Quest for a Cure

Help us Chase Our Cure at this year’s

Quest for a Cure Gala

Saturday, November 9, 2019


The Castleman Disease Collaborative Network (CDCN) invites you to the 5th annual Quest for a Cure Gala! Our gala joins together over 200 patients, loved ones, and community members to raise awareness and funds for life-saving Castleman disease research. The
CDCN’s co-founder, Dr. David Fajgenbaum, physician-scientist at the University of Pennsylvania and author of Chasing My Cure: A Doctor’s Race to Turn Hope Into Action, is this year’s keynote speaker. Join us for a beautiful night including a cocktail hour, open bar, seated dinner, and silent auction! To purchase tickets and become a sponsor click here

Event Details

  • Saturday, November 9, 2019, 6:30pm-10:30pm
  • Arts Ballroom, 1324 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
  • Individual tickets: $175 per person; VIP tickets: $225 per person
  • Includes an open bar, seated dinner, dessert bar, and silent auction
  • Business cocktail attire
  • Purchase sponsorships & tickets here

Sponsorships & Tickets

The CDCN is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization. All donations are tax deductible in accordance with IRS regulations.

Royal Court Sponsor $50,000

  • Two reserved tables of 10
  • 10 VIP passes to cocktail reception
  • Recognition in e-newsletter, website, social media and all materials publicizing the event
  • Name listed for one year on CDCN.org/quest
  • Purchase this sponsorship here!

Crusader Sponsor $25,000

  • Two reserved tables of 10
  • 8 VIP passes to cocktail reception
  • Recognition in e-newsletter, website, social media and all materials publicizing the event
  • Name listed for one year on CDCN.org/quest
  • Purchase this sponsorship here!

Castleman Sponsor $10,000

  • One reserved table of 10
  • 6 VIP passes to cocktail reception
  • Recognition in e-newsletter, website, social media and all materials publicizing the event
  • Name listed for one year on CDCN.org/quest
  • Purchase this sponsorship here!

King Sponsor $5,000

  • One reserved table of 10
  • 4 VIP passes to cocktail reception
  • Recognition in e-newsletter, website, social media and all materials publicizing the event
  • Purchase this sponsorship here!

Knight Sponsor $2,500

  • 6 event tickets
  • 2 VIP passes to cocktail reception
  • Recognition on all materials publicizing the event
  • Purchase this sponsorship here!

Bishop Sponsor $1,350

  • 4 event tickets
  • Recognition on all materials publicizing the event
  • Purchase this sponsorship here!

Noble Sponsor $500

  • 2 event tickets
  • Recognition on event signage
  • Purchase this sponsorship here!

Exclusive VIP Ticket $225/ticket

  • Join Dr. Fajgenbaum and the CDCN team for a VIP cocktail reception before the event to celebrate the CDCN’s progress, mingle with other key members of our community that have helped make our success possible, and toast to David’s new book, Chasing My Cure, which is helping spread the CDCN’s mission and message around the world.
  • 6:00 PM-6:30 PM, $225 per ticket
  • Purchase your VIP tickets here!

Warrior Individual Ticket $175/ticket

  • $175 per ticket
  • Purchase your tickets here!

About the CDCN

The CDCN’s innovative approach to transform Castleman diesease research over the last six years has resulted in the first diagnostic criteria for Castleman disease, first treatment guidelines, first new drug target in 25 years, and first clinical trial for patients with treatment-refractory Castleman disease. This work has been profiled on Good Morning America, New York Times, CNN, and the Philadelphia Inquirer. The CDCN has also partnered with the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to expand the CDCN’s approach to research to advance cures for other rare diseases. 

More Information

  • Prefer to send a check by mail? Make out to: “CDCN” (Castleman Disease Collaborative Network), notate ‘Quest for A Cure,’ and send to: Castleman Disease Collaborative Network, PO Box 3614 Paso Robles, CA 93447
  • Questions? Email info@castlemannetwork.org or call (610) 304-0696
  • CDCN is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization. All donations are tax deductible in accordance with IRS regulations.

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