Below are some of the events we have done in the past. These include fundraisers that we have hosted, events where proceeds were donated to the foundation, and events that we have attended just because they have had a special meaning to us. If you would like to submit photos from events/fundraisers please email them to and we will do our best to add them to our page.
UFC 202 FIGHT NIGHT - DIAZ VS MCGREGOR
Saturday August 20th, 2016
The very first event of the Kenneth SID Hopkins Memorial Scholarship. A great night with family, friends, and supporters doing one thing that Kenny enjoyed. Watching the UFC fights!
Designer Bag Bingo
Saturday March 11th, 2017
Our First Annual Designer Bag Bingo was a huge success. Thank you so much to everyone who came out to play! Congratulations to all the winners of the bags and raffle baskets. Tonight we also awarded our first two recipients with their scholarships. Congratulations and good luck on your future endeavors.
Hold On, You Matter. Suicide Prevention Walk
Sunday April 30th, 2017
Today we came together as a family to support each other and those who also lost loved ones to suicide. Helping each other to move forward in a positive way. Through funds raised in this years walk the the Task Force is projecting proceeds to reach $50,000. In addition to other services, a First Responders Hot Line is also supported by the Task Force. If you or someone you know is in need of help, please Hold On You Matter, reach out and call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Philadelphia Phillies First Responders Night
Saturday May 27th, 2017
The Hopkins and Wilkins families and friends attended First Responders Night at Citizens Bank Park to show our support for Police, Fire, and EMS. Everyone wore our "BAD-ASS" SID Shirts, we shared lots of laughs, and the little ones even got to go down on the field and run the bases.
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Wednesday August 9th, 2017
The Memorial Fund would like to give a huge THANK YOU to all who came out to donate and show their support to the American Red Cross blood drive we hosted on Wednesday!! The blood drive was an overwhelming success! The amount of blood that was collected could possibly save up to 201 lives! Special mention to our local businesses, State Road Deli & Market, La Vera Pizza Restaurant, and Dunkin' Donuts. Local Fire companies, Bristol Consolidated Fire Station 50, Union Fire Company, Newportville Fire Company # 1, Station 12/82 - Bucks County, PA, Edgely Fire Company (Ten House), Cornwells Fire Company- Station 16, and The Official Croydon Fire Company, Station 11, your support has a special meaning to us. And to the members of Bucks County Rescue Squad, thank you for supporting us from the very beginning. To our family and friends who volunteered their time throughout the day; we couldn't have done it without you!
KOOL-AID FOR KENNY
This year our friends Giana and Olivia, "The Kool-aid for Kenny Girls" took time out of their summer break to help in fundraising efforts. They set up numerous stands around area including local fire companies. The support shown to these girls has been amazing. Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick even took the time to show these two special girls some well deserved recognition.
1st Annual Wiffle Ball Tournament
Saturday September 9th, 2017
A great day was had by all at our First Annual Wiffle Ball Tournament!! Family, friends (old and new), and local first responders got together for some good old fashioned fun and we couldn't have asked for more perfect weather! Thanks to everyone who brought this all together. A special thank you to Rocky Fontain and The Bensalem Rambler Football and Cheerleaders for hosting our event.
And......A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS TO THE TOURNAMENT CHAMPS, "Phightin With Sophia!!!
HOT CAKES FOR KENNY AT APPLEBEE'S
Saturday October 28th, 2017
A fun-filled morning at the Applebee's Neighborhood Bar & Grille in Bensalem. Yummy pancakes, goodie bags, door prizes, and face painting! Thank you all again for another successful day!
Hold On You Matter 2018
Sunday April 22nd, 2018
The Hopkins/Wilkins Family again this year, participated in the walk for suicide prevention. The walk is run by the Bucks County Suicide Prevention Task Force and a portion of the proceeds help support the First Responder Hotline. It was a beautiful day to support the cause.
Philadelphia Phillies Phundraiser
Saturday June 9th, 2018
A great day was had with family and friends at our second annual Phillies outing. This year we sold tickets and the Philadelphia Phillies organization donated a percentage back to the Memorial Fund.
2nd Annual Wiffle Ball Tournament
Saturday July 28th, 2018
What a wonderful day! It was hot. But all of our teams braved the heat and played some great games of wiffle ball.
Congratulations to The Banana Bombers on their Championship! Enjoy that trophy. Can’t wait to have you back next year!
Thank you, to everyone who came out to play, those who came to spectate, to all of our sponsors, those who donated prizes for the players, the family and friends who helped throughout the day, we really appreciate all of your hard work and support!