Category: Events

Annual Discovery Dinner

Brain Research Foundation’s biggest fundraising event of the year is the Annual Discovery Dinner. During the event, the Brain Research Foundation awards the Frederic Gibbs Discovery Award for Philanthropic Leadership. Dr. Frederic Gibbs helped found the Brain Research Foundation in 1953. Th...

“Let’s Put Our Heads Together” Fundraiser

The Young Leadership Board’s annual event is the “Let’s Put Our Heads Together” Fundraiser. The concept for the event came from three siblings and their family’s experience with brain injury. Lauren Shapiro Mandel, Joe Shapiro, and Jonathan Shapiro were significantly...

Neuroscience Day

Neuroscience Day is an annual event sponsored by the Brain Research Foundation that introduces new, exciting research through poster presentations and lectures.

Brain Awareness Week

Held annually since 1996, Brain Awareness Week is sponsored by the Society for Neuroscience, the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, and more than 1,200 other health and advocacy groups. Throughout the week, educational activities such as lectures and exhibits are conducted across North America ...

Haymarket Pub & Brewery Golf Tournament

Over 75 golfers played 18 holes at the beautiful White Pines Golf Club in Bensenville, IL while drinking Haymarket Brews at the Haymarket Pub & Brewery Annual Charity Golf Tournament, which benefited the Brain Research Foundation. Proceeds from ticket sales and the silent auction went towards...

White Sox Game Fundraiser

During the spring and summertime, Brain Research Foundation invites everyone to join the foundation in supporting promising neuroscience research while cheering on the Chicago White Sox at one of their home games!

“Rockin’ on the River” Fundraiser

“Rockin’ on the River” is one of Brain Research Foundation’s annual fundraisers. Spend a Chicago summer evening on the iconic Chicago riverside with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and great music. All proceeds from ticket sales, raffles and silent auctions go towards fund...

Real Estate Mingle

Over four hundred of Chicago’s Real Estate Professionals attended the Brain Research Foundation’s Real Estate Mingle, which featured rare cars, rare liquors, and cigars. The event was thoughtfully conceived of and was hosted by Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty, and celebra...

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