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ORLANDO, FLORIDA – The Kids Beating Cancer Hats & Heroes Ball on October 14, 2023 at the Waldorf Astoria Orlando, is looking to the day when we end childhood cancer and is honored to announce that Paradise Grills will be the Presenting Sponsor of this magnificent event. Voted Best Charity Gala in Orlando for seven years in a row, Kids Beating Cancer’s Hats & Heroes Ball will host 1,500 attendees, raising critical funds to provide Central Florida children with cancer, access to life-saving treatments and clinical trials without having to leave the community to receive their best hope for a cure.

Through Paradise Grills’ support, Kids Beating Cancer’s investment in pediatric cancer research will move new discoveries from the laboratory to the bedside. Paradise Grills has been a supporter of Kids Beating Cancer since 2017.  In addition to being the Presenting Sponsor, Paradise Grills will donate three of its top custom-made outdoor kitchens that will be sold during the auction at the event.  “We are truly moved by the incredible work Kids Beating Cancer does to provide access to life-saving treatments, research and patient care,” said Ray Baskett, CEO of Paradise Grills.  “As a long-time supporter of the organization, Paradise Grills is thrilled to be this year’s Presenting Sponsor and to offer three of our incredible outdoor kitchen grill islands and island bars to benefit this great cause as we strive to have an even bigger impact in helping Kids Beating Cancer raise funds to achieve their important mission,” he continued.  This award-winning dynamic Gala evening will feature an explosion of nationally acclaimed performances and the presenting of the Healing Heroes of Excellence in Community leadership and Pediatric Oncology Awards.  “We are beyond grateful for Paradise Grills partnership and their many years of support and are thrilled to have them as our 2023 Presenting Sponsor!” said Margaret Guedes, CEO, President & Founder of Kids Beating Cancer.  “It is because of community leaders like Paradise Grills and their generous contributions that we can continue our mission to bring access to the best hope for a cure for every child with cancer, advancing scientific knowledge, while putting the children first!” states Guedes.

About Kids Beating Cancer

Kids Beating Cancer is dedicated to ending childhood cancer through research grants supporting innovative, novel research projects that have the greatest potential for advancement into promising life-saving treatments for children with cancer. Kids Beating Cancer was founded in 1992 with the mission to provide access to life-saving treatments for children diagnosed with cancer, funding pediatric cancer research for improved outcomes, moving new discoveries to patient care, all while supporting children and their families throughout the journey to a cure. Kids Beating Cancer has raised over $29 million to fund life-saving programs for children and their families. For more information,

About Paradise Grills

Paradise Grills is a national manufacturer of luxury outdoor kitchen grill islands and island bars, professional grills, stainless steel appliances, fire features, patio furniture, and tiki huts and pergolas.  The company’s award-winning product line, unique innovations, quality, craftsmanship, design, and production capabilities, coupled with the industry’s best warranties, have propelled Paradise Grills to America’s leader in outdoor grilling entertainment.  For more information, visit your local showroom or