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2017 United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Risa K. Lambert Chicago Luncheon
September 8, 2017 @ 11:15 am - 1:30 pm
Join the Chicago community in supporting the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum which works to keep Holocaust memory alive, inspire citizens and leaders to confront hatred, prevent genocide and promote human dignity in a constantly changing world. The Risa K. Lambert Chicago Luncheon is the largest annual fundraiser on behalf of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Luncheon Chairs: Rabbi Steven and Julie Stark Lowenstein
Luncheon Honoree: Richard Price
Location: Sheraton Grand Chicago (301 East N. Water Street, Chicago)
Tickets: Luncheon tables begin at $5,000. Individual tickets are $250. For more information, please contact the Museum’s Midwest Regional Office at 847-433-8099.
• United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Hosts Premiere Chicago Benefit September 8
• This is the biggest, annual philanthropic event United States Holocaust Memorial Museum hosts in the country — and it’s in Chicago
• This year’s luncheon is expected to raise over $5 million
• More than 2,000 people attend this event, split fairly evenly between North Shore residents and city dwellers
• This luncheon supports the Museum’s $540 million national campaign, Never Again: What You Do Matters.
• Tickets to the September 8 luncheon begin at $250 per person. Holocaust survivor admission is waived (in 2016 we hosted nearly 300). Please contact the office at 847-433-8099.
• RSVP: (unavailable for 2017 as of yet. The September link will be live in mid-April)
About the Museum’s Campaign
Through its national campaign Never Again: What You Do Matters, formerly led by Holocaust survivor and author Elie Wiesel, the Museum seeks to make critical investments to keep Holocaust memory alive as a relevant, transformative force in the 21st century. The $540 million comprehensive goal includes building a stronger endowment, an increased annual fund, and a new Collections and Conservation Center. Visit www.ushmm.org/campaign to learn more about how you can join us in this urgent effort.
About the Museum
A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum inspires citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity. Its far-reaching educational programs and global impact are made possible by generous donors. For more information, visit www.ushmm.org