Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Labels include Diane von Furstenberg, Louis Vuitton and Tom Ford.
The Hamels Foundation, which has its retail store in Bryn Mawr, is hosting their Handbag Happy Hour event on Thursday, April 25, 2013. Philadelphia-area women donated their gently worn (and new) designer purses for auction. Local boutiques Skirt, Intermix, Kate Spade, Sorella, Artifact, Aoki, Three Sirens, Alexia’s Gift Box, Green Street Consignment, Revivals Boutique, Nich, as well as online boutiques Bag, Borrow, or Steal and CakeStyle also provided donations. Silent auction purse bids will start at $75 and raffle tickets will be priced at 1 for $5 and 3 for $10. Guests will be able to “buy it now” on a handful of our silent auction purses. Labels include Diane von Furstenberg, Louis Vuitton, Tom Ford, Kate Spade, Rachel Zoe, Fendi, …
Sunday, March 31, 2013
The Hamels Foundation just opened its retail store in Bryn Mawr.
Earlier this year Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels and his wife, Heidi Hamels, founders of the Hamels Foundation charity, opened the foundation's retail store in Bryn Mawr. Hamels is the cover story of the April issue of Main Line Today magazine. Here is an excerpt from the story: Cole Hamels is grinning from ear to ear as Jon Dorenbos joins him in front of photographers and TV crews before the Hamels Foundation’s Diamonds & Denim fundraiser at Center City’s Crystal Tea Room. With his white T-shirt, denim overalls and matching cap, the Eagles’ long-snapper looks like an outcast from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour. And, wait, is that woman wearing painted-on overalls and nothing else? (Look away!) With its unorthodox mix of sports superstars, …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
The contest winners' cards will be sold at the foundation's retail store in Bryn Mawr.
The Hamels Foundation is running a greeting card contest for children 12-years-old and younger. Children are invited to draw their own greeting card, and the contest winners' cards will be sold at the foundation's retail store in Bryn Mawr. Winners will also receive an autographed photo from Phillies' pitcher Cole Hamels. You can download a contest application in the pdf section of this article.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The Hamels Foundation will host ‘Cole’s Cookout’ on Thursday, March 14 in Clearwater, FL to raise funds for their Namunda School Project.
Saturday, February 2, 2013
The Phillies pitcher and his wife, Newtown Square residents, debuted the Bryn Mawr office of their charitable foundation Friday night.
Bitingly cold, Friday night was no time to loiter on a sidewalk. But pedestrians at Lancaster and Merion avenues in Bryn Mawr, one after another, couldn't help themselves. There, conducting press interviews behind a storefront window, stood one of the most recognizable couples in the Delaware Valley: Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels and his wife, Heidi Hamels, founders of the Hamels Foundation charity. The Hamelses were throwing a private party at 880 W. Lancaster Ave. to celebrate the opening of the foundation's new office and retail shop, formerly located in Center City. Beginning Monday, fans can browse and purchase merchandise between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays. Proceeds benefit the five-year-old foundation and its education projects—…
Saturday, January 12, 2013
A Lancaster Avenue retail storefront is vacant next to the Phillies pitcher's charity's new home.
Patch wants to hear from residents of Bryn Mawr, Gladwyne and beyond: What should fill the retail vacancies of your neighborhood streets? Today, we're spotlighting the retail building at 876 W. Lancaster Ave. in Bryn Mawr, next to where the Hamels Foundation—a charity run by Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels and his wife, Heidi—is opening offices and a retail shop. Showcase Comics is on the other side of the vacant space, which is on the south side of Lancaster Avenue. Prospective tenants should call 610-527-4800. So tell us in the comments section below: What kind of business would you be most likely to frequent if it moved in? And what other vacancies in town do you have ideas about filling?
Thursday, October 11, 2012
The Hamels Foundation, started by Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels and his wife Heidi Hamels, is relocating from Philadelphia. Autographed memorabilia will be sold at the Lancaster Avenue office.
Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels' education charity, The Hamels Foundation, is moving its offices and signed-memorabilia gift shop to a vacant Bryn Mawr retail building, representatives of the foundation and Lower Merion Township told Patch on Wednesday. The relocation from Center City to 880 W. Lancaster Ave. should happen sometime around mid-November, said GN Kang, the foundation's director of Philadelphia-area operations. Hamels and his wife, Heidi, are expected to attend a grand opening tentatively set for January. The famous couple started the foundation in 2008 with the goals of helping inner-city schools and establishing a school in the impoverished African nation of Malawi. In its first three years, according to tax …