Ways to Make an Impact

Ways to Make an Impact

Support Creativity & Innovation Locally The Lynn Sage Foundation has a generous and diverse base of supporters, none more so than Chicago’s restaurant community.  For the past twelve years, over 200 restaurants have supported innovative breast cancer research each...
Anna’s Story

Anna’s Story

Teaming Up for Breast Cancer Research Anna Tomaszewski grew up going to the Chicago Marathon as a spectator with her mom and siblings.  When Anna decided to run the marathon in 2019, it was clear she would run to benefit breast cancer research because she had also...
Kayla’s Story

Kayla’s Story

Honoring the Beautiful Spirit of a Mother “Aside from her striking beauty, my mom was endlessly selfless and energetic,” Kayla describes her mom.  “I try to honor her spirit, embodying love and light, every day to everyone I meet.” After losing their mother last year,...
Zhe Ji, Ph.D.

Zhe Ji, Ph.D.

A Tragic Diagnosis Drives a Career In 2004, when Dr. Zhe Ji was a sophomore in college, his mother was unexpectedly diagnosed with bone cancer.  At the time, he was majoring in biotechnology.  He knew cancers undergo uncontrolled cell proliferation but almost nothing...
Stacey’s story: Running for her sister

Stacey’s story: Running for her sister

Leslie Arenson Auslander was an active, healthy, 34 year-old working her way towards partner at her law firm in October 2016, when she felt a lump in her armpit.  While her original doctor was not concerned, she was compelled to seek a second opinion.  That small lump...