CONTACT

Discovery Ball Office

American Cancer Society, Inc.
225 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1200
Chicago, IL  60601
ilacsdiscoveryball@cancer.org
Tel: 312-279-7213

Event Contacts

Brittany Johnson
brittany.johnson@cancer.org
Tel: 312-279-7214
Fax: 312-279-7225

Meghan Gauen
meghan.gauen@cancer.org
Tel: 312-279-7365
Fax: 312-279-7225

Check out our amazing Live Auction Packages!

Live Auction Package #1

Party From Dusk TAO Dawn

You and fourteen (14) friends will enjoy a private dining experience in TAO's exclusive skybox. This will feature their chef's tasting menu of exquisite TAO favorites and signature items. Exclusive wine and fine sake will be chosen by their highly talented beverage team to round out your meal. Prepare to be dazzled by a spectacular tableside presentation that will keep you and your guests entertained!
 
After dinner, a host will escort the group upstairs to TAO nightclub to your VIP table for bottle service, where you will enjoy three complimentary bottles.

Donor: TAO Group Chicago

Value: $10,000

Restrictions

Not redeemable on the following blackout dates: Saturday,  May 11th, Memorial Day Weekend, Lollapalooza Weekend, Labor Day Weekend, New Years Eve or on Major DJ talent nights (please contact Tao Chicago for more details). Tao Chicago nightclub is normally only open Friday nights 10pm - 4am and Saturday nights 10pm - 5am. Must contact donor to schedule reservations.

Live Auction Package #3

Live Auction Package #2

Chicago Suite Life

Are you the ultimate Chicago Sports fan? This package is for you! Take in the action of the Chicago Blackhawks in suite LO3 with twelve (12) tickets during a 2019–2020 regular season Chicago Blackhawks game at the United Center. Your night on the ice includes four (4) parking passes and a $1,200 catering allowance.

 

See the Chicago Bulls at the United Center and enjoy suite L03 with twelve (12) tickets during a 2019-2020 regular season home game. The package includes a $1,200 catering allowance and four (4) parking passes for easy access to the Madhouse on Madison.

 

Bear down in a suite for twenty (20) at a 2019 Chicago Bears home game at Soldier Field, including full catering and VIP parking passes.

 

Go Cubs go with nine (9) suite tickets and one (1) parking pass to the Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati Reds game at Wrigley Field on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 1:20 PM. The suite includes catering and beverages.

Donor: ADM, KPMG, & Motorola Solutions

Value: $26,000

Restrictions

Chicago Bulls Motorola Skybox: Valid for a 2019–2020 regular season home game. Game date must be mutually agreed upon by Motorola Solutions and the bearer of the certificate and based on availability of dates. Must contact donor to redeem. Catering (including food, beverage, dessert cart and $125 gratuity is eligible expense within the $1,200 credit). Costs exceeding this credit will be the responsibility of the certificate holder. Certificate is not transferable or re-sellable. Once a date has been confirmed, the date may not be exchanged. Up to eight (8) additional tickets can be purchased for a maximum suite capacity of twenty (20) people, prices vary by game chosen and are at chose charged by the United Center.

Chicago Bears Suite: Must contact donor to schedule a mutually agreed upon date. Valid for 2019 home game.

 

Chicago Blackhawks Motorola Skybox: Valid for a 2019–2020 season home game. Game date must be mutually agreed upon by Motorola Solutions and the bearer of certificate and based on availability of dates. Must contact donor to redeem. Catering (including food/beverage/dessert cart and $125 gratuity is eligible expense within the $1,200 credit). Costs exceeding this credit will be the responsibility of the certificate holder. Certificate is not transferable or re-sellable. Once a date has been confirmed, the date may not be exchanged. Up to eight additional tickets can be purchased for a maximum suite capacity of twenty people (prices vary by game chosen and are at cost charged by the United Center).

Live Auction Package #3

California Vines, Wines, and Waves

Your California dream vacation awaits with this golden state escape that includes stays in three stunning estates.   You’ll spend one (1) week in a beachfront home on California’s stunning Stinson Beach. The home is in a gated community on the beach with ocean views from nearly every room and a pool in the courtyard. The home will comfortably sleep 6–8 people. Stinson Beach is located 20 miles from downtown San Francisco and is adjacent to Muir Woods, making it an amazing destination to vacation with family or friends. Along with your stay in Stinson Beach, you’ll also enjoy a two (2) night stay at the St. Helena Winery in St. Helena, CA. You’ll savor an exclusive wine pairing with your stay as well as a wine tasting for four (4) at Olabisi Winery in downtown Calistoga, CA. 

This package also includes a two (2) night stay in the Amici wine guest house in Napa for four (4) people.

