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

Manhattan Gala Photos

Catching Waves of Hope:  2.8.24 Manhattan Gala sells out and breaks fundraising record.

New York YPEM Cornhole Classic 2023

Boston YPEM Battle of the Bartenders

View highlights of this sold out event and see the winning team from John Hancock in action!

NYC YPEM Cornhole Classic 2023

2024 TCS New York City Marathon

Apply for a bib to run in the 2024 TCS New York City Marathon for EMF.

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

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...
New Board Members 2024
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...
New York YPEM Cornhole Classic 2023
Aug 01 2023

New York YPEM Cornhole Classic 2023

On Friday, July 21, 2023, New York professionals gathered at Chelsea Piers Field House for New York YPEM Cornhole Classic 2023. Players, spectators, sponsors and...
Jul 26 2023

New SAMFund Logo

EMF is pleased to announce the launch of a new logo and brand identity for the SAMFund (Surviving and Moving Forward) Grant Program. This rebranding initiative...
SAMFund Grants Spring 2023
Jul 25 2023

SAMFund Grants Spring 2023

EMF is proud to announce over $185,000 in SAMFund (Surviving and Moving Forward) grants have been awarded to 112 young adult cancer survivors during the SAMFund Grants...
Dan Lee Ironman 2023
Jul 24 2023

Dan Lee Ironman 2023

Meet Daniel Lee from Invesco, and read about his courageous effort in raising funds for Expect Miracles Foundation [EMF]’s life-saving mission.

Financial Services Cup 2023
Jul 11 2023

Financial Services Cup 2023

On Tuesday, July 11, 2023, top financial services industry leaders gathered at Black Rock Country Club in Hingham, MA to play in Expect Miracles FOundation’s...
2023 East Coast Classic
Jun 22 2023

East Coast Classic 2023

The 29th Annual East Coast Classic golf tournament took place at Pinehills Golf Course in Plymouth, MA.on 6.8.23. View slideshow of tournament highlights!

Jun 20 2023

Dollar For

EMF’s partnership with Dollar For has helped 21 cancer survivors eliminate over $539,000 in hospital bills!

2023 Impact Celebration
Jun 08 2023

2023 Impact Celebration

On 6.1.23 Expect Miracles Foundation held the 2023 Impact Celebration at the New York Stock Exchange after the closing bell.

May 31 2023

Welcome New Board Members

Expect Miracles Foundation is proud to announce the appointment of two New EMF Board Members Anne Hebard-Duduch from SS&C Retirement Solutions and Luci Strauss...
May 24 2023

2023 Distance Challenge Winners

More than 1300 participants went the distance in the 2023 Expect Miracles Foundation Distance Challenge May 15-21. This event broke a new threshold in fundraising to...
Expect Miracles Foundation Road Race 2023
May 06 2023

Expect Miracles Foundation Road Race 2023

On May 6, runners and walkers joined Expect Miracles Foundation’s Road Race 2023 for a 4.01K walk-run event at the Franklin Park Zoo. This was the first road race...
2023 Boston Marathon
Mar 16 2023

2023 Boston Marathon

Expect Miracles Foundation is proud to be an official Partner of John Hancock in its Marathon Non-Profit Program. Meet the four individuals running the 2023 race to...
Mar 07 2023

Battle of the Bartenders Boston 2023

Expect Miracles Foundation’s Battle of the Bartenders Boston 2023, an event featuring Young Professionals Expect Miracles (YPEM), raised nearly $15,000 for...
Feb 23 2023

Expect Miracles in Manhattan 2023

Expect Miracles in Manhattan 2023 took place on 2.16 at NYC’s Ziegfeld Ballroom. A highlight of the night was when EMF’s Executive Director Frank Heavey presented...

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.