Edward Foundation raises $941,000 at annual gala

October 24, 2017
Edward Foundation Big Gig 2017

The Edward Foundation raised $941,000 at its 27th annual gala, The Big Gig: Fusion, on Saturday, Oct. 14 at the Westin Lombard. Nearly 740 people attended the event, which is the Foundation’s largest fundraiser of the year and supports Edward Hospital programs and services that directly impact patients. A portion of the funds raised this year will help fund construction of the Cardiac Innovations & Structural Heart Center® at Edward Hospital.

Since it was established in 1990, the Edward Foundation has raised more than $46.5 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.