City Of Hope Charity Poker Tournament Raises Over $500,000!

*Photo Credit:  Getty Images/ Rich Fury

Presented by the Forum and City of Hope’s Future Hope Committee, this inspiring fundraiser took place on Sunday, July 29, at the Forum in Inglewood, California.  Hosted by Shelli & Irving Azoff, Madison Square Garden and City of Hope, the nonprofit clinical research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases, the event raised more than $500,000
Kris JennerKim Kardashian WestKhloé Kardashian and Kendall Jenner each hosted their own table. Poker tournament attendees included January Jones, Meghan Trainor, Laker Kyle Kuzma, Tito Ortiz, Alana Haim, Este Haim, Kevin Pollack, Chris Harrison, Camryn Manheim, Jennifer Morrison, Sara Rue, David Arquette and more, as well as professional poker playersBrandon Cantu, Jamie Gold, Maria Ho, and Frank Kassela. The event was emceed by Phil Hellmuth and tournament champion was Vince Totino.
Incredible food, amenities, and extravagant raffle prizes were included in the price of a ticket. Featured food and beverage offerings such as Boo’s Philly Cheesesteaks, Hansen’s Cakes, Tyler Texas, Cookie Good, Carney’s Cake, Justin Wines, champagne from the Bubble Tap Trailer, and Casamigos Tequila. The event featured a Paige Jeans booth, adorable and adoptable dogs from Bark ‘n Bitches, massage treatments by Bearfoot Lounge, and more.
About City of Hope
City of Hope is an independent research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. Designated as one of only 49 comprehensive cancer centers, the highest recognition bestowed by the National Cancer Institute, City of Hope is also a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, with research and treatment protocols that advance care throughout the world. City of Hope is located in Duarte, California, just northeast of Los Angeles, with locations throughout Southern California. It is ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” in cancer by U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a pioneer in the fields of bone marrow transplantationdiabetes and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs based on technology developed at the institution. For more information about City of Hope, follow us on FacebookTwitterYouTube or Instagram.
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