Chicago Charity of the Month:

A Silver Lining Foundation


A Silver Lining Foundation

The mission of A Silver Lining Foundation founded in 2002 by Dr. Sandy Goldberg is to ensure dignified, respectful and equal access to quality cancer education and services for all, by creating meaningful partnerships with community, advocacy and healthcare organizations.

Vision statement
A Silver Lining Foundation's Vision is to ensure that socioeconomic status does not affect an individual's ability to obtain information, timely cancer screening and diagnosis.

ASLF is comprised of three programs

  • Chicagoland Cancer Information Coalition (outreach and resource information, started 2002) – 20 participating organizations including 311 Chicago City Services provide local and national cancer education and resource information. ASLF also sponsors two major health fairs a year.

  • The Evelyn Goldberg Center (quality of life services, started 2004) - located within the Oncology Center at UIMCC, it contains bilingual culturally sensitive library and funds quality of life services: licensed and bonded transport to and from treatment, in house food certificates and initial pharmacy co payments.

  • Buy A Mom A Mammogram™ (funds cost free screening mammograms and diagnostic evaluation when indicated, started mid 2006) – 5 hospital partners with plans to add another 3 by end of 2010. Over 2,500 women have received information about and access to cost free mammograms and diagnostic evaluation in 4 years.

Hospital Partners

For additional information please visit
A Silver Lining Foundation, 134 North LaSalle Street, Suite 1218, Chicago, Illinois 60602, 312.345.1322, Fax 312.345.1328



Upcoming Event:

A Silver Lining Foundation Gala: October 2, 2010