The H Foundation Upcoming Event:

20th Annual Goombay Bash - July 23, 2022

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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 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


  • April 11, 2022
    How Our Donations are Making a Difference in Pancreatic Cancer Research
    Investigators Identify Potential Therapeutic Target for Pancreatic CancerBy Melissa Rohman on March 29, 2022 (Source Article) Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered that targeting the G alpha 13 protein in pancreatic tumors promotes tumor growth and progression, according to a study published…
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  • March 31, 2022
    Goombay Bash 2022 Presenting Sponsor
    Becknell Industrial About Becknell Industrial Led by owners who built the business on long-term relationships and a full-service real estate approach for industrial clients across the country, read more about how Becknell Industrial got started and meet our talented team.Becknell Industrial specializes…
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