Welcome to the Children’s Research Fund, dedicated to raising awareness and funding for the scientists and physicians of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and the Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute.

More than 70 talented and energetic board members unite in advancing our mission: support for pediatric medical research at the Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute, led by Mary J.C. Hendrix, PhD, the research institute’s Present and Scientific Director and Children’s Research Fund Professor.

Since 1951, the Children’s Research fund has raised more than $100 million to support medical research. Through the Children’s Research Fund, we make a difference in the lives of children and their families throughout Chicagoland and the world.

David McHugh
Chairman, Children’s Research Fund

Children’s Research Fund News

kidsdonorday2015h2015 KIDS DONOR DAY!  This past Sunday, October 4th, the Children’s Research Fund welcomed young philanthropists to the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital for Kids Donor Day. During the event, children were given the opportunity to donate money that they’ve raised throughout the course of the year to the hospital.   Read More.

all2015All You Need is Love 2015 – Please join the Children’s Research Fund North Suburban Board (CRFNSB), formerly the NSMRJB on October 17th, 2015 at Fields Land Rover for a fabulous evening of food, fun and philanthropy to raise funds for pediatric research in the areas of Neuro-oncology and Congenital Cardiovascular Diseases at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.  Click here for more information on All You Need is Love and to purchase tickets.

2015ballchairsThe Board of the Children’s Research Fund welcomes the 2015 Campaign and Children’s Ball Co-Chairs.  Brent & Katie Gledhill along with Eric and Kim Smith




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