May 2012

Final Thoughts on the Tournament

While this tournament is not an easy undertaking it is something we do with a purpose.  To grant Children’s Wishes and allow them to get away for a week to some place special.  Since being our wish trips (Maeci & Gracie’s) it is important to us for other children to have the same opportunities.  Wish [...]


The Finals and the Winner

The top 6 teams from regular game play took a break from 4:30 to 6, then started the finals.  The teams played single elimination tournament all the way down to the final game.  The following 6 Teams made it into the finals: Bowman Boys/Girls, Second Chance, Bailey Dental, Kevin Reid, Ralph & Ava’s, Rowdie Robinsons. [...]


Finished up Regular Game Play and the Silent Auction

At 4:15 we finished up the silent auction and 15 minutes later the last game finished up.  Its been a long day with lots of bids on many different items including Race Tickets, Karting, signed Colts merchandise, Bears jacket, Pacers merchandise, etc.  Closing out the silent auction was a bit of a mad house, but [...]


In Memory of Briana McQueen

Briana was a very special girl to many people.  Gracie and Bri became close during their chemo sessions they did together.  Gracie had a calming effect on Bri, so they shared a bed while receiving chemo.  If Gracie finished up early she would stick around until Bri was finished up too.  With all of the [...]


Garrett Godsey singing

Today at about 10:30 during a break between games, Garrett Godsey came to the event to single a couple songs.  Garrett is a student at Avon High School and is working on a his christian rock singing career.  While he was hear he was able to sing two songs.  The first of which is an [...]


The Opening Ceremony

This morning we had our opening discussion from Jay Young and Stephanie Bennett talking about the event.  As you know this year’s event is dedicated to the memory of Briana McQueen who passed away in March.  Angie and Steve McQueen are present today to be part of the event.  There was a very sweet and tearful moment [...]

1 comment

Today is the Day

We want to welcome everyone to the event today.  If you are not at the event, check the blog throughout the day as I’m planning to keep it updates with the events throughout the day.  I’ll try to keep it up to date as possible.  If you are looking for the schedule of the games [...]


The evening before the Tournament

Tonight I feel a little bit like the calm before the storm, as tomorrow is the day is the Tournament.  A lot of work has gone to getting everything together for the event, including Shirts, Banners, Silent Auction Items, and we cannot forget the teams.  While we should have a very good turn out tomorrow, [...]


Tournament Schedule, Rules, etc.

The Tournament is just around the corner and I know everyone is ready to get down the business of granting wishes!  Here is the schedule info as well the logistics you’ll need to know about for Saturday. 8:00am – Opening Ceremony 8:30am – Tournament Games begin, refer to the Team Schedules 1:17pm – We will stop the games for a [...]


Kia, our Wish Kid for the 2012 Tournament

I WISH TO GO TO WALT DISNEY WORLD® RESORT Children battling life-threatening illnesses have a hard time imagining having a week to just play, let alone go on a magical adventure. In Kia’s world, doctor’s appointments and medication are part of everyday life. Nine-year-old Kia is battling Lupus Nephritis and Systematic Lupus Erythematosus. Lupus Nephritis is [...]


Our Mission

The Maeci & Gracie Give Back Foundation was started to raise money and provide support to organizations which made a difference for the girls as they battled cancer.

- Make a Wish
- Riley Hospital
- Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation
- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society®

To learn more about the foundation and our events, please check out the About page.

Support the Foundation

Jump over to our Store page to buy "Gods Got it!" bracelets, shirts and key chains.

Donate Now!

Upcoming Events

  • No events


Twitter Profile

Current Sponsors

Intersted in being a sponsor, check out the Sponsor page for more information.