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.

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 […]

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