Signature Events


Chicago - Mingling for a Mission

Mingling for a Mission

Since its inception in 2001, the Mingling for a Mission series has risen to the forefront of Chicago's hottest social networking events.

American Red Cross of Chicago & Northern Illinois Red Cross Classic Golf Tournament

Red Cross Classic

Tee Off for Disaster Relief! This annual golf tournament benefits the lifesaving mission of the American Red Cross.

8th Annual Disaster Preparedness Summit

The 2017 Disaster Preparedness Summit will be held on August 17, 2017 at DePaul University and will focus on public health and bio-terrorism.

Team Red Cross

Team Red Cross brings together runners of all ages and abilities in support of the American Red Cross mission to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies.

American Red Cross of Chicago & Northern Illinois Heroes

2018 Heroes Breakfast

Each year, the American Red Cross of Chicago & Northern Illinois presents an award to local heroes at an annual recognition event called the Heroes Breakfast. These individuals are honored for having made significant, positive differences in their communities in the areas of emergency response, disaster preparedness and prevention or exemplified the Red Cross mission in some way.

Chicago Red Cross Heroes Nominations

Nominate Your Hero

Each year, the American Red Cross of the Chicago and Northern Illinois Region honors individuals and groups for acts of great bravery, dedication and service to the community at our Heroes Breakfast. We are currently accepting nominations for our our 2018 Heroes Breakfast.