Past Successes

 

We’re grateful to Community Partner Fundraisers who have organized fundraising events in support of NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore). Thank you!

 

 


On October 29 and August 19, Evanston resident Olivia Ohlson hosted pink ribbon cookie and pink lemonade sales at her home in honor of her mother, Gini, who is currently undergoing treatment for breast cancer at NorthShore Kellogg Cancer Center. Thus far, Olivia has raised $5,000 to help other breast cancer patients. Learn more

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


On October 23rd, North Suburban Chicagoland Chipotle restaurants donated 50% of sales back to support NorthShore Kellogg Cancer Center! Learn more

 

 

 

 

 

Sing to LiveOn October 21 and 22, the Sing to Live Community Chorus hosted their Fall Concerts. Sing to Live was created to provide a musical outlet for singers whose lives have been touched by breast cancer. A portion of the concert proceeds are donated to support breast cancer research at NorthShore Kellogg Cancer Center. Click here for more information about Sing to Live.

 

 

 


Friends and family gathered on October 15, 2017 for an afternoon in memory of Karen Dove Cabral and all those who have been touched by breast cancer. Farm-to-table food, cooking demonstrations, a silent auction and more were on hand for attendees. All proceeds benefited NorthShore Kellogg Cancer Center and mothers battling breast cancer. For more information, visit http://www.karendovecabralfoundation.org/events.

 

 

 

court the cure

Members of Chicago's North Shore Women's Platform Tennis League kicked off the season on September 28, 2017 with an opening event in support of breast cancer research. For more information, contact Tournament Directors or learner.deb@comcast.net.

 

 

 




 

 

 Think Pink

Friends and family teed off for the memorial golf outing in honor of Al Petersen and all those who have been touched by cancer on August 19, 2017 at the 6th Annual ADP Golf "Fore" Life Event. The golf game was followed by dinner, a silent auction and raffle. All proceeds benefited NorthShore Kellogg Cancer Center. For more information, visit www.adpgolf4life.com.

 

 

 

Krinsky Golf Outing

 

The Joshua Stuart Krinsky Memorial Golf Outing celebrated its 17th annual event on August 11, 2017 at White Deer Run Golf Club in Vernon Hills to raise funds for NorthShore's Perinatal Family Support Center. Harold Krinsky, DDS founded the event after his son, Joshua, was born prematurely and spent seven months at NorthShore Evanston Hospital before passing away. Dr. Krinsky credits the compassion and guidance of the staff in helping his family during this challenging time.

 

 

Embrace the Race

 

The 6th Annual Embrace the Race 5K was held on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 14, 2017 in Highland Park. Embrace the Race is a fun and inspiring event to raise funds for breast and ovarian cancer research at NorthShore. Click here for more information.

 

 

 

 

Think Pink



An annual Mother's Day tradition, the Prassas family hosted the Think Pink Fun Run throughout their neighborhood on May 14, 2017. The event brings together family, friends and neighbors for a low-key fun run or walk to raise funds for breast cancer research being conducted by Director of NorthShore’s Breast Surgery Division Katharine Yao, MD.



 

 

Sing to Live

Sing to Live Community Chorus held their spring concert, On Broadway, on April 8 in Glenview and April 9 in Oak Park. Sing to Live was created to provide a musical outlet for singers whose lives have been touched by breast cancer. A portion of the concert proceeds are donated to support breast cancer research at NorthShore Kellogg Cancer Center. Click here for more information about Sing to Live.

 

 

 

Nurse

 

 

Family and friends gathered for the Annual Billie S. Booth Event on Sunday, March 12 at Boelter Chicago. This year's event, hosted by Bev Strellner and Joe Dalton, featured wine tastings, great food, and raffle prizes. Funds raised support NorthShore's Nursing Scholarship Fund, helping to ensure patients receive the highest quality care from their nurses.

 

 

 

Paint Night

The organization Stay Strong and Mahj On hosted a paint night to support NorthShore Kellogg Cancer Center. On Sunday, March 5, firends and supporters gathered at Pinot's Palette in Glenview for a fun and creative night of painting. Proceeds from the fundraiser will help Stay Strong and Mahj On with their initiative to provide Mahj sets and other games to Kellogg Cancer Center to help patients going through treatment.

