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Annual Events

At various times during the year, Gilda’s Club Chicago hosts special events to provide an opportunity for members, donors and interested individuals to mingle and learn more about Gilda’s Club. These events include:

  • Annual Awards Dinner. This event honors individuals and organizations that have made exceptional contributions to Gilda’s Club’s mission.  
  • Night of a Thousand Noogies. You’ll laugh out loud at this comedy extravaganza featuring members of Chicago’s own Second City cast performing skits and improv. Guests will enjoy food and drinks, the comedy show, a raffle, and the opportunity to participate in a silent auction.
  • Red DoorSociety recognition event for donors who have contributed $1,000 or more each year – features members sharing personal experiences and insights regarding Gilda’s Club Chicago and our program.
  • Gilda’s Club Untapped. Enjoy an evening of craft beers, wines and a raffle for some great prizes.
  • Team Gilda raises money and awareness for Gilda’s Club Chicago as an official charity partner of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon and Shamrock Shuffle, RAM Racing's Cinco de Miler and other races. The fundraising efforts of Team Gilda are integral to Gilda’s Club Chicago’s commitment to provide a free support community for its members. To participate or sponsor a runner, click here.

Support From Our Friends

Our community partners and other supportive companies may host events on our behalf. These include:

  • Rooftop Beer & Yoga: This fun summer event is being held on July 17 from 6-7:30 p.m. at ENRGi, 215 W Ohio St., Chicago IL 60654, Phone: 312-846-6989. Click Here for website.  We will enjoy an hour of rooftop yoga and celebrate our fitness success with a refreshing beer, Chicago rooftop style! For added fun, we will be selling raffle tickets onsite for your chance to win fabulous raffle prizes – including an overnight hotel stay at the fabulous Virgin Hotel Chicago!Parking: “Ohio Street Parking” lot across the street from ENRGi: $5/hour CASH ONLY M-F after 5PM. Metered street parking is also available. To purchase tickets  Click Here.

  • Join Friends of Marlene on October 7 at our annual golf outing and help us ensure no one has to face cancer alone. This year's event will be held at Stonebridge in Aurora, IL. Registration information to come.  In the interim, please consider the following sponsorship opportunities:

$2,400 | Foursome

$600 | Per Individual Golfer

$600 | Hole Sponsor

$1500 | Beverage Cart (plus final tab)

$1,500 | Hole in One, $10,000 Prize

$1,500 | Hole in One, $10,000 Prize

$12,500 | Official Event Sponsor

Reception/Dinner Only Tickets also available (email Vera:

For more event details please Click here.


  • ​You just missed our networking event of the year on April 30! Guests feasted on unending appetizers and expertly crafted cocktails from Aster Hall and enjoyed its cozy atmosphere with exquisite city views, while browsing the 60+ silent auction Items featuring many airfare and hotel stays at the most in-demand places on earth! Because of the generosity offered via ticket sales, silent auction donors, winners and paddles raised for general donations, the event raised $40,000.00 for Gilda’s Club Chicago, where no one has to face cancer alone.  

2019 Auction Item List



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