We’ve helped families across 48 states
Ellie diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Ellie‘s PE teacher (and Ellie’s Hats Founder), Jay Coakley, noticed how much she liked wearing fun hats and sent her some for Christmas
Ellie’s Hats is Founded
Jay Coakley founds Ellie’s Hats after donating hats to his student Ellie, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 2013.
Sent more than 1800 packages
Since 2014, Ellie’s Hats has donated more than 1800 packages to children around the country
Focus on Mid-Atlantic States
Ellie’s Hats shifts focus to making a more tangible impact in Mid-Atlantic States
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.
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