A reflection on the journey of this past decade for our family, the future of pediatric cancer research, and our Emily Whitehead Foundation. Happy New Year!
In early December, we traveled to Germany to visit the headquarters of Barkey GmbH & Co. KG and spread awareness of CAR T-cell therapy and pediatric cancer research.
On November 23-24, the Emily Whitehead Foundation celebrated five years as an official partner of the Philadelphia Marathon — and it was one of our most successful years to date!
On October 31, 2019, Mike McCauley set out on a mission to run over 200 miles to trace the route of his son's cancer journey and bring awareness to the hardships faced by families and children fighting cancer.
We are thrilled to introduce Autumn Ghigiarelli, Executive Director, and Vincent Carrano, Director of Development & Engagement, as the two newest Emily Whitehead Foundation team members to join our staff full-time.
On June 25, we lost an important member of our Emily Whitehead Foundation family - Lucy Whitehead. In their own words, Kari and Emily Whitehead share how Lucy brought joy to their lives when it was needed most and reflect on the value and healing power that a pet can have for children with cancer.
On September 11-12, we attended the 5th annual CAR-TCR Summit in Boston, Massachusetts to host a silent auction and the first annual CAR-TCR Summit 5k Run/Walk.
Saturday, July 20 was Emily Whitehead Foundation Day at the Harrisburg Senators game!
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.
PRESS RELEASE - Join the Emily Whitehead Foundation and Jon Condo for the 5th annual “Tee Off for T-Cells” fundraising event, to be held at Philipsburg Elks Lodge & Country Club on Friday, July 12, 2019.
Today, we celebrate that Emily is 7 years cancer free!
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!