Media Room 2018-02-12T19:06:31+00:00

Welcome to the Emily Whitehead Foundation Media Room

Our Mission

The Emily Whitehead Foundation’s mission is to raise awareness and funding for innovative childhood cancer treatments, such as immunotherapy, that will improve survival rates and quality of life.

Media Contacts

Tom Whitehead
Phone: 814-315-2965
Email: ewf@emilywhiteheadfoundation.org

Amanda Hunt
Social Media & Communications Manager
Email: amanda@emilywhiteheadfoundation.org

702, 2018

Take Down Cancer: 3rd Annual Wrestling Event Raises Over $13,700

On February 6, 2018, local Philipsburg-Osceola and Clearfield high school wrestling teams met in a dual-meet at Clearfield Area Senior High School for the third annual Take Down Cancer event, which raised over $13,700 for the Emily Whitehead Foundation!

2011, 2017

Team EWF Raises $34k at 2017 Philadelphia Marathon

Over the weekend of November 18 and 19, we attended the 2017 Philadelphia Marathon. There, we had the honor of cheering on our team of 35 runners as they participated in the various races on behalf of the Emily Whitehead Foundation.

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In the News

Despite a Clearfield Loss, 3rd Annual Takedown Cancer Match A Huge Success  Gant Daily (February 7, 2018)

Clearfield, P-O wrestling programs raise over $13K for Emily Whitehead Foundation — The Progress (February 7, 2018)

This Medical Breakthrough Can Cure Cancer with Your Own CellsReader’s Digest (February 2018)

Against All Odds — The ASCO Post, Patient’s Corner (January 25, 2018)

Kreftsyke Emily (12) overlevde med banebrytende genmedisin – kan ta år før den kommer til Norge VG (October 7, 2017)

Challenges Remain for Kids With Cancer Cancer Today (September 25, 2017)

Killing cancer: America’s first FDA-approved gene therapy Washington Post Live (September 19, 2017)

Tragedy, Perseverance, and Chance — The Story of CAR-T Therapy New England Journal of Medicine (September 13, 2017)

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