The Champions of Hope Gala is lead by some of the most distinguished leaders in the St. Louis area; our CEOs Against Cancer of Missouri - St. Louis Chapter Members. The 2023 event chairs are Warner Baxter and Marty Lyons of Ameren.
We are proud to recognize Ameren as the presenting sponsor for the event.
Saturday, November 11, 2023
St. Louis Union Station
1820 Market Street, MO 63102
Auction & Raffles
Mobile Bidding for the silent auction will go live on November 7, 2023
5:30 pm Doors Open
6:00 pm Cocktail Hour
7:00 pm Dinner, Entertainment, Auction and Mission Appeal Event Program
9:00 pm After Party
11:00pm Event Concludes
Since 2016, the annual Champions of Hope Gala has raised more than $8.9 million to support the American Cancer Society’s mission. Thanks to the St. Louis community, the Champions of Hope Gala has grown into one of the most successful American Cancer Society galas in the country.
Past Event Chairs
2016: Warner and Cindy Baxter
2017: Dave and Thelma Steward
2018: Michael and Noemi Neidorff
2019: Peter Blumeyer
2020: Bob and Jane Clark
2021: Penny Pennington
2022: Steve Hamilton and Tim Figge
2023: Warner Baxter and Marty Lyons
2024: Suzanne Sitherwood
2025: Joe McKee and David Stokes
Previous Experience Guests
Amy Robach, ABC News Good Morning America
Patrice Rushen, Grammy-nominated jazz artist
Scott Hamilton, Olympic figure skater
Sterling K. Brown, NBC's THIS IS US.
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