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Cadwell’s Grille, Community, Cure!

A huge thank you to the supporters, donors, guests and volunteers who made the gourmet dinner event at Cadwell’s Grille a resounding success!  Thank you to Cadwell’s Grille, Embassy Suites, Sigale Public Relations, Camp Mommy Rocks, and our amazing community for a fabulous evening raising money for a CURE!  Big shout out to our musical entertainment – Jess Kaufman, Max Kaufman and Sara Kaufman. The Leukemia Research Foundation felt the love and support of an amazing community.  Thank you!




Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Cadwell’s Grille Gourmet Buffet

Cadwells Grille Gourmet Buffet

Love gourmet food? How about All-You-Can-Eat Buffets? On November 11, 2014 Cadwell’s Grille is having a dinner benefit for Leukemia Research Foundation; Cadwell’s Grille Gourmet Buffet. This fun event is for the whole family with kids under 12 eating for free. Mouth watering dishes highlight the evening’s menu. The night has many fun surprises in store.  Learn more and get tickets today.

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Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Jessica Shayne Magid Bowl-A-Rama


Do your part to strike out Leukemia!

Join us on Sunday July 20th


Brunswick Zone in Deerfield
Bowling, games, prizes, surprises and a wonderful time with family and friends!

The JSM Bowl-A-Rama is a 100% volunteer-run event that honors the memory of Jessica Shayne Magid, who lost her battle with Leukemia at the age of 13.

Proceeds from the JSM Bowl-A-Rama go to The Leukemia Research Foundation.

Join us for this amazing and worthwhile event. Let’s strike out Leukemia!

Register right here, right now!

Check out our sponsorship opportunities too!

Friday, April 18th, 2014

Can you say success! $15,000 strong!

The 2013 Jessica Shayne Magid Bowl-A-Rama was another huge success!  Deerfield Brunswick Zone was filled  with over 100 enthusiastic bowlers and volunteers all supporting The Leukemia Research Foundation.   What a fun day!  A sincere thank you to all of the amazing sponsors, donors, volunteers and, of course, to all of the people who came out to enjoy the afternoon of fun, friends, bowling, games, pizza, prizes and more.  Can’t wait until next year!

Meanwhile, enjoy some photos from the event here:

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Jessica’s Car Wash for a Cure

Kids working hard for a causeJoin our teams for “Jessica’s Car Wash for a Cure” and help wash out Leukemia!

Kick off Car Wash for a Cure season!

When: Sunday, June 2nd from 8:30am-12:30pm

Where: Congregation Bnai Shalom parking lot at 701 Aptakisic Road in Buffalo Grove

Why: We’re working to eradicate leukemia, lymphoma and other blood cancers

All donations will go to the JSM Chai Chapter of The Leukemia Research Foundation

Bring your cars, trucks, vans, bikes and other vehicles!  See you there!

Saturday, March 16th, 2013

2012 Devonshire School Carnival

Once again the staff and students at Devonshire School in Skokie, IL put on a fantastic Halloween kids carnival benefitting The Jessica Shayne Magid Chai Chapter of The Leukemia Research Foundation. Students created their own carnival games and then spent time running the carnival.  A great time was had by all!  Donations from this annual event totaled more than $1000!  Way to go Devonshire School!

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Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Movie Night was a Huge Hit!

Thanks to our wonderful guests, sponsors, donors and volunteers, Riverwoods Outdoor Movie Night was a big success!  We raised approximately $8500 for the Leukemia Research Foundation.  Stay tuned for upcoming events and fundraisers!


Click here to see more photos of all the fun!


Monday, September 17th, 2012

The Movie Night Drive-In Is Open!

Join us TONIGHT for Riverwoods Outdoor Movie Night Under the Stars!

Feature Presentation: Grease

Friday, September 14, 2012 ~ 6:30 pm

Riverwoods Village Hall

300 Portwine Road, Riverwoods 60015


Come out for a wonderful night benefitting The Leukemia Research Foundation with amazing silent and live auction items, fun games & prizes, Cookers hot dogs, movie treats & popcorn and of course, “Grease!”

 Register right here, right now!  

You may also arrive & register this evening – festivities begin promptly at 6:30.

 **Don’t forget to Bring your OWN CHAIRS and a jacket too!**

A big thank you to Mayor Kaplan and the Village of Riverwoods for their generosity!  We also thank our sponsors Whitehall of Deerfield, Mesirow Financial, The Bauer Foundation, The Riverwoods UPS Store, Alan Braverman, Reebie Storage, Durable Packaging, and all of the other individuals who have donated and volunteered along the way!



Friday, September 14th, 2012

Get Ready for the Drive-In at The Riverwoods Outdoor Movie Night!

Join us for Riverwoods Outdoor Movie Night Under the Stars!

Feature Presentation: Grease

Friday, September 14, 2012 ~ 6:30 pm

Riverwoods Village Hall

300 Portwine Road, Riverwoods 60015


Proceeds from this community event benefit The Leukemia Research Foundation.

Calling all Pink Ladies and Greasers!  Don’t miss out on a wonderful night under the stars that benefits such a worthwhile cause – finding a cure for leukemia and lymphoma.   Movie Theater treats, raffles, games, an amazing auction and many more surprises await you!

 Register right here, right now!

 **Bring your OWN CHAIRS and register prior to the event as we WILL sell out!**

Click for Sponsorship Opportunities – a GREAT way to get involoved!

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

Jewelry Night Out Benefits LRF!

You can never have enough jewelry, bags and accessories – right?  If you’re into  jewelry and accessories or love giving them as gifts, then we have just the event for you. Jewelry Night Out is hosting a fundraising event for The Jessica Shayne Magid “Chai” Chapter of the LRF on August 16, from 4:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at 3655 Woodhead Drive, Northbrook, Il.

Jewelry Night Out features a warehouse full of jewelry, scarves, bags, and accessories, all sold at wholesale prices.  The entire $5 entry fee  goes to the Jessica Shayne Magid “Chai” Chapter of the LRF, along with a portion of sales from the event.  Come out, see us there, spoil yourself with some fun new jewelry and stock up on great gifts for friends, family, teachers, holidays too!

See what it’s all about here in this Jewelry Night Out video or on their facebook page.

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012