Minette’s Angels Inaugural Brunch Marks a Foundation Milestone and Fundraiser

More than 150 guests enjoyed a festive and informational brunch in support of Minette’s Angels Foundation on May 5, 2024. Glen Ridge Country Club provided the bucolic setting as sponsors, friends and members of the area’s distinguished medical community came together to champion the Foundation’s widespread efforts. The fundraiser brunch was both a celebration of past achievements and a call for continued action and support.

The event marks the 21st anniversary of supporting those in treatment, advancing breast cancer research, promoting awareness and providing scholarship opportunities to students entering the medical field or directly impacted by breast cancer.

Leveraging Genetic Information: The Future Of Cancer Treatment

An enlightening presentation by the esteemed guest speaker Dr. Shridar Ganesan, MD, PhD focused on the biology of cancer and the latest advances studying DNA to develop the next generation of targeted cutting-edge treatments for breast cancer.

Raising Funds And Spirits

Attendees enthusiastically participated in a silent auction and raffle ensuring that Minette’s Angels can continue its vital work offering patient assistance along with emotional and educational resources.

Minette’s Angels: Looking Forward To Our Third Decade

Minette’s Angels President and Founder Ken McKenna underscored the foundation’s impact on breast cancer survivors and their families through Acts of Kindness and Breast Cancer Advocacy. As Nelson Mandela said “What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.”

As Minette’s Angels enters its third decade, the Foundation looks forward to organizing more events and initiatives that further its cause and honor the spirit of its namesake, Minette Grosso McKenna.

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