Cancer is universal, and heartbreaking. The groundbreaking research and superior care provided by Penn State Hershey Medical Center will continue to benefit not only those fighting childhood cancer, but cancer research more broadly. I firmly believe that we will eradicate this disease in our lifetime. Join me in the fight by donating today: https://www.crowdrise.com/hope-gala-2017/fundraiser/kellydormer
The fight against childhood cancer is a cause close to my heart and something I've chosen to dedicate much of my time to after losing a dear friend, Conner Holland, to Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in September 2011. He, like so many others who have battled with the disease, never let it define him, control him, or take away his ability to spread joy, have fun, and laugh. Conner was a dear friend and has served as my inspiration ever since.
As a member of The Hope Gala's Executive Committee for the last four years, I've had the distinct pleasure of working with wonderful people to reach our goal of conquering childhood cancer. After fundraising over $201,000 last year alone, I have high hopes for what we can accomplish in the future. Your support and generous donations will bring us one step closer to a future where no child has to battle this selfish disease.
We appreciate your support more than we can ever say. Thank you.
The Hope Gala is an annual gala and year-round fundraising organization established to support the fundraising efforts of Penn State Dance Marathon (THON). Since 2008, The Hope Gala has raised over $600,000 towards the mission of conquering childhood cancer. Four Diamonds is the sole beneficiary of THON's fundraising activities and THON is the largest contributor to Four Diamonds. All proceeds benefit childhood cancer patients and their families in need of financial aid, medical assistance, and emotional support at the Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital. The Hope Gala was founded by the New York City Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association with support from the Northern New Jersey Chapter.