February 21, 2020

We are so excited to see all of you at our annual Friendship Ball!

The Ball is always a night to remember, filled with friendship, dancing, laughter, and most importantly, lots of love and support for our kids. 

We hope you can make it to this year's event, which once again will be held at the beautiful Pierre Hotel on Friday, March 6th. 

There are so many ways you can help. Plan on attending? Why not sponsor a table and share the fun with your friends! Seats are filling fast though, so make s...

November 13, 2017

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Join us on Friday February 23rd 2018 at the Pierre Hotel for our 36th Annual Friendship Ball.

On the night we will be celebrating our Men of the Year,

Jim Cahill and Tim Dillon.

Jim Cahill (Pictured left)

James W. Cahill is a lifetime New Yorker. He was born in Manhattan, raised in Queens and currently resides in Rockland County with his wife of 43 years, Marie.  He is the proud father of three children and seven grandchildren. James has devoted forty-eight years of his working life to the United As...

January 23, 2017

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We are officially one month away from our Annual Friendship Ball, where we raise important funds under the convincing guise of friendship, food, and fun!

Here are 6 ways you can get involved:

1.  Be a Patron

Our Ball wouldn't be possible without our dedicated patrons, and there's still time to join their ranks! Help support the Friendship Ball, our primary source of revenue, by becoming a dinner, cocktail, or casino patron and help us host an incredible fundraising event!

2.  Sponsor...

March 15, 2016

 Thanks to everyone who made our 2016 Friendship Ball a wonderful success!

 

 

December 4, 2015

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We are thrilled to be returning to the Pierre Hotel Grand Ballroom, where we will be happy to honor this year's Men of the Year, The Late Joseph Coffey and Joseph Coppotelli.

 

As always, the event will feature an auction, live entertainment, a casino, great food and drink, and a plethora of wonderful people. Tickets can be purchased here.

 

Every year, we are overwhelmed by the support and dedication of our Friends. We hope to see you there!

 

The Friendship Ball grew out of a loving gat...

October 2, 2015

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"Good evening. My name is Sean McCormack, and I am a cancer survivor."

Throughout the years, the Frances Pope Memorial Foundation Friendship Ball audiences have been brought to tears by stories of heartache, courage, and triumph. This year, we were blessed to hear one of our kids, Sean McCormack, speak to our Circle of Friends about his battle with cancer.

We are so happy that Sean is feeling better! His resilience is inspiring!

See Sean's speech...

Also, see Sean's touching reading of his poem, "On...

March 2, 2015

We are very pleased to announce that our Circle of Friends made our 2015 Friendship Ball a huge success as they came together once again in support of our mission. We thank you all for your support and dedication!

 

 

August 5, 2014

On behalf of the of the children and families who benefit from your generosity, we extend a very special thank you to all who helped to make our Annual Golf Classic this past Monday, June 16th a fantastic success.

 

It was a perfect day for our golfers to enjoy a great course, great brunch, a delicious BBQ and win some fabulous prizes all donated by loyal friends and organizations from around the city, while helping kids with cancer.

 

Once again, Tom Wipf and the Hell or High Water Band performed a...

July 1, 2014

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On behalf of the of the children and families who benefit from your generosity, we extend a very special thank you to all who

helped to make our Annual Golf Classic this past Monday, June 16th a fantastic success.

 

It was a perfect day for our golfers to enjoy a great course, great brunch, a delicious BBQ and win some fabulous prizes all donated by loyal friends and organizations from around the city, while helping kids with cancer.

 

Once again, Tom Wipf and the Hell or High Water Band performed a...

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