The Hearts of Gold Luncheon is a day of hope, inspiration, education and a yearly celebration of the Rutledge Foundation’s efforts on behalf of adolescents and young adults living with cancer. When courage, genius and generosity hold hands, all things are possible. Angela, Donahue, RN, BSN, Previous Hearts of Gold Chair

Thank you so much to our generous Hearts of Gold luncheon sponsors

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  • Gold

    Delynn and Ted Crofford
    Mary Jane Edwards and Patricia Ryan
    Friends of the Rutledge Foundation

  • Silver

    Christina and Mark Johnson
    Donna and Ross Craft
    Elisabeth Wagner

    Lisa and John Sarvadi
    Joanne Viola
    Wendy and James Hunsaker

  • Bronze

    Cindy and Sam Moser
    Dr. and Mrs. W. Paul Bowman
    Julie Closuit and Martha Prioleau
    Lindy Penny and Allison Wagner
    Martha Fry
    Sarah and Kyle Kight
    Stacy and Chris Kroeger
    Tamara Reese and Carolyn Roberts
    Teresa Brownlie and Bea Kutzler
    Traci and Eric Storey

About The Hearts of Gold Luncheon

We are excited to announce our upcoming 8th Hearts of Gold luncheon on Thursday, September 20​th​ at Ridglea Country Club. Last year, you helped us raise over $115,000 while also raising awareness and support to care for adolescent/young adult cancer patients. These donations contributed to our ongoing research, work and fertility programs. Funds go towards supporting new and more effective treatments and therapies for these deserving young patients.

The Rutledge Foundation has accomplished so much within patient care in just eight years and continues to strengthen patient programs and build a network of hope for young cancer patients. In 2017, donations allowed them to invest over $110,000 in programs and outreach, which brought comfort, care and necessary resources to cancer patients. They also gave over $277,000 in research/clinical trial funding.

We are so excited for the future and with your support this year, the impact can be even greater. It is more important than ever that we continue to fund life- changing programs and treatments to help make a difference. Please join us in supporting these brave young patients by becoming a sponsor at our annual Hearts of Gold luncheon. Our program will consist of inspired speakers and their latest research. With your support, we are improving and will continue to improve the future for adolescents and young adults with cancer.


Mary Jane Edwards
Patricia Ryan



Pete Anderson, MD
Principal Researcher, Vigil Vaccine Trial
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Lorna Day
Cancer Parent and Founder of the Sam Day Foundation
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September 20, 2018


10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.


Ridglea Country Club
3700 Bernie Anderson Ave, Fort Worth, TX

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