Thank you to all who supported the 6th Annual Fall Ball- our biggest and most successful event to date raising $140,000 for childhood brain cancer research.
The venue was packed with over 300 people in attendance and many more who contributed from afar. Brain cancer warrior, Willie Hughes was the recipient of Jack Preston Purssord Courage Award. This video was presented during our program of events. We are extremely grateful for all of the support from our community.
The 5th annual Fall Ball was a tremendous success thanks to our wonderful community of supporters and friends.
With almost 200 in attendance, the event raised over $110,000 for pediatric brain cancer research.
This is our biggest fundraiser to date.
On November 20, 2015 more than 170 children participated in the first Lilabean Foundation Dance-a-thon to raise money for pediatric brain cancer. The event was a huge success and a lot of fun for everyone! Participants reached out to friends, family members and neighbors raising more than $15,000! DJ Bobby Diamond played great tunes, which helped the kids fulfill their pledges and dance the night away. The children participated in several dance contests and prizes were awarded for the top 3 participants who raised the most money for the cause. We hope to make it an annual Lilabean affair! Many thanks to all those who supported this event!
On Saturday, November 21st almost 200 people attended the 4th Annual Lilabean Foundation Fall Ball–An Evening of Thanks & Giving. We are thrilled to announce that we raised $80,000!! Four years ago at our first Fall Ball, we raised less than $20,000. We are proud of how far LBF has come. However, we are continually dismayed at the lack of progress made in the childhood brain cancer research field. In the past 20 years, the survival rate of kids with brain cancer has only gone up 4 percent. With the continued help of our supporters, we WILL make a difference.
We are thrilled to announce that the LBF Summer Soiree in Kansas City, we raised OVER $50,000 pediatric brain cancer research. We are blown away by the generosity of our KC family and friends. It was so special for us to be able to spend time with Joe and his family. It was a magical evening and we hope that it was a small stride closer to finding BETTER treatments and ultimately a cure for all children who suffer from pediatric brain cancer.
With your help, we raised over $50,000 for pediatric brain cancer research.