Foursomes 4 Philanthropy

Hitting the Links for Charity & Community Foursomes 4 Philanthropy (F4P), a charity golf event, began in an unlikely way. In the summer of 2008, Jon Center and Josh Lieberman, met on a Birthright trip to Israel. Both golf enthusiasts, they also shared a passion for giving back to society and their friendship solidified throughout the […]

Summer Toast 2019 Highlights

Summer Toast Success What an amazing night!  In only two short hours, The Lynn Sage Foundation Associate Board raised over $27,000 for the Lynn Sage Scholars program.  We met Dr. Ji and learned more about his efforts to develop personalized therapies for breast cancer patients.  The evening also celebrated the arrival of summer in Chicago.  Check out […]

Danielle’s Story

Newlyweds Off to Thailand Danielle Schmitz was a young newlywed anxiously awaiting her honeymoon when her gynecologist felt a lump.  Her mother had often had benign lumps.  With no family history of breast cancer, she decided to wait until life calmed down to get it checked.  Instead, she focused on their trip of a lifetime […]

Matt’s Story

Making the miles count This Sunday marks the 41st annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Team Lynn Sage member Matt DeBole committed to making his miles count this year for The Lynn Sage Foundation’s breast cancer research initiatives. “My wife and I have had a number of friends, family members, and clients battle breast cancer. Their enduring […]

Michelle’s Story

The story of one surprising breast cancer patient It took Michelle Kallick years to consider and finally find the right dog to adopt. She could never have guessed that within three short months, she’d be treating her new dog for mammary cancer. “I started calling breeders because I specifically wanted a rescue Labradoodle. Tawny had […]

In Good Taste

Celebrating 11 years of Chicago’s In Good Taste 2018 marks eleven years of the Chicago’s In Good Taste campaign, raising funds for innovative breast cancer research. Jim Lederer, the owner of Bluegrass in Highland Park, has participated in the program since its inception. “The first year we participated, we only raised $500. I called to share the news, somewhat […]

Lindsay’s Story

Remembering and celebrating our mothers Mother’s Day can be bittersweet for those who have lost a mother. The Lynn Sage Foundation Associate Board member, Lindsay Feldman, recognizes that pain while acknowledging some unexpected gifts that grew from her loss. “Breast cancer has impacted my entire life both positively and negatively. While I lost my mother at a […]

Maysem’s Story

Breast cancer is never “one size fits all.” As Maysem Alsaidi recalls her mother’s aggressive breast cancer treatment, she’s reminded of why she connected with The Lynn Sage Foundation in the first place. “We were living in Baghdad in the early ‘90s when my mother found a lump. Treatment at that place and time was completely different […]

Jan’s story

Team Lynn Sage’s Jan Ferris finds the fun in fundraising One of the greatest compliments an athlete can hear is “you have a lot of heart.” By Jan Ferris’ own words, running races doesn’t come easy for her. But you’ll be hard-pressed to find a runner anywhere with more heart. “I have been participating in Breast […]

Scholar Highlights

What a year The Lynn Sage Foundation enjoyed a wonderful year thanks to the generous and thoughtful support of so many. Thank you! We’re thrilled to share that the Lynn Sage Scholars, past and present, also had an outstanding year: We are most excited to report that current Lynn Sage Scholar, Dr. Dai Horiuchi recently was awarded funding […]