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The Nicholas Colby Fund Delivered Nearly 300 Smiles in 2017

  • 10 February 2019
  • Author: LGilbert
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The Nicholas Colby Fund Delivered Nearly 300 Smiles in 2017

The Nicholas Colby Fund creates personalized events and experiences for children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses, focused completely on uplifting their spirits. In 2017, the result was nearly 300 smiles including luxury suite experiences and backpacks for patients primarily from the three largest Northern California children’s hospitals: 

  • Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland 
  • Stanford – Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital 
  • UC San Francisco Benioff Children’s Hospital


There was almost two dozen luxury suite experiences at Oracle Arena – a major entertainment venue in the San Francisco Bay Area – to enjoy NBA professional basketball via World Champion Golden State Warriors, Disney on Ice, Harlem Globetrotters, several concerts, and more.  

We thank everyone supporting our work aligned with this quote from Walt Disney, "You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality."

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