Giving Opportunities and Fundraising Events

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Treads and Threads

Don t miss your chance to experience the 14th annual Treads and Threads. Order your Patron Pass now or call 913-588-8888. A limited number of Patron Passes are available for the 14th annual Treads and Threads featuring Barenaked Ladies Friday, September 11, at Kansas Speedway. This popular gala consistently sells out, so don t delay. Find us at
Its time for another unforgettable evening under the stars and inside the oval at Kansas Speedway. This years Treads and Threads experience promises to be better than ever. You will party with your guests all night long all while supporting cancer care for patients at The University of Kansas Cancer Center.
Savor incredible cuisine from more than 22 of Kansas Citys finest restaurants, caterers and dessert specialists
Take a victory lap around the speedways fast track
Dance the night away to Emerald City Band of Dallas, back by popular demand

Barenaked Ladies leads entertainment

Most recognized for their hits One Week,Pinch Me and the theme to the television show The Big Bang Theory, the Barenaked Ladies have sold more than 14 million albums and have received multiple Juno awards and Grammy nominations. With clever lyrics and upbeat melodies, the band is known for their fun, lighthearted performance style, selling out amphitheaters and concert halls around the world. The band, together for 27 years, just released their 14th album, Silverball. And of course, the Emerald City Band of Dallas is back by popular demand to keep the dance floor packed!

The Tradition of Treads & Threads

Behind the fun and glamour, Treads and Threads is a party with a purpose. The annual gala raises funds to provide more options and more hope for patients at The University of Kansas Cancer Center. Since 2002, Treads and Threads sponsors, patrons and guests have contributed more than $8 million to further expand and improve cancer care.

This Years Beneficiary

The University of Kansas Cancer Center. Proceeds from this year will enhance access to genetic counseling for the best patient treatment and prevention options and create a new oncology palliative care suite for patients and their families.

400 Speedway Blvd
Kansas Speedway
Kansas City, KS
Call 913-588-8888 to register