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 to raise support for its educational programs. By attending, you support the life-saving work of Mercy Home.

Ringside for Mercy's Sake

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Saturday, October 18, 2014
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.

Highlights this year include:

  • Charitable gaming
  • Wine auction
  • Electronic silent auction bidding
  • Pre-auction online bidding

For more information or to purchase a table call Jim Marrese at 312-738-7578.

Enter to win up to $20,000!

You could win up to $20,000 in our annual Ringside Raffle! Purchase a ticket for only $100 and you could win a grand prize of $20,000,  second prize of $10,000 or third prize of $5,000. With only 1,000 tickets sold your chances are amazing!

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