The American Cancer Society is the largest private, not-for-profit funder of cancer research in the United States, investing more than $4 billion since 1946. Thanks in part to our contributions, more than 1.5 million lives have been saved in the US in the past two decades. Now, that is a reason to celebrate, so please join us. This will be our 32nd year of The Cancer Gala in southeast Missouri.
WHY WE GALA
“We’ve got such a strong and vibrant community here in southeast Missouri. I Gala because there’s so much this region can do to help.”Victoria Moon
“I’ve seen how cancer has impacted this community. I Gala to help show how we all can contribute to finding a cure to end cancer.”Maria Childress
“My dad lost his battle with cancer back when I was only 3 years old. I Gala because the war on cancer has yet to be won.”Robert Spurlock
Learn more about our upcoming events and how we help fight the war on cancer.
Getting dirty with Dirty Muggs — an experience that just can’t be washed away in one night! The American Cancer Society is pleased to welcome the Dirty Muggs to Cape Girardeau! Having played in casinos and Four Star hotels along with a variety of private events that include St. Louis, Chicago, Atlanta, Miami and Los … Read More
The American Cancer Society is thrilled to welcome you to Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus for The Cancer Gala 2018 on Saturday, October 6. The beautiful River Campus exquisitely joins the rich history of Cape Girardeau with modern facilities that serve students of Southeast Missouri State University and the area. The Cancer Gala 2018 … Read More
The American Cancer Society's mission is to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer.
American Cancer Society
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
T: 573-579-6985 Cape Girardeau Office