Life Sciences Pennsylvania’s 2017 Annual Dinner

On March 9, we attended Life Sciences Pennsylvania's 2017 Annual Dinner in Philadelphia. The Emily Whitehead Foundation was invited as a finalist for LSPA's 2016 Patient Impact Award.

Emily Whitehead Foundation Named a Finalist for 2016 Patient Impact Award

The Emily Whitehead Foundation has been named a finalist for Life Sciences Pennsylvania's 2016 Patient Impact Award! The award recipient will be announced March 9, 2017 at Life Sciences Pennsylvania's Annual Dinner at the Philadelphia Convention Center.

A Special Announcement

We are so excited to share that this fall we will be hosting the first annual Emily Whitehead Foundation Believe Ball — and you're invited! Visit the event page to learn more.

2nd Annual Take Down Cancer Event Raises $13k

On February 2, 2017 two local high school wrestling clubs, Philipsburg-Osceola and Clearfield, met in a dual-meet at Philipsburg-Osceola High School for the second year in a row to raise money for the Emily Whitehead Foundation.

An Update from Emily

Emily Whitehead, our (favorite) co-founder, recently took to Facebook to say hello and share a few updates! On January 21, Emily wrote to let everyone know about an upcoming routine appointment at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

Our Second Anniversary

The Emily Whitehead Foundation is celebrating our second anniversary since launching in January 2015! What had once been a dream has now been a reality for the past two years—and what a journey it has been.

Our New Look: #ActivateTheCure

We are excited to announce that the Emily Whitehead Foundation has re-branded. Over the last few months, our co-founders and the "Thinkers and Doers" at Rowland Creative have worked together to create a new identity for the foundation.

Year In Review 2016

As this year comes to a close, we're reflecting back on just what an incredible year 2016 has been for the Emily Whitehead Foundation. In...

Volunteer Spotlight: Tom Garrett

Tom Garrett is a frequent volunteer and board member for the Emily Whitehead Foundation. He is also the founder of the annual Blood, Sweat & Tears 5-Miler, of which Emily Whitehead Foundation is an official charity partner. 

T-Cell Therapy Patient Story: Nicole Gularte

"I told her that it was hard for me to explain but, just like when I knew Emily would get through her treatment, I had a very strong feeling that she would get her modified T-cells if she kept fighting." - Tom Whitehead

It Takes a Village to Fight Childhood Cancer

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and, in recognition of this, the Emily Whitehead Foundation is starting a new fundraising campaign to raise awareness and...

Second Annual “Tee Off for T-Cells” Golf Tournament Raises $60,800

On Friday, July 15, 2016, we held our second annual “Tee Off for T-Cells” charity golf tournament at the Philipsburg Elks Lodge & Country Club in Philipsburg, Pa. Thanks to the contributions and effort put in by all involved, the event raised a total $60,800.