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Phone: 914-238-8384
115 King St
Chappaqua
New York 10514
USA
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Target demographics: Children with Pediatric Brain or Spinal Cord Tumor

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Geographic areas served: NY, NJ, CT

Programs: support services for during treatment, ongoing care post treatment and funding for medical research.

Mission:
Making Headway Foundation provides care, comfort and a cure for children with brain and spinal cord tumors while funding medical research geared toward better treatments and a cure.”
Results:
Among our many accomplishments, one of the most notable from 2012 is that we have recently committed $1 million toward a neuro oncology laboratory at NYU. We were also instrumental in finding another matching grant for $1 million.

Making Headway Foundation was also named Nonprofit of the Year for 2013 by the Chappaqua-Millwood Chamber of Commerce.

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07/10/13
NYU is awesome and Making Headway is there to assist in the long term follow up care for the children and their families when returning to normal life! Our daughter was diagnosed with a brain tumor at 18 months. She had surgery at NYU and we were lucky enough to get into Mass General for proton ... more »
07/08/13
Making Headway is a loving caring group of folks who always remember that our ids are just kids. Maybe extraordinary kids, but they need the same love, care and fun that all kids should get... more »
07/08/13
The Making Headway Foundation changes lives every day. The volunteers and professionals involved with this non-profit are caring, committed, and tops in their respective fields - seeking constantly to improve the quality of life for children with brain tumors and their families and caregivers. From... more »
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