NYU’s Unprecedented Disaster Response

Here is a link to NYU’s recent “news & views” which tells the story of their call to action following Hurricane Sandy.  We thought you might be interested in reading it. http://communications.med.nyu.edu/publications/news-views/novemberdecember-2012  

National Day of Service

Monday is a National Day of Service to honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King.  It’s a day we look outward to find ways to help others. Personally, some of the most rewarding and cherished times of my life have come while volunteering to help others.   So, how will you participate in a selfless […]

New Research Collaboration for Pediatric Tumors

We always like to see researchers collaborate! http://www.research.chop.edu/childhood-brain-tumors-at-center-of-new-research-collaboration/

Turn the White House Gold??

Here is a petition to light the White House for Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month (September).  Sounds like a great way to shed light on the cause (pun intended).

Making Headway Named Merchant of the Week

Special thanks to Rob Greenstein and the Chappaqua Millwood Chamber of Commerce as well as New Castle NOW for featuring Making Headway Foundation as the Merchant of the Week! http://www.newcastlenow.org/index.php/article/new_merchant_of_the_week_making_headway_foundation

Talking to children about having a brain tumor

Here is some good advice on how to talk to children about having a brain tumor. Thank you to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for this. Just click the image to go to the article.      

Thesis Student Looking For Patient Families

Making Headway has offered to post the following information for a grad student in Connecticut: FAMILY NEEDED TO PARTICIPATE IN THESIS STUDY EXPLORING HOW CHILDHOOD CANCER AFFECTS FAMILY STRUCTURE My name is Heather, and I am a graduate student enrolled in Southern Connecticut State University’s Masters of Social Work Program. I am looking for a […]

Catherine Lepone promoted to Executive Director

From Making Headway Foundation President Edward P. Manley I am pleased to announce the appointment of Catherine Lepone as Executive Director of the Making Headway Foundation, effective January 1, 2013. Catherine served as a consultant to Making Headway beginning June 6, 2011, focusing on development activities and event management. She was appointed Director of Development […]

Christmas Eve Reflections

In listening to the score of my favorite movie, you may be surprised to know that the song I love the most is not the title Song, White Christmas.  It is the song that Bing Crosby sings to Rosemary Clooney.  “If you’re worried and you can’t sleep, just count your blessings instead of sheep, and […]

New law in NY regarding scalping tickets to charity events?

There is a new bill being proposed in NY that may prevent ticket scalpers from selling tickets to charity benefits at grossly inflated prices.  (See stories about the 12.12.12 concert).   What do you think of the proposed law? Of the scalping practice? We’ll pass on your comments to our connections in the fundraising field.

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