Sy’s Fund Blog

Fundraising Before, During & After COVID-19 Restrictions & Fabulous Board Additions

July 14, 2020
With restrictions put in place since the COVID-19 virus and concerns for public safety, we had to take a step back from some of our community fundraisers for this year, including our fabulous Sy’s Sizzlin’ Pageant, and explore other creative endeavors to keep going. Our Rock, Paper, Scissors was held live the beginning of March in Keene NH before constraints

A Message About COVID-19 from SY’S FUN:D

July 14, 2020
As an organization, we at Sy’s Fun:d recognize that with ongoing covid-19 surges throughout the country, many individuals and families have been and continue to be seriously impacted personally, and we hold you in our thoughts. Amidst the fear, anxiety, and stress it is often hard to remember that the things needed most during times like these are in fact pa

Positive Distractions Nourish the Soul

July 14, 2020
Much has changed in such a short period of time since the COVID-19 pandemic hit. The limited freedom I, along with others, have experienced these past few months has certainly reinforced the importance of having positive distractions, driving home the value of what Sy’s Fun:D provides for young adults living with cancer. Think about the challenges of keeping

What is your passion or hobby?

April 1, 2020
What is your passion or hobby? The first week in April is Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week. We asked several young adults who are living with cancer what they love to do, and below are their responses. A big thank you to Tananya, Drew, Ashli, Amber and Tanya for sharing their passions/hobbies with us. Tananya, age 20, diagnosed with a brain tumor at age 15

Sy’s Sizzler planned for June 27th

March 25, 2020
It’s already (or finally, depending on how you look at things I suppose) March. I’m sitting here planning for our 8th annual Sy’s Sizzlers “Womanless Beauty Pageant,” and just postponed our 3rd annual strategy/planning meeting for the event because Massachusetts has closed all of its bars/restaurants, and while the meeting takes place in NH it’s better to be


December 8, 2019
OPERATION SNOW ANGEL The holiday season is here ~ for many people that means getting together with family and friends for festivities, perhaps baking, decorating, and gift giving depending on tradition and family culture. For the young adults we serve, things are often much more complex, as cancer doesn’t take time out for the holidays. They may be undergoin