Champions of Hope
"A Breakthrough Experience"
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 2021 event chair is Penny Pennington, Managing Partner of Edward Jones. Edward Jones is the presenting sponsor. At this year's event, we will also be celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the CEOs Against Cancer- St. Louis Chapter.
The event theme, "A Breakthrough Experience," will highlight breakthrough efforts in advancing research and health equity, and the distinctive experience guests will have at the celebration.
Saturday, November 6, 2021
St. Louis Union Station
Auction & Raffles
Mobile Bidding for the silent auction will go live on November 1, 2021
5:30 pm Cocktail Hour
7:00 pm Dinner and Event Program
9:00 pm Late Night Entertainment
11:00pm Event Concludes
Since 2016, the annual Champions of Hope Gala has raised more than $6.2 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
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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