(Youngstown, OH) On March 5, 2021, the Boo Squad Fund, a component of the Anthony V. Spano Foundation presented a check to the American Heart Association in the amount of $1,460, which was the amount of money that the Boo Squad Fund raised in their February Fitness Challenge and the sale of the Boo Squad Recipe Book. “All the recipes in the book were submitted by children who are in the Boo Squad group” stated Dr. Heather Hrina-Medvec. The money will stay in our local Northeast Ohio Chapter of the American Heart Association and it will be used to purchase up to 50 blood pressure cuffs for local families so that they can better monitor their health.
The Boo Squad is a local volunteer group of children ages 7-13. The children volunteer in the community through various missions to help their community. Each mission’s purpose is specifically designed to teach the children in the Boo Squad group the value of community and helping each other. The Boo Squad Fund was founded in 2015, by Heather Hrina-Medvec. They have served many organizations in the valley including but not limited to The Community Kitchen, The Beatitude House, The Paisley House, Go Baby Go, and countless others.
The goal of this mission is to teach our youth to be thankful. Thankful for many day to day needs, we all take for granted. The children get to take part in the complete process and hopefully witness the impact that kindness can have on someone.
“I hope this mission will encourage other members of the community to step forward and support the fund or contact us to help us turn their passions into an impactful mission like the Boo Squad Fund,” Anthony Spano, Executive Director of the Anthony V. Spano Foundation stated.
The Boo Squad Fund was created in 2018 through a partnership with Anthony V. Spano. For more info about the Boo Squad Fund, please visit https://spanofoundation.com/crw_causes/boo-squad-fund. The Boo Squad Fund is a component fund of the Anthony V. Spano Foundation. The Spano Foundation is a 501 © 3 nonprofit organization for this fund.