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Join Cancer Support Community Pasadena on July 11 for Re-imagined Virtual Angel Gala

Published on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 | 4:02 pm

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cancer Support Community Pasadena (“CSCP”) has successfully gone virtual with its programs – offering online support groups and virtual educational workshops and healthy lifestyle classes to reach more women and men in the community who are facing cancer.

Now, CSCP is going virtual with its fundraising, launching its first ever virtual gala on July 11, 2020. “Everyone is invited,” says Kim Ferreira, CSCP’s Events Manager. “The community’s participation in our virtual Angel Gala will allow CSCP to continue to be ‘a community of support’ for its members – so that no one faces cancer alone.”

CSCP’s intrepid Gala Co-chairs (Ellen Driscoll, Sandy Kobeissi, & Bill Ukropina) and their dedicated committee have been working hard to ensure the passion, excitement, and fun will shine through in this new virtual format. And although guests won’t be gathering in person on July 11th, this event will gather the community together in spirit, celebrating 30 years of CSCP providing free support, education and hope to families facing cancer.

“Our Gala honorees are Rosemari Annear, Bistro 45, City of Hope, Sharp Seating, and Charlotte Streng and the late Joel Streng. Their steadfast support and enthusiasm for this virtual format has been incredible – just another reason why this group of amazing individuals, businesses, and hospital are so deserving of recognition and celebration,” says Patricia Ostiller, CSCP’s Executive Director.

Sponsors from across the region have committed their support to this virtual format and to the mission of CSCP. To show their gratitude, CSCP has included a list of all current sponsors and donors to date below. If you would like to join this prestigious list, please visit or contact Kim Ferreira, CSCP’s Events Manager at, (626) 796-1083

CSCP invites the community to participate in its virtual gala: Join CSCP in thanking honorees, sponsors and donors who are supporting this virtual event, and consider becoming a sponsor or donor as well.

Check CSCP’s website at for up to the minute information on when and how to participate in this virtual Gala and the days leading up to it. Incredible auction opportunities and other virtual programming and entertainment will be added to the website as they become available. Spread the word about this exciting virtual event. Join CSCP on July 11th!

“Families facing cancer rely on CSCP, now more than ever. We can’t thank our honorees, sponsors and donors enough for their dedication to people in our community who are facing cancer in the midst of a pandemic,” says Ostiller.

Cancer Support Community Pasadena provides free support groups, educational workshops, and healthy lifestyle classes to cancer patients and their families. For more information, go to

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