about the SALE

After accidents, cancer is the second leading cause of death of children ages 1 to 14.

--- American Cancer Society - www.cancer.org

Only 4% of federal government cancer research funding goes to children's cancer research. 

--- National Pediatric Cancer Foundation - www.nationalpcf.org

In 2015, the SALE was born. Presented by Houston Tri Delta Philanthropies, Inc., the fundraising arm of the Houston Tri Delta Alumnae Chapter, this event was the vision of some very determined Houston Tri Deltas with a passion to serve families with children receiving the devastating news of a cancer diagnosis and give them hope for effective treatments.

This two-day shopping event features over 50 of Houston’s most loved boutiques in one location offering merchandise at dramatically discounted prices. Hosted each January, this “shop to cure childhood cancer” event is for all Houstonians to enjoy and a vehicle for each of us to support leading edge pediatric cancer research performed right here in the Texas Medical Center. This research has lifesaving potential not only for children treated here in Houston, but for children diagnosed with cancer throughout the world.

Proceeds from the SALE, raised through your underwriting dollars and ticket sales, are used to fund pediatric cancer research here in Houston. As a result of the SALE’s incredible success over the past six years, we have donated a over $1,200,000 for pediatric cancer research. We are honored to have funded specific research projects at both MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital, beneficiary of the SALE 2015, the SALE 2016 and the SALE 2019, and Texas Children's Cancer Center, beneficiary of the SALE 2017 and the SALE 2018. Proceeds from our upcoming event, the SALE 2020, will once again benefit MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital.

the SALE is made possible through the volunteer efforts of members of the Houston Tri Delta Alumnae Chapter.

total donated $1,025,000

MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital

the SALE 2019: $285,000

the SALE 2016: $170,000 

the SALE 2015: $165,000

Texas Children's Cancer Center

the SALE 2018: $220,000

the SALE 2017: $185,000

shop to cure childhood cancer
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501(c)(3) Statement

Funds from the shopping event are obtained solely through underwriting, ticket sales, and booth fees and not from the sale of merchandise. 

© 2014 by Houston Tri Delta Philanthropies, Inc.,

PO Box 131262 Houston, TX 77219