Video: Ellie’s mom talks about Ellie and Ellie’s Hats

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Play Video Ellie's mom Jennica wasn't able to take Ellie to a Jackson General's baseball game she had been invited to attend as a special guest of honor so Jennica put together this video thanking them and sharing a little about Ellie and Ellie's Hats. … [Read more...]

Believe In Tomorrow

Ellie's Hats is happy to announce that we will be supplying hats to all 8 of their houses. Believe In Tomorrow Children’s Foundation is a national leader in hospital and respite housing for critically ill children and their families. The organization provides overnight housing for families of children receiving treatment at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center in Baltimore, MD, and also offers year-round, free retreat homes at the beaches and in the mountains for families’ use. Learn more at … [Read more...]

Fox 5 News Supporting the License Plate Initiative

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We would like to thank FOX 5 News for supporting our efforts to get applications for the Cure Childhood Cancer License. This story ran 3 times on their station and they are posting about it on the Facebook page. Here is the link the video of the story. Fox 5 News. Link to the application. … [Read more...]

600 Hats from Pacific Headwear

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We are very grateful to Pacific Headwear for their donation of 600 hats. These hats will be used as blank hats for children to decorate and wear. We will also have  Ellie's Hats embroidered on some of them. The embroidered hats can be giving to children and sold to followers to raise funds so that we can purchase and ship more hats. After seeing the post one of our followers decided to send an email to another hat company and they are also going to send us some hats. With generosity like this we … [Read more...]

Letter from the Governor

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We recently received a very nice letter from the Governor of Virginia. In the letter the Governor states "I am pleased to commend Ellie’s Hats on your outstanding work to support and care for children struggling with cancer". … [Read more...]

WTOP News

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Fairfax County teacher pushes for childhood cancer license plate to bring funding, awareness. WASHINGTON -- September is Child Cancer Awareness Month and during the month there is a push to get a special license plate that would help raise money to research childhood cancer. Seven kids die from cancer every day in the United States, according to a cancer information website, The Truth 365.While the war on childhood cancer rages on, one sad reality is that little money goes to research for … [Read more...]

SweetFrog is supporting Ellie’s Hats

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I am excited to announce that SweetFrog is helping Ellie's Hats during the month of September. This is only at the locations listed below. Alexandria-7770-A Richmond HwyAshburn-20020 Ashbrook Commons PlazaBrambleton- Brambleton Plaza 106 Dulles-22000 Dulles Retail Plaza Unit 108 Sterling Fairfax- 10940 Fairfax Blvd Falls Church-6122B Arlington Blvd Gainesville-7925 Stonewall Shops Sq Leesburg-55 Catoctin Circle NE Springfield-8418 Old Keene Mill Road Sterling-22000 Dulles … [Read more...]

Seniors Make Hats

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On Tuesday, August 19th the ladies of the Knit & Crochet Club at Little River Glen Senior Center in Fairfax, VA donated 170 hats to Ellie’s Hats! The ladies, who also make lap blankets and hats for veterans, have been only working on making these hats for just over two months. Michelle, the Assistant Director of the Wakefield Senior Center in Annandale, VA, served as liaison between the two senior centers and Ellie’s Hats. After seeing Ellie’s Hats on Fox 5 DC she started coordinating … [Read more...]

Virginia’s Proclamation

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The Governor of Virginia has issued a proclamation recognizing September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Here is a link to the proclamation. You can contact their office if you would like for them to mail you a hard copy.   … [Read more...]

FCPS and Ellie’s Hats

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Ellie's Hats is very excited to announce that Fairfax County Public Schools will join us in our efforts to increase childhood cancer  awareness in September. Fairfax County Public Schools has  1,111,620 students attending  so there will be many people that will know more about childhood cancer. As we get closer to September we will let you know of some of the things that are planned. … [Read more...]