The Children’s Ball is a celebration of the Children’s Research Funds annual efforts to support INnovative and INfluential pediatric research at Ann & Robert H. Lurie’s Hospital of Chicago and the Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute. Through the hard work of our dedicated research scientists and support from donors like you, we can all INvest in children in Chicago and beyond.

On behalf of the 2018 Children’s Ball and Campaign Co-Chairs Chris Keogh, Holly & Matt Maloney, and Trish Rooney, we INvite you to join us this year to support our 2018 campaign: I’m in. One of the most memorable ways to be a part of this exceptional event is by placing a supportive message or Children’s 4 Children picture in the commemorative program book. The benefits include:

  • Placement in an award-winning program book, which is viewed by more than 1,100 influential business leaders and philanthropists in the Chicago area.
  • Placement in a virtual program book, easily accessible at Your virtual ad may include a link to your website.
  • Support for pioneering research that brings innovations and discoveries from the laboratory to life adding many precious moments to young lives.
  • According to the 2015 Cone/Echo Global Corporate Responsibility Opportunity Survey, 91% of consumers are likely to switch to a brand associated with a good cause, and 67% of consumers have done so within the past year.

Please complete the contract and return it along with your content and payment or donation by Friday, October 5, 2018. Should you have any questions about the ad campaign or how to become involved with the 2018 Children’s Ball, you may contact Madison Douglas at 312.227.7276 or Thank you in advance for your consideration and support of this important mission.

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