Snowball 2017

Snowball is the city’s premier black tie event hosted by the Junior Council of The Ann & Robert. H Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Snowball 2017, set for January 28, 2017 from 8pm-1am at The Field Museum marks the 29th annual event!

  • Attendance: 2,300+ attendees at The Field Museum with 18+ corporate companies representing the VIP area
  • Media: 10+ media outlets featuring Snowball videos, advertisements and articles covering the event. Beyond traditional coverage, Snowball was featured on the Diamond Building the week leading up to our event in 2016
  • Web traffic: 20,000+ website visitors the month before Snowball, including 5,000+ unique visitors within that month
  • Donations: The Junior Council has raised over $1,500,000 to date. With your support, we hope to donate over $200K this coming year to the Pediatric and Adolescent HIV & AIDS Programs at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Get your tickets here!

Members Get Involved!

Join the Snowball committee to help plan our annual gala. Everything from soliciting in-kind donations, securing partnerships, volunteering the night of Snowball – all of our efforts go to planning the city’s premier black-tie event of the year!

Email Kelly Clark at snowball@juniorcouncil.org to figure out where you can get started!

Get Involved As a Sponsor!

This committee is focused on securing in-kind donations for raffles and most importantly for the silent auction at Snowball. For those looking to become more involved with fundraising they can reach out to companies, sports teams, or any other places of business to ask for donations. The more the merrier for auction items and it is always great to include items and experiences our board is personally interested in.

Visit the Sponsorship Page to see where you can help out or contact Jeron & Deepthi at corporate@juniorcouncil.org.

Restaurants!

Our Hospitality team takes care of anything “food” related for Junior Council.  This includes planning happy hours, securing food for events and most importantly, soliciting restaurant tasting sponsors for Snowball! We need your help and connections to continue to grow our list of diverse, hip, hot Chicago restaurants.

Are you interested in having your restaurant at Snowball 2017? Please contact Gen Matthews at hospitality@juniorcouncil.org for more information.

Media Sponsorship!

Join the Marketing Committee to help promote and secure publicity for our Snowball gala. This includes everything from making connections with bloggers to top Chicago magazines, to making sure all of your friends know about Snowball – all of our efforts go to making sure the city knows all about Snowball. Contact Katie Heppard at marketing@juniorcouncil.org if you are interested in learning more about media partnerships.

Auction Items!

This committee is focused on securing in-kind donations for raffles and most importantly for the silent auction at Snowball.  For those looking to become more involved with fundraising they can reach out to companies, sports teams, or any other places of business to ask for donations. The more the merrier for auction items and it is always great to include items and experiences our board is personally interested in.

Contact Katie Fox at fundraising@juniorcouncil.org if you are interested in donating auction items to Snowball 2017. All auction items should be mailed to Katie Fox at 2540 N. Southport Ave, Apt. 3, Chicago, IL 60614.

Contact Us
For more information on Snowball or any inquiries please email snowball@juniorcouncil.org.