 

 


 

The Michael Matters Foundation hosted the fourth annual "New Year, Same Wish" fundraiser on February 3, 2017 at Viper Alley in Lincolnshire. The evening featured appetizers, libations, live music, raffle prizes, and bowling. Funds raised benefit NorthShore Kellogg Cancer Center. The Michael Matters Foundation, Inc. was founded in honor of a wonderful father, husband and man, Michael P. Schostok, who succumbed to a glioblastoma brain tumor in 2012 at the age of 51. For more information, visit michaelmatters.org.

 

 

Whole Foods

 

On Tuesday, January 24, eight Whole Foods Market locations throughout the North Shore donated 5% of net sales to support patients at Kellogg Cancer Center.  Participating locations included Deerfield, Evanston Chicago Ave., Evanston Green Bay Road, Evanston South, Kildeer, Northbrook, Park Ridge and Schaumburg.

 

 

Nothing Bundt Cakes
As part of its grand opening celebrations, the Deerfield Nothing Bundt Cakes location held a 20% give back day to support NorthShore Kellogg Cancer Center on Friday, January 13. Click here for details about the bakery.   




The 5th Annual Homemade Half Marathon and Almost 10k took place on Sunday, November 20 at 8:00 a.m. at Foster Avenue Beach in Chicago. Friends and Family came together to run and have fun while raising money for Kellogg Cancer Center in honor of Coach Katie and her fight against breast cancer. Click here to learn more about the event and click here to donate to the cause.

 



 

 

 

Friends and family of Sharon Louis hosted their first annual fundraiser at Bull & Bear on Saturday, November 19. Proceeds raised support cancer research at NorthShore Kellogg Cancer Center. The event was organized by Lindsey, Stephanie, and Julie Louis in memory of her mother, Sharon, who passed away from Cancer of the Unknown Primary. To learn more and to donate to the cause, visit https://foundation.northshore.org/SharonLouisMemorial.



 

 

Elawa Farm


The Karen Dove Cabral Foundation hosted it's annual Butterfly Benefit on Sunday, October 16 at 1:00 p.m. at the inviting and historic Elawa Farm and Garden. Guests were treated to a cooking demonstration and a hearty farm to table meal while supporting young mothers with breast cancer at Kellogg Cancer Center. Visit www.karendovecabralfoundation.org/events for details.

 

 



 Lemons of Love 5K

 

Lemons of Love held a 5K in Mount Prospect on Sunday, October 2. Proceeds raised from this event directly impact patients at NorthShore Kellogg Cancer Center. For details, visit lemonsoflove.org/.



 

 

 

BrainUp

The inaugural BrainUp Run/Walk was held on Sunday, October 2 in Lincoln Park, Chicago.  BrainUp supporters came togehter to join in the fight against brain cancer. A portion of the proceeds raised went to brain cancer research at NorthShore. More detailscan be found online at https://brainup.ngo/.

 

 



 

 

Court the Cure

 

The North Shore Women’s Platform Tennis League (NSWPTL) hosted its annual Court the Cure fundraiser on Thursday, September 22 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Nearly 300 players participated in the Platform Tennis themed fundraiser at clubs across the North Shore and western suburbs. The event raised funds for breast cancer research at NorthShore. For more details, visit www.nswptl.com.



 

 


Workout

Friends and family of Sharon Louis gathered for a bootcamp workout class at Kick@55 in Chicago on Saturday, August 20. Proceeds raised support cancer research at NorthShore Kellogg Cancer Center. The class is being organized by Lindsey Louis in memory of her mother, Sharon, who passed away from Cancer of the Unknown Primary. To learn more and to donate to the cause, visit https://foundation.northshore.org/SharonLouisMemorial.



 

 

 HeadfortheCure

Runners and walkers gathered at Diversey Harbor on July 23, 2016 to raise awareness for brain cancer patients, their families and friends while celebrating their courage!  Funds raised through Head for the Cure Chicago support brain cancer research at NorthShore University HealthSystem. Click here for full details.

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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