Haute Parties Boston: UnMask Cancer Gala with Bill and Giuliana Rancic

This Saturday, Bill and Giuliana Rancic will be in town to celebrate the third annual UnMask Cancer gala. The hosts will emcee the evening to benefit Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and The Jimmy Fund. Last year, more than 250 guests attended the swanky event (including actress Eliza Dushku) that raised nearly $200,000 for adult and pediatric cancer care.

This year, Saturday evening’s festivities at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel will feature masked guests donned in cocktail attire dining on haute cuisine, sipping on craft cocktails and dancing the night away for a special shimmering evening of fun food tastings.

Dana-Farber Cancer InstitutePhoto Credit: The Jimmy Fund

As we Bostonians know, the brilliant doctors at Dana-Farber along with their researchers have been working hard to tirelessly “UnMask” the secrets of cancer and discover the latest developments and breakthroughs. The UnMask Cancer event will help raise money to make their mission possible.

The third annual UnMask Cancer is being presented by The Herb Chambers Companies is also being made possible by co-chairs Jessica and Sam Slater of The Slater Foundation, which funds efforts at the institutional level, as well as local grassroots organizations.

The Slater FoundationPhoto Credit: The Slater Foundation

What can you expect at one of the best parties of the season? This year’s party-with-a-purpose will feature music from DJ Hektik, a live and silent auction and living art entertainment along with dinner from By-the-Bite. Some of the event’s silent auction items include:

  • A Herb Chambers Vespa scooter
  • (2) tickets to the Hit Broadway show Hamilton
  • A shopping spree from the clothing store Best Dressed in Charlestown

Saturday night’s event is being held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 776 Boylston Street in Boston from 8 p.m. to midnight. Tickets are $275 each. Cocktail attire is recommended.