The Elmhurst Memorial Hospital (EMH) Foundation raised more than $482,000, a record, at its 19th Annual Autumn Affair on Sept. 16 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago.

More than 325 people attended the gala, which is the Foundation's largest fundraiser of the year and supports Elmhurst Hospital programs and services that directly impact patients. The event featured live and silent auctions, a Wine Toss, Golf Putt Challenge and a 360 Photo Booth. 

Proceeds from this year’s Autumn Affair will support the future growth and needs of the Elmhurst Hospital Emergency Department. The 2024 event is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 7 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago.

Founded in 1980, the EMH Foundation offers many giving opportunities and annual special events designed to support the hospital’s programs and facilities, including the Autumn Affair, Chef Fest, Reindeer Route Housewalk, the Hope. Lives. Here Cancer Campaign, and Love Lights program. For more information, visit or call (331) 221-0388.