Cancer Prevention Benefit Brunch and Auction to be held at Private Atherton Garden the Sunday before Mother’s Day

Families are encouraged to attend pre-Mother’s Day Celebration,
May 4th

FREMONT, CA  (April 22, 2014) — The Cancer Prevention Institute of California(CPIC) is hosting a pre-Mother’s Day Get-in-Front of cancer benefit at a private home in Atherton, Sunday, May 4th from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM.  The garden event is open to individuals and families, and includes a buffet brunch catered by the PlumpJack Group, a silent auction, and children’s activities. 

“We encourage the community to come out and celebrate the special women in their lives and support cancer prevention at the same time,” said Dori Ives, director of communications and development at CPIC. “We are excited about the range of auction items our guests can choose from, including getaways to some of California’s most beautiful destinations, pampering services, cultural activities in the Bay Area, family outings, local restaurants, wine and jewelry.”

Tickets are $125 for adults and $60 for children and can be purchased online at or by contacting (510) 608-5003. Information about the garden location will be included with registration confirmation. 

“CPIC’s advancements in cancer prevention are made possible in part by the support of individuals and organizations who share our mission of stopping cancer before it starts,” Ives said.  “Help CPIC Get in Front of cancer by honoring the women in your life, and maybe doing a little Mother’s Day shopping, at our fun, multigenerational event!” 

About the Cancer Prevention Institute of California
The Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) is the nation’s premier organization dedicated to preventing cancer and to reducing its burden where it cannot yet be prevented. CPIC tracks patterns of cancer throughout the entire population and identifies those at risk for developing cancer. Its research scientists are leaders in investigating the causes of cancer in large populations to advance the development of prevention-focused interventions. CPIC’s innovative cancer prevention research and education programs, together with the work of the Stanford Cancer Institute, deliver a comprehensive arsenal for defeating cancer. For more information, visit CPIC’s official website at


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