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60 Minutes Follows Brain Cancer Patients at Duke University

March 29th, 2015

Tug McGraw was treated at Duke by this incredible team.   We are proud to share this very special 60 Minute Story on Duke's efforts in battling one of the deadliest forms of cancers, Glioblastoma-the brain cancer that took Tug's life. Thanks to Duke at their researchers they are giving hope to others.

Opening Day at TMF Headquarters-Veterans Making A Difference

March 26th, 2015

It is a privilege for the Tug McGraw Foundation to be headquartered at the Veterans Home Of Yountville in California.

Spring has Sprung at TMF! Plant, Play, Participate all for a Purpose

March 25th, 2015

    Mixed Nutts Meet and Greet-Friday, March 27th from 3pm-5pm at Grant Hall-Veterans Home Yountville. Schedule at www.mixednutts.org We are in need of runners for out team if you would like to volunteer please contact us at info@tugmcgraw.org     Tickets on Sale Now!     Plotting and Planting for the 2015 Season with our Veterans in Yountville-interested in volunteering Email us at info@tugmcgraw.org     ...

Remembering the irrepressible Tug McGraw on St. Patrick's Day

March 17th, 2015

Tug McGraw — who once showed up to a March 17 exhibition game with his Phillies uniform dyed green — is famously responsible for introducing St. Patrick’s Day to Phillies spring training, which later spread across Major League Baseball. McGraw broke into the big leagues with the Mets on April 18, 1965, when he was just 20 years old. He had a respectable rookie campaign, tossing 97.2 innings with a 3.32 ERA (106 ERA+). He tossed ...

Register Now: Free Neuro Caregiver Workshop in the Bay Area

March 3rd, 2015

Country Artist, TY Herndon and TMF to Grant 99 Year Old Veteran His Wish

February 21st, 2015

The Tug McGraw Foundation (TMF) together with Country artist, Ty Herndon is granting ninety-nine year old, Veteran, Jim Scheer from the California Veterans Home of Yountville, a life long wish of recording his “Gingerbread Man “song. A song he penned in the early 40’s. Country Singer, Ty Herndon and Jim’s music therapist, Leanne Wade from the California Veterans Home of Yountville music program will coach Jim in helping lay down...

TMF Visits Innovative Brain Treatment Center Offering Evidence Based Hope

February 3rd, 2015

INNOVATIVE BRAIN TREATMENT OFFERS NEW HOPE TO SERVICE MEMBERS & VETERANS IMPACTED BY POST TRAUMATIC STRESS AND TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY Newport Beach, CA (January 12, 2015) – According to a Washington Post article released today, service-members and Veterans now have an opportunity to undergo a revolutionary new treatment using an individualized protocol developed by the Brain Treatment Center in Newport Beach, CA. Currently funded ...

We Need You In 2015! Volunteer, Donate or Participate

December 8th, 2014

You Are Our Gift, Click to See Our 2014 Year in Review. WITH YOUR HELP WE CAN CONTINUE TO SUPPORT THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS 2015 Tug McGraw "Ya Gotta Believe" Female Veteran Retreats, Click here, to view our first retreat with No Barriers. 2015 The Tug McGraw Foundation fStop Warrior Program -supports wounded warriors' recovery and transition through creative self-expression using the art ofdigital photograp...

Come Experience Art Created by Veterans and by their Support Teams

December 5th, 2014

Plus A Chance to Win a Very Special Collaborative Piece

Art impacts our lives. It engages us, it informs us and inspires us. It gives individuals the ability to share emotions and stories in different mediums often times leading to a path of self-discovery.

TMF's 2015 Programs & Events Need Your Participation & Continued Support

November 27th, 2014

Volunteer, Attend a 2015 TMF Event, Shop, Share our Mission, Get Fit with Team McGraw and yes, you can always Donate Online. With Your Help We can continue to support the following 2015 Tug McGraw "Ya Gotta Believe" Female Veteran Retreats, Click here, to view our first retreat with No Barriers. 2015 The Tug McGraw Foundation fStop Warrior Program -supports wounded warriors' recovery and transition th...

Just 30 Minutes of Exercise Day Can Improve Cognitive function

October 30th, 2014

Evidence has shown that regular physical activity can improve cognitive function and brain plasticity. However, research has been unclear in proving how much exercise is needed and how long these benefits can last for. A recent study conducted at the University of Adelaide in Australia suggests that one 30-minute session of vigorous exercise can lead to changes in the brain that make it more “plastic,” including improvements in memo...

Save The Date! You Won't Want To Miss This 2015 Summer Event

October 25th, 2014

 

SPONSORSHIPS AND TICKETS SALES TBA SOON!

CLICK HERE, TO VIEW LAST YEAR'S EVENT

What ants teach us about the brain, cancer and the Internet

October 20th, 2014

Ecologist Deborah Gordon studies ants wherever she can find them — in the desert, in the tropics, in her kitchen ... In this fascinating talk, she explains her obsession with insects most of us would happily swat away without a second thought. She argues that ant life provides a useful model for learning about many other topics, including disease, technology and the human brain.

President Obama Making New Investments in the Brain Initiative

October 1st, 2014

A bold new research effort to revolutionize our understanding of the human mind and uncover new ways to treat, prevent, and cure brain disorders like Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia, autism, epilepsy, and traumatic brain injury.

Source: The White House