt to row around the world within 2 1/2 years. We will be rowing for our Veterans and their K9 service dogs, those families living with Neurofibromatosis (NF), and those struggling with eating disorders.

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Rise Up BJJ

Rise Up Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is owned and operated by Joanie Chamberland. Rise Up JJ is hosting their annual event Roll for a Cure where donors to their event can donate additional money for PFF. This event is on May 19, 2024, but Rise Up JJ will continue to donate to PFF throughout the years.

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Roll for the Cure 2024