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Cubs Charities 2017 Events

Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation's Laugh-Off for Cancer
January 12, 2017 - Studio Paris
The Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation hosted the Third Annual Laugh-Off for Cancer event at Studio Paris January 12. The night featured Cubs players taking the stage with improvisational actors from The Second City.

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Joe Maddon's Respect Bald
March 4, 2017 - Sloan Park
Chicago Cubs Manager Joe Maddon kicked off the third annual Respect Bald fundraiser Saturday, March 4, at Sloan Park. Maddon, participating Cubs players and coaches, Cubs associates and fans had their heads shaved to benefit pediatric cancer research and support.

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Bricks & Ivy Ball
April 19, 2017 - Navy Pier's Grand Ballroom, Chicago
On April 19, guests gathered at Navy Pier's Grand Ballroom to show their support for Cubs Charities at the sold-out Seventh Annual Bricks and Ivy Ball, which raised $2.2 million. Guests enjoyed specialty cocktails and a seated dinner alongside the 2016 World Champion Chicago Cubs, as well as premium silent and live auctions.

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Race to Wrigley
April 29, 2017 - Wrigley Field
Cubs Charities hosted the 12th Annual Race to Wrigley Charity Run, presented by ATI Physical Therapy, Saturday, April 29, at the home of the 2016 World Series Champions. More than 8,000 runners participated in the sold-out race, which raised more than $475,000.

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Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation's Cook-Off for Cancer
May 18, 2017 - Morgan Manufacturing, Chicago
The Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation's Fifth Annual Cook-Off for Cancer event took place at Morgan Manufacturing Thursday, May 18. Rizzo, alongside his teammates and coaches, served food and drinks from 18 notable Chicago chefs while guests voted for their dishes.

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Foundation To Be Named Later's Hot Stove Cool Music Chicago Concert
June 2, 2017 - Metro, Chicago
The Sixth Annual Hot Stove Cool Music Chicago benefit concert returned to the Metro Chicago June 2, 2017. Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein, Hall of Fame baseball writer Peter Gammons, Cubs broadcaster Len Kasper and the Chicago Hot Stove All-Stars took the stage for an evening of music and giving back to the Chicago community.

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Kerry Wood and Friends Battle of the Bats Charity Home Run Derby
June 22, 2017 - Wrigley Field
The Third Annual Kerry Wood and Friends Battle of the Bats Charity Home Run Derby returned to Wrigley Field this summer. Kerry Wood and other Cubs alumni swung for the fences while competing for the ultimate title of Home Run Derby Champion.

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Jon Lester's NVRQT Goes Country
July 5, 2017 - Joe's Bar on Weed Street, Chicago
Chicago Cubs pitcher and cancer survivor Jon Lester and his wife Farrah, Cubs players and coaches hosted an amazing night of live country music, as well as fun carnival games, a live and silent auction and great food!

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Cubs Wives Present Players' Favorite Things Baskets
July 8, 2017 - Wrigley Field
Cubs wives and girlfriends created and auctioned off Chicago Cubs "Players' Favorite Things Baskets." Each basket contained one-of-a-kind autographed memorabilia and hand-picked items, such as players' favorite movies, restaurant gift cards, snacks, team gear and much more.
Kyle Schwarber's Block Party
September 10 - Revel Fulton Market
Hundreds of guests and sponsors joined Kyle Schwarber to honor Chicago's first responders at his inaugural Block Party event. Overall, the event raised more than $280,000 to benefit Schwarber's Neighborhood Heroes campaign. Funds from the campaign will support quality of life improvements for first responders and their families through education, resources and experiences.

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Joe Maddon's Respect 90 Main Event
August 17 - The Wintrust Bank Building, Chicago
The Third Annual Respect 90 Main Event was a knockout success! With the help of our guests and generous sponsors, the event raised more than $230,000 for Joe Maddon's Respect 90 Foundation.

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