Today, we must imagine a world without cancer.
Tomorrow, with your help, we won’t need to.
Advocates for the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center
The Advocates Board is an elected group of volunteers whose purpose is to support the initiatives of the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center and its mission of eradicating cancer by serving as advocates for the cancer center within the community.
Ambassador of Hope Gala
Since Advocates for the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center started sponsoring the Ambassador of Hope Gala in 1998, over $4 million has been raised for cancer research. The last Gala, held in 2012, rose over $725,000. Past speakers have included Robin Roberts, Dr. Condoleezza Rice and Tom Brokaw.
Kicks for a Cure
Kicks for a Cure is an annual spring soccer weekend hosted at Creighton University. The primary purpose of the weekend is to raise awareness for cancer education and prevention. This is also an opportunity to generate a broader interest in collegiate athletics, and to showcase Omaha as a compassionate, vibrant community where health care, education, commerce and recreation intertwine. Since its inception in 2006, Kicks for a Cure has raised more than $2.1 million in support of local cancer research.
Cattlemen’s Ball of Nebraska
The Cattlemen’s Ball of Nebraska, Inc is established to promote beef in a healthy diet, to showcase rural Nebraska and to raise money for health care research to benefit the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center. Since Cattlemen’s Ball started in 1998, the group has raised close to $10 million dollars in support of cancer research.