Created over a cocktail called the Goombay Smash.

It started with a few friends with entrepreneurial spirit who decided to make a difference in the fight against cancer.

Goombay Bash 2019 was great success!

We are proud to say we had a RECORD BREAKING Goombay Bash and raised over $742,000 to support basic science cancer research.

Donations are still coming in, and our work is never done! Thank you to all our guests, sponsors, celebrities, and volunteers who devoted their time to supporting The H Foundation and the Goombay Bash. 

It's Never Too Late To Donate!

SAVE THE DATE for our 20th Anniversary in 2020!

When: Saturday, July 25, 2020 5:00 p.m. - Midnight
Where: Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier, Chicago

Event Features:
  • Celebrity Guests
  • Live Auction with One-of-a-Kind Packages
  • Silent Auctions with 200+ Packages
  • Live Drawing of $10,000 Raffle Prize
  • Instant Win Raffles and Chance to Win "Best of Live Auction" Package
  • Gourmet Buffet & Cash Bar
  • Fireworks Finale
  • Sponsorships
  • On-site Marketing Opportunities
  • Casual Attire, Hawaiian Shirt Optional 

A party with meaning and the party of the summer!

It started with a few friends with entrepreneurial spirit who decided to make a difference in the fight against cancer. In 2001, we threw our first Goombay Bash under the disguise of a casual Caribbean-style festival. Since then, Goombay Bash has grown to become one of the largest and liveliest cancer research fundraising events in Chicago!

We host 1,000+ guests at Chicago’s Navy Pier at a tropical party where everyone wears Hawaiian shirts and leis while raising money for cancer research. All Proceeds Benefit Basic Science Cancer Research at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University.

What is Goombay

Check out GoombayBash.com to get detailed information, purchase tickets and available sponsorships.

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