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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

Jessica Shayne Magid Bowl-A-Rama

Do your part to strike out Leukemia!

Join us on Sunday July 15th


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!

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

Kick Off Jessica’s Car Wash for a Cure!

Join 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 3rd 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!



Thursday, April 12th, 2012

Night 4 Life Fundraiser

jsm_night4life_summitA group of students at the University of Iowa, headed up by Evan Kander of Buffalo Grove, developed a unique fundraiser to support the Leukemia Research Foundation.  Evan states, “When college kids know they’re “saving lives”  at an event like Night 4 Life, they will be more eager to participate in the evening’s festivities.”

This all student-run event will take place at The Summit Bar and Grill in Iowa City on Thursday, December 1st.   Donations of $10 at the door will get you an all you can eat buffet of finger foods, wings, fruit and more!  The Summit bartenders and waitstaff are graciously donating ALL of their tips to The Leukemia Research Foundation and 100% of proceeds of this event will go to The LRF!  Raffle and auction with prizes too…if you are near Iowa City or know anyone who is, don’t miss out!

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Trib-Local Features Movie Night


Check out the latest Trib-Local with news on Movie Night!

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

Riverwoods Outdoor Movie Night Photos

Thanks to Carl Alston from the Leukemia Research Foundation for taking great photos of Riverwoods Outdoor Movie Night.

Thanks to all who attended and donated.

Friday, September 30th, 2011