Why We Are “Rocking the Cure”
With the Kaye/Basman Foundation “Rock the Cure” event coming up this Friday, October 18th here is a little reminder as to why we are working so hard to raise the largest amount of donations we can.
The Muscular Dystrophy Association
MDA is a voluntary health agency comprised of scientists and concerned citizens aimed at combating neuromuscular diseases through programs of worldwide research, comprehensive medical and community services, and far-reaching professional and public health education. The Association’s programs are funded almost entirely by individual private contributors. MDA seeks no government grants, United Way funding or fees from those it serves.
Their Mission: MDA works in your community to combat neuromuscular diseases through (1) basic and applied scientific investigation, (2) local comprehensive programs of medical services and clinical care, and (3) widespread professional and public health education.
Baylor Health Care System
In 2010, we lost our dear friend and partner Cindy Ornish after a long and courageous battle with breast cancer. Cindy was a 19 year veteran of KBIC, and inspired all of us with her strength and determination.
Cindy’s last wish was for the Kaye/Bassman Foundation to allocate funds to the Baylor Cancer Program, and it is our goal this year to raise enough to have an exam room dedicated in honor of Cindy. The team at Baylor gave so much to Cindy over the years, and it is our privilege to give back to them in return.
Only One Week Until We “Rock the Cure” – Will You Be There?
Let the final countdown begin! There are less than 7 days left until this year’s Kaye/Bassman Foundation Annual Fundraising Event “Rock the Cure.” We would love to see you there, but if you are unable to attend you can still contribute by purchasing raffle tickets and be entered for a chance to win a number of amazing prizes!
The best part about the raffle tickets if you do not have to be present at the event to win. 100% of the proceeds go to our beneficiaries and you have a chance to win – I’d consider that a win-win for all parties!
About the Kaye/Bassman Foundation
The Kaye/Bassman Foundation began in 2001 as a small grass-roots group of volunteers who saw unmet needs and an opportunity to make a difference. We continue today with the help of our generous sponsors, friends and colleagues to make a difference. Over the years, our fundraising initiatives have ranged from Jeans Day Fridays, golf tournaments, casino nights, and galas; the support from our generous donors has allowed us to donate a total of over $1,125,000 since inception.
We invite each of you to join us by being a guest at one of our exciting events, helping us get the word out, making a cash contribution, donating a product or service for our auction, becoming a sponsor, or all of the above!
Check out our charities, our events and our sponsors! And while you’re at it, check out the pictures of how much fun we have at our events… it’s the most fun you’ll ever have while supporting two great charities and truly “making a difference”.
The Kaye/Bassman Foundation is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is:
“To create and perpetuate an environment of charitable giving, to foster hope and personal growth, to support medical research, and to enhance the lives of people in need.”
Our event has been repeatedly ranked in the Top 20 Metroplex Fundraisers by the Dallas Business Journal, and since inception, the Foundation has donated over $1,000,000 to our deserving charities. We appreciate your support as we continue to make a tremendous impact on these two worthy organizations, and we look forward to seeing you on October 18th at Rock the Cure!