Gabrielle’s Angels, a foundation dedicated to cancer research, announced the line-up of performers and presenters they will feature at their annual charity event, Angel Ball. They made the announcement at their launch party, a fundraiser held to raise awareness for the event. The event took place at Tao Downtown and was sponsored by Casa Noble Tequila.
Announced to host the event is television personality Maria Menounos with celebrity appearances by Kevin Hart, Gloria Gaynor, and Kool & The Gang. The event will also honor Niki Cole, who has devoted her life to helping others with cancer and supporting organizations who support cancer research. It will take place on Monday, October 23, 2017 at Cipriani Wall Street.
Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research funds the best and brightest junior investigators whose research focuses on finding less toxic treatments for patients with leukemia, lymphoma, and related cancers. Since its inception in 1996, the Foundation has funded more than $30 million dollars in grants making it one of the largest non-governmental sources of grant support to blood cancer research in the nation. On average, eighty-five cents of every dollar raised directly funds research.