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.

NYU Update on re-opening

MAKING HEADWAY FOUNDATION JUST RECEIVED THE FOLLOWING EMAIL FROM DR. GROSSMAN OF NYU: Dear Friends, I am thrilled to report that we are moving forward with a phased re-opening of NYU Langone, with Tisch Hospital starting before the end of the year. Our goal of having nearly all of our main campus services back up […]

The Mark of Zorro – February 10

ANNUAL FUNDRAISER AND FAMILY OUTING Making Headway invites you to an afternoon of high-speed horse chases, rooftop battles and forbidden romance. Watch as a magnetic trio of actors brings the legendary Zorro to life, swinging his way to justice in the perfect adventure for your young heroes. En Garde! If you cannot attend, please consider […]

Thank you Chappaqua Rotary

It was my pleasure to speak at the Chappaqua Rotary yesterday about the work of Making Headway Foundation.  Everyone was so gracious and attentive to our story.  We are excited to have new friends from our hamlet of Chappaqua. Thank you to Ann Herrero of Edward Jones for inviting me to make a presentation to […]

We appreciate your support

Making Headway Foundation improves the quality of life and healing of children suffering from brain and spinal cord tumors.  We do this by enhancing medical treatment with caring patient support programs and by funding scientific research geared toward better treatments and cure. We help children and families in the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut […]

One Family’s Experience Becomes a Gift for Many

How do you honor the memory of Holly Lind, a mother, wife and friend who passed away at the age of 33? By bringing hundreds of people together in support of a cause she cared about deeply: Making Headway Foundation. This past summer’s Holly’s Angels Gala was the largest fundraiser in Making Headway history. The […]

Making Headway

About Making Headway Foundation When a child is diagnosed with a brain or spinal cord tumor, the future is uncertain; families struggle with anxiety and fear. A strong medical team can help the family take its first crucial steps forward. But reconstructing a life and nurturing a family devastated by the emotional and physical demands […]

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