The H Foundation Upcoming Event:

19th Annual Goombay Bash - July 27, 2019

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Join us for the 19th Annual Goombay Bash

July 27th, 2019

Watch Jim Peterik's  
Performance from 
Comedy for Cancer!

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Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center earns an “Exceptional” Rating

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Your donations fund basic science cancer research.

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Accelerating discoveries that can lead to cures.

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Together we can make a difference in the fight against cancer.

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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 Results

We have raised over $8 million in 17 years. The money we have raised has resulted in over $50 million in additional research funding.

News and Events


  • June 25, 2019
    Support - Sip. Smash. Cure.
    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 Caribbean cocktail of the Bahamas,…
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  • May 30, 2019
    Comedy on CLTV!
     The 2019 Comedy for Cancer was a HUGE success! On Wednesday, April 17th The H Foundation had the opportunity to welcome a large crowd to the Tivoli Theatre in Downers Grove for a night of food, comedians, and of course dollars…
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