INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA (August 1, 2011) – Lauth, on behalf of the Lauth Group Foundation, is pleased to announce its support of the Key to the Cure. Key to the Cure is a nationwide Saks Fifth Avenue fundraising initiative to raise funds for women’s cancer treatment and research. For the fifth consecutive year, Saks Fifth Avenue at Keystone at the Crossing is partnering with the St.Vincent Foundation to host the 2011 Key to the Cure fundraising event.
This is the first year that Lauth will serve as the Title Sponsor of this exciting event. “We are very happy to support such a worthy cause” said Robert Lauth, Chairman and CEO at Lauth.
On October 15, 2011, approximately 600 people will attend the Key to the Cure gala. The gala promises to be a spectacular black-tie evening. The annual charity shopping weekend will follow the gala. Saks Fifth Avenue will also donate a portion of sales from the weekend of October 20-23, 2011 to benefit the St.Vincent Foundation.
About Key to the Cure
Key to the Cure is a nationwide Saks Fifth Avenue fundraising initiative to raise funds for women’s cancer treatment and research. Jennifer Hudson is the 2011 national Key to the Cure ambassador, while Elie Tahari has designed the limited edition t-shirt that will be available for purchase beginning October. Saks Fifth Avenue at Keystone at the Crossing selected the St.Vincent Foundation to be the recipient of all fundraising efforts for the past five years. Proceeds will benefit programs and technology at St.Vincent Cancer Care.
About the St.Vincent Foundation
The St.Vincent Foundation supports the mission of St.Vincent Hospitals and Health Services by securing contributions from grateful patients and families, physicians, nurses and staff, corporations and foundations, and from the community. It has generated millions of dollars in financial resources for the faith-based health provider and its patients since 1968. The Foundation supports scholarships, technology, capital projects, patient programs and services.