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Heidi Hamels

(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