Housewares Charity Foundation Raises Nearly $2 Million for Cancer Research
April 11, 2014,
ROSEMONT, Ill.-At its annual gala on March 17, the Housewares Charity Foundation raised more than $1.7 million for cancer research.
Proceeds from the gala, which was held at the Navy Pier in Chicago during the International Home + Housewares Show, benefited The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, HCF's legacy charity, and The Chicago Initiative on Pancreatic Cancer at the University of Chicago, Medicine & Biological Sciences. The event logged more than 1,000 attendees, who took part in both silent and live auctions for trips, dinners, culinary experiences and sports and entertainment events.