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.

Emily Whitehead Foundation to Hold 2nd Annual “Tee Off For T-Cells” Charity Golf Tournament

PHILIPSBURG, Pa. – July 3, 2016 — The second annual "Tee Off for T-Cells" charity golf tournament is set to take place at the Philipsburg Elks Lodge & Country Club on Friday, July 15, 2016. The event, held by the Emily Whitehead Foundation, will bring together community members and golfers, including local sponsors and special guest celebrity athletes, to raise money for pediatric cancer research.

Preparing for 2nd Annual “Tee Off for T-Cells” Golf Tournament

The second annual "Tee Off for T-Cells" charity golf tournament is fast approaching! Although a whole year has passed, it still seems like such a short time ago...

Celebrating 4-Years Cancer Free!

Today Emily is officially 4-years cancer free! Each year taking this milestone cancer free photo just gets even more exciting!

T-Cell Therapy: 4 Years and 100 Patients Later

As of this week, it has been four years since Emily received her T-cells. Emily was the first pediatric patient to receive T-cell therapy, and we are happy to report she was not the last.

Centre Gives

On May 3rd & 4th, the Emily Whitehead Foundation will participate in Centre Gives, a 36-hour online giving event sponsored by Centre Foundation!

The Launch of Sean Parker’s Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy

On April 13, it was announced that Sean Parker, known for his involvement in starting Napster and Facebook, had donated $250 million to cancer immunotherapy research. We were honored to be invited by Parker to be present for the launch of this amazing new initiative.

World Cancer Day 2016: We Can. I Can.

Today, February 4, marks national World Cancer Day. It is a day to recognize our power to make a difference in preventing cancer and improving...