Unable to breathe unassisted, Norah underwent surgery at Lurie Children's to untether her from the mechanical ventilator she has needed 24 hours a day.
Heroes Update

Setting Norah free

Born with a rare, life‑threatening disorder, 2‑year‑old Norah has spent her entire life tethered by a 5‑foot tube to the mechanical ventilator that keeps her alive. Thanks to surgery at Lurie Children’s that is available at only a handful of medical centers nationally, her life will soon be transformed.

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Healthy Communities

A gift for healthy futures

An anonymous $12 million gift will significantly advance Lurie Children’s Healthy Communities program’s efforts to address violence prevention, child abuse and mental health needs. Read more


Thank you, Anthony!

In honor of the Cubs slugger and his family’s $3.5 million gift in support of patients with cancer and their families, the Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation Waiting Room was recently dedicated. Read more and watch video

Gold Coast Fashion Award Show

Haute couture that helps kids

The Gold Coast Fashion Award Show, the signature fundraising event of the Children’s Service Board, lights up the runway on October 12 to support Lurie Children’s Division of Hematology, Oncology, Neuro‑Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation. Buy tickets now

Thurs‑Sat, Sept 14‑16

The Designer Closet

Sun, Sept 17

Glow in the Park Lantern Walk

Sun, Sept 24

Chicagoland Cardiac Connections’
5th Annual Heart to Heart Day

Sat, Sept 30

Rusty’s Hope Gold Gala

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Sam's Club/Walmart

Shop for good

Through October 1, donate $1 or more at the register of your local Sam’s Club or Walmart store and help the kids at Lurie Children’s. Learn more

Marathon Team

Run for kids

There’s still time for qualifying runners to register for the Lurie Children’s Marathon Team, presented by Baird. Join today or support a runner.

Torch Relay

Carry the torch

Join the Chicago leg of the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals’ Torch Relay on Sept. 29 and fundraise for the hospital. Register today!

Social spotlight

See if you recognize any familiar faces at Lurie Children’s Employee Thank You Picnic in our latest edition of Foto Friday.

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