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Upcoming Philanthropy Events

Swim Across America — Chicago Open Water Swim

Saturday, Aug. 10
6:30-11 a.m.
Ohio Street Beach | Chicago

Swim Across America is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to raising money for cancer research, prevention and treatment through swimming events across the country. Since 2012 Swim Across America has directed its proceeds from Chicago-area events to the Rush University Cancer Center, leading to more than $1.2 million in total contributions to clinical cancer research at Rush.

Register online to participate.

For more information, contact Melissa Platt at (312) 563-9067 and melissa_platt@rush.edu.

Woman’s Board Annual Fall Benefit: Bright Futures

Friday, Sept. 6
6:30-11:30 p.m.
Theatre on the Lake | 2401 N. Lake Shore Dr. | Chicago

The Woman’s Board’s Fall Benefit will feature a cocktail buffet and live music all in support of the Rush Community Service Initiative Program, or RCSIP. The program builds and maintains a network of community service programs that matches Rush Medical College students' interests in social and health care needs of Chicago.

Learn more about the fall benefit online.

For information about the Woman’s Board and the event, contact Michelle Boardman at (312) 942-6884 and michelle_boardman@rush.edu.   

Anchor Cross Society Annual Dinner

Wednesday, Sept. 18
The Ritz-Carlton | Chicago

This invitation-only dinner celebrates the commitment and generosity of Anchor Cross Society, or ACS, members at the Partner level and above ($2,500+).

Whether funding specific initiatives or providing unrestricted donations, Anchor Cross Society members help us deliver high-quality, compassionate patient care, while advancing research, education and community outreach. Member privileges and recognition are tailored by level of giving.

To establish or renew your ACS membership and ensure your attendance, contact Jessica Sharrow at (312) 563-9062 and jessica_sharrow@rush.edu.

Make your Anchor Cross Society gift online.

Rush University Golf Outing

Wednesday, Sept. 26
Silver Lake Country Club | 14700 S. 82nd Ave. | Orland Park, IL

The Rush University Golf Outing provides an opportunity to support Rush University students while enjoying a fun and exciting day of golf with Rush University Medical Center leadership, staff, faculty and alumni. Since the event began, more than $1.3 million has been raised in support of student scholarships.

For more information, please contact Molly McCurdy at (312) 942-6848 or molly_mccurdy@rush.edu.

To learn more about upcoming Rush philanthropy events, contact Laura Raymond at (312) 563-1332 or laura_a_raymond@rush.edu.

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