The Marisa Tufaro Foundation unveils its strategic plan and first wave of initiatives

PLEASE VISIT THE MARISA TUFARO FOUNDATION'S OFFICIAL WEBSITE, WHICH HAS REPLACED THIS BLOG AS THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE FOR THE FOUNDATION. The Marisa Tufaro Foundation commemorates what would have been Marisa’s 14th birthday on July 30, 2017 by unveiling its strategic plan and outlining its first wave of initiatives to help children in need throughout the… Continue reading The Marisa Tufaro Foundation unveils its strategic plan and first wave of initiatives

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Metuchen High School’s innovative ‘Proving Ground’ challenge will develop students’ teamwork and leadership skills while benefiting The Marisa Tufaro Foundation

PLEASE VISIT THE MARISA TUFARO FOUNDATION'S OFFICIAL WEBSITE, WHICH HAS REPLACED THIS BLOG AS THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE FOR THE FOUNDATION. Student-athletes returning to Metuchen High School next month for fall sports practice will find their sprawling campus transformed into a massive obstacle course with more than 30 mentally and physically challenging stations designed to promote… Continue reading Metuchen High School’s innovative ‘Proving Ground’ challenge will develop students’ teamwork and leadership skills while benefiting The Marisa Tufaro Foundation

Marisa’s impact on Hunterdon Central football coach Casey Ransone and vice versa

PLEASE VISIT THE MARISA TUFARO FOUNDATION'S OFFICIAL WEBSITE, WHICH HAS REPLACED THIS BLOG AS THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE FOR THE FOUNDATION. Upon leaving St. Joseph to become the head football coach at Hunterdon Central Regional High School, Casey Ransone, who Home News Tribune sports writer Greg Tufaro holds in the highest regard and is honored to… Continue reading Marisa’s impact on Hunterdon Central football coach Casey Ransone and vice versa

A purple blanket with interlocking hearts connects foundations of two transplant recipients

PLEASE VISIT THE MARISA TUFARO FOUNDATION'S OFFICIAL WEBSITE, WHICH HAS REPLACED THIS BLOG AS THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE FOR THE FOUNDATION. I haven’t looked at the purple blanket since Cyndi and I brought it home from the hospital after Marisa passed away, but I think often about its remarkable significance. Marisa was a patient for 161… Continue reading A purple blanket with interlocking hearts connects foundations of two transplant recipients

The ETEA’s remarkable generosity benefits Marisa’s foundation

PLEASE VISIT THE MARISA TUFARO FOUNDATION'S OFFICIAL WEBSITE, WHICH HAS REPLACED THIS BLOG AS THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE FOR THE FOUNDATION. On the same day a six-alarm fire gutted James Monroe Elementary School, Marisa emailed her teacher a story she wrote for the school newspaper. Her dispatch, of course, never appeared in print because the James… Continue reading The ETEA’s remarkable generosity benefits Marisa’s foundation

What Marisa told Henrik Lundqvist on Christmas Day and how her hockey stick ended up inside the St. Joseph ice hockey team’s conference championship cup

PLEASE VISIT THE MARISA TUFARO FOUNDATION'S OFFICIAL WEBSITE, WHICH HAS REPLACED THIS BLOG AS THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE FOR THE FOUNDATION. Two days after Marisa’s untimely passing, the St. Joseph High School ice hockey team played a nonconference regular-season game and held a moment of silence in her honor before the puck was dropped. The home… Continue reading What Marisa told Henrik Lundqvist on Christmas Day and how her hockey stick ended up inside the St. Joseph ice hockey team’s conference championship cup

Herbert Hoover Middle School helps Marisa’s legacy grow on ‘graduation’ day

PLEASE VISIT THE MARISA TUFARO FOUNDATION'S OFFICIAL WEBSITE, WHICH HAS REPLACED THIS BLOG AS THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE FOR THE FOUNDATION. As Herbert Hoover Middle School Principal Brian McGrath stood at the podium acknowledging an eighth grader who was not in attendance at Tuesday’s promotion ceremony, the faint cries of a baby pierced an eerie silence… Continue reading Herbert Hoover Middle School helps Marisa’s legacy grow on ‘graduation’ day