Emily's Hopeful Holiday

Raising money for families who have children with cancer ~ since 2007

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    Emily’s Hopeful Holiday was created in honor of our daughter Emily, who was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia at the age of 7 in 2007. She was treated at Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio and is now a CANCER SURVIVOR at the very young age of 17. During our painful journey we discovered that there are many families who are struggling with the staggering cost of cancer treatments. We have raised $135,586.56 since the fund's establishment in 2007. 100% of the money raised goes directly to the families at Rainbow to assist them in paying their bills (utilities, rent, etc.). For more information on EHH, please review this blog for links to media and other information. Emily's Hopeful Holiday Fund is through Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital in Cleveland, OH and we are always accepting donations. Please use the CONTACT ME button to email me if you would like to make a contribution or use the PAYPAL DONATION button on the right side bar to make a donation. This fund assists families throughout the entire year, however, we focus our fundraising efforts during the holiday season. We will always remember the fear and heartache of chemo treatments, lumbar punctures, sedations, medical procedures, surgeries, and anxiously waiting on every test result. Our nerve wracking, yet relatively simple routine trips to the Ireland Cancer Center for Emily’s check-ups remind us of where we have been and that there are families and children just beginning this journey, continuing to endure this journey, and/or ending this journey with either an immense gratefulness or an unspeakable sadness. We are so grateful for Emily’s amazing prognosis, for her health, for her laughter, for her smile, for her silliness, for her. We thank God everyday for His blessing upon our family and for all the wonderful people who surround our lives with love and support.

EVENT TOTALS ARE IN! RECORD CROWD AND RECORD TOTALS!

Posted by emilyshopefulholiday on November 13, 2014


We are still receiving checks in for EHH. UPDATE: 2014: $23,432.09 and Grand total: $116,148.61

EVENT TOTALS ARE IN! We have hit a new record for EHH this year! Just from the event itself on Sunday — all raffles, Gracie Girl’s cupcakes, EHH Bracelets, donations at event + Kohl’s employees who volunteered (Kohl’s Cares For Kids gives EHH $500) + Ziggy’s 15% gave us $1135 (which is almost $500 more than last year) + pre-sales were $645.75….our grand total for SUNDAY’S EVENT is 10,399.75! Our Sponsor Booklet brought in another $3200…bringing us to $13,599.75! My early calculations from all the previous fundraisers we’ve had this year, paypal donations, other donations, etc. is that we will be over $22,000 for the year. 100% of that money goes to families who have kids with cancer. 100%! I will keep you posted when the final amount is known. Again, thank you to everyone who supports EHH in any way and thank you to all our amazing volunteers! This would not happen without all of you! We are always accepting donations…so it’s not too late to donate through our website at any time. Lastly, thank you for letting me hijack your facebook the last several months with all my posts. It’s for a good cause https://emilyshopefulholiday.wordpress.com/

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