Celebrate the American Cancer Society's 12 years of fighting cancer and researching
for a cure through the Black & White Gala. Join the Acadiana community at this formal event of glitz, glamour and entertainment that has become the talk of the town!
Each year, the Black & White Gala honors outstanding individuals in the community as Spirit of Hope Honorees. These honorees are nominated by their peers and include cancer survivors, caregivers, healthcare professionals and individuals who have had a significant impact on the Acadiana and cancer communities:
Dr. John Anderson | Julian Blanchard | Dr. Matthew Boudreaux | Dr. Robert DeWitt
Dr. Kim Drew | Michelle Hanks | Eugene Kwarteng | Anita Levy
Dr. Hemendra Mhadgut | Ginger Myers | Dr. Victoria Panelli-Ramery | Dana Rivera
Gail Savoie | Dr. John Storment | Monica Zuschlag
Meet our 2023 Spirit of Hope Honorees
The evening also features an online silent auction with mobile bidding and Fund the Mission call to action fundraising. Fund the Mission is an opportunity to directly allocate funds to access to care via transportation assistance in Louisiana or general cancer research. Each Fund the Mission donation is 100% tax deductible.