Greensboro, N.C. — It was just announced this weekend at the opening of the High Point Furniture Market that on Monday, June 13, 2016, the Nationwide Marketing Group and its Members will receive the City of Hope’s Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding leadership in the industry and philanthropy in our communities. From now until the June event, Nationwide has embarked on a mission to raise at least $2 million dollars to support City of Hope in their efforts to find a cure for cancer and other life-threatening diseases.
Nationwide is asking for your help. “Together, we can provide hope for millions through funding lifesaving clinical research and patient programs at City of Hope. Your participation is essential to meet this goal. Monday, June 13th will be here before you know it, and your sponsorship or underwriting donation will help make a difference in the lives of those suffering from these devastating diseases” said Dave Bilas, President & CEO of Nationwide. “There are many ways to show your support for this important event. You can purchase a sponsorship, enjoy a day of golf, or make a donation. Your generosity supports a world class research and treatment center that impacts countless lives through City of Hope’s groundbreaking work. Your contribution will help them continue the work that has lead to some of the biggest achievements in medical research.”
Numerous breakthrough cancer drugs, including Herceptin, Rituxan and Avastin, are based on technology pioneered by City of Hope and are saving lives worldwide. Millions of people with diabetes benefit from synthetic human insulin, developed through research conducted at City of Hope.
A pioneer in bone marrow transplantation, City of Hope has performed more than 12,000 bone marrow and stem cell transplants and operates one of the largest, most successful programs of its kind in the world. For nine years in a row, their bone marrow transplant program has performed above expectations in one-year patient survival. They are the only program in the country to achieve these outcomes for nine straight years.
To learn more about City of Hope, visit www.cityofhope.org
Click here to register for the golf tournament and make donations to City of Hope: http://www.cityofhope.org/nhfi/tournament