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Upcoming events

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Sep 9, 2017

Football Viewing and Tailgate Party
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Join the St. Jude Young Professional Board and Tavern 57 for a tailgate and viewing party. Arrive by 1 p.m. to be entered into a raffle to win great prizes! Additionally, 10% of all sales during the event will be donated to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. There will also be $99 Early Bird tickets available for the 2017 Harvest Moon on November 1 ($26 savings).

Tavern 57
1059 Wrightwood Ave

Special thanks to:

Tavern 57

Nov 3, 2017

St. Jude Harvest Moon Gala
8 p.m. – Midnight

The St.  Jude Harvest Moon gala hosted by the St. Jude young professionals of Chicago is a night of live entertainment, dancing, cocktails, and a premier silent auction and raffle. 

Venue Six10
610 S. Michigan Avenue

Early bird
7/1-7/31: $99
8/1-8/31: $115
9/1-9/30: $125
10/1-10/31: $135
Night of: $150

Day at the Derby - TBD

Stay tuned for more information about the upcoming Day at the Derby party!

Make a personal donation

  1. One pair of crutches

    Crutches sized especially for children help them maneuver during treatment. Your gift can help St. Jude provide the tools necessary for our young patients to stay mobile.

    1 pair of crutches
  2. One red blood cell transfusion

    Children undergoing treatment for cancer and other life-threatening diseases often need transfusions. Your gift can help St. Jude provide the best care and treatment for patients.

    1 red blood transfusion
  3. One hour of physical therapy

    Physical therapy helps ensure every child treated here enjoys the highest quality of life possible.

    1 hour of physical therapy
  4. Two days of oxygen

    During treatment, St. Jude patients may need oxygen to help their bodies function properly and aid in healing. Your gift can help cover the cost of two days of oxygen for a St. Jude patient.

  5. Patient family necessities for 20

    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.

    Patient family necessities for 20

Join our committee


Board Leadership Team
President - Roman Feola
Vice President - Rashal Baz
Treasurer - Jacqueline Lentz
Secretary - Taylor Davis
Membership Chair - Patricia Thomas
PR and Marketing - Jordan Fossali and Marissa Jaeckel
Board Sponsorship Chair - Jack Hickey

Annual Event Chairs
Derby Party Co-chairs - Brittany Malone and Ruba Nemer
Harvest Moon Committee Chair - Meagan Brown

Chris O'Connell
Connor Reed
Elizabeth Faber
Greg Gonzalez
Jeremy Breit

Ellen Schram
Jane Sutlmeier
Kandis Jernigan
 Megan Cauley

Marissa Rose
Ozgul Baysar
Karen Silvasy
Luke Roberts
Richard Wolfe

For more information, contact:

Jaymie Polet
(773) 313-4300


Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for anything—because all a family should worry about is helping theirchild live.