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Treads & Threads

20th anniversary | Sept. 17, 2022

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The University of Kansas Health System’s Treads & Threads is an annual black-tie gala benefiting cancer patient care.

Behind the fun and glamour, Treads & Threads is a party with a purpose. Since 2002, Treads & Threads sponsors, patrons and guests have contributed more than $15.2 million to further expand and improve cancer care at The University of Kansas Cancer Center. As the region's only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, our consistently high-quality outcomes and patient care have earned us a growing national reputation, including being ranked in the top 50 in the nation in U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals 2021-2022.

The 20th anniversary event

The University of Kansas Health System is celebrating its 20th anniversary Treads & Threads at the home of 2 of Kansas City's hometown favorites: Truman Sports Complex. Join us!

Save the date

Saturday, September 17, 2022
6 p.m.
Truman Sports Complex (between Kauffman and Arrowhead)
1 Royal Way, Kansas City, MO 64129

Proceeds from this year's event will enrich our nationally recognized cancer program, which now provides one of the most advanced methods of radiation treatment available – proton therapy. The new Proton Therapy Center – 1 of only 39 in the country – serves patients from throughout the region and beyond. Providing proton therapy further strengthens our ability to ensure patients receive comprehensive, world-class care close to home.

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Sponsor Treads & Threads

Demonstrate your organization’s commitment to improving and expanding care for cancer patients throughout the region as a 2022 Treads & Threads sponsor. Sponsorship levels range from $5,000 to $100,000, with a variety of benefits that include passes to this consistently sold-out gala.

Show your commitment today

Questions about sponsorships or the event overall? Email