Posted January 22, 2016
It is with very mixed emotions that we share the news that Kate Harken will be leaving her role as the Executive Director of The H Foundation to join the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center Team as the Administrative Director for Education and Development. The only “negative” to this change is that we will lose Kate’s involvement, organization and energy in the day-to-day operations of the Foundation. The very positive aspect of Kate’s new …Read more »
Posted January 19, 2016
The H Foundation was recently honored by the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University in their December 2015 Stewardship Report.“[We are] deeply grateful for The H Foundation’s extraordinary support over the past 15 years. Since 2002, The H Foundation has raised and donated more than $3 million to advance research at the Lurie Cancer Center. In turn, the Lurie Cancer Center has been able to leverage these generous philanthropic funds into more …Read more »
Posted November 23, 2015
#GivingTuesday was designed to celebrate generosity from every corner of the globe, uniting every nation. Each year, people around the world donate their time and money to nonprofit organizations on #GivingTuesday.
This year on December 1, we ask you to support The H Foundation in our fight to find a cure for cancer. Please consider making a donation to forward our efforts to fund basic science cancer research and make cancer a thing of the …Read more »
Posted August 25, 2015
Sunday, October 4, 2015Village Greens of Woodridge 10am Registration • 11am Shotgun Start4:30pm Oktoberfest DinnerJoin us for a day of golf & Oktoberfest dinner to support cancer research! Bring your family and friends!All proceeds benefit The H Foundation and the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University. Registration and Sponsorship Opportunities Available Here: https://hfoundation.ejoinme.org/TeeOff2015 $125 Golf & Dinner Package: golf and cart, lunch, Oktoberfest dinner, 3-hour open bar (beer, wine, & soda), ticket for cash raffle, and certificatefor a future round of golf$50 …Read more »
Posted July 22, 2015
You're Invited to Cuisine for Cancer!
The H Foundation is proud to be a part of the first-ever Cuisine for Cancer, a Latin-themed taco cook-off to support 10 charities within the Chicago cancer support community, on August 7.
Taking place at downtown Morgan Manufacturing, more than 20 Chicago-area restaurants will participate, including The H Foundation's sponsor restaurant Q BBQ.
Join MCs Dina Bair (WGN-TV) and Patti Vasquez (comedian) for a night filled with delectable food, fine spirits …Read more »
Posted July 21, 2015
Celebrity guest LaRoyce Hawkins leads Goombay guests in one last GOOMBAY!
LaRoyce announced the total dollars raised at the 15th Annual Goombay Bash. All proceeds will support basic cancer research at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center.
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Posted July 7, 2015
Each year, we’re honored to welcome celebrity guests to the Goombay Bash. We’re always impressed and grateful for their dedication to The H Foundation and our fight to cure cancer.
This year, for our 15th Annual Goombay Bash, we’re pleased to welcome LaRoyce Hawkins as our special guest host!
Hailing from south suburban Harvey and recently chosen as one of the city’s most eligible singles by Chicago Magazine, LaRoyce stars as Detective Kevin Atwater on NBC's hit …Read more »
Posted July 1, 2015
We are proud to offer some incredible auction packages created by our ever-generous donors. Between the Silent and Live Auctions, there will be more than 200 things on which you can bid. The items are unbelievable -- from one-of-a-kind experiences to trips, there's certainly going to be something you must have! So grab a few friends to go in with and bid to your hearts' content! You won't want to miss this event.Here are some …Read more »
Posted June 28, 2015
This year is a monumental achievement for The H Foundation and the Goombay Bash. This year marks the 15th Annual Goombay Bash!Over the past 15 years, we've raised more than $6 million for basic science cancer research, which has lead to discoveries that received millions more in grants and funding. We're still fighting against cancer and working hard for a cure -- that's why the opportunity to have fun at the Goombay Bash is so …Read more »
Posted June 25, 2015
If you're looking for a reason to attend the 15th Annual Goombay Bash, we can give you more than one -- here's 15! Cancer is personal. Join us in finding a cure.1 out of 3 people are affected by cancer.We have raised nearly $6 million in 15 years, but there is still much work to be done.Our donations are funding cancer breakthroughs and pioneering research.We all know someone affected by cancer.The Goombay Bash is one of …Read more »