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This past spring, warrior McKenzy , who is in a 7+ year battle fighting cancer and who has endured more than 40 surgeries, proudly received her college degree from Wagner College. Congrats!!!

Read about her inspiring story here:



Our 18th Annual Gala is only 2 months away - Saturday, October 15th at the Ocean Place Resort in Long Branch at 6:30 pm. We look forward to you joining us on this special and memorable evening to honor our brave pediatric cancer warriors and   remember our heroic angels. 

Invites will be emailed soon but you can take advantage of our 10% off regular price discount by registering and making payment by Sept. 1st , Additionally, you can help support our mission by purchasing:

  1. Gala Sponsorship Tables - See attached flyer. 10% off pricing with early registration.

  2. Gala Dinner Tickets - Before Sept. 1, $180 per adult and $75 per child. After Sept. 1, $200 per adult and $85 per child.

  3. Personal or Business Ad Sponsorship - ad displayed in our virtual journal. See attached letter.

  4. Super 50/50 Cash Raffle Tickets - opportunities to win up to $50,000. See attached sample raffle ticket. (You do not need to be present to win.)

  5. Silent Auction Bids - outstanding Gala silent auction items to be posted online soon.

Payment for any/all items above can be made online at (fill in memo section) or by mailing a check to The Frances Foundation, 8 Bryce Road, Holmdel, NJ 07733.

The Ocean Place Resort is offering a substantially discounted room rate of $209 for the night of the gala. To take advantage of this discount, your reservation must be made by you with Ocean Place by Sept. 14. Please mention The Frances Foundation room block (floors 9 to 12).  After Sept. 12, the regular room rate approximates $429. 

God Bless you for your generous upport of our mission. Attached is our “thank you. what we do” card. 

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