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Gift of Life Gala

Loews Chicago Hotel, 455 N Park Dr.
Chicago, Illinois 60611

Saturday, October 21, 2017

We hope to see you at the 32nd Annual Gift of Life Gala to be held on October 21, 2017 at the Loews Chicago Hotel.

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.

View the invitation here

For more information, please contact Olivia Nicoletti at (312) 321-1500 or onicoletti@nkfi.org.

Date & Time

Saturday, October 21, 2017

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

Black Tie


Loews Chicago Hotel
455 North Park Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60611

Click here for directions to the Loews Chicago Hotel

2017 Sponsors


Presenting Sponsor

Joan and Paul Rubschlager



Platinum Sponsor


Gold Sponsors




Silver Sponsor



Table Sponsors

Advocate Christ Medical Center


Fresenius Kidney Care

Matt & 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

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 Moore at (312) 321-1500 or omoore@nkfi.org

Planning Committee

Christen Woods, d'aprile Properties, Chair

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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