Past Events

AUGUST 7, 2016

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Our Comedy Event for May 2016 was a great night as always. Thank you to all our fantastic comedians, friends and supporters of this event. We were able to donate $5000. To City of Hope’s brain cancer research program.

 

 

TJ’s DREAM TEAM COMEDY NIGHT

Get your tickets now at brown paper tickets. Please join us for a great night of comedy and fundraising. 100% of all proceeds will go directly to benefit brain cancer research. Raffle and silent auction items will also be available.

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TJ’S MUSIC NIGHT – OCT 18, 2015

IMG_2665PLEASE JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT EVENT.

OPENING THE SHOW WILL BE OUR BELOVED “LYNWOOD 90262” BAND

WE ARE SO HAPPY THAT “LUCA”

WILL BE HEADLINING THE SHOW THIS YEAR

Details for this event as follows

Oct. 18, 2015

5:00-??

$20.00 entry fee will include raffle ticket

GasLamp Nightclub

6251 E Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90803
(562) 596-4718

All donations are tax deductible and all proceeds will be donated to brain cancer research. 501c3 #32-0352789

 2015 COMEDY NIGHT

ANOTHER GREAT SUCCESS

Once again, the stress and worry was all for nothing. We had a great turn out and raised money for Helen Devos Childrens Hospital for their pediatric brain cancer research program. Thank you to all our fantastic comedians and our faithful supporters for another successful night. I received a very nice email from Doctor James Fahner which is posted here. Again thank you to everyone who helped this all come together..

“Thanks to the timely and incredibly generous support of TJ’s Dream Team, the Innovative Therapeutics Clinic (ITC) of Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital has been able to expand and enhance the groundbreaking work of our Signatures Project, ensuring that children with newly diagnosed childhood brain tumors will be able to take advantage of the most encouraging advances in molecular medicine. By having a complete genetic profile of these most challenging and difficult to treat childhood cancers, like pediatric brain tumors, sarcomas and neuroblastoma, our clinician researchers will be able to offer highly personalized, truly precision medicine approaches to each and every child, bringing expanded possibilities for healing – and hope – for children most in need.”

James B. Fahner, M.D.
Division Chief
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital
Grand Rapids, MI

 

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COMEDY NIGHT A HUGE SUCCESS

Thank You to The World Famous Comedy Store, to everyone who Comedy 3 Comedy 20 Comedy 19 IMG_2292 IMG_0904came out to support this event and most especially to the amazing and talented comedians who gave so generously of their time. This event brought in over $7500.00

$5000.00 was donated to Dr. Jonathan Finlay of CHLA for the research being done there, as well as a $700. Scholarship donation to Warren High School in honor of TJ

“TJ Peacock Most Inspirational Athlete Award”

 

TJ’S DREAM TEAM  FOR A CURE

DSC_1894_2SECOND ANNUAL EVENT

ALL PROCEEDS  BENEFIT 

BRAIN CANCER  RESEARCH.

PLEASE JOIN US FOR A NIGHT OF LAUGHTER AND HELP US MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE FIGHT.

TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE

BUY EARLY FOR BEST PRICE AT

http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/612049

TICKETS $25.00 each if purchased by May 4th.

 

DSC_1889_2May 18, 2014

“Comedy for a Cure” at the World Famous
Comedy Store
Hollywood, CA

SAVE THE DATE!

Details to follow as soon as we know…

 

Ladies Tea/Luncheon to benefit TJ’s Dream Team cancer research

IMG_3299A wonderful time was had by all who attended.. Beautiful tea garden,  wonderful food, drinks and most of all, the special ladies who came together to make this event a success. Julie Smith worked her magic with the help of Gloria Reed to create an experience to remember.  What a special day made possible, thanks to some very special ladies and friends.  And if that weren’t enough, we raised money for brain cancer research. Thank you to all for you hard work, you attendance, and most of all your heartfelt support for our cause.

