The Joy Bus Hosts Sixth Annual Gala Fundraiser

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You heard about Halloweed and maybe even the canceled Tiki Pool Party.. All ticket proceeds for those events were donated to The Joy Bus! The Joy Bus gives the cannabis industry an opportunity to have fun and help the cancer patients in need. The cannabis industry thrives on excitement and community.. We would like to give back even more to The Joy Bus organization and invite our readers to their upcoming fundraiser with the Arizona DiamondBacks. Get involved, donate and even meet your favorite baseball player! 

The Joy Bus Hosts Sixth Annual Gala Fundraiser to Support its Mission to Deliver Healthy, Chef-Inspired Meals to Homebound Cancer Patients in Phoenix.

The event will honor cancer survivors and Arizona Diamondbacks President and CEO Derrick Hall

Phoenix, Ariz., September 18, 2019—The Arizona Diamondbacks present the sixth annual Joy Bus gala fundraising event on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 6pm at Hotel Valley Ho located at 6850 E. Main Street in Scottsdale.

Proceeds will benefit The Joy Bus, which delivers healthy, chef-inspired meals and a friendly face to homebound cancer patients in Phoenix. The event will honor cancer survivors and Arizona Diamondbacks President and CEO Derrick Hall.

The gala theme is Motown Night, and the event will feature a four-course meal by acclaimed chef Russell LaCasce, live music by the Roscoe Taylor Band, and a silent and live auction.

Tickets are $150 and are available online at

“The Joy Bus is an incredible organization and I am honored to be a part of this special night,” said Arizona Diamondbacks President and CEO and prostate cancer survivor Derrick Hall. “My wife and I have both faced cancer so this cause is particularly meaningful to us. The Joy Bus provides a critical service in our community with healthy and tasty meals delivered directly to your doorstep that can make all the difference, especially on those really challenging days. We are so grateful for The Joy Bus and encourage others to support this crucial mission.”

“We are humbled by the generous support that The Joy Bus receives from the community,” said Jennifer Caraway, founder of The Joy Bus. “We could not deliver on our mission without the support of our amazing partners and volunteers. We are so thrilled to have the Arizona Diamondbacks as the presenting sponsor of this year’s gala. It is an honor to recognize cancer survivors and Diamondbacks President and CEO Derrick Hall for his advocacy and contributions to the community.”

About The Joy Bus

The Joy Bus is a nonprofit organization which provides homebound cancer patients in Phoenix with a healthy, chef-inspired meal and a friendly face. The Joy Bus was founded in 2011 and named in honor of our dear friend Joy who struggled with the painstaking side effects of cancer, ultimately losing her life to this horrific disease. The Joy Bus Diner, located at 3375 E. Shea Blvd. in Phoenix, serves breakfast and lunch Tuesday through Sunday. Proceeds from the diner fund The Joy Bus’ meal delivery program.  

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