City of Hope has been operating for more than a century and is one of 41 National Cancer Institute designated comprehensive cancer centers. Since that time City of Hope has performed over 12,000 bone marrow and stem cell transplants, conducted more than 300 clinical trials, enrolling more than 5,000 patients and has pioneered techniques responsible for numerous breakthrough drugs used to fight both cancer and diabetes.
Participation in the Irwindale Educational Foundation, civic and service organizations, charitable activities, religious groups, educational institutions & other involvements, such as youth groups. City of Hope proudly participates in many National educational events and programs such as the Annual Groundhog Job Shadow Day, the San Gabriel Valley SEPA Collaborative and the ROP Program. We also host Congresswoman Grace Napolitano’s Mental Health Consortium quarterly.
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ACTIVITY:
City of Hope is a proud Cornerstone member of the Irwindale Chamber of Commerce and Victor Benavides, External Relations Associate from the Government & Community Relations Dept., currently sits on the Board of Directors and Environmental Committee.