Above / The Edward Foundation will host its largest fundraiser of the year, The Big Gig: Jazzin’ It Up!, on Sept. 23, 2023, at The Matrix Club in Naperville. (PN Photo)
The Edward Foundation’s 33rd annual gala, The Big Gig: Jazzin’ It Up!, will be held Sat., Sept. 23, at The Matrix Club, 808 S. Route 59 in Naperville. The event will begin at 6PM with cocktails and silent auction, followed by dinner, live auction and dueling pianos.
Dionne Miller, ABC 7 weekend sports anchor and reporter, will be the special guest and emcee for the evening.
The gala is the Foundation’s largest fundraiser of the year and supports Edward Hospital programs and services that directly impact patients. A portion of event funds raised this year will help fund strategic upgrades across numerous Edward Hospital specialties, including oncology and cardiology, and behavioral health services at Linden Oaks.
A variety of sponsorship opportunities are available, tables of ten or individual tickets can be purchased and individuals and businesses can donate items for the silent and live auctions.
In addition, the gala will feature an “Ultimate Raffle” ($100 for one ticket, $200 for three tickets). The winner will choose one of the following: $2,500 in cash, a Samsung 49” gaming/workspace monitor, a golf and spa paradise getaway to Scottsdale or the ultimate jazz experience in the Big Easy.
For more information about purchasing tickets, participating in the raffle, becoming a sponsor or donating items for the auctions, visit www.eehealth.org/BigGig.
Edward Foundation since 1990
The Edward Foundation was established in 1990 and has raised more than $57 million in its mission to support Edward Hospital’s community healthcare initiatives, invest in the most advanced diagnostic and treatment technology, recruit world-class medical professionals and deliver the highest quality care to almost 1.7 million patients within the area it serves. To make a donation to or for more information about the Foundation, call (630) 527-3954 or visit www.edwardfoundation.org.
Story and photo submitted by Keith Hartenberger | System Director, Media Relations & Storytelling. NorthShore – Edward-Elmhurst Health.