Presenting Sponsor and Recipient of the 2021 Corporate Achievement Award


Recipient of the 2021 Help & Hope Volunteer Award
Doron Krakow on behalf of the Krakow Family



About Gala

The Festival of Hope Gala is an annual opportunity to honor individuals and organizations that have made substantial contributions to improving the lives of people affected by cancer through their partnerships with CancerCare. Oncology professionals, healthcare providers, representatives from major corporations, as well as cancer survivors and members of the community participate in this event annually. This powerful evening pays tribute to the dedicated supporters and tireless advocates who help CancerCare sustain our free programs and services.

Tickets are now available to purchase. The last day to purchase tickets is May 5, 2021.



Wednesday, May 12, 2021

6:30 p.m. Virtual Journal

7:00 p.m. Virtual Program



Matching Gifts

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. Ask your Human Resources or Benefits department if your company is eligible for matching gifts.

  • Request a matching gift form from your employer.
  • Send it completed and signed with your gift.

  • Matching Gifts Program
    CancerCare, Inc.
    275 Seventh Avenue, 22nd Floor
    New York, NY 10001

    The impact of your gift to CancerCare may be doubled or possibly tripled!


    CancerCare’s EIN # is 13-1825919

    Meet Our Committee



    Joyce Heller

    Barbara J. Parmese

    Michael R. Morrone

    About CancerCare

    Founded in 1944, CancerCare is the leading national organization dedicated to providing free, professional support services including case management, counseling, support groups, educational workshops, publications and financial assistance to anyone affected by cancer. All CancerCare services are provided by oncology social workers and world-leading cancer experts.



    Chief Executive Officer

    Patricia J. Goldsmith


    Director of Regional Programs

    Kathy Nugent, LCSW

    About Genmab

    Genmab is an international biotechnology company with a core purpose to improve the lives of patients with cancer. Founded in 1999, Genmab is the creator of multiple approved antibody therapeutics that are marketed by its partners. The company aims to create, develop and commercialize differentiated therapies by leveraging next-generation antibody technologies, expertise in antibody biology, translational research and data sciences and strategic partnerships. To create novel therapies, Genmab utilizes its next-generation antibody technologies, which are the result of its collaborative company culture and a deep passion for innovation. Genmab’s proprietary pipeline consists of modified antibody candidates, including bispecific T-cell engagers and next-generation immune checkpoint modulators, effector function enhanced antibodies and antibody-drug conjugates. The company is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark with locations in Utrecht, the Netherlands, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S. and Tokyo, Japan.

    Anthony Mancini

    Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Genmab US, Inc.

    Mr. Mancini joined Genmab in March 2020 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. He is responsible for ensuring Genmab brings its innovative and differentiated medicines to patients around the world and for leading Genmab’s Commercial, Corporate Development, Business Development and Information Technology functions. Prior to joining Genmab, Mr. Mancini served in a variety of strategic and operational leadership roles over a nearly 24-year career at Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS). Most recently, he led BMS’ US Innovative Medicines Unit, a team of over 1100 people focused on Immunology & Cardiovascular diseases.

    He holds a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Ottawa, Canada, an M.B.A. from Clemson University, South Carolina, USA, and participated in the General Management Program, CEDEP at INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France.

    Presenting Sponsor





    Benefactor Sponsor




    Patron Sponsor





    Contributor Sponsors





    Beacon Sponsors




    Become a Sponsor!

    To become a sponsor, please choose the desired level on the registration form.

    Register

    Sponsorship Levels

    All sponsorships and tickets are 100% tax deductible.


    Presenting Sponsor: $50,000
    • Twenty links to the virtual event
    • Name and logo billed as Presenting Sponsor in all event-related materials including: invitation, website, signage, and press releases
    • Presenting Sponsor ad in the electronic journal
    • Acknowledgment during the event program
    • Participation during the event program

    Festival of Hope Sponsor: $25,000
    • Twenty links to the virtual event
    • Name and logo with premium placement in all event-related materials including: invitation, website, signage, and press releases
    • Platinum ad in the electronic journal
    • Acknowledgment during the event program

    Benefactor Sponsor: $15,000
    • Ten links to the virtual event
    • Name and logo with preferred placement in all event-related materials including: invitation, website, signage, and press releases
    • Platinum ad in the electronic journal
    • Acknowledgment during the event program

    Patron Sponsor: $10,000
    • Ten links to the virtual event
    • Listing in event-related materials including: invitation, website and signage
    • Bronze ad in the electronic journal

    Beacon Sponsor: $2,500
    • Five links to the virtual event
    • Listing in event-related materials including: invitation, website and signage
    • Supporter ad in the electronic journal

    Individual Ticket: $500
    • One link to the virtual event

    The last day to purchase tickets is May 5, 2021.


    Register

    Feel free to reach out to Special Events Director, Erica Lebensberg,

    with any questions:

    elebensberg@cancercare.org

    212-712-6165