Honored Stevie Wonder
with the Spirit of Hope Award
Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) honored
music industry icon Stevie Wonder with the MMRF
Spirit of Hope Award at the 15th annual MMRF
Fall Gala, at the Hyatt
Regency, Greenwich Connecticut. The
Spirit of Hope Award is presented annually to
individuals who inspire hope with their perseverance in
overcoming personal obstacles. Michael McDonald,
Darius Rucker and Javier Colon performed a
tribute concert celebrating Stevie Wonder.
CBE, Chairman and Chief
executive of Quintiles, was honored with the
MMRF Corporate Leadership Award. Deborah Norville,
member of MMRF’s Honorary Board of Directors, was the MC.
The $2.1 million raised support the development of
next-generation treatments for multiple myeloma, an
incurable blood cancer.
CEO - One of Time Magazine’s 2011 most
influential people in the world, founded the Multiple
Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) in 1998 with her
twin sister Karen Andrews soon after Kathy's diagnosis
with multiple myeloma.
million research dollars, four new approved drugs and 13
years later, Kathy is in remission but still pressing
scientists and the FDA to work together efficiently.