Chicagoland charities. This year, they have voted to focus efforts on raising money for Live Like John and The Mulliganeers
Live Like John
Live Like John was created to honor the memory of John McNicholas who unfortunately lost his battle to a brain tumor. His journey revealed there's still a war to be won. The cure rate for most brain cancers is significantly lower than that for many other types of pediatric cancer. At this time, brain cancer research is grossly underfunded and the public remains unaware of the magnitude of this disease.
The mission of Live Like John is to push for advancements in the care and treatment of pediatric brain tumor patients by facilitating better coordination of information between patients and providers, improving the quality of life for patients, and funding specifically targeted pediatric brain tumor research and treatment options to achieve our ultimate goal: the eradication of pediatric brain tumors.
Mulliganeers was formed several years ago by a group of longtime friends who would hear different tragic stories involving children. Although many times they would individually offer financial assistance to the family in need, they knew that collectively they could accomplish so much more. Thus, Mulliganeers was formed.
The Mulliganeers is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to raising funds for children and families in need. The main method of our fundraising is through our annual St. Patrick’s Party in March, annual Golf Outing in September, and associated fundraising events throughout the year. Recipients of charitable donations generated by the Mulliganeers are determined annually by the Board of Directors and may vary from year to year. The recipients, however, are ALWAYS children.