While in Napa you’ll be awarded the following exclusive experiences:

  • Lunch and wine tasting for four (4) at Stags Leap Winery in Napa Valley.

  • Private tour and tasting for up to eight (8) guests at Elkhorn Peak winery presented by owner and grower, Ken Nerlove.

  • A gift certificate for a 4-course tasting menu with wine pairings for two (2) guests at La Toque restaurant in Napa.

  • “100 Years of Wine Tasting” intimate tasting experience with exclusive vintage wine portfolios presented in-person from the esteemed wine aficionado, Lisa Redmon.

This package includes two (2) round-trip business class flight certificates.

Donor: Kay & Sandy Walker, Stags Leap Winery, Elkhorn Peak Winery, Amici Napa Valley Guest House, St. Helena Winery, OLABISI Winery, La Toque Napa Valley Winery and United Airlines

Value: $20,000

 

Restrictions

Stinson Beach Home: Expires April 27, 2020. Must contact donor to redeem. No smoking or pets in home. Stags Leap Winery: Expires April 27, 2020. Must contact donor to reserve date with owners. Elkhorn Peak: Must contact donor to redeem. Date scheduled by mutual agreement of donor and successful bidder. Olabisi Winery: Wines will be available for pickup at the tasting room. Twenty-four hour advance notice required. La Toque: Gift certificate must be presented to server for redemption. Not valid on holidays. Includes service charge and tax. Does not include additional beverages or optional supplement charge items. No cash value. Not redeemable if lost or stolen. Expires April 30, 2020. No extensions.

 

Live Auction Package #4

Live... At The Emmys! 

2019 Primetime Emmy Awards on VIP Experience on Sunday, September 22, 2019 that includes the following:

  • Attend the 71st Annual awards show in Los Angeles with two (2) Front Row Tickets in a Lower Level Luxury Theater Box overlooking the Orchestra Section.

  • Luxury Theater Box includes catered food and alcoholic beverages.

  • Two (2) Emmys Official Governors Ball After Party Tickets.

  • Two (2) Night Hotel Accommodations in a Signature Room at the Beverly Wilshire, a Four Seasons Hotel.

  • Two (2) First Class Domestic Vouchers on American Airlines.

Donor: UL

Value: Priceless

Restrictions

Valid only for the 2019 Emmy Awards. Hotel based on double occupancy.

Live Auction Package #5

Donor: Anonymous

Value: Priceless

 

Restrictions

Available March– October. Subject to Availability. Blackout Dates May Apply. Willa/Property Subject to Change Based on Availability. Package Much be Booked Within 12 Months and Traveled Within 24 Months of Certificate Issue Date. United travel certificates are valid from June 1, 2019– June 1, 2020. Destination(s) included in this package may not be served by United Airlines. Tickets are subject to capacity controls and are not eligible for upgrades. Airline certificates are subject to restrictions as stipulated on United Airlines terms and conditions page in the Discovery Ball 2019 program book.

Stunning Santorini

One of six private villas in a secluded “village”, this property is designed in a traditional Greek fashion. Within the villa are three bedrooms—two on the lower level, and one in the upper loft level—all featuring a king bed and wardrove. There is a bathroom/shower on each level. Two fully equipped kitchens are accompanied by a dining area for up to eight people. Outside, the villa has its own hydro massage spa, garden and balcony. A common pool area, patio, grill and fire pit create a perfect space to watch the sun set! Situated just outside of Calderon, the villa provides seclusion without being too far to access the many restaurants and shops.

 

The experience includes:

  • Five (5) night, six (6) day accommodations.

  • Three (3) bedroom, two (2) bath (Sleeps six (6) people).

  • Housekeeping twice daily.

  • Private Outdoor Hydro Massage Spa.

  • Private outdoor balcony with dining area overlooking the Aegean Sea.

  • Outdoor pool, fire pit, patio and grill (shared with five other villas).

  • Two (2) Business Class Tickets on United Business.

Live Auction Package #6

Sing With The Band!

Ever wonder what you would do if you had a million dollars? Well here is your chance to ponder this question live onstage with world renowned Canadian recording artists Barenaked Ladies. Tonight, at the Discovery Ball Late Night Party you will join the band on stage and help them sing their signature hit $1,000,000. You will be able to cross "Sing live with a major touring band on stage in front of over 600 people" off your bucket list with this priceless, once in a lifetime opportunity. You will also take home a signed guitar and band merchandise to remember this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

You will also enjoy four (4) excellent tickets to Hootie & The Blowfish: Group Therapy Tour with Barenaked Ladies on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Chicago's Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park. Tickets are located in Section 103, Row A.

Donor: Barenaked Ladies

Value: Priceless