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Gift of Life Gala

InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
Chicago, Illinois 60611

Saturday, October 20, 2018

We hope to see you at the 33rd Annual Gift of Life Gala to be held on October 20, 2018 at the Intercontinental Chicago Magnificent Mile.

Proceeds raised from the evening will go directly to support the crucial programs and services provided by the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois - programs that help people affected by or at-risk for kidney disease throughout Illinois. Your generosity and support of the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois is what makes these programs possible.

For more information, please contact Olivia Nicoletti at (312) 321-1500 or

Date & Time

Saturday, October 20, 2018

6:30pm Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction
8:00pm Program, Dinner and Dancing

Black Tie


InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
505 Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611

2017 Sponsors


Presenting Sponsor

Joan and Paul Rubschlager



Platinum Sponsor


Gold Sponsors




Silver Sponsor



Dr. Stephen C. Jensik & Ms. Nancy L. Ebert


Table Sponsors

Advocate Christ Medical Center


Fresenius Kidney Care

Matthew B. and Meg Gilbert

Morgan Stanley

NorthShore University HealthSystem – Medical Group - Division of Nephrology & Hypertension 

Northwestern Comprehensive Transplant Center



Rush University Medical Center

Jill M. Schaaf

Mark & Judy Schwartz

Southwest Nephrology Associates

University of Chicago Nephrology

UI Health Department of Nephrology and Transplant

Whiting Law Group, LTD


For information on sponsoring the 32nd Annual Gift of Life Gala, please contact Olivia Nicoletti at (312) 321-1500 or

Planning Committee

Barbie McKennie, Gift of Hope

Claire Pries, University of Chicago Transplantation Institute


Host Committee

Charlotte Chapple
Kevin Cmunt
Representative Deborah Conroy
Representative Sara Feigenholtz
Matthew B. and Meg Gilbert
Dr. and Mrs. Ronald Hamburger
Senator Mattie Hunter
Tara Goff Kamradt
Dr. Art Morris
Mark and Judy Schwartz
Secretary of State Jesse White
Timothy Whiting

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