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 2022. The H Foundation is Leading the Way to a World Without Cancer. We have invested more than $10 million in basic science cancer research, which has helped to leverage over $153 million of additional funding.

News and Events


  • September 20, 2022
    Karting for Cancer 2022 Winners Circle
    Racing to Support BasicScience Cancer Research The 2nd Annual Karting for Cancer, held at the Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, was another huge success! Thank you to all of the Racers, Supporters, Donors and Volunteers who made our second annual Karting for Cancer…
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  • September 1, 2022
    Sip. Smash. Cure. 2022 Winner
    We LOVE local businesses and look forward to partnering with them every year for Sip. Smash. Cure., an event to raise money for basic science cancer research.Congratulations to Our 2022 Winner! STEAK + VINE Cocktail For A CureThe signature cocktail of…
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