Taste for a Cure 2008

Saturday, June 21, 2008
Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills

Watch the Taste for a Cure 2008 event video.

Watch David Cook's Performance.

Taste for a Cure Raises Over $745,000 for Cancer Research at JCCC.



2008 American Idol David Cook, performed his single "Time of My Life" at Taste for a Cure

Jimmy Kimmel and Kevin Reilly pose for the red carpet.

 

To learn more about past signature events, please visit the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center website.

About Taste for a Cure:
The signature event, rated as one of "Southern California's Top Benefits" by BizBash, is an annual fundraiser benefiting UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center. Celebrating its 13th year, this special evening will feature a VIP pre-reception, a luxurious wine and food tasting reception followed by a delectable seated dinner, as well as an awards program and live entertainment. Attendees and supporters will include respected business and entertainment leaders, celebrities, as well as wine and food enthusiasts. Since 1996, the annual fundraiser has raised more than $5.5 million for highest priority cancer research at UCLA.

Mission:
The JCCF is the single-most important vehicle for raising private funds for cancer research at UCLA, and supports a number of high-priority cancer research efforts focused on converting laboratory discoveries into more effective therapies for cancer patients. For the 8th consecutive year, UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center (JCCC) is rated as the best cancer center in California and among the nation’s top 10 by U.S. News & World Report. The JCCC’s dedicated researchers are clearly recognized as international leaders in the discovery of new and better ways to prevent, detect, and treat cancer.