Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer 40th Anniversary Celebration



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Belo Mansion
2101 Ross Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75201

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Jackie Thornton, Gala Chair; Cindy Brinker Simmon Taken by: Danny Campbell

The evening begins with a champagne cocktail reception, program, seated dinner, live auction. There is a tribute to the kids who are WOKC Warriors honored with a Tribute Walkway. Complimentary Valet Parking.

Attire: Black-Tie Optional. Cocktail Attire.

Cost: Sponsorships begin at $3,000 up to $25,000. More than one Presenting Sponsorship is available. Underwriting opportunities are also available. Benefits at different levels include publication in digital, print and press materials, priority seating, signage and more. Purchase via the website at

For More Information: Contact Ann Whaley, or call 214-987-4662.

About Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer (WOKC):
Wipe Out Kids' Cancer (WOKC) is a Dallas-based nonprofit organization founded in 1980 by Cindy Brinker Simmons in memory of her mother, the late great tennis champion Maureen "Little Mo" Connolly Brinker, who died of cancer at age 34. For four decades, WOKC has been dedicated to eradicating childhood cancer by funding innovative research, education, and treatment.

The mission of WOKC is to work relentlessly to see the day when cancer is no longer a threat to ANY child.

Additionally, WOKC has provided hope to children diagnosed with cancer and their families through multiple social engagement programs ..."medicine for the soul" as parents have described. WOKC has funded $7 million in seed money for its novel research projects, which have received $22 million in additional grant money over these past 40 years.

CHILDHOOD CANCER REALITIES: Reported by the National Institutes of Health

* Cancer is the #1 cause of death by disease in children

* 43 children are diagnosed each day with cancer (1 every 30 minutes) in the U.S. 1 out of 8 children will not survive

* Nearly 60% of those who survive will have long-lasting chronic health conditions as adults

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