Cancer is Personal to Us. Is it Personal to You?


Cancer does not discriminate... it affects 1 in 3 people. We, at The H Foundation, are united by the common goal to make a difference in the fight against cancer. We commit our time and resources because cancer is personal to each of us.

Our Story
Our Inspiration

Our Inspiration

On February 2, 2001, our friend Pam Herts lost her battle with breast cancer. She was a mother, sister daughter, co-worker and friend.

Our Unique Partnership

Our Unique Partnership

All proceeds benefit Basic Science Cancer Research at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University.

Our Fundraising Events

Our Fundraising Events

Our events not only have meaning, but are a CELEBRATION of those we have lost, those who are fighting, and those who have triumphed over this terrible disease.

Our Results

Our 20 Years of Impact

Our Goal: Raise $1 Million Dollars in 2020. The H Foundation is Leading the Way to a World Without Cancer. We have invested more than $9 million in basic science cancer research, which has helped to leverage over $115 million of additional funding.

News and Events


  • November 9, 2020
    Support - Hortons' 2020 Tree of Hope
    Join the Hortons’ Family in the Fight Against CancerHonor someone you love with a personalized crystal ornament on the Hortons' Tree of Hope!Dear H Foundation Friends,In 2001, the H Foundation was created to make a difference in the fight against…
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  • June 9, 2020
    20th Annual Goombay Bash Postponed
    Annual Goombay Bash is Postponed,But the Goombay Spirit is Not! The H Foundation community was built on the Goombay Spirit full of hope and commitment. It is with this same commitment to our community that we officially announce that the 2020…
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