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Welcome to the third annual

St. Jude Dream Chicago

Saturday, September 30, 2023

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Experience the wonder of the world by joining us at St. Jude Dream Chicago. Enjoy an evening under the city lights featuring hand-crafted cocktails inspired by countries around the world, culinary delights from Chicago’s best restaurants and live entertainment – all while supporting the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®.




Millennium Park
201 E Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60602




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Sponsors receive admission tickets, brand visibility on event signage and promotional materials and more

Sponsor Dream Chicago




Available now.
Each general admission ticket provides access to the event and pavilion seating.

Use code EARLYBIRD for discounted price!

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2022 Event Highlights


Become a sponsor

By partnering with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and sponsoring this event, you will align your company name with the strong, nationally recognized St. Jude mission and brand, and instill pride in your employees, consumers, vendors and company executives.

For more information on becoming a sponsor, contact


Thank you to our sponsors

Hope Sponsors

Channing Capital Management supports St. Jude.
Mastery Logistics Systems supports St. Jude.

Imagine Sponsors

Loop Capital supports St. Jude.

The Koelbl Family & The Lutz Family

St. Jude Voices Sponsor

Shure supports St. Jude.

Every dollar makes a difference*

  1. One red wagon

    Wagons are the preferred mode of travel through the halls of the hospital and around campus for our younger patients.

    Donate $100

  2. One red blood cell transfusion

    Children undergoing treatment for cancer and other life-threatening diseases often need transfusions.

    Donate $250

  3. One hour of physical therapy

    Physical therapy is provided to patients because children with life-threatening diseases like cancer may develop developmental, cognitive or physical impairments as a result of their illnesses and their treatments.

    Donate $500

  4. Parent necessities for 20 patient families

    Parents who bring their children to St. Jude often leave home in a hurry and forget to pack day-to-day necessities such as shampoos, razors, deodorant, toothbrushes and lotion. At Tri Delta Place, our short-term housing facility, parents can obtain these essentials free of charge.

    Donate $1,000

  5. An ultrasound study for a St. Jude patient

    An ultrasound study is among the diagnostic imaging tests that doctors use to diagnose and monitor disease and treatment.

    Donate $2,500

  6. Daily room rate of the ICU

    The Intensive Care Unit at St. Jude has twice been recognized with the Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence given by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. In 2009, the St. Jude ICU became Tennessee’s first ICU to win the honor.

    Donate $5,000

  7. Support St. Jude patients and their families

    Your donation will be used to provide breakthrough research, treatment and cures as you join St. Jude in its livesaving mission: Finding cures. Saving children.®

    Donate Any Amount

* Your donation will be used to provide breakthrough research, treatment and cures. Items listed here are representative of services and supplies that are part of the treatment and care of children at St. Jude. The cost of each item or service is an approximation, and will vary based on actual costs incurred and individual patient needs. Your donation will be used for the general operating needs of St. Jude, where no family ever receives a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food.


A Dream for the World

St. Jude founder Danny Thomas had a bold dream, rooted in philanthropy and generosity.  Danny’s dream was plainspoken and bold: “No child should die in the dawn of life.” His inclusive vision meant children around the world.  

Worldwide, an estimated 400,000 children will get cancer each year. Here in the United States, 4 out of 5 children will survive a cancer diagnosis, but in developing countries, that number is reversed: only 1 out of 5 will survive. 

Today, the most significant predictor of whether a child will survive cancer is where they live.

St. Jude won't stop until no child dies from cancer.

Finding cures. Saving children.® Everywhere.


Video: Beyond St. Jude

Video: Beyond St. Jude

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