Dan’s former teammates and friends from the Emerson Men’s Lacrosse Team are raising funds for the DJH Foundation. They will be growing mustaches until they have raised $2,700 in donations for the Foundation. The holidays are coming, and if their mustaches grow in anything like Dan’s used to, their parents will thank you for donatingContinue reading “#MuzzysForDan”

Media Statement 6.21.21

On behalf of the family and friends of Daniel, the Daniel J. Hollis Foundation, Inc. would like to thank the many people who have reached out and shared their encouragement and well wishes over the last few weeks.   Nothing about death is easy and the circumstances around a 19-year old’s senseless passing are even moreContinue reading “Media Statement 6.21.21”

The 2021 DJH Outstanding Teammate Award & Scholarship Presentation

It was a sincere pleasure to attend the Hopedale Jr-Sr High School’s Sports Night for the Class of 2021.  The young men and women of the Class of 2021 have had an extraordinary high school experience, full of challenges and rewards.  We at the DJH Foundation wish them all the best as they move forward.  Continue reading “The 2021 DJH Outstanding Teammate Award & Scholarship Presentation”

And the Winner Is..

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 21 Days of Kindness Challenge in honor of Dan’s 21st birthday. For the last 21 days we have been overwhelmed by your incredible acts of kindness – from buying coffee for your coworkers, writing letters, sending Girl Scout Cookies to troops overseas, shoveling out neighbors, leaving inspirationalContinue reading “And the Winner Is..”

21 Days of Kindness

In honor of Dan’s upcoming birthday, we are excited to bring back the Kindness Challenge. Last year, we asked our friends and family to perform acts of kindness in Dan’s honor as a birthday gift – this year, we are upping the stakes a bit because we know how much Dan was looking forward toContinue reading “21 Days of Kindness”

“Truth will come to light…At length the truth will out.” William Shakespeare

It has been over a year since we lost Daniel.  On February 28, 2020, we were devastated when the Suffolk County Grand Jury issued a No Bill and did not indict on any charges related to Dan’s death.  At that time, we felt that there was no justice for our son, our family, and allContinue reading ““Truth will come to light…At length the truth will out.” William Shakespeare”

The Last Awkward Hug

Dan spoiled many a “serious” team picture with his ear-to-ear grin.  His teammates would have on their intimidating game faces, and then Dan would stand out flashing his pearly whites and looking as if he was having the time of his life.  When teased by Coach Moxim about it, Dan replied, “But coach, I justContinue reading “The Last Awkward Hug”

And the winner is…

The DJH Foundation is incredibly proud to announce Express Yourself Challenge winner Sophie Silveria of North Attleborough, Massachusetts has chosen North Attleborough Middle School to be the recipient of the $1,500 Creative Arts Grant. It is our hope that this grant will provide the young people of NAMS the opportunity to explore the creative artsContinue reading “And the winner is…”

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