2018 Gala and Awards Event

Stay Tuned for the 2019 Cook County Health Foundation Gala and Awards Event

2018 Gala Results:

Thanks to the generous support of many donors and friends of the Foundation, the gala was a success.  Over $325,000 was raised to support Cook County Health (CCH).  Proceeds from the 2018 supported CCH's maternal and children's programs and services, which provides services for over 100,000 woman and children every year.  

The Ruth M. Rothstein Award for Excellence was awarded to The Chicago Community Trust.  CEO Dr. Helene Gayle accepted the award on behalf of the Trust.  

Past Award Recipients:

  • 2016 The Honorable Patrick J. Kennedy, former member of the U.S. House of Representatives
  • 2015 Ada and Dr. Whitney Addington Eloise and Warren L. Batts
  • 2014 The Family of Ruth M. Rothstein and Cook County Commissioner, Jerry Butler





Inagural gala honoree

Cook County Commissioner Jerry Butler and his wife receive the Ruth M. Rothstein Award from Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle at the 2014 gala.