EMH Foundation’s Autumn Affair raises $320,000

October 11, 2016
2016 Autumn Affair Gala The Elmhurst Memorial Hospital (EMH) Foundation raised $320,000 at its 12th Annual Autumn Affair Gala on Saturday, September 17 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, 120 E. Delaware Place in Chicago.

The event was attended by 300 people and featured a live auction emceed by Chicago radio personality Eric Ferguson and music by The DJ Firm.

Proceeds from the 2016 Autumn Affair will support Elmhurst Hospital's behavioral health services, including physicians and therapists of Linden Oaks Behavioral Health who treat patients at the newly opened  Edward-Elmhurst Health Center in Hinsdale; therapists placed in primary care offices for quicker and more convenient access to behavioral health assessments and care; and Mental Health First Aid training for community leaders and groups to recognize the signs and symptoms of behavioral health issues and learn tools and techniques for administering initial intervention.

Founded in 1980, the EMH Foundation offers many giving opportunities and annual special events designed to support the hospital’s programs and facilities, including the Autumn Affair, Hope.Lives.Here.Luncheon, Chef Fest, Reindeer Route Housewalk and Love Lights program. For more information, visit www.EMHFoundation.org or call (331) 221-0388.