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 14, 2020
Today we went to the Pediatrics Specialist of Virginia Clinic, at Inova, to deliver the first five $1,000 checks of the year. The five checks will be given to local families who have a child with cancer. Since starting this program in 2019 Ellie’s Hats has donated sixty five $1,000 checks. This program is made...
January 01, 2020
Hat Drive for Maya
This is such a nice story that CBS 6 in Richmond did about our friend Maya’s mom and her efforts to donate hats in her memory. Melissa collected over 300 hats which will be donated to the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU.
December 06, 2019
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...
November 04, 2019
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...
August 13, 2019
200 Newly Diagnosed Pediatric Cancer Patients Get “Hero Bags” to Help Them Fight Back
So often, a pediatric cancer diagnosis leaves kids and their families feeling shocked, shattered and alone. Partnering with Inova, we’ve donated over 200 “Hero Bags” to newly diagnosed kids that are filled with items to help and support them and their families. These Hero Bags were put together with thoughtfulness and care by the Child...
July 19, 2019
VR Goggles Gives VCU Children’s Hospital a Way to Explore Outside
Too many kids feel stuck in their hospital rooms while receiving treatment. Now kids at the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU can use donated cutting-edge VR Goggles to “go beyond” the hospital walls and have immersive experiences that bring fun and adventure in their days. Explore opportunities to get involved with Ellie’s Hats...
July 07, 2019
Double Robotics Tech Allows Kids to Virtually Attend School
For students who cannot physically attend school, we partnered with Double Robotics to provide robotic technology that allows kids to attend their classes virtually within the Prince William and Loudoun County School Systems. Explore opportunities to get involved with Ellie’s Hats to find out how you can make an impact.