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The Stork Foundation for Infertility invites you to the 2nd Annual Brunch for Hope kicking off National Infertility Awareness Week in Chicago.

Presented by: IHR, Institution for Human Reproduction

Please join us at Revel Motor Row on Sunday, April 21st, 2024, at 11:00 am CST as we celebrate and support the infertility community and the Stork Foundation's mission of providing hope and opportunity to those fighting for their dream of parenthood.




We are kicking off National Infertility Awareness Week with brunch, mimosas, gift basket drawings, and an amazing afternoon of connecting with others who support the infertility community.

It is a CELEBRATION of the warriors - the 1 in 6 - and the strength, hope, and courage they share on their journey to parenthood.

We are excited to announce Dr. Roohi Jeelani and Dr. Mary Wood Molo as this year's Q&A Panelists!

In addition to this impactful session, the afternoon will feature a deep and meaningful presentation by a previous Stork Foundation grant recipient family.

Whether you are currently battling infertility, have gone through treatments in the past, or are supporting a family member or friend on their journey, we welcome you to join us on April 21st at the Brunch for Hope!









We are thrilled that Dr. Roohi Jeelani and Dr. Mary Wood Molo will be joining us for an impactful Q&A session. This will be a wonderful opportunity to connect with these esteemed doctors who bring a wealth of experience and expertise in the infertility field.


Dr. Roohi Jeelani, MD, FACOG, is a double board-certified Reproductive Endocrinologist and Infertility Specialist. She graduated from Ross University School of Medicine and completed her residency and fellowship at Wayne State University – Detroit Medical Center. Dr. Jeelani has received awards in fetal and reproductive medicine, authored publications, and specializes in reproductive health, with a focus on oncofertility, toxins' impact on reproductive function, chemotherapy, and oocyte cryopreservation.




Dr. Mary Wood Molo, Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility, serves as an attending Physician and Assistant Professor in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Rush University Medical Center. She also holds the position of Medical Director of the IVF Program. Dr. Wood Molo tailors fertility care to individual needs, with expertise in female infertility, recurrent pregnancy loss, fertility preservation (including for cancer patients), Fragile X primary ovarian insufficiency (FXPOI), and male infertility. She has consistently been recognized as one of Chicago's Best Doctors and listed among America's Top Doctors by Castle Connelly.



Catering is provided by Limelight, a Chicago-based caterer that believes in the power of the never been done before. Their passion for food in all its glory fuels their search for the freshest ingredients and drives the creation of epicurean experiences. As the first "green" caterer in Chicago, they embrace a socially responsible, farm-to-table approach, creating culinary magic with local and sustainable ingredients.







We extend a warm thank you to our generous sponsors for their invaluable support of our 2nd Annual Brunch for Hope event, dedicated to raising awareness and funds for infertility. Your commitment and kindness have helped us shine a light on a cause close to many hearts. Your generosity has not only fueled this initiative but will also touch countless lives on their journey to becoming a family.
Together, we're making a difference and spreading rays of hope and opportunity.
Thank you for being a vital part of this meaningful event!


  

 






 



 




We sincerely appreciate your consideration and eagerly anticipate the possibility of partnering with your organization to make a lasting impact. 





Donate today to give someone HOPE and the opportunity to realize their dream of parenthood. 

Your donation directly supports The Stork Foundation grant recipients.  


Want to help one of our past grant recipients attend this event?

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The lack of infertility insurance coverage and high out-of-pocket cost for treatments (IVF, IUI, egg and sperm donation) can be prohibitively expensive, and lack of financial resources becomes the main barrier to conceiving a child. Our grants seek to remove this financial barrier. Since 2020, we have awarded 25 grants totaling $275,000+ to qualifying families.  Our fundraising events are key to fighting for our mission. We have very little overhead (no salaries are paid), and nearly every penny of your donations directly supports our grant recipients. It is through our generous donors support that we are able to carry out our mission.   

All net proceeds go to our fertility grant program. The Stork Foundation for Infertility is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to providing hope and opportunity to those suffering from infertility and fighting for their dream of parenthood.  The Stork Foundation offers financial assistance to low-resource individuals who require costly medical infertility treatments that would otherwise be out of financial reach.  
Please note that all ticket sales are final and non-refundable.
*The Stork Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and its federal tax identification number is 84-4791967. The estimated fair market value of the goods and services for a regular event ticket is $60. A portion of your purchase may be tax deductible. Please consult your tax advisor.

THANK YOU for your consideration - together we will make a difference!
To learn more about The Stork Foundation, please visit: www.storkfoundation.org

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