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Edward Foundation Big Gig is big success for Edward Hospital programs, services


Above /  Yvette Saba, President of Edward Hospital, addresses the crowd at the Edward Foundation’s 33rd annual gala, Jazzin’ It Up!, on Sept. 23, 2023, at The Matrix Club in Naperville.

The Edward Foundation raised $704,000 at its 33rd annual gala, Jazzin’ It Up!, on Sept. 23, 2023, at The Matrix Club in Naperville.

Among more than 450 attendees were Naperville residents Rony Saba and Yvette Saba, President, Edward Hospital; Colin Dalough, Chicago, System Program Director, Government Affairs, NorthShore – Edward-Elmhurst Health and Dr. Daryl Wilson, Naperville, Edward Hospital ER physician and Edward Foundation Board Member. 

More than 450 people attended the event, which was emceed by Dionne Miller, ABC 7 Chicago weekend sports anchor and reporter. 

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Ryan Kubacki, Naperville, an Edward Foundation Board Member, bids during the live auction.

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 hospital specialties, including oncology, cardiology, and behavioral health services at Linden Oaks.

A new event venue in Naperville, The Matrix Club, welcomed more than 450 people to the Edward Foundation’s 33rd annual gala, Jazzin’ It Up!, on Sept. 23.
Dr. James and Lynn Lengemann, Aurora; Dr. Adam and Kellean Schriedel, Bolingbrook; April and Dr. Sanjeeb Khauta, Naperville and Katie McGovern, Naperville, were among attendees at The Matrix Club.

The 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 photos submitted by Keith Hartenberger, System Director, Media Relations & Storytelling, NorthShore – Edward-Elmhurst Health, for the Edward Foundation.

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