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Hamels Takes Out Ad In Sunday Paper Thanking Phillies Fans

On the heels of his trade to the Texas Rangers, former Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels is thanking the fans in a full-page ad in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

08/02/2015

A ceremonial check representing a grant to Webster Elementary School is presented by Cole Hamels (far right) and Heidi Hamels (far left) to principal Shawn Wright (wearing Phillies jersey).  Photo by Mike DeNardo.

Cole Hamels Foundation Donates Another $53,000 To Schools in Philadelphia

Eight Philadelphia schools are recipients of the latest round of grants from the Hamels Foundation.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/11/2015

(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

(Cole and Heidi Hamels, at left, are serenaded by students in the band at Shawmont Elementary School, in Roxborough.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Phillies’ Pitcher Cole Hamels Goes To Bat Again For Philadelphia Schoolkids

Hamels, whose foundation is providing $50,000 for special programs in Philadelphia public schools, says it’s all about making a difference.

06/03/2013

(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