Entries by Jay

“More than just a hat”

You may not know Ellie’s Hats does more than send hats to children battling cancer. With the help of Casey’s Automotive we were able to give out 22 $200 checks to some of the families we have met. We know that having a child with a life threatening illness can be very costly so we […]

Fox 5 DC Weekend Show

Saturday April 22nd I was on the Fox 5 DC Weekend show with Bryan and Mary Jewett to talk to Annie Yu about Ellie’s Hats and the event Casey’s Automotive was hosting for Ellie’s Hats. While were a little nervous about being on live TV Annie made us a lot more comfortable with her genuine […]

2016 Impact

Ellie’s Hats does more than send hats to children battling cancer. In 2016 we started two new programs at Inova Children’s Hospital. The “Hero Bag” program and monthly dinners for the patients and families in the hospital. With your support we plan to continue to look for ways to help support families who have a […]

Fun with Slapshot 2016

  We can’t think of anything better than a visit by the Washington Capital’s Slapshot to bring laughter and smiles to children suffering from cancer, other than some fun hats from Ellie’s Hats. That was the perfect mix on Monday when the two partnered together to bring a special holiday blessing at Pediatric Specialists of […]

Crossfield Hat Drive 2016

We want to thank Crossfield Elementary School, in Herndon Virginia, for having a drive to collect hats, crayons, coloring books and Play-doh. They collected over 100 really cute hats which we will be sending out very soon. The children receiving them are going to really enjoy them. #fcps #kidshelpingkids #morethanjustahat #childhoodcancer

Hockey Fights Cancer 2016

We were very grateful to have been a part of the Washington Capitals Hockey Fights Cancer Campaign again this year. As part of the campaign Leidos donated 400 awesome Capitals hats to us. These hats will bring joy to many children who are battling cancer. #nhl#capsfightcancer #hockeyfightscancer #morethanjustahat         

2nd Annual Ellie’s Hats Charity Softball Tournament

We are excited to announce that we raised $9,110 from our Second Annual Ellie’s Hats Charity Softball Tournament in which we had 11 teams participate. More than double the number of teams we had last year. As part of the weekend activities there was a Home Run Derby where players got pledges for home runs […]

Casey’s Automotive

We are very excited to announce that Casey’s Automotive, of Chantilly VA, has become a sponsor of Ellie’s Hats! If you live in the area please give them a call the next time you need to have service done on one of your vehicles. In honor of our new partnership, Casey’s Automotive is holding a […]

Allstate Event at Mustang Sally Brewery

We had our second event at  Mustang Sally Brewery, in Chantilly, and again it was a great evening. Allstate Franchise owners Christine and Mike Angles helped with planning the event and also came out to pour some beer. Some of the local Allstate employees also came out to help.who came out to support Ellie’s Hats. […]

UBS Boston Area Hat Drives

Huge thanks to the UBS offices in Rockland and Boston for holding hat/toy drives and Volunteer Days for Ellie’s Hats! They collected over 230 incredible hats and countless crayons, Play Doh, crafts and and activity kits. They decorated shipping boxes and made touching cards for children battling cancer. These offices put so much care into […]