2016 was such an amazing year for Cal’s Angels and we are so grateful for the continued support from our supporters!

Here is what you helped us accomplish in 2016:

  • We expanded our mission to include raising awareness and funding research to help kids fighting cancer.

  • Our 2016 Got Hope Gala sold out early and raised more than $630,000 to support our mission.

  • We granted 215 amazing wishes this year including Hannah’s wish to meet Tony Romo and Mia’s wish to have a private birthday party screening of Moana with her twin sister.

  • We helped 60 families and 161 children with our 12 Days of Christmas program.

  • Fantasy Flight flew 34 families and 163 children to the North Pole to have a day of fun in Santa’s Wonderland thanks to dedicated United Airline Employees.

  • September Gold Awareness kicked off with a bang this year, 8 schools and several businesses went GOLD to raise awareness for pediatric cancer.

  • We partnered with Curesearch for their Chicago walk and made a $50,000 contribution to help them in their fight against pediatric cancer.

  • Our 2016 Chicago Marathon team was 39 runners strong and raised over $72,000 to help kids fighting cancer!

  • We hosted 14 parties at Lurie Children’s Hospital, each with Home Run Inn Pizza, toys from our Toy Drive and a special theme to celebrate the amazing kids we support including a caricaturist, Belle, and Batman.

  • Our video received two Emmy nominations!

Thanks to your support, we look forward to being able to help even more children fighting cancer in 2017!