In memory of Ojetta V. Holt-Shoffner

Posts Categorized: The Holt Brothers

2023 NFL #MyCauseMyCleats

It’s back! We love participating in the NFL’s My Cause My Cleats auction each year. NFL players and former players reveal their passions beyond the game and wear their hearts on their feet through My Cause My Cleats.  Players have the opportunity to pick a cause that is important to them and represent their chosen organization… Read more »

What Would She Think?

The Holt Brothers Foundation has always been about family – honoring family, supporting family and strengthening family.  If you look closely when you see our logo you’ll notice a tagline that says “in memory of Ojetta V. Holt-Shoffner”, she was wife to Odell and Mom to Tosha, Torry and Terrence, and today would be her… Read more »

Capital City Jack & Jill hosts book drive

This fall middle school Innovators from the Capital City Jack and Jill organization raised money to purchase 250+ copies of “A Kids Book About Cancer.”  These books will be donated to each of our KidsCAN! site locations and be provided to families as they join a KidsCAN! program. In total these students raised $5,000. This book by Dr. Kelsie… Read more »

Terrence and Torry Speak on Leadership at Credit Suisse’s Morrisville Campus

Terrence and Torry were welcomed to Credit Suisse’s Morrisville campus by site lead, Kevin Walker, to be a part of a quarterly speaker series on leadership. It’s always a privilege for these two to connect with the community and share life lessons they have learned. As standout leaders both on the field, and in the… Read more »

Holt Brothers Foundation Announces 2023 KidsCAN! Alumni Scholarship Winners

We are so excited to announce our KidsCAN! Alumni Scholarship winners for 2023! Take a look to see where these nine recipients are headed and what they are studying! We feel so honored to support them in the next step to their degrees.   Brooklyn Lamoureux- Lindenwood University London Lamoureux- Truman State, studying English Jacob… Read more »

KidsCAN! Alumni Scholarship- Amelia Pare

Meet Amelia “Mimi” Pare, one of our KidsCAN! Alumni Scholarship recipients. Mimi feels extremely grateful for her time participating in KidsCAN! programs. Amid the pandemic, an already trying time for her personally, Mimi’s mother was diagnosed with cancer. With the support of KidsCAN! she was able to stay present, connect with her sisters, and see… Read more »

KidsCAN! Alumni Scholarship- Brooklyn Lamoureux

Meet Brooklyn, one of our KidsCAN! Alumni Scholarship recipients! Brooklyn and her siblings participated in KidsCAN! during her mother’s battle with cancer. Being so young when her mother was diagnosed made things especially challenging. She reflects on the impact of meeting other kids who were going through a similar experience, as well as feeling lucky… Read more »

KidsCAN! Alumni Scholarship- Maisen Aromando

Meet Maisen, one of our KidsCAN! Alumni Scholarship Recipients! Maisen participated in our KidsCAN! program during her father’s battle with cancer. During her time participating in our KidsCAN! program, she connected with other children who were going through a similar experience. Still today, Maisen can recognize how having a supportive community like KidsCAN! can be… Read more »

KidsCAN! Alumni Scholarship, Meet the Scholar- Lynelle Cunningham

Meet Lynelle, one of our KidsCAN! Alumni Scholarship recipients! Lynelle participated in our KidsCAN! program during her father’s battle with cancer. She explains how our KidsCAN! program was an incredibly important outlet during a trying time in her childhood. The relief of KidsCAN! activities, even if just for a few hours, helped her to get… Read more »

KidsCAN! Alumni Scholarships- London Lamoureux

Meet London, one of our KidsCAN! Alumni Scholarship recipients! London and her siblings participated in our KidsCAN! program during her mother’s battle with cancer. She feels grateful that her family was able to have such a strong community support system during her mother’s battle. Being so young, she reflects on how impactful the medical professionals… Read more »

KidsCAN! Alumni Scholarships- Garrett Wilson

Meet Garrett, one of our KidsCAN! Alumni Scholarship recipients! Garrett feels lucky to have felt the support of our KidsCAN! program during his father’s battle with cancer. Through different events, his favorite being our bowling party, Garrett connected with other kids his age going through similar experiences. He reflects on the impact of connecting with… Read more »

KidsCAN! at UNC-Rex turns 20

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 »

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

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 KidsCAN! Scholarship Applications are now live!

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 »

The Holt Brothers Foundation Golf Tournament is Back!

  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 »

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

four men stand together

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 »