CancerCare® Announces Young Professionals Committee’s Annual “Cocktails for a Cause” Fundraising Event
CancerCare®, the leading national nonprofit organization providing free, professional support services to anyone affected by cancer, is excited to announce its Young Professionals Committee’s (YPC) annual fundraising event, “Cocktails for a Cause,” on Thursday, June 8, 2023, at the Michael Kors Building rooftop garden, in SoHo.
The event features over 125 industry leaders, CancerCare’s leadership and supporters in celebration of the YPC Scholarship Program. Tickets include an open bar, hors d’oeuvres, a DJ, and a silent auction.
The proceeds from the event will support CancerCare's YPC and its initiatives, which help young adults impacted by cancer, including the YPC Scholarship Program.
“We are delighted to host the YPC’s sixth annual fundraising event and return to the beautiful rooftop garden with sweeping views of the New York City skyline. This event provides a unique opportunity for young professionals to engage with likeminded individuals, network and raise invaluable funds for a great cause,” said Eunice E. Hong, CancerCare's Director of Philanthropy.
About the Young Professional Committee
CancerCare's Young Professionals Committee (YPC) is considered its junior board, and works closely in partnership with key stakeholders within CancerCare and external partners to expand outreach, raise funds and realize strategic initiatives. The YPC serves as an opportunity for leadership volunteers 40 and under to engage in the community -at-large and spearhead initiatives that mirror CancerCare's mission. Learn more about the YPC here.
Founded in 1944, CancerCare is the leading national organization providing free, professional support services and information to help people manage the emotional, practical and financial challenges of cancer. Our comprehensive services include resource navigation, counseling and support groups over the phone, online and in-person, educational workshops, publications and financial and co-payment assistance. All CancerCare services are provided by master’s-prepared oncology social workers and world-leading cancer experts. To learn more, visit our website or call 800-813-HOPE (4673).