Past Successes


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

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On January 12, 2019, Sons of the Silent Age performed a benefit concert with 1,000 attendees at the Metro in Chicago. A portion of proceeds from the concert provides integrative medicine therapies for NorthShore Kellogg Cancer Center patients. Learn more



 During the month of November, local community members, such as the Highland Park Police Department, and NorthShore employees grew mustaches to help raise awareness about men's health and cancer. Learn more at NorthShore University HealthSystem's Healthy You site, including how donations to this effort can support NorthShore Kellogg Cancer Center.


HeadStrong Voices for Healing is a newly formed group of patients whose exceptional physicians and specialists provided exceptional care that inspired them to help future head and neck cancer patients. Learn more about their inaugural event, held on November 9, efforts or support leading-edge head and neck cancer research at NorthShore Kellogg Cancer Center by clicking here.


 The 3rd Annual Sharon Ellen Louis Fund (SELF) Charity Event was held on November 10, 2018 at Point & Feather at 8 pm to celebrate the life of Sharon Ellen Louis. Donations will be directed toward finding a cure for the Cancer of Unknown Primary (CUP) at NorthShore. Tickets are $75. For more information, click here.



Friends and family gathered on October 14, 2018 for an event in memory of Karen Dove Cabral and all those who have been touched by breast cancer. Farm-to-table food, 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



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Members of Chicago's North Shore Women's Platform Tennis League kicked off the season on October 4, 2018 with an opening event in support of breast cancer research. For more information, contact Tournament Directors or






SLYCE Chef Mike McElwee crafted a "pink" menu along with drink specials available during the month of October. A portion of the proceeds benefited the NorthShore's Kellogg Cancer Center. For more information, click here.






This Fall, 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 $6,000 to help other breast cancer patients. Learn more





Sing to Live


On October 20 and 21, the Sing to Live Community Chorus hosted their Fall Concerts in Glenview and 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. For more information, visit



The annual Joshua Stuart Krinsky Golf Outing took place on September 14, with funds raised supporting the Infant Special Care Unit and Perinatal Family Support Center at NorthShore.





Lily Grossmann and friends created and donated over 50 pillows to Kellogg Cancer Center for her Bat Mitzvah project. These cute and comforting pillows were distributed to Kellogg Cancer Center patients at Highland Park Hospital. Each pillow carried a “Made With Love” tag and some included a special message as well.



 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 18, 2018 at the 7th Annual ADP Golf "Fore" Life Event. All proceeds benefited NorthShore Kellogg Cancer Center. For more information, visit




Think Pink

An annual Mother's Day tradition, the Prassas and Thompson families hosted the Think Pink Fun Run throughout their neighborhood on May 13, 2018. 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.




The Deerfield Nothing Bundt Cakes location held a 20% give back day to support NorthShore Kellogg Cancer Center on Friday, March 16. Click here for Nothing Bundt Cakesdetails about the bakery.





On February 2, 2018, The Michael Matters Foundation hosted its fifth annual "New Year, Same Wish" fundraiser at Viper Alley in Lincolnshire. The evening raised funds to 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





On October 23, 2017, North Suburban Chicagoland Chipotle restaurants donated 50% of sales back to support NorthShore Kellogg C




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.








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.





Whole Foods


On Tuesday, January 24, 2017 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


 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







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