10th Anniversary!

Ten years ago today, Andrew’s foundation became a reality as The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation was incorporated in the State of Delaware. Just a few days later, I stopped by A.I. DuPont Hospital to present a $500 check to Billy’s Mom. The B+ Foundation Family...

Making a Difference

Your Impact I’d like to introduce you to 4 year old Blake.  Blake has been diagnosed with leukemia.  Blake’s Mom tells us that he loves dinosaurs, wants to be like his Dad, believes in miracles, wishes for “lots of fun”, and is afraid of...

77 Checks in One Week!

THIS is what YOU make possible.  Because of you, I signed 77 checks last Friday to help families of kids with cancer pay their bills.  Tomorrow, I expect it will be a similar amount.  Twelve year old Daniela wrote “Thank you B+ for helping my parents out with...

Tara, Reba & Golf

July 14th Thank you very much for all the nice, supportive comments as we faced the 10th anniversary of Andrew’s passing on July 14th.  It was so hard!  In some ways, it feels like we were in the hospital just 6 months ago.  In other ways, it feels like an...

Missing My Boy!

Ten years ago today, the world lost the brightest of stars and I lost one of my best friends, my flesh and blood, and part of who I am.   On the morning of July 14, 2007, my son, Andrew John McDonough, was alive and we still had hope; albeit small. But, at 1:55pm that...

10 Years. A Decade Without My Brother.

Think about the most important person in your life. Now, imagine what it would be like to not see them, talk to them, hug them for 10 years. A decade. That’s my reality today. Nearly 1/3 of my life. 10 years ago today, at 1:55pm, my then 14-year-old brother died...

From Network TV to Local Kids

Today Show It’s been an interesting last couple of weeks.  We were very humbled and appreciative of the exposure of The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation on The Today Show.  While I would rather there be less focus on me and more on Andrew & Ali, I get that it...

Today Show Update, 5k is Here…and more!

Update on the Today Show As I wrote last week, we were expecting our segment to air last Wed. between 9-10am.  As you all know, there was a tragic shooting in Virginia that morning which understandably pre-empted our feature.  We are told that our re-scheduled airing...

Andrew on The Today Show!

The Today Show came to little old, Wilmington, DE yesterday. Actually, a crew came up from DC and a Producer down from NYC to put a feature together on Andrew and our Foundation. The segment will air on Wed. June 14th in the 9am-10am timeslot. It was a very, very...

Do More 24 & Some Amazing Events!

Do More 24 – ONE DAY OPPORTUNITY The United Way of Delaware hosts a one day campaign to engage members of the community to give back of their time, talent, and treasure.  Today, June 1st is THE day!  If you’re interested in making a donation in the Do More...