Past Events - Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation

Past Events

Spring into Summer Festival on June 13, 2015

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The Spring into Summer Rock Festival took place Tubby's Nightclub in Duncannon, PA, in support of DTRF. It ran from 2pm- 2am, with a full roster of bands playing cover and original material. Lots of rock for a great cause! Great event!  

DTRF’s Best of Broadway Event

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Location: Crowne Plaza We were pleased to host our Best of Broadway event at the Crowne Plaza in Suffern, NY on June 4th. Performers Barbra Russell, Ron Sharpe, along with 3 other amazing performers took the stage and captivated our audience with pieces straight from Broadway. Special thank you to the donors and attendees who…

Kutztown Fall Festival on September 20, 2014

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This special event was held at Kutztown Fairgrounds in Kutztown, PA, in support of DTRF and Austin's Fibromatosis Research Fund. The Fall Festival will included a Car & Motorcycle Show; Craft & Home Show booths; Food & Homemade Bake Sale; Children's Entertainment & Crafts; Carnival Games; a Raffle, Silent Auction and more! Congratulations on an…

Fundraising Dinner in Switzerland on September 20, 2014

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Congratulations to the Barrell's for organizing a lovely dinner in the Swiss Alps in support of DTRF. The function raised over $20,000. On arrival at Bretaye, there were canap√©s and an aperitif outside. The second course of the evening was sit down meal inside prepared by Cookie chefs, followed by dessert. Beer, wine and soft…

Cornhole Tournament on September 26, 2014

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On September 26, 2014, desmoid tumor survivor Char Dumas hosted a cornhole tournament at her home in Charlotte, NC to raise funds for the DTRF. The event was attended by over 75 very generous adults and children. As you can see from the picture, a good time was had by all. The event raised more…

Second Annual Desmoid Dash on October 11, 2014

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Congratulations to the supporters, volunteers and finishers of the 2014 Desmoid Dash in Medota Heights, MN! With approximately 300 finishers, this race was extremely successful, raising over $88K in support of DTRF! Read more about Matt Zechmann's personal efforts to raise funds and awareness for desmoid tumor research¬†here. Check out pictures of this special event…

A Night for the Fight on February 21, 2015

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The Main Line Chapter of the Board of Associates for Fox Chase Cancer Center hosted their first annual Night for the Fight formal event in the Philadelphia area on 2/21/15. The event featured an evening of dinner, dancing, music, and philanthropy, including live music, a silent auction and open giving. The silent auction will featured…

St. Patrick’s Day Party

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Erin O'Boyle and her husband have been holding annual St. Patrick Day fundraisers in honor of DTRF for the past 10 years. Their parties have included friends both old and new, people who have traveled from other states or from just across the street and have been held everywhere from their first apartment together in…

Vendor Bingo on March 28, 2015

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Special thank you to Austin's Fibromatosis Research Fund (AFRF) for all of the hard work they do to raise funds for DTRF! At their Vendor Bingo event, AFRF raised over $3,000!  

Doubles for Desmoids on April 29, 2015

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The Doubles for Desmoids Tennis Tournament took place on April 29th at the Bitsy Grant Tennis Center in Atlanta, GA. Because of the rain, participants were not able to play tennis, but they did raise over $14K at their brunch and silent auction. Amazing effort! Special thanks to the Simpson and Sonke families! View pictures…