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Hamels Foundation

(Heidi and Cole Hamels, far left and far right, present a ceremonial check to representatives of West Philadelphia High School.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Cole Hamels’ Foundation Underwrites More Projects For Area Schools

Students at West Philadelphia High erupted in cheers as Heidi Hamels announced the $8,700 grant to their school, one of six new Hamels Foundation gifts — totaling $51,000 — to area schools.

05/30/2014

Philadelphia School District

Philadelphia School Closures Throw Hamels Foundation a Curve Ball

Some schools that have received new equipment are now slated to be shut down by the Philadelphia school district.

12/20/2012

(Cole Hamels, with big scissors at lower right, prepares to cut a ceremonial ribbon on a playground at the Bayard Taylor Elementary School, which his foundation paid to renovate.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Cole and Heidi Hamels Complete Renovation of a Hunting Park Playground

The Hamels Foundation provided a $300,000 grant to renovate the entire play yard at Bayard Taylor Elementary School.

08/08/2012

(School principal David Kipphut, left, and students pose with a ceremonial check being presented by Cole Hamels, fourth from left, and his wife Heidi, far right.  Photos by Mike DeNardo)

Phillies’ Cole Hamels Donates $200,000 For Philadelphia School Improvements

Philadelphia Phillies’ lefthander Cole Hamels and his wife, Heidi, are helping out Philadelphia schools at a time when they need it most.

06/14/2011