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Industry Leaders Step up To Raise Critical Funds for City of Hope



Furniture World News Desk on

2/19/2024

The Helford-Cherng Center
The Helford-Cherng Center

City of Hope and the industry committee for the West Coast Golf & Tennis Tournament are building momentum as leading organizations and individuals step up in support of the 32nd annual event to raise awareness and funds for cancer and diabetes research and treatment.

With many sponsorship opportunities available, the list of companies and individuals is growing for this year’s event, which is one of two flagship fundraisers to benefit City of Hope. The 2024 tournament and awards dinner will take place June 10 at the Coto de Caza Golf & Racquet Club in southern California, honoring David Binke of King Koil Mattress Co. and Catherine and Richard Frinier of Richard Frinier Design Studio.

“We recognize the business environment is challenging for our industry and many others so we’re grateful to those who remain committed to their philanthropic values and annual support. The need and impact of City of Hope become more critical each year, and we hope that new supporters join our efforts because every contribution makes a difference,” said Rick Powell, committee co-chair.

The West Coast Golf & Tennis committee thanks and recognizes the following industry organizations that have pledged their support:

  • Platinum sponsors $25,000 – Ashjer LLC, GigaCloud Technology, J.B. Hunt Final Mile, Richard Frinier Design Studio
  • Gold sponsors $15,000 – Andmore, Sunbrella, Tempur Sealy
  • Silver sponsors $10,000 – Furniture of America, Najarian Furniture, Planned Furniture Promotions, Serta Simmons Bedding
  • Copper sponsors $5,000 – Design Environments, E.S. Kluft & Co., Flex2Communicate, Precision Textiles, Talalay Global
  • Premier Media sponsor – Furniture Today

To support or register for the West Coast Golf & Tennis event, click here. For more information, contact Loren Boyko at 626-222-9764, or send an email to IHFIevents@coh.org.

City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a leader in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy such as CAR T cell therapy. City of Hope’s translational research and personalized treatment protocols have advanced care for people throughout the world with cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.

To learn more about the Spirit of Life Awards, the industry’s other flagship fundraising event, visit CityofHope.org/IHFI-Gala.

 


 

About City of Hope

 
City of Hope’s mission is to make hope a reality for all touched by cancer and diabetes. Founded in 1913, City of Hope has grown into one of the largest cancer research and treatment organizations in the U.S. and one of the leading research centers for diabetes and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope research has been the basis for numerous breakthrough cancer medicines, as well as human synthetic insulin and monoclonal antibodies. With an independent, National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center at its core, City of Hope brings a uniquely integrated model to patients spanning cancer care, research and development, academics and training, and innovation initiatives. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, and treatment facilities in Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. City of Hope’s affiliated group of organizations includes Translational Genomics Research Institute and AccessHope. For more information about City of Hope, follow us on Facebook, XYouTubeInstagram and LinkedIn.

About International Home Furnishings Industry

 
The International Home Furnishings Industry (IHFI) group formed in 1965 is one of City of Hope’s first industry-based chapters and premier fundraising groups. It encompasses retailers, manufacturers, sales representatives, suppliers and associated service providers. IHFI annual fundraising campaign features two flagship events: The Spirit of Life Award Dinner held during April Market in High Point, North Carolina and the West Coast Golf and Tennis Tournament each June in Coto de Caza, California. Additional local events, retail sales events and product benefits have resulted in more than $100 million raised for innovative medical research and quality patient care that saves lives.

 





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