Krol Strong

Fundraiser to help support the Krol Family battle cancer – our full story below!

The Krol Strong fundraiser is a wonderful event being held this September at Starland to benefit the Krol family as they manage Steve’s fight against Brain Cancer. Tickets are $40 per person and include an unlimited pass to Starland’s attractions (go-karts, mini golf, laser tag, bumper cars & more!), one entry to the door prize raffle (trust us, you won’t want to miss this!), a slice of hand-stretched pizza, fountain drink, plus access to the DJ, 50/50 raffle, silent auction & more!

WHO: people of all ages are welcome to come support the Krol Strong Fundraiser
WHEN: Sunday, Sept 18  |  12-5PM
WHERE: Starland Sportsplex & Fun Park in Hanover, MA

Children ages 3 & under are FREE to this event. Outdoor beer garden will be open 12 – 9PM and include a specialty cocktail where $2 of all sales will be donated to Krol Strong.

*A portion of all contributions will be donated toward Brain Cancer research; to find a cure and to advance treatment.



Krol Strong – Our Story

In March 2022, Steven and Sara Krol’s world was turned upside down. After experiencing headaches and episodes of numbness in one of his legs, Steve made a trip to the ER on March 27, 2022 where a massive tumor was found on his brain. He was immediately transferred to Mass General Hospital and five days later had brain surgery to remove as much of the tumor as possible. Since then, Steve has been diagnosed with a type of glioma called Astrocytoma Grade 3. The best course of treatment is still being decided based on MRI results but will most likely include imminent radiation and chemotherapy through Dana Farber; that is set to begin as soon
as possible.

As one can imagine, these last few months have been heartbreaking, scary, and overwhelming, to say the least. Currently, Steve is at home recovering from surgery and is remaining as optimistic as possible. He has extensive limitations as to what he can do and how he can help with daily tasks, including some physical restrictions, as well as not being able to work or drive. Not only have Steve and Sara been managing life with this new diagnosis and the curve ball life has thrown at them, but they are working through all of this while raising a family. They have a sweet and very energetic 1.5-year-old daughter, Noelle, and a brand new beautiful, 1.5-month-old baby girl, Penelope.

Along with the expenses of everyday life, they are now being faced with medical expenses that are already accumulating rapidly, and there will be more to come. Sara is an incredibly skilled therapist with her own private practice, but due to the current circumstances it has been extremely hard to keep up with her caseload. She has been doing an absolutely amazing job balancing all of it and has worked as much as possible prior to the arrival of Penelope, but with being out of work due to maternity leave, and Steve unable to work, the financial burden is daunting. Sara and Steve continue to keep such a positive outlook and their faith has truly carried them through this scary time. We are in awe of them every day as they work through this crisis as a family, and while they are doing everything they can, their needs are great at this time.

Please help us rally around Steven and Sara. We need you!

The Krol Strong fundraiser will be a wonderful event that is going to be a fun way to spend a day, while supporting a beautiful family in their fight against Brain Cancer. Please consider purchasing a ticket for the event, or donating; every little bit truly helps to lighten their load. Steve and Sara have nobly decided that they would like a portion of the money they receive to be donated toward Brain Cancer research; to find a cure and to advance treatment. Please provide your strength and support, and help us keep Steve, Sara, Noelle and Penelope, Krol Strong.

We thank you from the bottom of our hearts!

Contact Us

637 Washington Street,
Hanover, MA 02339
(781) 996-3053

Hours | Sportsplex

7 days a week: 9AM-11PM

Hours | Fun Park

Sun - Thurs | 11A-9P
Fri/Sat | 11A-10P

Last attractions sold 30 minutes before closing.

Hours | Beer Garden & Concessions

Mon - Sat | 11A-9P
Sun | 12-8P

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