Making Headway Summer Newsletter

The Making Headway Summer 2017 Newsletter is Here. Featured articles include new research grants, the new website, “Something Magic”, Head to the Hill, “Why I’m Doing My Part”, new partnerships, and so much more. Do view the newsletter, visit 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 […]


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 […]

Childhood Cancer and Family Finances

FAMILY FINANCES We came across this article and it tells a sobering story. This is why Making Headway Foundation is proud to help families who have a child diagnosed with a brain or spinal cord tumor.  See link below.

Failure to Thrive

Our daughter Marta Helena is a cancer survivor. Like her grandmother Barbara, she had been diagnosed with this heinous disease. At twenty-three months old Marta had to undergo aggressive chemotherapy and radiation therapy to shrink a malignant brain tumor that was inoperable. The treatment was successful and now, at twenty-one years old, she has lived a basically normal, healthy […]

Reauthorization of the Creating Hope Act Passes in the House

From our good friends at Kids V. Cancer…  This is an excellent way to ensure more funding for pediatric cancer research. Reauthorization of the Creating Hope Act Passes in the House July 11, 2015 Dear friends, Great news. Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted to reauthorize the Creating Hope Act when the House passed the […]

Save the Date – Brian McCabe Drive for a Cure

FORE! It’s almost time for the 4th Annual Brian McCabe “Drive for a Cure” Golf Outing Monday, October 5, 2015 Pelham Bay/Split Rock Golf Courses Bronx, NY This event benefits, Making Headway Foundation For information, contact: Catherine Lepone catherine[at]

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