More Than
Just A Hat

We founded Ellie’s Hats to brighten the day of children with cancer. Since Ellie’s Hats began five years ago, we have sent nearly 1,900 packages to children with cancer across the country.  We have donated over $170,000 to families and hospitals, in the form of checks, gift cards and other items which have a direct impact on the families.

Our Story

In 2013, Ellie was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. By the time she entered kindergarten, she had lost most of her hair. We donated fun hats to Ellie. Now, we’ve expanded far beyond hats. Whether it’s granting a wish or supporting families in need, each day we work to make a child with cancer day a little brighter.

What We Do

Ellie’s Helps

A diagnosis can place a large financial burden on families. Ellie’s Hats helps families who have a child with cancer and is being treated at the Pediatric Specialists of Virginia Clinic in Falls Church, VA.

Hero Bag Program

We donate bags containing helpful items to newly diagnosed pediatric cancer patients at Inova Children’s Hospital. The items in the “Hero Bags” were recommended by the Child Life Specialists.

Grant a Wish

We work with families to learn about their child’s wish and help make it come true.

Thank You

Our generous donors help make our mission possible. Explore recent donations below.

Sponsors & Partners

Latest Updates

Checks given
Helping Families in 2019
Yesterday we donated ten $1,000 checks to local families who have a child with cancer. Since beginning this program this year we have given sixty families a $1,000 check. The hats and other things we donate to children help to brighten their day and is big part of what we do. Our goal at Ellie’s...
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November Checks $50,000
We have always tried to find the best ways to help families who have a child with cancer. Starting this year we have been giving checks to local families who have a child with cancer and are struggling financially. We delivered the November checks for five families who have a child with cancer. With this...
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Website Launched
Thanks to our friends at Punch our brand new website was launched today. We are so excited that we now have a state of the art website where people will be able to learn all about Ellie’s Hats and how they can get involved. If you are looking for a company to help with your...
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Everymom Fitness Hat Drive
Thanks to the Mom’s from Every Mom Fitness for collecting some really cute hats for us to send out to children with cancer. We appreciate your support.  
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Get Involved

There are a variety of ways you can help make a difference, from volunteering to collecting hats. See opportunities below.

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