Grants & Programs

Side-Out Grants COVID-19 Relief Funds to Two Organizations

FAIRFAX, VA – The Side-Out Foundation is thrilled to announce that the foundation has granted a total of $40,000 in COVID-19 relief funds to two special organizations, Starlings Volleyball, USA and Cancer Support Community. Both organizations closely align with Side-Out’s mission and beliefs in their own ways, making them great candidates to receive these funds, which […]

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Anne Hughes Memorial Scholarship Winner

On Sunday, April 13th, The Side-Out Foundation and the Chesapeake Region Volleyball Association (CHRVA) announced the winner of the Anne Hughes Memorial Scholarship. Sarah Kenneweg, a senior at Poolesville High School in Maryland and a player for Platform Volleyball Club, was awarded the $1,000 grant, to be applied toward her college expenses. Below is Sarah’s account of her experience

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2013 SOAP Winners

2013 Side-Out Ambassadors!

Congratulations to the 2013 Side-Out Ambassador Program winners! These young women from across the country demonstrated leadership skills, a commitment to education and a strong desire to make an impact in their communities. We are honored to present these students with scholarships, recognition for their community service and the Side-Out/AVCA National Dig Pink® Awards.   Scholarships Emily

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Anne Hughes Memorial Scholarship

The Chesapeake Region Volleyball Association (CHRVA) awarded a $1,000 grant to The Side-Out Foundation, to be applied toward the Side-Out Ambassador Program (SOAP) scholarship awards. The grant will specifically benefit a player involved with Dig Pink® who is also a volleyball athlete in the CHRVA region. The funds are donated in memory of Anne Hughes,

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Side-Out/JVA Award Winners!

June 24, 2013 — One player, one team and one club won the inaugural Side-Out/JVA National Dig Pink® Awards! Representing Indiana, Texas and Nebraska respectively, McKenzie Haite, Texas Image 15 Mizuno June and Pinnacle Juniors Volleyball Club earned the most award nominations from their communities. In addition to their passion for volleyball, all three winners

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Side-Out Protocol Phase 1 Results

June 21, 2013 — There is nothing necessarily unique about presenting a cancer trial at a national oncology conference, but when that trial is funded by high school and college athletes, it becomes extraordinary. At the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in early June, scientists introduced the results for the Side-Out Protocol,

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Funded by Volleyball, Breast Cancer Pilot Study Succeeds

Article written by: Michele McDonald at George Mason University Funded by volleyball teams nationwide, a new study released this week shows success in pinpointing individualized treatment for women with metastatic breast cancer, according to George Mason University researchers. The Side-Out Foundation’s pilot study is part of a cutting-edge approach to personalized medicine that looks beyond

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