City of Hope is recognized worldwide for its compassionate patient care, innovative science and translational research, which rapidly turns laboratory breakthroughs into promising new therapies.
Dance is being recognized as a tool to support health programs for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease and many forms of psychological and emotional ills.
The Glorya Kaufman Dance Foundation is supporting that effort with programs such as creating health through movement at the City of Hope.
The “Spirit of Life” Award is the highest honor City of Hope bestows on an individual for their philanthropic endeavors. Recognizing a lifetime of personal and professional achievement, the award is presented to an industry, chapter or community leader who exemplifies City of Hope’s mission through his or her actions. These individuals share a deep commitment and desire to enhance medical research and treatment and enrich the lives of others.