Celebrating 8 Years Cancer Free

Today, Emily is 8 years cancer free!

Volunteer Embassador Spotlight: Molly Thomas

"Fighting against cancer has been a big passion of mine for many years, but the Emily Whitehead Foundation is without a doubt the best team I’ve ever been on for this fight."

Believe Ball Rescheduled to September 2021

Out of precaution for ongoing concerns associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, we have made the decision to move the second chapter of our Emily Whitehead Foundation Believe Ball to Saturday, September 18, 2021.

COVID-19 Statement of Hope

While we as a community are faced with new and unprecedented challenges that are rising in response to COVID-19, the Emily Whitehead Foundation is committed to remain undeterred in our mission to support research and be a resource for families.

2020 Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Action Awards Honor the Emily Whitehead Foundation

We are delighted to be the 2020 recipient of the Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Action Awards Inspiration Award.

The Journey to Believe

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!

Our Visit to Barkey Headquarters in Germany

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.

Team EWF Raises Over $39k at Philadelphia Marathon 2019

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!

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.