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Comedy for Cancer 2024

We are thrilled to announce our line up for 2023. These talented individuals will give you a reason to laugh.
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#GivingTuesday is November 28th

Celebrate the spirit of giving with The H Foundation on #GivingTuesday. It's the perfect time to unite and make a meaningful impact as the holiday season begins.
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Karting for Cancer 2023 Winners Circle

The 3rd Annual H Foundation Karting for Cancer event was a great success! Thank you to all of the Racers, Sponsors, Supporters, Donors and Volunteers, who went above and beyond to support cancer research!
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Introducing the H Foundation Reading Glasses From L.A. Eyeworks

L.A. Eyeworks has teamed up with the H Foundation to craft the exquisite H Foundation Reading Glasses.
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Krema Coffee Joins The H Foundation in the Mission to Kick Cancer

Krema has teamed up with The H Foundation to help support cancer research. The proceeds from each bag will go directly to The H Foundation.
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Skylar Wald Let’s Beat Cancer Fundraiser Promoted by WAC Lighting

Created by their 9-year-old daughter to help The H Foundation support cancer research, WAC Lighting Co-CEOs Dirk and Shelley Wald are asking the lighting and design community to support the Skylar Wald Let’s Beat Cancer Fundraiser. Skylar survived a courageous battle with cancer after her diagnosis at three months old and now she wants to help other children. For many years, WAC and other lighting businesses have supported The H Foundation’s efforts in leading the way to a world without cancer and supporting basic science cancer research on behalf of the Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, one of the top cancer programs in the country. Skylar’s fundraiser was motivated by having her personal story shared when Dirk and Shelley received the 2023 Rick Wiedemer Guiding Light Award at the 2023 Goombay Bash, the annual fundraiser of The H Foundation, which was held recently at Navy Pier in Chicago.
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The H Foundation is Thrilled to Announce a Collaboration with Noon Whistle Brewing Company!

The H Foundation is thrilled to announce that we now have our own brew collaboration with Noon Whistle Brewing! Crafting for Cancer will be available locally, at the Noon Whistle brewery locations in Naperville and Lombard, at select restaurants during the Sip. Smash. Cure. event and at the 21st Annual Goombay Bash.
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Shelley and Dirk Wald to Receive Rick Wiedemer Guiding Light Award at 21st Goombay Bash

Schonbock, WAC, and Modern Forms' Dirk & Shelley Ward to be honored with the 2023 Rick Wiedemer Guiding Light Award at the 21st Annual Goombay Bash.
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Announcing the 2023 Goombay Bash Celebrity Guest of Honor!

The 2023 Goombay Bash announces the Celebrity Guest of Honor, Terry Bradshaw. The Goombay Bash is a Caribbean-themed Festival to find a cure for cancer. Join us for the annual event on Saturday, July 22nd at the Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier, Chicago.
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Comedy for Cancer 2023

We are thrilled to announce our line up for 2023. These talented individuals will give you a reason to laugh.
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