4th Annual Eli’s Ride For A Cure


All Motorcycles welcome. Please join the Eli Seth Matthews Leukemia Foundation, Inc. as we RIDE FOR A CURE AGAINST CHILDHOOD CANCER. We will meet at Hannum’s Harley-Davidson Chadds Ford, PA August 5, 2017 at 9:30 am and kick stands up at 10:00 am. We will ride to Nemours/Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children. … We will make a donation to the Music & Arts Department. We will than head to Northeast, MD to pay respect to my HERO in life my son Eli. We will than head over to the VFW 815 Turkey Point Rd North East, MD 21901 for lunch. Each rider will get a memorial patch in memory of Eli. The cost per rider is $20.00 and passenger is $10.00 the food will be at a discount remember we are trying to raise money to find a cure so we can’t put out the full cost for the food We hope you understand. This event will be every year hosted by David Middleman and I. Riding on my Harley was one of Eli’s special times in his life. And so very special to me as I wear his helmet as I ride now. Please tell everyone to please join this event. If I invited you and you don’t ride please tell someone that does. Thank you all so much.

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NOTE: If you don’t ride and would like to still make a donation to this event meet us at noon at the VFW address above for lunch.


September Childhood Cancer Awareness Month-2017

Eli Warriors we will paint the town GOLD on Sunday August 27, 2017 We will do this in preparation of Childhood Cancer Awareness month September. The Eli Seth Matthews Leukemia Foundation will request a proclamation naming September Childhood Cancer Awareness month. We will place GOLD ribbons on all of the light post.

NOTE: We will meet at the Oxford POST OFFICE at 10:30 AM


7th Annual Eli’s Cruise For The Cure Car & Motorcycle Show

OXFORD AUTO & TIRE 124 Barnsley Road, Oxford, Pennsylvania 19363 September 9, 2017 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM… CARS, TRUCKS, BIKES WELCOME!

DJ Nate Zilla




7th Annual Eli’s Cruise For The Cure Car & Motorcycle


6th Annual Bonedaddys Tattoo Calendar For A Cure Release Party

Bone Daddys-Tattoo what can I say.  What an absolutely amazing event!  The magnitude of how this event grows is so amazing!   Not just the best tattoo artist true friends for life!  All of the ladies that took the time to be apart of this is so heart touching.   Justine Pino McKone you did such and awesome job on the photography work my friend.

Jay Cunliffe, John Pohl, Nate Cook, Craig Blankley thank you my friends!

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6th Annual Flapjack Fundraiser

If you would like to join us for the 6th Annual Flapjack Fundraiser just send $7.00 per ticket to Eli Seth Matthews Leukemia Foundation PO BOX# 33 Oxford, PA 19363 and write in the memo block how many tickets you would like. You can also go to www.BraveEli.com and click the donate button just type Flapjack in the note block and tickets will be mailed ASAP. They make for a wonderful Christmas gift.

Saturday February 18, 2017 8:00AM – 10:00AM

Applebee’s (Kennett Square, PA)

815 E Baltimore Pike Kennett Square, PA 19348applebees1


Eli Warriors we will paint the town GOLD on Sunday August 28th.  We will do this in preparation of Childhood Cancer Awareness month September.  The Eli Seth Matthews Leukemia Foundation will request a proclamation naming September Childhood Cancer Awareness month.  We will place GOLD ribbons on all of the light post.

NOTE: We will meet at the Oxford POST OFFICE at 10:30 AM

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6th Annual Eli’s Cruise For The Cure Car & Motorcycle Show

To everyone who came out yesterday to this amazing event hosted by Oxford Auto and Tire I cannot thank you all enough!   You honoring my son’s memory in this way means so much to me and the children you are helping.   By the way when I walked in the door after the event this is what I saw!  Thank you son!

Nate Zilla thank you for donating your time.  You did an excellent job!

Barry Torello One word sir.  (DELICIOUS)!

OXFORD AUTO & TIRE 124 Barnsley Road, Oxford, Pennsylvania 19363 September 10, 2016 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM… CARS, TRUCKS, BIKES WELCOME!
DJ BY BIG RICK & CLEVE 410-457-0470
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5th Annual Eli Seth Matthews Dodgeball For A Cure

This is the 5th year that (FBLA) Oxford Area High School has hosted this amazing Dodgeball event to help fight childhood cancer.  This event is only $5.00 per person to get in and watch these high school kids battle it out for a GREAT cause.

Location: Oxford Area High School 705 Waterway Road Oxford, PA 19363

Date: Thursday February 25, 2016

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Photographer: Mark Freisleben

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6th Annual Eli’s Run

The 6th Annual Eli’s Run will be on Saturday May 7th, 2016 at the OAHS Cross Country Course rain or shine!
The 1 Mile Fun Run will begin at 9:00am, and the 5k Run/Walk will start at 9:30
Participation Fee: Fun Run- $10; 5k Run/Walk- $20; Teams (5k only)- $90 (5 people maximum)
You must register by April 23rd if you are on a team, and if you want a guarenteed T-shirt! Walk up registration will be accepted, but a T-shirt is not guarenteed.
Awards: The top 3 male and female finishers in each age group, and the team with the fastest average time will recieve awards.
Age Groups: 13 and below, 14-18, 19-25, 26-35, 36-45, 46 and above
If you have any questions, please email Sarah Wilkinson at sarahwilkinson7875@gmail.com, or Paul Matthews at BraveEli@zoominternet.net

at 9 AM – 11 AM
Oxford Area High School

705 Waterway Rd, Oxford, Pennsylvania 19363

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Bone Daddys-Tattoo Calendar for a Cure


As I stood in front of a crowd of so many that the number boggles my mind.  The ladies working at Barnaby’s of Aston said “We have never seen a party this big before “.  We stood together for one common goal.  A CURE FOR CHILDHOOD CANCER!   As I stand talking to all of you it’s clear to me.  Eli Seth Matthews Still touching hearts from heaven!   As those words are tattooed on my chest have so much meaning to them .  As the Father and President of the Eli Seth Matthews Leukemia…a Foundation I stand there saying thinking to myself . “Eli look son this is for you”.   The words ” Paul we sold out of the calendars”.  WHAT!!!!!   This has never happened touches my heart.  More will be ordered on Monday so stop by Bone Daddys-Tattoo in Aston, PA for yours.    So to every Eli Warrior that came out to support the Bone Daddys-Tattoo Calendar for a Cure I thank you.   To all of the ladies that took the time to grace the pages of this truly amazing calendar I thank you.   To Jay Cunliffe, Nate Cook, John Pohl, and Craig Blankley I cannot thank you enough.   You guys are truly remarkable tattoo artist, and friends.


Friday night November 20th from 7pm to 10pm. Come join us and buy one of our calendars filled with beautiful tattooed women! All proceeds donated to the Brave Eli foundation, which helps fight childhood cancer. Drink/food/calendar specials available. $40 gets you a “Calendar for a Cure”, 3 hour open bar including  wine, draft beer, well drinks and soda, as well as hot delicious food! Or purchase a calendar by itself for $20. Prizes, giveaways, raffles and lots of fun. Help fight this terrible disease along with Bonedaddys Tattoo and Barnaby’s Aston. Don’t miss out!!!

Photography by

Justine Pino McKone at Twisted Oaks Studio

Tiffany Quinn Lighteous Photography

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