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About Lauren's First and Goal

Lauren and Orlando Bloom

Lauren's First and Goal is a non-profit organization, a labor of love started in 2004 by John and Marianne Loose in honor of their daughter, Lauren, a 17-year-old pediatric brain tumor survivor. Since its inception, LFG has raised more than $1.7 million toward its mission to provide financial support for brain tumor research and cancer services, to offer financial and emotional support to families living with pediatric cancer, and to increase awareness of the disease.

{Pictured above is Lauren with Orlando Bloom}

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Lauren Addresses Campers at 2014 PA Camp

LFandG Lauren Addresses Campers at 2014 PA Camp

Video provided courtesy of NBC WCAU

News and Events

PA Camp Date Set For 6/7/15

The 12th annual Lauren's First and Goal Football Camp will be held on June 7, 2015 at Lafayette College's Metzgar Athletic Complex in Easton, PA. The date for the 6th annual camp at Otterbein University in Westerville OH is pending. Please click on the FOOTBALL CAMP tab at the top of this page for upcoming information and registration materials, which will be available in January 2015.

LFG Awards More Than $120,000 in Grants

Lauren’s First and Goal Foundation today announced more than $120,000 in grant awards to pediatric cancer research, patient services and families impacted by the disease. LFG has now awarded more than $1.46 million in grants as part of the fight against pediatric cancer since 2004.

Monken and Hazell Join LFG Honorary Board

Purdue University Head Football Coach Darrell Hazell and Army Head Football Coach Jeff Monken have joined the Honorary Board of Directors, Lauren’s First and Goal Foundation announced today. Hazell and Monken visited the LFG Football Camps in Ohio and Pennsylvania, respectively, this year and spoke with campers.

LFG PA Football Camp Draws Almost 2,000 Athletes

After another successful football camp, Lauren’s First and Goal Foundation announced that it has raised more than $114,000 this year. Its 11th anniversary camp was held on Sunday, June 1 Lafayette College.

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Community Fundraiser: Circle of Strength

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Pictured above: Lafayette football player volunteers.

We'd like to take a moment to thank all of the campers, coaches and volunteers who helped make the Lauren's First and Goal 2014 football camps a great success! The PA camp was held on Sunday, June 1 at Lafayette College in Easton, Pa. The Ohio Camp at Otterbein University was held on Sunday, June 22 in Westerville, Ohio.

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