Craig Melvin and Lindsay Czarniak at the National Bash

Blue Hope Bash event series

Blue Hope Bash events unite passionate allies, honoring patients, survivors, and those lost to colorectal cancer while raising crucial funds to end the disease.

Craig Melvin and Lindsay Czarniak at the National Bash

National Blue Hope Bash

Bash events have occurred across the country in cities like Chicago, Dallas, Denver, and Indianapolis. Take a peek at the DC Bash that started it all… 

2023 National Blue Hope Bash
blue hope bash speaker

Unforgettable events need you

Blue Hope Bash events are organized by dedicated volunteers local to the host city, except in Washington, DC, managed by Alliance staff. Are you interested in sponsoring a Bash or receiving more information?

Your impact: inspirational events to end CRC

Donations from the Blue Hope Bash contribute to the Alliance's efforts to advocate for prevention, magnify support, and accelerate research to end this disease.


15,000 people screened through Alliance initiatives.


18,000 helpline calls annually.


1,855 active volunteers nationwide.

blue hope bash chicago guests laughing

Chicago, Illinois

The Blue Hope Bash Chicago returned on Friday, May 3, 2024 at the Galleria Marchetti! It was an inspiring evening of entertainment, fine dining, and memory-making through the power of philanthropy. The Bash raised over $166,000, take a look at some of the photos from the night-of.

Denver bash black woman clapping

Denver, Colorado

Passionate allies brought the Blue Hope Bash to the Mile High City, raising over $600,000 since the inaugural event in 2018. View photos from 2023!

Lori Hale at the 2023 Indy Bash

Indianapolis, Indiana

The fifth annual Blue Hope Bash Indianapolis was at the Ritz Charles in the Fall of 2023. View photos from the event!

Trey Mancini receiving the Blue Star Award

National Blue Hope Bash

The largest Blue Hope Bash has raised over $12 million from Washington’s most generous allies for a magical evening, fostering hope to end this disease. The Bash is returning on Saturday, November 2, 2024 at the National Building Museum. Join us to celebrate the Alliance's 25th year of impact!

blue overlay city

Bring a Bash to your city

Want to make an impact and support a cause you care about? Contact us to explore bringing a Blue Hope Bash to your community!

Top resources