Lynn Sage Foundation

The Lynn Sage Foundation was founded in honor and memory of Lynn Sage, a beloved mother, daughter, wife and native Chicagoan who tragically died at the age of 39 as a result of her battle with breast cancer. The family of Lynn Sage has been raising money for breast cancer research since soon after Lynn's death in 1984. The foundation is dedicated finding a cure for breast cancer in Lynn's honor.
Mar 21, 2012

Spring Progress

Spring is in the air and the Lynn Sage Foundation is looking forward to growth and opportunity. Our current scholar, Dr. Cheng and her team are continuing to investigate the biological components and pathways that control tumor metastasis and recurrence (which represent the two major obstacles in the successful treatment of

As Dr. Cheng conducts her vital work, the Lynn Sage Foundation Board continues to raise the necessary funds to support her ground-breaking research to change the trajectory of breast cancer. Our hope is that in 2013, with the continued support of so many generous donors, we will be able for the first time ever, to sustain two Lynn Sage Scholars.

With this new goal in mind and Mother’s Day fast approaching, we will once again offer beautifully designed digital Mother’s Day cards with all proceeds going to breast cancer research. As May gets closer be sure to check out to send a beautiful, inspiring, and impactful card to all the special Mothers in your life.


Dec 22, 2011

Wrapping up 2011

Fall has certainly been busy for the Lynn Sage Foundation. In October, in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we orchestrated the Chicago’s In Good Taste campaign in which participating restaurants, salons and retail outlets ask their patrons to contribute $1 or more to their total bill with all proceeds going directly to support breast cancer research. We’re still tallying the dollars raised, but thanks to the over 100 partnering establishments, we raised over $40,000 toward breast cancer research in Chicago.

We are also thankful to the Chicago Merchandise Mart, who invited us to be one of four beneficiaries of LuxeHome’s third annual CHILL event. This international wine and culinary event, located in the first floor of the Chicago Merchandise Mart, features superb wines paired with the finest cuisine from world renown chefs and raised over $20,000 for our cause.

There is still much work to be done but as we wrap up 2011 we are thankful for the generosity and support we continue to garner and are optimistic for the progress in research will see in 2012.

Sep 6, 2011

Chicago's In Good Taste

It’s hard to believe that summer is almost past and that The Lynn Sage Foundation is gearing up for our fourth annual Chicago’s In Good Taste Campaign. With close to 125 restaurants, salons and stores committed to helping us raise funds for breast cancer research, we’re hoping to raise $75,000.  When you dine at participating locations, donations ($1 per check – or more if you desire) will beneļ¬t The Lynn Sage Scholars Program at Northwestern University.

Current 2011 partners are:


404 Wine Bar
Adobo Grill
Autre Monde Café & Spirits
Bangers & Lace
Basil Leaf Café
Bluegrass - Highland Park
Bridge House Tavern
Brownstone Tavern & Grill
Café des Architectes - Sofitel Hotel
Café Bionda
Cantina No 46
Cape Cod at The Drake Hotel
Chicago Bagel Authority - Armitage & Belmont
Chicago Cut Steakhouse
Citiscape Bar
Club Lucky
Corcoran's Grill & Pub
Coq d'Or at The Drake Hotel
The Crossroads Bar & Grill
Custom House Tavern
Emerald Loop
Four Seasons Hotel
Francesca's Group - (all 20 Chicagoland locations)
Gaslight Bar and Grille
Gemini Bistro
The Grille on Laurel
Heaven on Seven
Hot Chocolate
Howl at the Moon
Hub 51
IPO - W Chicago City Center
Italian Village
ItaliAsia - The Best of Both Worlds
Jack's Bar and Grill
John's Place - Lincoln Park & Roscoe Village
Kirkwood Bar and Grill
La Cantina Grill
Le Colonial
Lockwood at the Palmer House Hilton

Lux Bar
Marcello’s Restaurant – Lincoln Park & Northbrook
Marigold Indian Restaurant
Mizu Yakitori and Sushi Lounge
Motel Bar
Mystic Celt
N9NE Steakhouse
Palm Court at The Drake Hotel
Paris Club
Park Grill Chicago
Piccolo Sogno
Potter's Lounge at The Palmer House Hilton
Purple Pig
Redd Herring
Redhead Piano Bar
Rock Bottom
Rosebud Steakhouse
Rustic House
Sarah's Pastries & Candies
Schoolyard Tavern
Shiraz on the Water
Swirlz Cupcakes
Table 52
Tavern on Rush
Timothy O'Tooles
Tiny Lounge
Wow Bao – Jackson Blvd, North Michigan Ave, & Wacker Drive
Zodiac at Neiman Marcus Michigan Avenue

Media Partners

Today's Chicago Woman
CS Magazine
Kevin Moore


George The Salon
Jill Alberts Jewelry
Marianne Strokirk Salons


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