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What to Expect at the 2019 Goombay Bash

Posted July 22, 2019
Hello All Goombayers! We are very excited for our 19th Annual Goombay Bash! To help make your night even better, I wanted to reach out to you and personally share with you some highlights of the evening and ways you can help us make this the best Goombay Bash yet!! 1. AttireThe Goombay Bash is a casual celebration. Catch the Caribbean spirit and wear your Hawaiian shirts, sundresses, shorts and sandals! 2. ParkingArrive early to ensure parking. Valet …

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Goombay Bash 2019 Pig Roast

Posted July 3, 2019
Get ready! The Goombay Bash is going to have an authentic Caribbean Pig Roast this year! The H Foundation is SO excited to be bringing an authentic Caribbean Pig Roast, new this year to the Goombay Bash! You aren't going to want to miss this! Purchase your tickets for the Goombay Bash here, and come and witness this iconic event AND eat some AMAZING food! If this doesn't excite you, don't worry, there are options for everyone! Other …

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Sip. Smash. Cure.

Posted June 25, 2019
Looking for a way to give back?! Have a good time AND support The H Foundation simply by ordering a Goombay Smash at one of your favorite restaurants! The Goombay Smash is a fruity, signature cocktail of the Bahamas, but to The H Foundation and its supporters, it is so much more. Now, you are being given the opportunity to order this iconic drink and give back. Learn more how the Goombay Smash inspired our …

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Spread the Word

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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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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Positive Results

Posted April 30, 2018
Our Results Are DifferentIn 19 years, we have raised over $9 million, including $742,467 so far in 2019, 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 $66 million in additional research funding. The H Foundation Cancer Therapeutics Pipeline In partnership with the Basic Science Research Division of the Robert H. Lurie …

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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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July 22, 2019
What to Expect at the 2019 Goombay Bash
Hello All Goombayers! We are very excited for our 19th Annual Goombay Bash! To help make your night even better, I wanted to reach out to you and personally share with you some highlights of the evening and ways you can help us make this the best Goombay Bash yet!! 1. AttireThe… Read More
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