Ronnie James Dio's Wife Wendy Donates 100K To Cancer Research

At Wednesday's TJ Martell Foundation Annual Awards Gala, Wendy Dio, the wife of legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio who recently succumbed to cancer, made a generous donation of $100,000 for a stomach cancer research program in her late husband's name at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center; she also urged the audience to be vigilant about cancer screenings and checkups.

The T.J. Martell Foundation for Leukemia, Cancer and AIDS Research raised a total of $1.45 million at their 35th annual gala which took place at at the New York Marriott Marquis.

Colbie Caillat, Enrique Iglesias, 3 Doors Down, Erin McCarley, Kenny Loggins and Charlie Daniels performed for the crowd of music and entertainment leaders, business and media executives, and celebrities. - http://www.tjmartellfoundation.org/

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