Ringside for Mercy's Sake

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Give Kids a Fighting Chance

Ringside for Mercy’s Sake, now in its 23rd year, is Mercy Home’s annual black-tie gala. By attending, you support the life-saving work of Mercy Home.

Ringside for Mercy's Sake


Saturday, October 17, 2015
6:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.


Chicago Marriott Downtown
540 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

Each year, Ringside draws more than 1,000 guests to the Chicago Marriott Grand Ballroom with its dazzling spectacle of white collar boxing, exclusive live and silent auctions, dinner and drinks, live music and dancing to the City Lights Orchestra, and the drawing of a large cash raffle. The eight live amateur boxing bouts take center stage—all to raise the critical funds that give Mercy Home’s kids a safe Home and a bright future.

2014 events highlights included:

  • Charitable gaming
  • Mercy’s Mag Mile Wine Auction
  • James & Sons jewelry
  • Man Cave Auction
  • Fine spirits auction
  • Electronic silent auction bidding
  • Pre-auction online bidding
Past auction items included: