Illinois Chapter

If you live in Illinois, we invite you to contact the Illinois Chapter.

Chapter Information

Cure SMA chapters provide a base of community and support for families affected by SMA, work together to organize Walk-n-Rolls or other fundraising events, and keep their members informed of opportunities for local advocacy and awareness.


Mailing Address: Cure SMA

Attn: Illinois Chapter

925 Busse Road

Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

Phone: 630.217.0087




Janet Schoenborn, president

Open, vice president

Open, secretary

Open, treasurer

Chapter Updates

Join the Illinois Chapter Board

The Illinois Chapter is currently recruiting for the positions of vice president, secretary, and treasurer. Contact Janet Schoenborn for more information.

Chapter Fundraising Events

Illinois Chapter Holiday Party

Please join Cure SMA and Lurie Children's staff for an afternoon of holiday fun and cheer! Lunch will be provided as well as games and crafts for children in attendance.  Santa will also be making a spcial appearance to take photos with the kids.  Please RSVP by Friday December 7th by visiting the event website and filling out the form so we can let Santa know who will be there and to ensure we order enough food.  This is a free event open to all individuals and families affected by SMA.  Please contact Katie Mogell at or 847.709.6340 with any questions.

Chicago Gala of Hope

Please join us for the 4th Annual Cure SMA Chicago Gala of Hope at the Ivy Room on February 22, 2019. The Chicago Gala of Hope is a fundraising event with one goal: to fund a cure for Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Proceeds from the Chicago Gala of Hope benefit Cure SMA, the leading SMA research organization. The evening will entail a night of luxury as the annual gala features cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, live auction and live entertainment. Comedian Brett Walkow will be our MC again and the band Shout Out will perform live from 9-11:30pm. You can register for the gala by visitng the event website.

Please visit our Cure SMA events calendar to see a pre-filtered list of events scheduled for the Illinois Chapter.

National Office Contact

Questions on chapters or events for our national office? For the Illinois Chapter, please contact Katie Mogell at or 800.886.1762.

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