Save the Date

On behalf of the Children’s Service Board of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, thank you for making the 61st Annual Gold Coast Fashion Award Show a great success.

The Children’s Service Board’s signature fundraising event, the Gold Coast Fashion Award Show, is heralded nationally among the fashion elite for its competition in which up-and-coming designers seek the coveted Gold Coast Fashion Award. Past participants have included Tory Burch, Wes Gordon, Marc Jacobs, Donna Karan, Romona Keveza, Anne Klein, and Jason Wu.

Held each Fall, the fashion show welcomes more than 1,000 guests to celebrate and support the fundraising of the Children’s Service Board on behalf of Lurie Children’s. In 2016, the 61st Annual Gold Coast Fashion Award Show raised nearly $1.1 million in gross revenue.

If you’re interested in Corporate Sponsorship and aligning your brand with the world-renowned care and reputation of Lurie Children’s Hospital, please click here.

Find answers to frequently asked questions, or if you would like to donate in-kind goods or services, please contact Katie Cerone at or 312.227.7299.

GCFAS Co-Chairs:

Schuyler Levin
Kristina Nicolas

Corporate Co-Chairs:
Holly Duran and Michelle Moore

Décor Chair:
Barrie Hananel

Event Set Up Co-Chairs:
Meher Ali-Owens and Alison Heyman

Food and Beverage Co-Chairs:
Lauren Bass and Kat Dec and Julie Lakonishok

Host Committee Chair:
Mo DeRose

Live Auction / Raffle Co-Chairs:
Katie Bishop and Ashley Lebovic

Logistics Co-Chairs:
Emily Hoffman and Mary Pat Wallace

Public Relations Chair:
Jessica Morales

Program Book Co-Chairs:
Allyson Becker and Lindsay Rotter