Saturday, July 20 was Emily Whitehead Foundation Day at the Harrisburg Senators! We had the pleasure of traveling to Harrisburg to attend the game and participate in a special pre-game ceremony, during which Emily had the honor to throw the ceremonial first pitch.
On Friday, July 12, our annual Tee Off for T-Cells charity golf tournament returned to Philispburg Elks Lodge & Country Club for a milestone fifth year. This year's event was another great success, and raised a total over $49,000! In 5 years, Tee Off for T-Cells has now raised more than $265,000.
Today, we celebrate that Emily is 7 years cancer free!
On May 6-7, Tom traveled to Long Beach, CA to share our story and participate in a discussion at 2019 PDA Cell & Gene Therapy Conference.
For the fourth consecutive year, Team EWF participated as an official charity partner to the Pittsburgh Marathon. Our team of 25 runners raised over $16,000 – and were joined for the first time by Emily, who ran her very first 5k!
Emily Whitehead Foundation Co-Funds Innovative Research in Collaboration with 2019 Stand Up To Cancer Sharp Awards
The Emily Whitehead Foundation has co-funded a grant in collaboration with Stand Up to Cancer and the 2019 Innovation In Collaboration Philip A. Sharp Awards to support the advanced pediatric CAR-T cell therapy research of Dr. Sarah Tasian (CHOP) and Dr. Kimberly Stegmaier (Dana-Farber Institute).