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

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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.

Seniors Make Hats


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 … [Continue reading]

Virginia’s Proclamation


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.   … [Continue reading]

FCPS and Ellie’s Hats


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 … [Continue reading]

Foxhole Technology Helps Launch Ellie’s Brigade

Foxhole check

Foxhole Technology Donates $7,500 to Start Ellie’s Brigade  Fairfax, VA, July 30, 2014 – Foxhole Technology presented a check for $7,500 to Jay Coakley, founder of Ellie’s Hats, to stand up Ellie’s Brigade, a subsidiary of Ellie’s Hat’s, a … [Continue reading]

Emily and her 455 hats


455 HATS so far As most of you know the Virginia DECA Association has selected Ellie's Hats as their charitable cause for the upcoming school year. A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to meet with the Virginia State DECA Officers, from across the … [Continue reading]

Quite a story

Duane Jackson

This is quite a story. Mrs. Minger was in New York City and came across a hat vendor.She stopped to buy some hats, for Ellie's Hats. She explained that she wanted to buy all of the fun hats he had left. You can see them below. The hat vendor asked … [Continue reading]

We are now a 501 (c) (3)


What started out with an idea to get a few hats for a cute little kindergarten student in my class is now a 501 (c) (3) Charitable Organization. This has been made possible because of the efforts of so many wonderful people that want to help children … [Continue reading]

Virginia DECA Teams up with Ellie’s Hats


  I recently met with the Virginia DECA sponsor and officers, from across the different regions in the state, to discuss how Virginia DECA will work with Ellie's Hats as their Community Service Project/ Charity for this year. The officers … [Continue reading]

Helping through hats

Almost done

Two years ago,  Robin Viar’s doctor spoke the words no patient wants to hear: “It’s cancer.” Viar was diagnosed with Stage IV colon cancer in March 2012 and given a 10 percent chance to survive. Determined to beat the odds, Viar pursued aggressive … [Continue reading]