Chicago Leaders and Celebrities Unite at the Inaugural Susan G. Komen “Ignite the Night” Gala
Published Oct. 28, 2016
Chicago’s who’s who came together for the inaugural Susan G. Komen Chicagoland’s “Ignite the Night” Gala to honor individuals, including Congresswomen Robin Kelly and the University of Chicago’s Funmi I. Olopade, MD. Exceeding initial goals, more than $360,000 was raised throughout the course of the evening through a combination of live and silent auctions and a Fund-the-Need live campaign. Additional VIP attendees included host Zoraida Sambolin of NBC 5, Chicago White Sox executive vice president Kenny Williams, Empire actress Ta’Rhonda Jones, and former Chicago Bears tackle Keith Van Horne.