Discovery Winter 2019

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SKCC Inaugural Benefit Concert


ore than 2,100 attendees enjoyed the inaugural SKCC benefit concert featuring RAIN: A Tribute to The Beatles, a theatrical production that gives audiences the experience of seeing The Beatles live. The Barbara Ann Colameco (BAC) Cancer Transportation Fund and IBEW Local 98 were the lead sponsors of the event, which was held Nov. 17 at the new Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City. Attendees included more than 200 cancer patients, survivors, and their families who were able to attend as guests of Jefferson, BAC Transportation Fund, and IBEW 98. 

Paige S. Tibbetts Legacy Fund Wine Tasting Event


Barbara and Doug Tibbetts

arbara and Douglas Tibbetts recently hosted a wine tasting at the Oberod Estate in Wilmington, Del. The tasting was held in honor of their daughter Paige, who died from nonsmoking-related lung cancer in 2016. Proceeds from the event went toward the Paige S. Tibbetts Legacy Fund, which provides grants to eligible young adults receiving treatment at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center. The fund’s goal is to provide patients with a financial bridge to their recovery. In total, more than 100 guests attended the event on Nov. 10, which raised just over $50,000 for Paige’s legacy. The Tibbetts plan to host this event annually with the hopes of growing support each year. 

To learn more about the many ways a gift today can have a significant impact on cancer breakthroughs, please contact the Office of Institutional Advancement at 215-503-7604. 22

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