Quarterly Newsletter


May 2022

Making conversation: Equity and Breast cancer

Learn more about Ellie Fund’s new Equitable Pathways to Breast Cancer Care initiative.

January 2022

Helping throughout the journey

Hear from Ellie Fund patient Megan on her experience with Ellie Fund and how she is giving back.

May 2021

Celebrate Our Patients

Hear from patients Calandra and Maryanne as they share their breast cancer journeys.

April 2021

Living with Breast Cancer at 31

Read how Alyssa was able to stay on track with her life goals, despite going through her life altering diagnosis.
January 2021

Ellie Fund Serves Breast Cancer Patients for 25 years

In a quarter century, Ellie Fund has grown from an idea of brothers Jeff and Eliot as a way to memorialize their mother Ellie and help other moms with breast cancer, to an organization that serves 1,000 patients and their families every year!
October 2020

Our Do Good Campaign was a success!

Thanks to our community that came together to support Ellie Fund during Breast Cancer Awareness month.
October 2020

October is Breast Cancer Awareness

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Ellie Fund is partnering with many local businesses as part of our annual Do Good Campaign.
July 2020

your impact at the ellie fund

Patient Spotlight: Tammy Roy is a strong women, mother and metastatic cancer ‘thriver’. Hear directly from Tammy and her daughter about Ellie Fund’s impact.


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Winter 2018

Our work is not possible without your support

In January 2018, we launched our Metastatic Breast Cancer Support Program which extended the service offerings provided through our existing programs and includes specialized services to address the unique needs of patients diagnosed with Metastatic Breast Cancer.
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Fall 2018

Introducing the Ellie Fund’s Executive Director

I am thrilled to introduce myself as the Ellie Fund’s new Executive Director. I come to the Ellie Fund from the field of child welfare and serious poverty, having worked at The Home for Little Wanderers for 7 years. Since starting in July, I have been consistently amazed by the sheer compassion that the Ellie Fund exudes in all they do.

Summer 2018

Your Contributions Have Incredible Impact

Read a farewell message from outgoing Executive Director Gail Fine; learn more about the impact of your donations on our patients; find out how to be a part of #TeamEllie at our upcoming events; read about our partnership with the Wellesley Service League; meet a new face at the Ellie Fund; review the recap on our recent event, 5 for Ellie.
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Spring 2018

Give Hope This Spring

Read Patient Services Manager Anne Meisner’s story on her connection to the Ellie Fund from patient to staff member, understand the vital impact of your generosity during the first quarter of 2018, cheer on Team Ellie runners at the 2018 Boston Marathon, save the date for 5 for Ellie, shine the Supporter Spotlight on Devaney Energy, #GiveHopetoMoms this Mother’s Day, read about opportunities to join our team, learn how local businesses and events are benefiting our mission and read a recap of our winter events, including the Red Carpet Gala.
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Winter 2017

The Value of the Ellie Fund

Read Board Member Heather Shanahan’s letter on the value of the Ellie Fund, understand the vital impact of your generosity this year, support breast cancer patients in 2018 with our Do Good Annual Fund, read about ARS Restoration Specialists’ amazing $300,000 donation, shine the Supporter Spotlight on Walmart, save the date for our 22nd Annual Red Carpet Gala Presented by WCVB Channel 5, learn about our Metastatic Breast Cancer Support Program, bid on Tom Brady’s game worn cleats to support the Ellie Fund with the NFL’s My Cause My Cleats Campaign, check out our Do Good 2017 round-up and our fall highlights and meet Team Ellie’s 2018 Boston Marathon runners.
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Fall 2017

Why I Decided to Support the Ellie Fund

Read Board Member Tom Jacob’s letter on why he decided to support the Ellie Fund, understand the impact of your generosity, learn how you can Do Good in October, shine the Supporter Spotlight on Gemini Industries, read about our successful 5th Annual Real Golfers Wear Pink Charity Golf Tournament, check out all of our exciting summer highlights and learn how to get involved with our Students for Hope Program.
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Summer 2017

Your Vital Role in Meeting a Critical Need

Read Board Treasurer Ron Lanoue’s letter on how you serve a vital role in meeting a critical patient need, understand the impact of your generosity, watch our 5 for Ellie honored guest’s moving video, save August 28 for our 5th Annual Real Golfers Wear Pink Charity Golf Tournament, shine the Supporter Spotlight on WCVB Channel 5, read about our record-breaking 5 for Ellie Fashion Show, meet the incredible members of Team Ellie for this summer’s New Balance Falmouth Road Race and learn how we are expanding our Healing Together Program with nutritional guidelines and healthy tips.

Spring 2017

A Sense of Hope

Read how the Ellie Fund provided a sense of hope to Board Member Scott Dorsey and his family, understand how your generosity has impacted our patients, watch Ralph and Christine’s emotional video as they bravely share their breast cancer story, save June 7 for our popular spring fashion show 5 for Ellie, shine the Supporter Spotlight on Sam Slater and the Slater Foundation, meet our amazing 2017 Boston Marathon Team, learn about our record month of meal delivery requests, read about our highly successful Red Carpet Gala and congratulations and thank you to our loyal supporters ARS and Legacy Place.
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Winter 2016

Seasons Greetings from the Board

Seasons greetings from Board Vice Chair Scott Clifford, see pictures of the Ellie Fund’s beautiful new office, understand how your generous donations impact our patients, read about our 21st Annual Red Carpet Gala on Feb. 26, Do Good Campaign and how you can contribute to our Annual Fund, meet Ellie Fund supporter and jewelry designer extraordinaire April Soderstrom, learn about our Students for Hope Program and shine the spotlight on committed partner ARS Restoration Specialists and their unprecedented $150,000 annual donation.

Fall 2016

Meet newest Board Member Kelley Tuthill

Meet newest Board Member, Kelley Tuthill. Visit our beautiful, redesigned website. Gear up to Do Good in October. Mark your calendar with supporting partner events. Complete our Volunteer Application to support the Ellie Fund. Learn how your donations impact families in need. Read about our most successful Real Golfers Wear Pink Golf Tournament. Congratulate Team Ellie’s 11 runners at the Falmouth Road Race. Shine the supporter spotlight on our Dish and Deliver partner Dream Dinners.

Summer 2016

Empowering and Strengthening

Meet Laura Proctor, Patient Navigator and Ellie Fund Board member. View emotional video of the 10th Annual Kelley for Ellie honored patient, Beth. Review Patient Services update with over $120,000 in services provided from April-June 2016. Read a recap of our recent fundraising events including our most successful Kelley for Ellie Fashion Show ever with special guest Tom Brady. Gear up for the Falmouth Road Race on August 21 and the 4th Annual Real Golfers Wear Pink Golf Tournament on August 29. Shine the Supporter Spotlight on our committed and generous partner al fresco.

Winter 2015

A note from our Board Chair

Season’s greetings from new Board Chair, Marcia Boyle. Enjoy ͞How We Help: Steven’s Story, a heartfelt thank you from a patient’s son. Get updated information on Patient Services from October-December 2015. Learn how the Do Good and Annual Campaign raised nearly $100,000 to date. Read updates about the 2015 Boston Marathon and the 2015 Falmouth Road Race. Learn about one of our most dedicated Ellie Fund supporters, Devaney Energy.