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Posted May 22, 2018
Invite your Friends and Family to Volunteer! If cancer is personal to you, please join The H Foundation's very personal mission to find a cure. You can help by spreading the word about The H Foundation and our very unique fundraiser, The Goombay Bash. Together, we CAN make a difference in the fight against cancer! GOOMBAY!Cancer is personal to all of us. From volunteers, to donations, to event sponsorships, together we can make a difference! You can …

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Celebrity Golf Classic

Posted April 30, 2018
Join The H Foundation's Mission to Find a Cure for Cancer! We are very excited to have our 2nd Annual Celebrity Golf Classic at the Mistwood Golf Club. Please check back for updated information as we get closer to the event. You can registrar your team at hfoundation.org anytime or signup to be an event sponsor. Monday, September 17, 2018 Mistwood Golf Club 1700 W. Renwick Rd. Romeoville, ILGo to The H Foundation to learn more about the Golf …

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Media Mentions

Posted April 30, 2018
2015: Crain's Chicago 2015 Big Dates - Crain's Chicago Business http://www.chicagobusiness.com/Assets/custommedia/Chicago-Business-Big-Dates-2015.pdf July 2015: 15th Annual Goombay Bash - The Social Heir http://thesocialheir.com/wp/events/15th-annual-goombay-bash-the-h-foundation/ May 31, 2015: H Foundation Team Members Walk in the Cancer Survivors' Celebration Walk & 5K in Chicago's Grant Park http://cancer.northwestern.edu/walk/fundraising/team.cfm?kwoAdvocateId=DONJXM2 April 22, 2015: The Annual Cancer Survivors' Celebration Walk & 5K http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/annual-cancer-survivors-celebration-walk--5k-announced-for-may-31-300070394.html August 2014: 14 Years of Raising Funds for Crucial Basic Science Cancer Research http://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/giving/stories/future/goombay-bash-2014.html August 4, 2014: The H Foundation Basic Science Symposium Protein Degradation and Proteostasis - The Lurie …

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Positive Results

Posted April 30, 2018
Our Results Are Different In 17 years, we have raised nearly $8 million, including $714,906 in 2017 alone, to help find a cure for cancer. All proceeds benefit Basic Science Cancer Research, supporting the early, novel ideas that then lead to additional grants. The money we have raised has resulted in over $50 million in additional research funding. The H Foundation Cancer Therapeutics Pipeline In partnership with the Basic Science Research Division of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive …

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About Northwestern University

Posted April 30, 2018
The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University is committed to being a national leader in the battle to overcome cancer.  It is one of two NCI (National Cancer Institutes) designated comprehensive cancer centers in Illinois and one of only 45 in the country. To learn more about the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, visit: http://cancer.northwestern.edu/. Planting the SeedsAll proceeds raised by The H Foundation go …

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Our Partnership

Posted April 30, 2018
Unique Partnership with the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer CenterSince The H Foundation has been with the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, we have formed a close partnership that is built upon our common cause of finding a cure for this terrible disease. Every single dollar The H Foundation donates goes directly into the hands of the researchers who continue to make progress each day.More About the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive …

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Comedy for Cancer

Posted January 26, 2018
presented by The H Foundation SOLD OUT CROWD GIVES BACK IN A BIG WAY!Thursday, March 8, 2018, The H Foundation had the opportunity to welcome a sold-out crowd of 300+ guests to the LaGrange Theatre for our first ever Comedy for Cancer event. We are happy to report that the event was a GREAT SUCCESS with amazing food, hilarious comedians, and of course dollars raised in support of basic science cancer research!Hope to see you all …

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2017 A Year In Review

Posted November 17, 2017
Go to The H Foundation to learn more about what's happening now at The H Foundation.  Dear Friends, CANCER IS PERSONAL. It’s intimate, it’s heartbreaking, and cancer does not discriminate, affecting 1 in 3 people in their lifetime. The H Foundation and our supporters are united around a common goal: to find a cure. What started 17 years ago as group of friends who wanted to make a difference in the fight against cancer, has turned one event …

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Inaugural Golf Classic to Welcome Honorary Chair Jeremy Roenick at Mistwood Golf Club.

Posted August 30, 2017
On Monday, September 25, 2017, The H Foundation will host their Inaugural Golf Classic at the award-winning, newly renovated Mistwood Golf Club in support of basic science cancer research. The event will feature Honorary Chairman Jeremy Roenick - former Chicago Blackhawks player and many other Chicago-based professional athletes and celebrities. In addition, The H Foundation will present the Golf Classic Cure Cup in its inaugural year. The Cure Cup will be awarded to two (2) Golf …

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Help Shine-a-Light on the Lighting Industry’s Impact on Basic Science Cancer Research

Posted July 6, 2017
Since its inception in 2001, The H Foundation and its annual Goombay Bash has been celebrated and supported by a sense of community. This grassroots spirit has underscored the message that Cancer is Personal, affecting real people – families, friends, and neighbors. This year, at the 17th Annual Goombay Bash, The H Foundation is excited to honor the Lighting Industry for its contribution and partnership in the fight against cancer. In addition, The H Foundation will …

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May 22, 2018
Spread the Word
Invite your Friends and Family to Volunteer! If cancer is personal to you, please join The H Foundation's very personal mission to find a cure. You can help by spreading the word about The H Foundation and our very unique fundraiser, The Goombay Bash. Together, we CAN make a difference in… Read More
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