In memory of Ojetta V. Holt-Shoffner


Posted: May 4, 2023. filed under Uncategorized.

  2023 KidsCAN! Alumni Scholarship applications are now LIVE! Applications for the 2023 KidsCAN! Alumni Scholarship are NOW available! The application period is open until May 31st, and applicants will be notified of awards by June 15th. Any current KidsCAN! participant who is about to graduate high school, any KidsCAN! Alumni who is about to… Read more »

Let’s Get Competitive – For a Cause!

Posted: January 19, 2023. filed under Uncategorized.

That’s right! Our beloved Flag Football and Cornhole Tournament FUNdraising event is back again. This year’s events will be held on Saturday, April 15th at NC State’s Football Practice facilities and we want to make sure you’re planning to be there. We’ve got a couple of different ways for you to get involved in the… Read more »

My Cause My Cleats 2022

Posted: December 21, 2022. filed under Camp Kesem, Community, Donations, Fundraisers, KidsCAN!, NFL, NFL Alumni, Partnerships, Programs, Team, The Holt Brothers.

We are excited to participate again in 2022 for the NFL’s My Cause My Cleats Event. My Cause My Cleats is an opportunity for current and former players to “wear their hearts on their feet” by working with an artist to design a custom pair of shoes. Each pair of shoes is put up for… Read more »

A Life and Legacy Captured in Art

Posted: December 1, 2022. filed under Uncategorized.

When we first met with the team from The Mahler Fine Art and North Carolina based artist, Dare Coulter, we shared photos and stories to help capture the essence of who Ojetta V. Holt-Shoffner was. After months of planning, design and sketching the mural was finally ready to be revealed earlier this year. Tosha, the… Read more »

KidsCAN! at UNC-Rex turns 20

Posted: October 11, 2022. filed under Community, Events, KidsCAN!, Programs, Team, The Holt Brothers.

KidsCAN! at UNC Rex celebrated 20 years this weekend with an open house event on Saturday. Families that are currently in the program in addition to alumni families, physicians and staff attended to celebrate the impact KidsCAN! has had on families, even Rexie and lots of therapy dogs showed up too! The event included a… Read more »

Welcome New Intern – Shannon Kearney!

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Recently the Holt Brothers Foundation welcomed the newest addition to our team, Shannon Kearney. Shannon is from Chicago, IL where she grew up Irish dancing and learning to swim with her three older brothers. She moved to Raleigh in 2018 to continue swimming for the Wolfpack and later became a two-time captain of the team…. Read more »

Save the Date – An Afternoon with the Holt Brothers Sunday, Nov. 13th

Posted: July 22, 2022. filed under Community, Events, Fundraisers, The Holt Brothers.

Join us for our last FUNdraiser of 2022 on Sunday, November 13th! It’ll be an afternoon you do not want to miss with food, drinks, a DJ, live music entertainment, a silent auction and more. For information on sponsorship and tickets check our website for updates here or email Executive Director, Liz McLean 

2022 Golf Tournament Recap – What a Day!

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  We are still smiling after our latest fundraiser! On June 20th, we welcomed 100+ golfers to NC State’s Lonnie Poole Golf Course for a day of golf and fundraising. Torry and Terrence invited friends and former colleagues to join in the day’s events as celebrity captains to be paired up with our golf teams…. Read more »

2022 KidsCAN! Scholarship Applications are now live!

Posted: May 16, 2022. filed under Community, KidsCAN!, The Holt Brothers.

The Holt Brothers Scholarship is awarded to KidsCAN! Program Alumni from one of our five participating KidsCAN! sites. Scholarships are awarded to students attending community college, vocational school or a four-year college/university. Applications are due by June 15th, 2022. Applications for the 2022 scholarship program can be found here. In 2021 we awarded eight scholarships…. Read more »

Catch KidsCAN! Facilitator Laurel Engel on Spectrum News

Posted: April 25, 2022. filed under Community, KidsCAN!.

UNC Health KidsCAN! Facilitator, Laurel Engel spoke with Spectrum News about the important role KidCAN! plays in the lives of families walking through a parent or guardian’s cancer diagnosis, and why this program means so much to her and her family. On April 30th Laurel will be the keynote speaker for Raleigh’s PurpleStride event held… Read more »

The Holt Brothers Foundation Golf Tournament is Back!

Posted: April 18, 2022. filed under Community, Events, Fundraisers, KidsCAN!, Programs, The Holt Brothers, Uncategorized.

  We’re bringing back a fan favorite fundraiser, our Golf Tournament outing. This event isn’t like your average golf tournament – we’ve got epic hospitality experiences at each hole, and celebrity captain’s for each foursome. To find sign up to sponsor and participate in this event check out our Golf Tournament Registration page and get… Read more »

You can 3D print that???

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Thanks to our friends at Xerox for all of their contributions to helping make this year’s return to our Flag Football & Cornhole Tournament Fundraiser a success. In addition to supporting the day by providing countless volunteers, they also provided a very unique and special touch to the awards we were able to provide to… Read more »

Flag Football & Cornhole Tournament – we’re back!

Posted: April 11, 2022. filed under Events, Fundraisers, The Holt Brothers.

  Check out the recap of this year’s Flag Football & Cornhole tournament fundraiser! We returned to the field on Saturday, March 26th with 300+ players and spectators to raise $20K+ for the Holt Brothers Foundation. Thank to everyone who played, tailgated, cheered and donated to make our return to in person fundraising events a… Read more »

The Magic of KidsCAN! and Camp Kesem – David Carroll

Posted: February 4, 2022. filed under Camp Kesem, KidsCAN!, Programs.

When my father was diagnosed with cancer in 2012, it upended my entire life as a 10-year-old. In 2014, he passed away. Although he is no longer with us, our family knew the fight against cancer was far from over. Thanks to support resources such as KidsCAN! and Camp Kesem, our family fights alongside other… Read more »

Remembering Dave Olsen

Posted: February 1, 2022. filed under Community.

Dave Olsen served on the Holt Brothers Foundation advisory board for many years. He passed away unexpectedly, and much too soon, on January 30th. We all know the people around us who are the helpers, the people who just get things done – that was Dave! He never said no, he always had a way… Read more »

There’s Still Time Left To Vote in the Pro Football Hall of Fame Fan Vote

Posted: January 7, 2022. filed under Community, The Holt Brothers.

Have you cast your vote in the NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame Fan Vote for our very own Torry Holt yet? Get in on the fan vote action today and make your voice heard! We know we are a bit biased, but we think he’s pretty deserving of this honor and you know when… Read more »

In Person Events Are Back in 2022!

Posted: January 6, 2022. filed under Community, Events, Fundraisers, The Holt Brothers.

It’s been a long time since we’ve held an in person fundraiser and we are ready to get back to the events you love to attend. Please save the date for these exciting ways to connect and support the Holt Brothers Foundation in 2022. Flag Football Returns on Saturday, March 26th at the NC State… Read more »

Triangle Real Estate Firm to Donate $100 for Every Closing Transaction in 2022

Posted: January 5, 2022. filed under Community, Partnerships, The Holt Brothers.

A few months ago Holt Brothers Foundation Board Chair, Ryan Switzer, introduced us to his former colleague and friend Mike Wolgin of Wolgin Real Estate Group in Apex, NC. Mike, like Torry and Terrence, lost a parent at a young age to cancer. When he was 14 Mike’s father passed away. The mission of the Holt Brothers Foundation… Read more »