Big Dig Tournament & North Ave Beach Party

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Beach Slap and said hi, grabbed a T-Shirt, & donated! We will be back at North Ave Beach in Chicago again with Players Sport & Social Group for the Big Dig! Rae Strong will be there kicking back in the sun with new apparel, as well as taking donations as the charity sponsor of the tournament! Join us Saturday, August 7th by signing up at!

Greater Than Zero Percent Podcast

Dan Friend, co-founder of Rae Strong, was recently a guest on the Greater Than Zero Percent Podcast with host Joseph Smalzer to share the story of our foundation's beginning and where we're looking to grow in the future!

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Preemie Stories

Read the incredible stories of Preemie Families


Learn about the story of Rae, the namesake of this great foundation, told from parents Lorelee & Dan CLICK HERE


Come read “Our Clare-rity”, the loving story of Clare’s beginning, told by her parents Kimberly & Dan. CLICK HERE


Ray got home from volleyball and their family had to get to the hospital right away. Read about Emersyn by CLICKING HERE


Read the truly miraculous story of Thomas, The Miracle Man, as told by his parents Deborah & Dan. CLICK HERE


New job opportunities and moving homes wasn’t the only big life event on the way – learn about Mason, “Our Lionheart” by CLICKING HERE


In our most recent Preemie Story, Gracie showed us from day one just how strong she is. Read about Gracie by CLICKING HERE