The Greatest Gateway 2018
In 2018, more than 700 donors gathered under the Big Top in Chicago to raise funds at the Greatest Gateway charitable event. The night opened with a show-stopping performance, featuring hits from the critically acclaimed film, The Greatest Showman. Boasting a cast of over 50 entertainers, singers, dancers and novelty performers, guests were treated to the magic of the circus. Guests were also entertained by musical legend and 16 time Grammy Award nominee Brian McKnight, 11 year old, America’s Got Talent’s finalist Angelica Hale, Universal recording artist Fernando Varela, International five-piece acoustic party band The London Essentials, American Idol finalist Pia Toscano, Electrifying pianist William Joseph, International virtuoso violinist Caroline Campbelland the Montreal Rhapsody Orchestra to close out the evening.
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Then guests were witness to the greatest story of triumph; that of clinical trial patient, Peighton Bailey and her mom Jennifer, how through the generous donations to Gateway was able to enter a clinical trial and beat cancer.
That evening, everyone came together to raise 4.1million dollars to fund clinical trials at leading institutions worldwide.