UCSF Orthopaedic Institute funds ‘super hero’ capes for pediatric patients
In July 2019, the staff at the UCSF Orthopaedic Institute – doctors, nurses, health care providers, and administrators – held an epic, two-week-long fund-raiser to finance “super hero” capes for more than 53 pediatric patients.
'Incognito Doritos' Unveiled To Help Spider-Man™ Conceal His Iconic Suit
Capes4heroes teams up with Doritos! Doritos will auction one special-edition version of Incognito Doritos to benefit Capes4Heroes. The “Incognito Doritos” bag covertly transforms into an official replica of the spider-man suit.
Not All Heroes Wear Capes – Comcast Employee, Barbara Casados, Taps into a Unique Superpower with the Help of a Sewing Machine
How much does it take to put a smile on a child’s face? For 25,000 children, it takes 10 years, 50 volunteers, and 50,000 yards of material. It takes 25,000 hours of sewing, bent over, running material through a sewing machine, to make 25,000 capes.
Capes4Heroes at LPCH
NBC Bay Area News at 5 reports on Capes4Heroes at LPCH. Capes4Heros delivered more than 100 superhero capes to patients battling serious illness.
These Volunteers Make Superhero Capes for Children with Disabilities
Barbara Casados is the founder of Capes for Heroes, a volunteer organization that sews superhero capes for children who are living life with a disability or facing a debilitating illness. And while a little bit of fabric that ties around your neck might not seem like much, Casados has seen countless kids sprout smiles once it goes on. Such a small thing, but it can easily double a child’s confidence.
Not All Heroes Wear Capes — Some Make Them For Kids Who Need Inspiration Instead
Republic FC to Host Online Charity Auction for a Team-Signed Cape
A one-of-a-kind, Sacramento Republic FC superhero cape will be auctioned off online beginning Monday, Nov. 28 at 5 p.m. through Dec. 8 at 5 p.m. PT. The auction, presented by Jiffy Lube, will raise money for Capes4Heroes, a Northern California nonprofit. The custom-made cape is signed by the 2016 Republic FC team, the USL regular season Western Conference champions.
Mr. Wildcat show lives up to its heroic proportions
The Mr. Wildcat competition, the annual twist on a “beauty pageant” for senior male DV students, was superhero-themed this year, incorporating involvement with a non-profit charity, Capes 4 Heroes. Capes 4 Heroes focuses on giving superhero capes to children who face disabilities and life-threatening illnesses. Over the course of two months, the 14 Mr. Wildcat candidates worked hard to not only put on an entertaining show, but also visited the charity, even presenting capes to some of these children.
Many children dream of becoming superheroes. Last weekend, thanks to California-based nonprofit Capes4Heroes and local collaborators in Chapel Hill, more than 80 pediatric patients at N.C. Children’s Hospital were able to live that dream.
How one nonprofit helps ill kids feel like superheroes
Five-year-old Rylee Cornell’s smile lit up the Ronald McDonald House as she showed off her Captain America cape with an R on the back. Her grandparents, Mike and Nancy Cornell, couldn’t stop smiling, either. She can use the extra power because this morning, Rylee will be undergoing a grueling heart catheterization.
Capes4Heroes Joins Forces with Accela
Accela, a San Ramon-based government software company, is partnering with Capes4Heroes to make a difference in the lives of children battling life-threatening illnesses and disabilities. Accela will host a breakfast at its headquarters in Bishop Ranch on April 15, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. to raise money for the local organization.
Republic FC Surprises UC Davis Children's Hospital Patients
Sacramento Republic FC, in partnership with Jiffy Lube and Capes4Heroes, delivered superhero capes to patients at UC Davis Children’s Hospital on Thursday as the culmination of Caped Crusader Night.
49ers Visit Children's Hospital to Design Superhero Capes
Players and youth exchanged smiles and stories as part of an initiative between the 49ers Foundation and Capes4Heroes to provide children from oncology, the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), dialysis, short-stay units, cardiology and outpatients from the LPCH school the morale boost needed to endure the taxing times of treatment.
“Superhero” capes for Oklahoma school children
Barbara Casados, center, along with Jean Markle, left, and Sherry Hook, sew together the fabric for some of the 250 "Superhero" capes they are making for school children in Moore, Oklahoma, that were affected by the devastating tornados in May.
Making Capes in Danville for Kids in Moore, OK
The Kiss the Toad Creations organization is sewing as fast as they can to make 250 capes for the children of Moore, Okla.
Volunteers make 'superhero capes' for children in Oklahoma
Volunteers make 'superhero capes' for children in Oklahoma
San Ramon Valley residents gathered for a community sewing event Memorial Day weekend to make "superhero capes" for children in tornado ravaged Oklahoma.
Tornado relief to Oklahoma: Superhero capes from East Bay moms
A group of moms is hand delivering an unusual form of tornado relief to Moore, Okla., on Friday: 250 superhero capes for young children whose two schools were wiped out.
Danville mom a cape crusader
Barbara Casados, creator of Kiss The Toad Creations, in her Danville, Calif., home with her 2-year-old son Colton, who is wearing his own special cape (even though he doesn't have a life-threatening illness) on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. The business is a nonprofit that makes super-hero capes for children with life-threatening illnesses. The idea for the company came from Casados' own experience working with her 6-year-old autistic son, Maddox. (Jim Stevens/Staff)
Video: Danville's Cape-Crusading Mom Featured on NBC
Danville's Barbara Casados might not be a sewing expert, but what she can sew is making children smile.
Local mom Barbara Casados,makes superhero capes for kids battling cancer.
Superhero capes for superhero kids
Patients at Penn State Children's Hospital got some outfits to match their super strength and courage Saturday. Volunteers from Capes4Heroes gave our 150 superhero capes to young patients to help them fight through their diagnosis.