One Father’s Inspiring 200 Mile Run to Endure for a Cure

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.

Meet Our Team: Autumn Ghigiarelli & Vincent Carrano

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.

Lucy Whitehead & the Healing Power of Pet Therapy

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.

Inspiring Activation at CAR-TCR Summit 2019

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.

Emily Whitehead Foundation Day at the Harrisburg Senators

Saturday, July 20 was Emily Whitehead Foundation Day at the Harrisburg Senators game!

Tee Off for T-Cells Raises Over $265,000 in Five Years

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.

Emily Whitehead Foundation and Jon Condo to Hold 5th Annual “Tee Off for T-Cells” Fundraising Event

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.

Celebrating 7 Years Cancer Free

Today, we celebrate that Emily is 7 years cancer free!

2019 PDA Cell & Gene Therapy Conference

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.

Team EWF Raises Over $16k at 2019 Pittsburgh Marathon

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).

Comcast Universal Sphere Exhibit Features Emily Whitehead and Dr. Carl June

On the 7-year anniversary of Emily's first CAR-T infusion, we had the great honor to join Steven Spielberg and Comcast CEO Brian Roberts to unveil "The Universal Sphere" at Comcast Technology Center – a public theater experience that plays a short film featuring Emily and Dr. Carl June.