The 33rd Annual CCF Gala is scheduled for Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Martin’s Valley Mansion.
CCF is delighted to honor ROSS Companies with the 2017 Gift of Life Award, given to companies with outstanding community philanthropy and a commitment to CCF’s mission of fighting pediatric cancer.
ROSS Companies, founded in 1983 in Bethesda, Md., is a recognized leader in multifamily acquisitions and investment, development, property management and renovation. With a managed portfolio of more than 11,000 apartment homes in 37 communities, the privately held company is one of the most active multifamily real estate firms in the Mid-Atlantic region. ROSS Companies is comprised of three affiliates – ROSS Development & Investment, ROSS Management Services and ROSS Renovation & Construction. In 2017, ROSS Development & Investment is celebrating its 34th anniversary and ROSS Management Services is celebrating 29 years in business.
Other honorees for the evening are:
Regency Furniture – 2017 Fighter Award
CCF proudly honors Regency Furniture with the second annual Fighter Award, for their commitment to advancing pediatric cancer research. In the past two years, Regency Furniture has
generously supported CCF with over $100,000, which directly supports research and programs, making a difference for patients and families facing a diagnosis of cancer. Regency
Furniture generously donated proceeds from their golf tournament this year to CCF.
Founded in 1999 by Abdul Ayyad, the Regency name has grown in the Mid-Atlantic area to include 32 stores and has become a regional leader in the furniture industry. Mr. Ayyad is
committed to his employees and his customers and makes it a priority to give back to the community.
The Jake Offutt Foundation – 2017 Hero Award
CCF is proud to present the 2017 Hero Award to Leah and Joe Offutt and The Jake Offutt Foundation, which was created in 2015 in loving memory of Jake Offutt. Born in 2000, Jake was
diagnosed with a rare brain tumor, anaplastic astrocytoma. Jake lost his courageous battle with cancer just seven months after diagnosis.
Leah and Joe created The Jake Offutt Foundation to honor their strong, brave and kind-hearted son. The Jake Offutt Foundation supports the critical CCF mission of helping to find cures for
For information about our Gala, please contact our office at (443) 546-4479 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2016 CCF 32nd Gala
On Saturday, October 29, 2016, CCF granted over $900,000 to eight area researchers to pursue and continue their research in pediatric cancer. CCF awarded the following:
$325,000 to researchers at Johns Hopkins Hospital
$150,000 to The Children’s National Health System
CCF awarded $33,000 to The Children’s Inn to fund a Respite Weekend for children battling cancer and other rare diseases as well as to fund an Education Program for young residents at the Inn.
CCF Awarded $20,000 to The University of Maryland in support of the Magic Castle at the Maryland Proton Treatment Center.
Giant Food presented a $500,000 check to CCF to continue to invest in research.
Over 400 guests enjoyed the sounds of The Stranger, the tastes of New York, and the sights of the City
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