Past Events - Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation

Past Events

Vendor Bingo on March 28, 2015

March 28, 2015
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!  

St. Patrick's Day Party

March 20, 2015
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…

A Night for the Fight on February 21, 2015

February 21, 2015
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…

Second Annual Desmoid Dash on October 11, 2014

October 11, 2014
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…

Cornhole Tournament on September 26, 2014

September 26, 2014
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…

Kutztown Fall Festival on September 20, 2014

September 20, 2014
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

September 20, 2014
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 canapés 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…

Beef N' Beer on September 6, 2014

September 6, 2014
A special thank you to Anthony Fiore and the Desmoid Destroyers for hosting a BEEF & BEER at the Holy Savior Club (436 E.Main St. Norristown, PA. 19401) on Saturday, September 6th from 6pm-11pm. The menu featured roast beef sandwiches, beer (Coors Light), spaghetti and homemade Italian meatballs, tomato pie, dessert and coffee. Tickets were $30…

Sophie's Walk for Reed on August 20, 2014

August 20, 2014
Sophie hosted another walk, honoring her dad who lost his battle with an abdominal Desmoid in April of 2010. Her 3rd annual walk took place in Mission Hills, Kansas, on August 20th and raised just over $5,000! Check out pictures here! We congratulate Sophie on her great conviction in memorializing her dad and supporting desmoid research.…

I Love Someone Rare- A Celebration of Warriors on August 9, 2014

August 9, 2014
This special event featured speakers from the Huntsman Cancer Institute on FAP and desmoid tumors in the afternoon, and music and celebration in the evening. Located at Boothe Brothers Performing Arts Center in Spanish Fork, Utah, this celebration brought together desmoid tumor and FAP survivors!