Hero Squad

The Hero Squad is an exclusive group of people across Central Virginia who are passionate about their community and can inspire others to help children fight cancer. Each member of The Hero Squad has a personal fundraising page. You can donate for a specific Hero Squad Member. You can donate every month or make a single gift. Every dollar will help the Hero Squad meet their goal! If you or you know someone to join The Hero Squad, contact Celia at celia@connorsheroes.org.


Hero Squad

Professionals and community volunteers make up the Hero Squad. The Hero Squad is an exclusive group of people across Central Virginia who are passionate about their community and can inspire others to help children fight cancer. Members of The Hero Squad commit to raising $1,000 for Connor’s Heroes. 100% of the donations will directly assist families registered with Connor’s Heroes. Each member of The Hero Squad has a personal fundraising page. You can donate for a specific Hero Squad Member. You can donate every month or make a single gift. Every dollar will help the Hero Squad meet their goal! Connor’s Heroes will recognize the members who surpassed their fundraising goals. If you or you know someone who would like to join The Hero Squad, contact Celia at celia@connorsheroes.org.

Jr. Hero Squad

The Jr. Hero Squad is similar to The Hero Squad, but the service group is for children and teens who want to help kids. Members of The Jr. Hero Squad are encouraged to raise $500 for Connor’s Heroes. 100% of the donations will directly assist families registered with Connor’s Heroes. Each member of The Jr. Hero Squad has a personal fundraising page. You can donate for a specific Jr. Hero Squad Member. You can donate every month or make a single gift. Every dollar will help the Hero Squad meet their goal! If you or you know someone who would like to join The Jr. Hero Squad, contact Celia at celia@connorsheroes.org for an application.

2020 Hero Squad

Top Fundraisers: Thomas & Hannah McDonald • Jill & Lily Voekler• Johanna Oreleski

Kendall Burgess • Venus Bolton • Samantha Conigliaro • Carrie Geldreich • Renee Lenassi • Erica Memoli • Jennifer Meador • Emily Moser-Wright • Mary-Stuart Torbeck • Chris Weller

Many thanks to our 2020 Hero Squad Members who raised money during the pandemic to make sure Connor’s Heroes continues to help our hero families. The donations raised by the Hero Squad allow us to child soon as diagnosis to receive a Heroes Bag and Backpack with an iPad mini. See how baby Emmett used his iPad to play peek-a-boo from the hospital with his sister. 

2020 Jr. Squad

Top Fundraisers: Graeme’s Warriors

Abigail • Alison • Anna • David • Emily • Ginny & Thomas • Lily & Luke • Mark • Olivia & Ella • Olivia & Tristan • Owen • Taylor • The Sacred Circle of The Ancient Octopi

Learn more about this group of caring kids who raised money to help other children.

2019 Hero Squad

Top Fundraisers: Jennifer Swenson • Violet Cox • Nancy Simmons • Dylan Franklin • Shelly Jones

Caitlyn Fralin • Kendall Burgess • Ryon and Carrie Acey • Kristin Seward • Jillian Marchant • Graham Boggio • Kyle Resendes • Jennike Duignam • Erica Strine • Geoff Zindren • JC Kimes • Patrick Dotter • Brooke Van Zandt • Tara Horne • Nancy Jacey

Here is a blog post about the 2019 Hero Squad. Read how the inaugural class blew through their fundraising goal!