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Upcoming Philanthropy Events

Swim Across America Chicago Open Water Swim

Saturday, July 21
Ohio Street Beach | Chicago

Support Rush’s cancer researchers and clinicians on the beach and in the water. Since 2012 Swim Across America has directed proceeds from its Chicago swim events to the Rush University Cancer Center, leading to more than $1.2 million in total contributions to clinical cancer research at Rush over the last six events. The funding supports several research projects concerning breast, colon, liver and lung cancers, among others.

Register to participate in the event.

Anchor Cross Society Annual Dinner

Thursday, September 20
Ritz Carlton | Chicago

The Anchor Cross Society annual dinner is an invite-only event to celebrate Rush's donors. Their commitment this past year has helped our caregivers, educators and researchers make exciting advances at Rush and lead the evolution of health care. 

Learn more about joining the Anchor Cross Society.

The 12th Annual Rush University Golf Outing

Wednesday, September 26
11 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
Silver Lake Country Club | 14700 S. 82nd Ave. | Orland Park, Illinois

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 $1.2 million has been raised in support of student scholarships.

In the face of rising higher education costs, additional scholarship support will allow Rush to offer more awards to students, reduce their financial burden and attract a diverse student population. Join us at Silver Lake and support financial assistance for Rush University's students. 

Register for the event and learn more.

Learn about available sponsorship opportunities.

For more information on Rush’s upcoming events, please contact Caroline Chalker at (312) 563-6998 or

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