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Hypermiling for TJ’s Dream Team

IMG_2665Our Dear Friend Joni Gray Finkle is competing in this event and has chosen TJ’s Dream Team as the charity that she will be playing for. We won’t be able to be there with her but lets all say a prayer and send positive thoughts her way. No matter what, this is a win/win for TJ’s Dream Team as it will get our name out to so many people that don’t know us or what we are about. THANK YOU JONI from the bottom of our heart we thank you.

Mitsubishi Motors North America is hosting a unique event next week called EXTREME MPG, The Hypermiling Challenge. This event pits three members of the media against one another to see who can achieve the best fuel economy in a 2014 Mirage. Participants will be driving from Las Vegas to our headquarters here in Cypress, Calif. and Mitsubishi will hand the winner a check made out to the charity of his/her choice; $1500 for the winner and $500 each for 2nd and 3rd place.

The three competitors/media members are Aaron Gold (about.com; Charity is the National Multiple Sclerosis Society), Joni Gray (autobytel, vroomgirls.com; Charity is TJ’s Dream for brain cancer) and Mike Austin (Popular Mechanics; Charity is the Wounded Warrior Project).

The event will be televised as a 30-minute feature for the cars.tv platform, which can be viewed on the Verizon Fios network in the Los Angeles area and in syndication in more than 40 cities across America. (airdate tbd)

The competitors are due to arrive in Cypress around 4:30 to 5:00 p.m.

November 21, 2013

Cedars Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles
Local Charity Fighting To End Brain Cancer

In their effort to make a difference in the fight to end brain cancer, TJ’s Dream Team-Heading for a Cure has made a sizable donation to Cedar’s Sinai Hospital brain cancer research.

A small ceremony took place in the new Maxine Dunitz unit of the research center at Cedars; TJ’s Dream Founder Diane Peacock presented a $5,000 check to Dr. Moise Danielpour and his staff for their work in finding a cure for brain tumors and the end of brain cancer.

The research that Dr. Danielpour and his team have been working on has developed a new platform for creating custom pediatric brain tumor models that can also be used as a preclinical testing platform. Dr. Danielpour goes on about the specifics in how the  $5,000 donation from TJ’s Dream Team will be used, “we use different gene mutations found to be present in human tumors and create somatic mutation of the different groups of these mutations to create mouse models and look for new treatments.”

Thanks, in part, to all the money raised by TJ’s Dream Team in 2013, researchers and doctors can continue their hard work towards ending this deadly disease.

TJ’s Dream Team mission is to raise awareness and money toward brain cancer research. The $5,000 donated to Dr. Danielpour and his team is just the first of many goals in the coming year for TJ’s Dream Team. One such goal is to expand our efforts in helping families who have children with tumors and help with such needs as plane tickets, hospital expenses or whatever may be needed. Stay tuned for more details in 2014.

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TJ’s Dream Team Founder and CEO Diane Peacock has a heart for helping families and ending brain cancer. Diane was honored by KTLA News in Los Angeles in 2011 with their “Heroes at Home” award and the work they do with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, in honor of TJ’s Dream Team. TJDT wants to give back to the medical professionals and others who worked so hard to save their son TJ’s life; Diane reflects on her gratitude, “these people gave us our son for a few years longer than expected and we want to give back and make an impact in ending this disease”

For more information about TJ‘s Dream Team-HEADing for a Cure, please go the website at tjsdreamteam.org, or our Facebook page TJ’s Dream Team-HEADing for a Cure and “like” the page. You can follow the progress, make donations, and receive information on past and upcoming events.

Please join us for our annual “Comedy for a Cure”, May 18, 2014 at the world famous Comedy Store in Hollywood. Ticket information can be found on our website.

TJ’s Dream Team can always use your help! If you are interested in donating money, your skills or even your time, please check out this website or contact Diane at tjsdreamteam@gmail.com.

Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013

“Rock for a Cure” at
The GASLAMP
6251 E. PCH
Long Beach, California 90803

Time: 3:00PM – 9:00PM

Sam Morrison Band
Slingshot
Lynwood 90262

$10.00 Cover Charge/Donation at the door
100% of all profits go to brain cancer research.
ID# 32-0352789

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Here a few pictures from this event…

…and a reminder that the next event is being planned and you can find out about it – as soon as we know more – on our “Coming Events” page.