The band sang “I Want a New Drug,” and so does the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. One that works to cure all blood cancers!
Some 2,000 packed the Washington Convention Center Saturday night for the 2014 Leukemia Ball presented by PhRMA—one of Washington, DC’s largest and most-anticipated non-political, black-ties—which raised close to $3 million for the fight against leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease, and myeloma.
After salivating over a one-of-a-kind silent auction, guests wiped away some tears over the non-profit’s “Mission Moments” (shared over dinner), then enjoyed a comedic performance by Ryan Hamilton and danced the night away to the music of Huey Lewis and the News.
Bobby Mitchell, NFL Hall of Famer was honored with the James L. Eichberg Lifetime Achievement Award, and Jerry Carlson of KPMG took home the title of 2014 Titan of Business & Philanthropy. And then there were those two lucky winners who nabbed a brand-new Mercedes-Benz…. !
*All images credit Andy DelGiudice