Breath of Hope 2021

$64,725
64%
Raised toward our $100,000 Goal
30 Donors
163
days left
Project ends on March 31, at 11:59 PM EDT
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Funding a Future Without Lung Cancer

    Breath of Hope Gala

Friday, October 29, 2021

6:00 p.m.

Lung Cancer Survivors' Reception: 5:15 - 6:30 PM (Registration starting at 5PM)

The Ohio Union, Archie M. Griffin East Ballroom, 2nd Floor

1739 N High St. | Columbus, OH 43210

Attire: Business Casual

Featured speakers include Governor Mike Dewine and Heidi Onda, Founder of the White Ribbon Project

*Breath of Hope and The OSUCCC - James are committed to the health and safety of our community. During the event at the Ohio Union guests will be required to wear a mask except when eating or drinking, regardless of vaccination status.

If you have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or are experiencing any symptoms, we ask that you please do not attend the event.  We will be doing temperature checks at registration and attendance will be granted only if your temperature is below 100.5.  

We are closely monitoring the COVID situation and we strongly suggest that in-person attendees be fully vaccinated or have a negative COVID test within 72 hours of the event.  If the situation continues to get worse, it is possible that we will mandate proof of vaccination or a negative test to attend.  Stay tuned for updates.

We will communicate directly if plans must be adjusted as we approach the event date.

 A virtual program will be available for those unable to attend the event in person.

The “Breath of Hope” Gala was started by Sandy and Mark Lomeo after Mark was diagnosed with lung cancer in April 2014. They were surprised to discover the lack of funding for lung cancer as compared to many other types of cancer. They decided to raise money by having a dinner gala. They formed a steering committee (created by Annie Cacciato) to advance their cause. Fundraising efforts from the event support “Blue Beautiful Skies” Fund to directly benefit the Thoracic Oncology Department at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) for awareness, research, new treatments and hopefully a cure. 

Presently, lung cancer has a dismal survival rate. It kills more people per year than breast, colon and prostate cancer combined. In fact, lung cancer kills twice as many women as breast cancer. Given the poor survival rates of lung cancer, your help is needed. Please, support “Breath of Hope” and its mission by either attending the upcoming event or by making a donation that is meaningful to you. 

Everyone Deserves a Breath of Hope.

Our mission is to bring hope to the men and women diagnosed with lung cancer every day and raise funds to support the innovative research necessary for a cure. Check out our website to learn more.

Join us in funding innovative research and programs that will save lives. Your donation will directly fund ground-breaking basic and translational lung cancer research (including clinical trials), research training, early detection and lung cancer prevention led by internationally renowned lung cancer expert and cancer survivor, Dr. David Carbone at The James Thoracic Oncology Center. Please consider making a donation of any amount that is meaningful to you. Each gift will help change lives and bring The James closer to conquering lung cancer.

If you would like to make a gift of a different amount or are unable to attend the gala, please click here

Please email Ashley.clark2@osumc.edu with any questions about additional payment options.

For general questions about the event, please contact Katherine.hughes@osumc.edu or at (614) 685-4479.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

SILVER

CARIS MPI

GEORGIA AND JOHN DALLEPEZZE

LILLY ONCOLOGY

BRONZE

SANDY LOMEO

TEMPUS

KATHY AND JAY WORLY

Our way
of Thanking You

$5

Donation (no event attendance)

Donation of any amount that is meaningful to you. Please update donation amount in box at the top of next screen labeled "Please enter the amount you would like to contribute*:" Does not include event attendance.

2 of 1000 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: October 2021

$150

Individual Ticket

Includes 1 ticket to Breath of Hope

4 of 500 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: October 2021

$300

Two individual tickets

Includes 2 tickets to Breath of Hope

10 of 200 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: October 2021

$500

Hope Sponsor

Includes 2 tickets to Breath of Hope and a lab tour

2 of 50 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: October 2021

$600

Four individual Tickets

Includes 4 tickets to Breath of Hope

2 of 100 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: October 2021

$3,000

Table Sponsor

Includes 10 seats and a table sign

6 of 50 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: October 2021

$5,000

Imagine/Bronze Sponsor

• 2 guests will be seated with a leading physician/researcher • 4’ display booth included • Company name will be listed in event program • Company name listed on Breath of Hope follow-up thank you • Thoracic Oncology Lab tour, conversation & reception with Dr. Carbone & team for 8 guests

2 of 50 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: October 2021

$10,000

Inspire/Silver Sponsor

• 6 guests will be seated with a leading physician/researcher • 8’ display booth available for sponsorships between $15,000 and $49,999 • Company quarter-page ad of choice in event program (ad provided by sponsor) • Company name included on table card • Company name listed on Breath of Hope follow-up thank you • Company name included on Breath of Hope website • Thoracic Oncology Lab tour, conversation & reception with Dr. Carbone & team for 8 guests

2 of 50 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: October 2021

$50,000

Impact/Gold Sponsor

• (1) table of 8 guests will be seated with a leading physician/researcher + 2 addt’l tickets • 8’ display booth included • Company half-page ad of choice in event program (ad provided by sponsor) • Honor or remember a person or family of choice, include photo and bio in the event program • Company name included on entrance welcome screen, main stage screen, table card • Company name listed on Breath of Hope follow-up thank you • Company name included on Breath of Hope website • Thoracic Oncology Lab tour, conversation & reception with Dr. Carbone & team for 8 guests

0 of 50 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: October 2021

$100,000

Innovate/Platinum Sponsor

• (2) tables of 8 (total of 16 guests will be seated with leading physicians/researchers) + 4 addt’l tickets • 16’ display booth included • On-stage recognition • Company logo on inside front page of event program • Company full page ad of choice in event program (ad provided by sponsor) • Honor or remember a person or family of choice, include photo and bio in the event program • Company logo included on entrance welcome screen, main stage screen, table card, guest favor • Company name listed on Breath of Hope follow-up thank you • Company logo included on Breath of Hope website • Thoracic Oncology Lab tour, conversation & reception with Dr. Carbone & team for 16 guests

0 of 50 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: October 2021
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