hope + strength + support
Through money raised from BlakeStrong Events such as the BlakeStrong Golf Outing and BlakeStrong Fest, the BlakeStrong Bowell Fund works to provide support towards furthering cancer research and supporting cancer impacted families. Additionally, several scholarships are awarded annually as well as providing support for several community projects close to the hearts of the Blake Bowell Family.
Partnering with community minded organizations such as Friends of Garfield Park, Arts With a Purpose and Make A Wish Foundation.
Providing support to families through the American Cancer Society, People Helping People, Cancer Support Community and Ben's Ranch.
Awarding annual scholarships to students and student athletes from Franklin Central High School, Franklin Township Youth Football and Webber International University.
Working with organizations such as National Brain Tumor Society, Purdue University Center for Cancer Research and Riley Hospital for Children to further the fight against Brain Cancer.
The garden formerly known as The Children's Garden at Garfield Park renovation and renaming was born from a love that Blake had for Garfield Park. Blake spent many fun filled days at the park as a child and then working for the park at various times while in high school and college. It is now home to the gorgeous 'Divine Light' art by Kenzie Funk as well as 'Fran's Place', designed as a space for demonstrations and educational programs.
BlakeStrong Bowell Fund is humbled and honored to have been recognized by the Indy Chamber Monumental Affairs Awards for 2019.
Blake’s Children’s Garden was awarded both the People’s Choice Award and the Achievement Award for Landscape Architecture.
Blake's Garden was awarded the Indiana Parks and Recreation Award for Excellence in Landscape Design for 2019.
The BlakeStrong Bowell Fund support will ensure the garden's ongoing maintenance, programming and extended hours . This garden hopes to serve many children, students and families for years to come!
Through a donation from Allison Transmission in Indianapolis, Indiana, BSB Fund paid for two air conditioners for a cancer unit in a hospital in El Salvador while participating in a mission trip through PHP Network.
BlakeStrong Bowell Fund is honored to support and sponsor this event to benefit the Cancer Support Community to support families in need battling cancer.
Providing support for this annual fundraiser to benefit National Brain Tumor Society, for the second year in a row.
BlakeStrong Bowell Fund in partnership with Franklin Township Youth Football awarded scholarships to Gabe Crutchfield, Gavin Keesee, and Nate Talhelm. These young men started their football careers with FTYF, and recently completed their senior year with the Franklin Central Flashes. They will be continuing their academic and athletic careers at the next level. Good luck gentlemen!
Stan Odle, Don Humphrey and Bob Kizer sustaining BlakeStrong supporters, assist us in supporting the Franklin Township Youth Football League
BlakeStrong supports Habitat for Humanity at Prime 47 event, where over $60k raised!
BlakeStrong Bowell 2019 Franklin Central HS Scholarship winners
Malachi Quarrels and Jada Reedus.
In their senior season they both represented Franklin Central in a big way. Malachi won Indiana State High School Track & Field Championships in both 110 and 300 hurdles. Jada placed 4th in the 1600 meter run. Additionally, Jada was All-State in Cross Country this past fall.
Malachi is attending Georgetown University and Jada is at Indiana University.
We wish them both all the best!
Webber Warrior 2019 Scholarship winner
Webber International University is in Babson Park Florida where Coach Kelly Scott, friend and mentor to Blake, leads the Warrior Football Program. This is the second scholarship that BlakeStrong Bowell Fund has provided to a student athlete at Webber.
Congratulations and good luck to Coach Scott and the 2019 Warrior football team!
Blake's Garden at Garfield Park
Through numerous partnerships the children's garden at Garfield Park was renovated and renamed. The dedication was held on July 19th.
This garden was born from a love that Blake had for Garfield Park. This garden hopes to serve many children, students and families for years to come!
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BlakeStrong Bowell Fund was a proud sponsor and participated in the 2019 Jay Archer Golf Outing in support of families in cancer crisis.
In partnership with Prime47 BlakeStrong Bowell Fund is helping to grant 5 wishes in the coming year via Make A Wish.
BlakeStrong Bowell Fund is honored to be a 2nd annual sponsor for Emma's Art Auction to support Cancer Support Community to support families in need battling cancer.