Special Events


Every year, the Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation (JCCF) and community event organizers plan an array of fundraising events that benefit cancer research at the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center (JCCC).

Our signature fundraising event, Taste for a Cure, is an awards ceremony with food and wine tastings and world-class entertainment. Find out more about our events below. If you are interested in creating your own event to benefit JCCF, CLICK HERE.

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The Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation's Signature Event, Taste for a Cure, is held every year to raise unrestricted funds for highest priority cancer research. 2022 marked the 25th Anniversary of this amazing event!

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The UCLA Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation is now an Official Charity Partner with the Los Angeles Marathon! Sign up for the full Marathon or the Charity Challenge Half-Marathon (13.1 miles)!


In 2015, a few compassionate middle schoolers created Chords2Cure to support pediatric cancer research in honor of their classmates who were diagnosed with rare forms of pediatric cancers. The high-energy concert is a huge success, selling out its tickets each year.

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Check out the "Scary/Beautiful" artwork submitted via social media for Make Cancer Less Scary!  

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It's easy to get involved! Take a look at the upcoming events calendar and find an event to join.