THE

TICKLED PINK
LUNCHEON

The American Cancer Society’s premier fundraising luncheon honoring exceptional Houstonians

Friday, September 9, 2022

River Oaks Country Club
11:15am

ABOUT

Tickled Pink is the American Cancer Society’s premier fundraising luncheon honoring exceptional Houstonians who have made significant contributions to our community. The afternoon will highlight the incredible accomplishments of these pioneering individuals. Additionally, the afternoon will feature a VIP Reception and memorable moment from our keynote speaker, Valorie Kondos Field, who will share her message of HOPE.

Honorees

Marilu Garza
Mathew Knowles
Donna Lewis
Shawntell McWilliams
Dr. Vicente Valero
Terri Wang
Laura Ward

Event Chairs

Kelli Cohen Fein
Gina Gaston Elie
Millette Sherman

Honorary Chair

Leisa Holland-Nelson Bowman

Every Dollar Makes a Difference

At the American Cancer Society, no donation is too small – each and every dollar counts. Your donations help fund groundbreaking cancer research, patient care programs, and much more, making a real difference in communities like ours. With every donation, you are helping the American Cancer Society save lives.

$5,000,000,000

American Cancer Society has funded $5 billion in cancer research since 1946

$2,000,000

Free transportation through Road To Recovery transportation grants for the neediest patients in 2021

$37,000,000

Active cancer research grants across Texas

$395,000,000

Currently funding in active grants

Our Sponsors

Sponsorship

We would be ‘tickled pink’ for you to join us as a sponsor in honor of these exceptional Houstonians!

LOCAL IMPACT

The American Cancer Society is the largest nonprofit funder of cancer research, contributing to nearly every major cancer research breakthrough in recent history. Proceeds from this event will fund patient programs and assist with funding the $71 million in breast cancer research that the American Cancer Society funds annually. In addition to research, the American Cancer Society helps nearly 1 million people touched by cancer each year get the help they need, when and where they need it.

$71M+

Invested in breast cancer research grants annually

153

Research grants funded relating to breast cancer annually

9.6M+

Free rides provided to patients in treatment through our transportation program

1.5M+

Breast cancer patients served through our one-on-one support services through our Reach to Recovery program