About

Expect Miracles Foundation (EMF) rallies the financial services industry and beyond to invest in life-saving cancer research while advancing the financial and emotional health of people impacted by cancer.

With the loyal support of so many generous companies and people, from leading financial services companies to start-ups, senior executives to young adults, corporate foundations to family trusts, we have awarded over $21 million in cancer research and financial assistance grants.

Expect Miracles Foundation

       2024 Foundation Sponsor

Events

Expect Miracles in Manhattan

New York YPEM Cornhole Classic

View highlights and meet the winners of New York YPEM’s Cornhole Classic!

New York YPEM Cornhole Classic 2023

Impact Celebration at NYSE

View highlights and winners of the 2024 Distance Challenge.

NYC YPEM Cornhole Classic 2023

Boston YPEM Cornhole Classic

Register now for Boston YPEM’s Cornhole Classic on August 20, 2024!

It can’t be overstated how immensely proud and appreciative Dana-Farber is for our longtime partnership with Expect Miracles Foundation.

Laurie H. Glimcher, MD
President and CEO
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Our Sponsors

Latest News

Financial Services Cup 2024
Jul 17 2024

Expect Miracles Foundation at Fenway Park 2024

Expect Miracles Foundation at Fenway Park 2024: Supporting another successful year of fundraising, Expect Miracles Foundation presented a check to Dana-Farber Cancer...
Financial Services Cup 2024
Jul 11 2024

Financial Services Cup 2024

On Tuesday, July 9, 2023, top financial services industry leaders gathered at Black Rock Country Club in Hingham, MA to play in Expect Miracles Foundation’s...
Jul 10 2024

2024 Impact Celebration

On June 26, 2024, Expect Miracles Foundation hosted the 2024 Impact Celebration on the floor of New York Stock Exchange. The event, generously hosted by ICE, brought...
New York YPEM Cornhole Classic 2024
Jul 09 2024

New York YPEM Cornhole Classic 2024

On 6.25.24, guests gathered at Chelsea Piers Field House for New York YPEM Cornhole Classic 2024 and raised critical funds for EMF.

Diana Arellano
Jul 08 2024

Diana Arellano

Diana Arellano’s story begins in nursing school, when she was diagnosed with colon cancer. Read her story of remarkable resiliency and her brave journey to...
Jun 21 2024

2024 Distance Challenge Winners

More than 1600 participants went the distance in the 2024 Expect Miracles Foundation Distance Challenge May 14-21, raising more than $1,000,000. Meet the winners!

East Coast Classic 2024
Jun 20 2024

East Coast Classic 2024

EMF celebrated 30 years at the East Coast Classic 2024 golf tournament took place at Pinehills Golf Club in Plymouth, MA on 6.13.24. View slideshow of tournament...
Hannah Groth
May 28 2024

Hannah Groth

Hannah Groth was brimming with excitement about her future at the University of South Florida, where she’d been accepted into the honors college. With a deep interest...
Maggie Dombroski
May 01 2024

NicsaTalk Podcast

Listen to this special episode of the NicsaTalk Podcast where host Justine Phoenix dives deep into the heart of philanthropy and community engagement in the financial...
Apr 07 2024

Yibran Rodriguez

29 year old Yibran Rodriguez was pursuing his dream of opening a Latin-inspired food truck when diagnosed with cancer. Yibran’s story highlights the impact on...
Megan Lawlor
Apr 07 2024

Megan Rivera

When Megan Rivera applied for a SAMFund financial assistance grant in 2023, she and her husband Kristoffer faced overwhelming financial strain. Megan’s battle...
Apr 04 2024

2024 Nicsa Gives Back Golf Tournament

Thanks to a grant from Nicsa and the generosity of its members attending its Strategic Leadership Forum, EMF is excited to announce almost $20,000 in critical funding...
New York YPEM Impact Networking Night 2024
Apr 03 2024

New York YPEM Impact Networking Night 2024

On 3.26.24, guests gathered at Linen Hall for New York YPEM Impact Networking Night 2024 and raised critical funds for EMF.

Boston YPEM Battle of the Bartenders 2024
Mar 01 2024

Boston YPEM Battle of the Bartenders 2024

On Tuesday, February 27, 2024, EMF’s guests gathered at Savvor Lounge for Boston YPEM Battle of the Bartenders 2024 and raised $15,600! View highlights from this...
Feb 28 2024

Meet the 2024 Boston Marathon Runners

Meet the 2024 Boston Marathon Runners for EMF, read their stories and learn why they are going the distance in the fight against cancer.

