Past Events

2018 Chicago Half Marathon and 5k

Race Start Time: 7am Location: Chicago, IL Run for Debbie’s Dream in the 2018 Chicago Half Marathon and 5k and support the fight against stomach cancer! Help us raise awareness about stomach cancer and help raise much needed funds to help find a cure. Debbie’s Dream Team participants will receive a discount off their registration…

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One Run Texas

Join DDF’s Texas Chapter Founder Pamela Pierce as she raises awareness about stomach cancer at the 2018 One Run Texas 5K! One Run 2018 Poster

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#KarenStrong Silent Auction and Fundraiser

Thank you to everyone who attended and showed support at Fiddlesticks Bar & Grill. Proceeds of the #KarenStrong Silent Auction and Fundraiser benefit DDF in honor of Karen Rinaldi.

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9th Annual Dream Makers Gala

The 9th anniversary of Debbie’s Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer was celebrated at our 9th Annual Dream Makers Gala on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at The Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood Florida. We had over 515 registered attendees and raised more than $300,000. The event started with a cocktail hour and an amazing silent…

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8th Annual Stomach Cancer Education Symposium and Webcast

Debbie’s Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer is hosted its 8th Annual Stomach Cancer Education Symposium for in person attendees and via live webcast. More than 500 patients, families, caregivers, the general public, and health care professionals attended for FREE via in person or webcast. Speakers included Mihir Naik, DO; Ana Botero, MD; Kfir Ben-David, MD;…

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6th Annual DDF Capitol Hill Advocacy Day

32 advocates from 15 different states attended our 6th Annual Stomach Cancer Capitol Hill Advocacy Day. Advocates attended over 100 meetings on the hill to fight for stomach cancer research funding. They urged legislators to support the fight for a cure and informed them how important it is for stomach cancer to again be included…

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Fort Lauderdale Marathon and Half Marathon

DDF’s Dream Team ran in the 2018 Fort Lauderdale A1A Marathon and Half Marathon on Sunday, February 18, 2018 in Fort Lauderdale. Event Co-Chairs Claudia Cusnir and Blake Starr and their committee led the team of 42 runners in an effort to raise awareness and research funding for stomach cancer. As a result, the Dream…

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9th Annual Fort Lauderdale Night of Laughter

Debbie’s Dream Foundation hosted its 9th Annual Night of Laughter at the Signature Grand in Davie, Florida. A sold out crowd of over 400 attendees laughed together to raise more than $73,000 for stomach cancer research! Guests enjoyed fabulous raffles, a dinner buffet, delicious drinks sponsored by Tito’s Handmade Vodka, and a hilarious comedy show…

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Cleveland Cavaliers vs. L.A. Clippers

Debbie’s Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer’s Ohio Chapter hosted its annual DDF Night on Friday, November 17, 2017 during the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Los Angeles Clippers game at the Quicken Loans Arena. Chapter leaders Paul and Angela Bosela, and Sheila Gambaccini welcomed DDF supporters for the 3rd year in a row in recognition of November’s…

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Stomach Cancer Webinar Series: Hospice 101

Debbie’s Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer is hosting monthly webinars to include an overview of information important to stomach cancer patients, caregivers, and family members including a question and answer session at the conclusion of the presentation. Webinars will cover topics such as genomics, targeted treatments, financial resources, radiation techniques, NCCN Patient Guidelines, caregiver’s issues…

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