Party with a Purpose 2019

Join us on October 20, 2019

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Ticket Quantity Left Price Each
Young Friends of the AACR Foundation (Age 40 & under) Available $200.00
General Admission Available $300.00
Grey Couple Available $600.00
Grey Ribbon Sponsor (2 tickets included) Available $1,250.00
Copper Sponsor (4 Tickets Included) Available $2,500.00
Bronze Sponsor (6 Tickets Included) Available $5,000.00
Silver Sponsor (10 Tickets Included) Available $10,000.00
Platinum Sponsor (20 Tickets Included) Available $25,000.00
Diamond Sponsor (30 Tickets Included) Available $50,000.00
Presenting Sponsor Available $100,000.00

Philadelphia’s elite cause-driven gala, Party with a Purpose, has selected the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) as the beneficiary for its 18th annual Party with a Purpose. Funds raised at this year's event will be dedicated to brain cancer research.

Date: October 20, 2019, 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: The Union League of Philadelphia (140 S. Broad St., Philadelphia)
Attire: Cocktail chic
Ticket Information: General Admission - $300 per person; Gray Couple Ticket  - $600

Please see our Sponsorship Brochure for a listing of the benefits available at each Sponsorship level.

Friends of the AACR Foundation President
Beverly Fassler Goldberg

Party With a Purpose Gala Co-Chairs
Arlene Cohen
Carol Lissack
Lauren O’Leary
John J. Parker, Sr.


Scientific Awardee

M. Sean Grady, MD

Dr. Grady is chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery, professor of Otorhinolaryngology, and Charles Harrison Frazier Professor of Neurosurgery at Penn Medicine.


Early Career Investigator Award

John Y.K. Lee, MD, MSCE

Dr. Lee is the medical director of the Gamma Knife Center, associate professor of Otorhinolaryngology and head and neck surgery associate professor of Neurosurgery at the Pennsylvania Hospital.


Humanitarian Award

Esperanza and David Neu

Esperanza and David Neu are the founders of the Neu Family Foundation and the Neu Center for Supportive Medicine and Cancer Survivorship.



Sponsorship and Tribute Ad Opportunities

Tables may be purchased at various sponsorship levels. For event questions or to purchase tickets, please contact via us email.

About the AACR

The AACR is the world’s first and largest organization dedicated to advancing cancer research, with more than 42,000 members in 110 countries. Headquartered in Philadelphia, the AACR’s mission is to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication, and collaboration. Eighty-eight cents of every dollar donated to the AACR is dedicated to our mission: to prevent and cure all cancers through research, education, communication, and collaboration.



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