Expect Miracles in Manhattan 2024
Feb 15 2024

Expect Miracles in Manhattan 2024

On February 8, Expect Miracles Foundation proudly presented its NYC Cocktail Gala Expect Miracles in Manhattan where nearly 600 guests attended to raise money for...
Nicsa Gives Back 2024
Feb 04 2024

Nicsa Gives Back 2024

Nicsa has selected EMF as their philanthropic partner for the Nicsa Gives Back 2024 golf tournament on 3.14.24 in Orlando, FL at the Waldorf Astoria Golf Club. Learn...
Apply to be a SAMFund Grant Reviewer
Feb 01 2024

Apply to be a SAMFund Grant Reviewer

Apply to be a SAMFund Grant Reviewer and experience what it’s like to make a positive impact in the cancer community!

SAMFund Grants Fall 2023
Feb 01 2024

SAMFund Grants Fall 2023

EMF is proud to announce over $245,000 in SAMFund (Surviving and Moving Forward) grants have been awarded to 132 young adult cancer survivors during the SAMFund Grants...
Jan 29 2024

New Board Members 2024

Meet the newly appointed EMF Board Members for 2024. Each brings passion and commitment to our mission to advance life-saving cancer research while supporting the...
Jan 01 2024

2024 Boston Marathon

Expect Miracles Foundation, is an Official Charity of the Boston Marathon. We are proud to participate in the 2024 Bank of America Boston Marathon and have 10 bids...
END OF YEAR APPEAL 2023
Nov 28 2023

SAMFund End of Year Appeal 2023

EMF has launched the SAMFund End of Year Appeal 2023: Igniting Hope for the Next 20 Years! Donate today and make a positive impact on young adult cancer...
Samantha Watson
Nov 28 2023

Samantha Watson

Meet Samantha Watson, founder of the SAMFund grant program. Learn about the history of the program and growing demand for grants.

Expect Miracles in Boston 2023
Nov 08 2023

Expect Miracles in Boston 2023

On November 2, 2023, Expect Miracles Foundation proudly presented its Boston Cocktail Gala with a captivating twist – it was reborn as “Expect Miracles in...
Oct 10 2023

Atlantic Coast Classic 2023

The 6th Annual Atlantic Coast Classic golf tournament took place at Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club in Bedminster, NJ on 10.2.23. View slideshow of tournament...
Sep 26 2023

2023 New York City Marathon

Expect Miracles Foundation [EMF] is proud to be an Official Charity Partner of the New York Road Runners for the 2023 New York City Marathon. Since its inception in...
New York YPEM Battle of the Bartenders 2023
Sep 21 2023

New York YPEM Battle of the Bartenders 2023

On Wednesday, September 20, 2023, professionals gathered at Tailor Public House for New York YPEM Battle of the Bartenders 2023 and raised over $23,000. View highlights...
SAMFund Grants Spring 2023
Sep 19 2023

Financial Literacy for the Young Adult Cancer Community

EMF offers Financial Literacy for the Young Adult Cancer Community through a partnership program with Babson College. This is a 5 week program ending 11.1.23.

Expect Miracles Foundation at Fenway Park 2023
Aug 28 2023

Expect Miracles Foundation at Fenway Park 2023

Expect Miracles Foundation at Fenway Park 2023: Supporting another successful year of fundraising, Expect Miracles Foundation presented a check to Dana-Farber Cancer...
Aug 17 2023

Boston YPEM Cornhole Classic 2023

On Tuesday, August 15, 2023, professionals gathered at 90FS for Boston YPEM Cornhole Classic 2023. Players, spectators, sponsors and volunteers came together and raised...

Make Miracles

Join us in the fight against cancer and be part of the community that is making miracles happen today. Your donation is an investment in our Innovation and Discovery Funds, which invests in life-saving cancer research, and EMF's SAMFund, which provides financial assistance for young adult cancer survivors.

Invest in Hope

Corporate sponsors lead our life-saving mission and gain access to influential business networking opportunities at EMF events, which range from galas to golf tournaments and more. As a sponsor you can cultivate relationships in the financial services industry while having a life-changing impact on the cancer community.