2021 Believe Ball Virtual Experience Raises Over $240,000

On Thursday, September 16 we premiered the second chapter of our Emily Whitehead Foundation Believe Ball as a unique and inspiring virtual experience. With the support of our viewers, donors, sponsors, and volunteers, the 2021 Believe Ball raised an incredible total exceeding $240,000!

Bake Sales at the Racetrack

For the past few summers, the Emily Whitehead Foundation has had the privilege of being the beneficiary to a series of very successful bake sales at UMI Motorsports Park. In her own words, organizer Jodie Potter summarizes this year's racetrack fundraising efforts.

Tee Off for T-Cells Raises Over $53K in Seventh Year

On Friday, July 9 we held our 7th Annual Tee Off for T-Cells Charity Golf Tournament. Thanks to overwhelming support from our sponsors and local community, we raised $53,682!

Emily Whitehead Foundation Establishes Nicole Gularte Fight for Cures Embassador Award for Young Researchers

The Emily Whitehead Foundation is proud to announce the establishment of the Nicole Gularte Fight for Cures Embassador Award, a research grant created to recognize and support the work of young researchers in the field of cellular-based pediatric cancer treatments.

Tom and Emily Whitehead Discuss CAR T-cell Therapy Experience with The Doctors

Watch: Tom and Emily Whitehead join an episode of The Doctors to discuss CAR T-cell therapy.

Celebrating 9 Years Cancer Free

Today, Emily is 9 years cancer free!

Believe Ball Second Chapter to be Held as a Virtual Experience

Save the date! The second chapter of our Emily Whitehead Foundation Believe Ball will take place virtually on Thursday, September 16, 2021.

Emily Whitehead Foundation Funds CHOP Study of Neuropsychological Outcomes of Pediatric CAR T-Cell Therapy

We are incredibly proud to share that the Emily Whitehead Foundation will be funding a brand new research study at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)!

Celebrating 6 Years

Thank you for 6 years of support for our mission to Activate The Cure for Childhood Cancer!

Thank You

In a year that has been defined by uncertainty, the one thing we are absolutely certain of is how thankful we are for you!

Tom Whitehead Among Panel of Experts to Approve SITC Clinical Practice Guidelines For IEC Therapies

We are thrilled to share that the Emily Whitehead Foundation has contributed to the publication of the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) clinical practice guideline on immune effector cell-related adverse events.

Research Spotlight: Understanding Cytokine Storms

In a recent article published to The New England Journal of Medicine, Penn Medicine's Dr. Carl June and Dr. David Fajgenbaum provide an in-depth summary of cytokine storms — known to us as a side effect of CAR-T cell therapy, and now being observed in severe cases of COVID-19.