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

In 2022, we reached and surpassed our goal of raising $1,000,000 for basic science cancer research! We cannot say THANK YOU enough for your ongoing generosity and support.

News and Events


  • January 22, 2024
    Comedy for Cancer 2024
    Thursday, February 29, 2024 Doors Open: 6:00pm | Showtime: 7:30pmClassic Cinemas Tivoli Theatre in Downers GroveWe look forward to seeing you! To learn more about this year's event, ticket prices, and sponsorship opportunities visit our event page!   Introducing Our 2024 Lineup!  Featuring a…
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  • November 9, 2023
    #GivingTuesday is November 28th
    Cancer is Personal to all of us. Come together with us on #GivingTuesday to contribute to basic science cancer research and join the battle against cancer.On the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, each year, people celebrate #GivingTuesday. The H Foundation wants to
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