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Posted July 23, 2014 at 6:22 AM
Together We Raised Over $560,000 for Basic Science Cancer Research AND WE'RE STILL GOING! At this year's 14th Annual Goombay Bash, we raised $557,000 at the event alone. We are well over $600,000 this year! Let's set a new record and make this the best year yet. Miss the Goombay Bash? It’s not too late to help!Donate Now » A Special Thank You to Our 2014 Sustaining Sponsors! Big Kahuna Sponsors — $10,000 +Hortons Home LightingQ-BBQJET AdvertisingWest …

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Win Goombay "Bucks"

Posted May 23, 2014 at 8:20 AM
Buy Your Event Tickets by June 12th to Enter our Goombay Bucks Drawing! The winner will receive a $250 credit for raffle, auction and Goombay Store purchases at the 14th Annual Goombay Bash. 14th Annual Goombay Bash Event Details: When: July 12, 2014 5:00 p.m. ’til midnight Where: Navy Pier’s Grand Ballroom Tickets: $150 General Admission, $250 VIP (Includes premium seating & VIP concierge services) Proceeds Benefit: Basic science cancer research at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern …

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Wine for a Worthy Cause

Posted May 1, 2014 at 8:20 AM
Donate a Bottle of Wine to Bella Bacinos / H Foundation Community Wine Cellar! The 14th Annual Goombay Bash will be held on Saturday, July 12, 2014 and the “Community Wine Cellar” will be auctioned off to the highest bidder. All proceeds benefit basic science cancer research at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University.  Here’s How it Works: Purchase a bottle of wine at Bella Bacinos restaurant, and they will deliver the contributions …

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appy olidays!

Posted November 21, 2013 at 12:00 AM
The 'H' is needed… until there is a cure. There is still time to support The H Foundation's very personal mission to find a cure for cancer! Join us in the fight against cancer and make a tax-deductible donation by December 31, 2013. Or, purchase raffle tickets for the chance to win a table for 10 at the Goombay Bash on July 12, 2014. All proceeds raised will support basic science research at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive …

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Tee Off Fore A Cure - October 19, 2013

Posted August 23, 2013 at 12:00 AM
CALLING ALL GOLFERS!Join us for a day of golf and an Oktoberfest dinner to benefit The H Foundation!Saturday, October 19 at Village Greens of WoodridgeRegistration starts at 11am. Shotgun Tee Off at noon.  Oktoberfest dinner party begins at 5pm.$125 per golfer or $500 per foursome. Your ticket includes a cart, lunch, Oktoberfest buffet dinner, 3-hour open bar, raffle ticket for cash prize, and certificate for a free round of golf. A $50 dinner only option …

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Goombay Bash 13 Raises $540,000 for Cancer Research!

Posted August 5, 2013 at 12:00 AM
Cheers to yet another successful Goombay Bash! 1000 guests gathered at Navy Pier's Grand Ballroom to raise money for basic science cancer research at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University.Special guests included Jimmy Butler (#21 of the Chicago Bulls), George Wendt ("Norm" of TV's Cheers fame), former Chicago athletes including Bill Cartwright (NBA), Ron Kittle (MLB), Alex Brown (NFL), Desmond Clark (NFL), and Adrian Peterson (NFL). Chicago philanthropist Ann Lurie joined …

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Plant a Seed for Cancer Research

Posted April 2, 2012 at 12:00 AM
Donate at least $20.12 to be used as "Seed Money" for the 2012 Goombay Bash, and honor someone you love. Your seed will “grow” into a Palm Tree labeled with your loved one's name. These Tropical Tributes will be displayed prominently throughout the event. $20.12 donations must be received by April 30th. …

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Honoring Chicagoland Foundations

Posted November 23, 2011 at 12:00 AM
Honoring Chicagoland Foundations in Support of Cancer Research at Northwestern At a recent event, several foundations were honored for their longstanding support of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University. Leo I. Gordon, MD, Abby and John Friend Professor of Oncology Research, was delighted to welcome and congratulate members of these impactful foundations on behalf of the Lurie Cancer Center “Your efforts are so critical to …

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Goombay Bash 2011 feat. in LaGrange Patch

Posted August 6, 2011 at 12:00 AM
The H Foundation's annual fundraiser has raised more than $4 million dollars for cancer research, and now is in the running for a philanthropic award and asking the public for votes. The 11th annual Goombay Bash was held Sat., Aug. 6 at the Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier. Goombay Bash is the largest fundraising event of the H Foundation and a party to rival all parties with a Caribbean casual style. The H Foundation, a non-profit organization, …

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Goombay Bash feat. in Residential Lighting

Posted August 6, 2011 at 12:00 AM
Way to Goombay!Congratulations to Hortons Home Lighting and its indefatigable H Foundation on another successful Goombay Bash on Saturday night. The event filled Navy Pier’s Grand Ballroom in Chicago with more than 1,000 folks on fire to fund the fight against cancer.The 11th edition of this annual casual, Caribbean-themed party raised more than $550,000, bringing the cumulative amount total to more than $4 million! The money supports basic science research at the Robert H. Lurie …

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July 23, 2014, 6:22 AM
Thank You for Your Generous Support
Together We Raised Over $560,000 for Basic Science Cancer Research AND WE'RE STILL GOING! At this year's 14th Annual Goombay Bash, we raised $557,000 at the event alone. We are well over $600,000 this year! Let's set a new record and make this the best year yet. Miss the Goombay… Read More