THE CURE STARTS NOW!NEXT WEEKEND – THE ORGANZATION WILL HOST ITS 10TH ANNUAL GALA. JOINING US NOW – FROM THE CURE STARTS NOW CANCER FOUNDATION IS BROOKE DESSERICH.THANKS FOR JOINING US -tell us about the foundation -how will the gala help?-when is the gala?-how can people get tickets? The Cure Starts Now
10th Annual Gala Welcomes Grammy Winning Pop Artist, TobyMacThe tenth annual Once in a Lifetime Gala & Auction, presented by Graeter
, will take place on May 6 at the Duke Energy Convention Center in downtown Cincinnati. The Once in a Lifetime Gala & Auction is one of Cincinnati’s most unique and sought-after events which raises much needed funds for the homerun cure for cancer, starting with pediatric brain cancer. For its 10 year anniversary, The Cure Starts Now has teamed up with Grammy winning pop artist, TobyMac, for a special project to his hit song “Speak Life”. TobyMac will also perform “Speak Life” during the Once in a Lifetime Gala & Auction with an exclusive concert after party to follow.This year to celebrate its 10 year anniversary, The Cure Starts Now is bringing back its Super Hero theme to celebrate the achievement of reaching over $7.3 million in research funded, the third DIPG Symposium which hosts doctors and foundations from all over the world and all of the heroes who inspire their efforts to find the homerun cure.The incredible raffles and auction offerings return this year as well as the mobile bidding system. Don’t miss your chance to bid on our 400+ packages in our silent auction and the chance to win one of our six bourbon collections ranging from Pappy Van Winkle to Buffalo Trace donated by Party Source. Bid on fabulous once in a lifetime experiences including a trip to beautiful Belize, create your own Graeter’s ice cream flavor, the ultimate fan experience with FC Cincinnati, create your own beer with Rivertown Brewing, a week aboard a 5-Star Catamaran and more! During the evening enjoy a gourmet four-course meal and witness several awards given to individuals or companies who have made an impact in furthering The Cure Starts Now’s mission to find the “homerun” cure including the “Hero of the Year” Award and the “Lauren Hill Full Court Press” Award. “This event each year is not only fun, but also raises significant funds that make a real difference in the lives of these children battling cancer,” says Brooke Desserich, Co-Founder and Executive Director of The Cure Starts Now. The 2016 Once in a Lifetime Gala brought in over $400,000 to help support research funding (which is guided by a committee of the top oncologists from around the world). The event is expected to sell out quickly at 1,500 people. To purchase tickets to The Once in a Lifetime Gala or to learn more please visit www.thecurestartsn ow.org/gala.