Making Headway – Patient Story (Molly)

Molly was a bright young elementary school student who excelled academically and was well-liked by her teachers and other students. One day she began feeling very sick and her family rushed her to the doctor. Molly had a brain tumor and required complex neurosurgery. She survived and recovered after several rounds of chemotherapy and radiation.  […]

Program Highlight – Playroom Improvements

A hospital can be a scary place for a child, especially for pediatric cancer patients. Recent studies have proven what Making Headway has known for decades: the hospital’s physical environment affects the patients’ experiences, emotional needs, and health outcomes.  Every child at the Hassenfeld Children’s Center is able to benefit from the enhanced playroom and […]

5th Annual Brian McCabe Drive for a Cure Golf Outing

There is the rare day that you can enjoy a guilt-free day off from work to go golfing. That’s because you could be part of the 5th Annual Brian McCabe Drive for a Cure Golf Outing, which raises money to support children with brain cancer. Enjoy a beautiful afternoon out on the links for a […]

Research Highlight: Cutting Edge Program funded by Making Headway

Dr. Daniel Reinberg is one of the most respected and accomplished medical investigators in the country and Making Headway has agreed to fund his latest research project. This unique research project focuses on a devastating type of pediatric brain tumor known as Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Gliomas (DIPGs). Despite recent advances in diagnosis and treatment, the […]

Making Headway Summer Newsletter

The Making Headway Summer 2017 Newsletter is Here. Featured articles include new research grants, the new MakingHeadway.org website, “Something Magic”, Head to the Hill, “Why I’m Doing My Part”, new partnerships, and so much more. Do view the newsletter, visit https://goo.gl/1fV8ei or click here.

Making Headway Awards Grants to Children with Brain Tumors

Press Release: The Making Headway Foundation approves over $350,000 in new grants to help children with brain tumors Over the past 20 years, Making Headway has invested over $20 million in research and services to these children and their families. In January 2017, Making Headway continued this incredibly valuable work by approving over $350,000 in […]

“One Team – One Dream”. Greeley Walkathon to Raise Funds for Pediatric Cancer

“One Team – One Dream”, The 3rd Annual Athlete Walkathon Location: Horace Greeley High School Competition Fie, 70 Roaring Brook Rd, Chappaqua, NY 10514 Time: 11am-1pm Link to Press Release High School students from Horace Greeley have partnered with The Gardner Marks Foundation and The Making Headway Foundation to host “One Team – One Dream”, […]

Volunteerism and the National Day of Service

With Martin Luther King, Jr. Day occurring on January 18, there is much talk about volunteerism and the National Day of Service. At Making Headway Foundation, we are lucky to have the best volunteers around. We are most grateful for those who tirelessly fundraise for us by helping with our annual Winter Show. Proceeds from […]

MAKING HEADWAY FOUNDATION AWARDS RESEARCH GRANTS

Press Release Making Headway Foundation Awards Research Grants Chappaqua, NY based foundation funds more than $300,000 in grants for pediatric brain and spinal cord tumor research. Chappaqua, NY – December 1, 2015:  The Board of Directors of Making Headway Foundation recently voted to award more than $300,000 in grants to researchers studying pediatric neuro-oncology. NYU […]

The Story of Jack

This story was submitted by one of our patient families. We think you will find it moving and inspiring. —Making Headway Foundation. Jack was born with a ticking time bomb in his brain. Some might focus on the negative, the hurt, the pain; but I survive by seeing the small miracles that have kept my […]

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