CONCERN Foundation has raised over $43 million for cancer research


To date, CONCERN Foundation has raised over $43 million for cancer research and awarded funds to over 600 promising cancer researchers throughout the U.S. and around the world.The non-profit, primarily volunteer organization currently funds 63 cancer research projects at leading institutions in the U.S. and abroad. Over $.95 cents of every dollar raised is used to provide salary funding to further the careers of gifted young cancer researchers.

Event Facts:

Over 50 restaurants and caterers will provide i’š”a tastei’š of their specialties for the event.The theme is Dancing in the Streets, set within the i’š”New Yorki’š back lot of Paramount Studios in Hollywood. The anticipated evening hosts approximately 3000 guests. This yeari’š’s Block Party features four stages of live musical entertainment focused on various styles of dance,casino style gaming, opportunity drawing with over 150 great silent acution packages, live acution features trips and vacation packages with air fare provided by American Airlines.

Restaurants (partial list):

Akasha, Bar Hayama, Breadbar, California Sushi Academy, The Capital Grill, Casablanca Restaurant, Chaya Restaurant Group, Eva Restaurant, Factori’š’s Famous Deli, Fogo de Chao, The Grill on the Alley, Il Cielo, La Cachette Bistro, Larchmont Grill, Larseni’š’s Steakhouse, Lawryi’š’s Catering, Lemonade, M Cafe, Malo/Mas Malo, Mariai’š’s Italian Kitchen, The Mark for Events, Mr.Cecilsi’š’s California Ribs, Pane e Vino Trattoria, Pinksi’š’s Famous Hot Dogs, Rosti Tuscan.


Acadie Crepes, Bakelab, Bistro Garden Souffle, Cakified, Coookies for a Koz,Dandy Doni’š’s Homemade Ice Cream, DeLuscious Cookies & Milk, The Fry Girl, Inc.; Gotta Have Si’š’more, La Provence Patisserie and Cafe, Platine Bakery, Reagani’š’s Recipe, San Gennaro Cafe, Sei’š’La Vi Sweets, Xooro Premium Spanish Fritters.


Asahi Beer USA, Inc., Barefoot Wine and Bubbly; Casa Tlrelli Italian Wines, Coca-Cola Products, Don Franciscoi’š’s Coffee, Dos Lunas Tequila, Greater Purpose Wine, Nestle Waters/Arrowhead, Pasquini Espresso Co., Reedi’š’s Ginger Brews, Stockholm Krystal Vodka, Ventura Limoncello, Weavers Coffee and Tea, Wolfgang Puck Cold Brewed Iced Coffee.

Tickets are $350. If you cant attend, donations in any amount to Concern would be greatly appreciated.

For more information on CONCERN and the Block Party Fundraiser, visit their website at or call the Concern office at (310) 360-6100.

Posted 11-06-01