For authentic Mexican food, music, margaritas, a chance to make a significant contribution to Myeloma research and the opportunity to win great prizes, including a grand prize of $10,000.
IT'S A WIN-WIN SITUATION
Who wins? The thousands of Myeloma patients for whom the possibility of recovery could be improved by allowing them to benefit from targeted therapies based on their DNA pattern as a result of research done through the IMF's groundbreaking program Bank on a Cure®.
Who else wins? You could win $10,000, $3,000 or one of three prizes of $1,000 just by purchasing a ticket to the IMF's Fiesta for a Cure. Your $200 donation, of which $100.75 is tax deductible**, gives you and a guest admission plus one drawing ticket. A limited number of additional guests and children are welcome at $35 each.
Or, if you are a ticketholder, you can bid on some fabulous items that have been donated for the event. Check out our Silent Auction items.
THE ODDS ARE WITH YOU
Here's how it works: A limited number of drawing tickets—250—will be issued. 249 tickets will be sold before the event.
As tickets are drawn and eliminated, fabulous gift prizes will be presented to every tenth ticket holder chosen—until only four prize tickets remain! Check out the list of non-cash prizes to be given away!
Then the final ticket—a guaranteed winner—will be auctioned to the highest bidder!
WHAT HAVE YOU GOT TO LOSE?
Spend an afternoon in a beautiful setting enjoying great food, great company and great fun for a great, great cause.
Add to that the chance of making a 50 to 1 profit on a donation you are already getting to write off, and...well, you do the math.
WHAT IF YOU DON'T LIVE IN THE LOS ANGELES AREA?
You can still win. Through the wonder of the Internet, you can purchase tickets and, even though you will miss out on the food and music, you will be able to access a special web site where the countdown to the big prizes will be listed as the tickets are drawn and posted. (Detailed instructions for how to list your preference for the non-cash prizes will be provided in advance to ticketholders who cannot attend the event.)
With only 249 tickets going on sale before the event, you should buy your tickets early.
And if you have purchased a ticket, you can also bid on our Silent Auction items.
To reserve tickets or for more information,contact: Kelly Cox @ 800-452-CURE (2873); or Kcox@myeloma.org.
**Of your $200, the IRS makes us allocate $35 for food, drink and entertainment and $64.25 for the raffle prizes. The remainder is deductible as a charitable contribution. For further questions, see your tax advisor.