There are so many “If Onlys” when it comes to cancer and medical research and that is the overriding theme for the kick off of the first annual “If Only” Texas Hold’Em Poker Tournament. Presented by the Forum and City of Hope’s Future Hope Committee, this inspiring fundraiser has been set for Sunday, July 29, at the Forum in Inglewood, California. Doors open at 12 p.m. with the games beginning at 1 p.m. This luminary-filled event is being hosted by Shelli & Irving Azoff,Madison Square Garden and City of Hope, the nonprofit clinical research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.Madison Square Garden and City of Hope, the nonprofit clinical research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.
Kris Jenner, Kim Kardashian West, Khloé Kardashian and Kendall Jenner will be in attendance, each hosting their own table. The Kardashians and Jenners have been long-time supporters of the City of Hope and its mission and were the first to jump on the opportunity to advocate for this worthy cause. In striving to bring a new level of awareness to the organization and help raise critical funds, parts of this event will be included in an upcoming Keeping Up with the Kardashians episode, which will air later this year.
Winners will receive unforgettable prizes, including front row tickets and VIP Experience for the upcoming Eagles and Fleetwood Mac concerts with the opportunity to come backstage and meet members of the band and take a photo, Callaway golf clubs customized at Callaway headquarters in Carlsbad, tickets to the iHeartRadio Festival in Las Vegas, Lorraine Schwartz Diamond Against Evil Eve Bracelet, and more.
Included in the price of ticket will be incredible food, amenities, and extravagant raffle prizes. Featured food and beverage offerings such as Boo’s Philly Cheesesteaks, Hansen’s Cakes, Tyler Texas, Cookie Good, Carney’s Cake, Justin Wines, champagne from the Bubble Tap Trailer, and tasty tequila of the stars from Casamigos will be available. The event will also feature a Paige Jeans booth, adorable and adoptable dogs from Bark ‘n Bitches, foot spa treatment from the Barefoot Trailer, and hair and make-up glam experiences by Mane Addicts in the Forum’s renowned backstage dressing rooms.
The Azoffs are bringing together celebrity friends and entertainment industry impresarios to benefit City of Hope. Long-time City of Hope campaigner Tyler Barth was instrumental in bringing all parties together for this once in a lifetime event.