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Join University of Illinois Basketball Coach Brad Underwood, his guest speakers TV analyst Bill Raftery, Oakland Head Coach Greg Kampe, and former Big Ten basketball official Bo Boroskiand fellow Illini supporters for the 2024 University of Illinois Kickin' Cancer Dinner & Auction Presented by:

April 16, 2024 | 5:00 PM | Gordyville USA, Gifford, IL

It will be a night full of great food, fantastic auction items, and an incredible opportunity to help the American Cancer Society end cancer as we know it, for EVERYONE!

Must be 21 to attend.

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Meet the ACS staff working on the Kickin' Cancer event!

Join area business leaders as they help the American Cancer Society finish the fight against cancer. Their support of and participation in the 2024 University of Illinois Kickin' Cancer Dinner & Auction helps the Society fulfill our mission to improve the lives of people with cancer and their families through advocacy, research, and patient support - to ensure everyone has an opportunity to prevent, detect, treat, and survive cancer.

To learn how you can become a sponsor for our 2024 event, please contact Mandie Ernst, American Cancer Society staff partner (618.503.9040 / [email protected]) or review our Sponsorship Packet online here and email the commitment form to [email protected] 


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Volunteers are the heart of the American Cancer Society and we are always grateful for anyone willing to donate their time - take a look at the available positions and shifts for event day (April 16) and sign-up to help us make Kickin' Cancer a night to remember!

For more information about volunteering on event day, please reach out to [email protected]


$500,000 Goal


Total Raised

Hosted By

American Cancer Society
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Gordyville USA Arena, County Road 3000 North, Gifford, IL, USA

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