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Attend Our 2022 Annual Luncheon

Join Us on Nov 2, 2022 for Erikson Institute’s Annual Luncheon featuring Michelle Obama and honoring Cari Sacks. Help us celebrate Erikson Institute’s positive impact on young children, their families, and communities.


Erikson’s 2022 event will honor Erikson Alumna and Trustee Cari Sacks, who has spearheaded numerous philanthropic efforts on behalf of Erikson including student scholarship support and critical funding to establish Erikson’s Center for Children and Families in Chicago’s Little Village community.

Joining us for an in-person conversation will be former First Lady Michelle Obama. Funds raised from the event will support Erikson’s innovative programs that empower early childhood advocates to shape a more equitable world conducive to the growth and development of all young children.


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When & Where

Wednesday, November 2, 2022
11:30 am | Registration
Noon | Lunch & Program

Hilton Chicago
International Ballroom
720 S. Michigan Ave

Host Committee

In formation

Special thanks to Erikson Institute’s 2022 Luncheon Host Committee for their profound commitment to the children, families, and communities we serve.

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Presenting Sponsors

GCM Grosvenor
Sabrina Gracias
Cari & Michael Sacks
Sara & James Star

Founding Partners

The Bluhm, Helfand, Wolf
& Kaul Family
Janet & Craig Duchossois
Mary & Paul Finnegan
Kenneth C. Griffin
Hobson/Lucas Family Foundation
Lori & Ross Laser
Liz & Eric Lefkofsky
The Malkin Family
Judy & Ray McCaskey
Motorola Solutions
Pritzker Traubert Foundation
M. Jude Reyes
Patrick G. & Shirley W. Ryan
Sandy & Will Sterling
James C. Tyree Foundation
Zell Family Foundation


Wendy & Jim Abrams/
The Eleven Eleven Foundation
Eric Adelstein & Gail Basch, M.D.
Sheri, Mark, David, Patti
& Myrna Bartelstein
The Bellick Family
Virginia & Norman Bobins
Alisoun & Stephen Brewster
Rita & John Canning
Rick & Dee Dee Chesley, DLA Piper
Jane & Bob Clark, Clayco
Michelle L. Collins
Comer Family Foundation
The Joseph & Bessie
Feinberg Foundation
Allison & Brian Feltzin
Marilyn & Larry Fields
Ginny & Peter Foreman
Ikram & Josh Goldman
Andi & Jim Gordon
The Herr Foundation
Shawn & Lewis Ingall
J.P. Morgan
Anne L. Kaplan
Katrin & Jeremy Katz
Lindy & Michael Keiser
Sara & Kip Kirkpatrick
Kovler Family Foundation
Schuyler & Jonathan Levin
Andrew & Joan McKenna
Diane Goldstick Meagher
& Tom Meagher
Jill & Paul Meister
The Neisser Family Foundation
Ashley & Pam Netzky
Northern Trust
Jane & Daniel Och
Kathy R. Pick
PNC Financial Services, Inc.
Michelle & Fred Pollock
Carol Prins & John Hart
Bridget Reidy, ComEd & Exelon
J. Christopher & Anne N. Reyes Foundation
David S. Richter
Kenneth, Julie & Elise Sacks
Anne E. Leibowitz Fund/Joy Segal
Rebekah & Ilan Shalit
Karyn & Bill Silverstein
Elenne Song & Soheil Esmailzadeh
The Sundheim Family Foundation
Patty & Dan Walsh
Susan & Robert Wislow
Charitable Foundation
Sheri & Sherwin Zuckerman

Luncheon Committee

Diane Goldstick Meagher & Tom Meagher

Special Thanks to our Luncheon Committee

Eric Adelstein
Sheri Bartelstein
Leslie Bluhm
Virginia Bobins
Sabrina Gracias
Anne Kaplan
Lori Laser
Liz Lefkofsky
Kate Neisser
Sara Crown Star
Sandy Sterling
Dia Weil
Helen Zell

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Space is limited for this extraordinary event.

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