Community Events

Throughout the year, friends of The Cancer Support Center host events to fundraise for our programs in the community. Although The Center does not host these events, we love the support and want to spread the word. If you have any questions about upcoming fundraisers or want to host an event, reach out to Karen Bruck, Development Associate, via email

Ways to Support The Center This Month!

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Alsip Nursery Register Round-Ups for October

Calling all plant moms and dads! The Center will be the recipient of this month's Register Round-Ups at Alsip Nursery's Frankfort location at 20601 S. La Grange Road, Frankfort, IL 60423. Whether you're buying a gift, housewares, or something colorful for your holiday table, be sure to take part to show your support of The Center all throughout Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Give a little, Help a lot! Purchases are only eligible for round-ups in the store and only at their Frankfort location. Browse the Alsip Nursery website & learn more.

Dine at El Cortez Restaurant in Country Club Hills on October 21

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Our friends and purveyors of fine Mexican food at El Cortez Restaurants in Country Club Hills will be supporting The Center throughout the month of October. Order online or stop by the restaurant on Thursday, October 21, and 10% of your purchase will benefit CSC. If you can't dine with them that day, you can purchase a lovely pink shirt with their logo for Breast Cancer Awareness Month anytime in October. All proceeds from shirt sales will go to us! View their website and place your order here.

The Pretty Hat Project Wig Drive, EXTENDED thru October 31

Meet Kennedi, a high school senior and founder of The Pretty Hat Project. After seeing how a cancer diagnosis affected so many women in her life, she wanted to make sure that women undergoing chemotherapy had a source for high-quality wigs, headscarves, and headwraps. Join Kennedi in her support of The Cancer Support Center's wig boutique, which offers participants free wigs in a variety of styles, colors, and textures. The Pretty Hat Project Wig Drive runs now through October 31, and you can donate to support the cause online, give us a call at 708-798-9171, or email us. Let's walk this journey together!

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Brighton's Power of Pink Bracelet

Our friends at Brighton in Orland Park are showing their support during Breast Cancer Awareness Month will a signature Power of Pink bracelet. A great gift for a cancer fighter or cancer survivor in your life, it will be sold throughout the month of October for $78.00. If you purchase it at the Orland Park store, located at 320 Orland Square Dr, Orland Park, IL 60462, $10 of the proceeds will benefit The Center. 

Murph's Monster Mash & Grand Raffle

Get ready for a spooky-good time at Rock Bottom Brewery & Restaurants in Orland Park on Thursday, October 28. Located at 16156 South La Grange Road, Orland Park, IL 60467, from 6pm-9pm, join the fun with food & drinks, friends, and one of our best grand raffles to date. Prizes include lottery tickets galore & $300 cash, a 60" TV, an iPad, gift cards, a projector kit with a Firestick, and more. Tickets are a steal for just $10 each, or buy 3 for $25. All proceeds from the raffle and a percentage of food and beverage orders will go to The Cancer Support Center. Call Terrie at 815-212-4837 to purchase tickets or click here to purchase tickets online via Classy. The raffle drawing will be at the event itself, but you do not have to be present to win great prizes. We hope to see you there!

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