Funding for a better future.

Emily’s Dash Foundation’s fundraising efforts are centered around education regarding bacterial meningitis, vaccines, and funding research, as well as providing scholarships to area students. Join us in our ongoing efforts to not only bring awareness to, but eradicate, this deadly disease. Donations can be made online or by mailing in a check.

For additional information regarding donations, please contact us.

Online Donations

Emily’s Dash Foundation is a part of two different Community Foundations. Please choose one of the options below to make an online gift.

Chester County Community Foundation

Make an online donation via the CCCF website.

Philadelphia Foundation

Online donations can be made to either:

Emily Koenig Meningitis Fund
Emily Koenig Scholarship Fund

Donations can only be made to one fund at a time.

Mail Donations

Check donations can be made payable to either foundation:

Emily’s Dash Foundation c/o CCCF
28 West Market Street
West Chester, PA 19382

Philadelphia Foundation
P.O. Box 826728
Philadelphia, PA 19182-6728

Be sure to put the name of the fund you are donating to in the Memo line.

Highlighted Donations

Global Roadmap to Defeat Meningitis by 2030

Donated: $12,000

The World Health Organization’s roadmap is working towards three main goals: elimination of bacterial meningitis epidemics; reduction of cases of vaccine-preventable bacterial meningitis by 50% and deaths by 70%; reduction of disability and improvement of quality of life after meningitis due to any cause.

Brandywine YMCA GymCats Program

Donated: $5,000

To honor Emily’s involvement in the Brandywine Y’s GymCats program, a donation was made to help with renovations and expansion at the Gymnastics facilities to enhance opportunities for future GymCats.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where does my donation go?

Donations to-date have gone to the following organizations for meningitis efforts, anti-bullying, and scholarships:

Future efforts include:

Is my donation tax deductible?

Yes, donations made to either of the above Community Foundations are tax deductible.