January 23, 2021
More Christmas fun today. I surprised our friend Boris with the PS 5 he wanted for Christmas. I also got to see the shoes I had sent to him and his brother for Christmas. It was so much fun seeing how happy they were, as you can see from their big smiles.
December 30, 2020
$130,000 Donated since 2019
It is not 2021 yet but we have already mailed the January checks to three families who could use a little help. When you get an email like this you get the check in the mail ASAP. “Please mail ASAP $2000”.
December 03, 2020
Earlier this week we delivered ten $1,200 checks and ten $100 Paisano’s gift cards to the PSV Clinic. They will be given to ten local families who have a child with cancer and can use some financial help. As 2020 comes to an end we will have donated $125,000 worth of checks to local families,...
October 24, 2020
"More Than just a hat"
A while back Keren and Keily’s mother asked me if I knew of someone who could install a bathroom on their main level. Keren was about to have rotationplasty surgery on her leg and it would be difficult for her to go up and downstairs. I put a post up on this page and within...
October 24, 2020
Since Ellie’s Hats began we have been working with Pediatric Specialists of Virginia to do what we can to help families who have a child with cancer. Click here to see the video
July 29, 2020
Ellie’s Hats Donates $100,000 to Families Since Launching 2019 Initiative
Wednesday, July 29 (South Riding, VA) – Ellie’s Hats, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting children with cancer and their families, announced today that the organization reached a $100,000 donation milestone since launching an initiative with Pediatric Specialists of Virginia (PSV). Beginning in 2019, Ellie’s Hats and PSV partnered to help families throughout the DMV...
April 16, 2020
April Checks Delivered
Even though we are under Stay at Home Orders it was important that we deliver the checks for April. These families have a difficult time even under normal circumstances and we are far from that. This months checks brings the total amount of checks donated to eighty which is $80,000. It was nice to hear...
March 11, 2020
March Checks delivered
We delivered five $1,000 checks to the Pediatric Specialists of Virginia Clinic for local families who have a child receiving treatment at the clinic. Since starting this program in 2019, we have donated $75,000 to 73 local families. The social workers select the families who need the most help and that is who the checks...
January 31, 2020
February Checks delivered
We delivered five $1,000 checks to the Pediatric Specialists of Virginia Clinic for local families who have a child receiving treatment at the clinic. Since starting this program in 2019, we have donated $70,000 to 68 local families. The following comment is from a family who recently received a check: “We appreciate the $1000 gift...
January 27, 2020
Briar Woods "Go Gold 4 Kids" game
This past Friday Briarwood’s High School had a “Go Gold 4 Kids” basketball game against Woodgrove. It was a really nice night and it looks like it might be a annual event The players on both teams came out for warm-ups wearing the t shirts we had made for them. The Varsity Club sold t...