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Illumination Gala 2022


Saturday, June 4, 2022
6:30 P.M. Cocktail Reception
7:00 P.M. Dinner, Luxury Auction, Fund-A-Cure, Celebrity Guest Host


In Person

Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis
100 Carondelet Plaza
St. Louis, Missouri 63105


Virtual Program at 8 p.m.
Please check back for a link to join us virtually the night of the event.


Don't miss the Illumination Gala, The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital's extraordinary event supporting breakthrough cancer research at Siteman Cancer Center. 

Nearly 500 guests at the gala each year share an unforgettable evening of entertainment and philanthropy with the leadership of our region’s top companies, foundations, and boards.

Since 2007, Illumination donors have raised more than $35 million to help speed innovative cancer research that will bring the best possible treatments to patients at Siteman and around the world. 

Together, we are making life healthier and more hopeful for all our families and friends. 

Our 2022 Lead Ambassadors

We are thrilled to return to an in-person gala with our Lead Ambassadors Ken Steinback and Susie Sachs.

Susie Sachs

Our 2022 Celebrity Guest Host

Our Celebrity Guest Host is Emmy-winning actor, producer and musician Wayne Brady, who has made his mark on stage and screen as an actor, singer, dancer, songwriter and television personality.







Partnership Opportunities

Giving levels range from $10,000 to $1,000,000. Individual ticket price is $1,000. Please contact 314-286-0602 or [email protected] to inquire about 2022 partnership opportunities.

Check out our Illumination Gala video archive.