“Make Waves” Benefit

The “Make Waves” Benefit is Brain Research Foundation’s much-anticipated fundraising gala that promotes the organization’s mission of creating change and accelerating discoveries of the human brain by funding the nation’s most innovative neurological research. 

The benefit includes a cocktail hour, during which guests can participate in a raffle and silent auction. The gala continues into a picture-perfect evening with dinner and guest performers. In the past, these have included Grammy award winner and Chicago legend Koko Taylor & Her Blues Machine.

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