Open Heart Magic has pioneered an innovative way to reach sick children at their hospital bedsides through the surprise, excitement and wonder of magic.

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2017 Close Personal Friends

Special Thanks to all our Close Personal Friends

Open Heart Magic is able to better the hospital experience for sick kids in Chicago thanks to the tremendous support from our community of individual donors.

To learn more about just what our Close Personal Friends accomplished last year, and how you can join them, please click here.


  • Adam Hunia
  • Alan Dabrow
  • Anonymous
  • Brian and Ann Guntli
  • Brian Murphy
  • Brian Pietrangelo
  • Calli and Tom Schmidt
  • Christine Spisla
  • Collin Walsh
  • Dave and Deborah Barclay
  • David Riddell
  • Diana Anderson
  • Ed and Sharon Gauthier
  • Hilary Goldin
  • Isam and Nadia Salah
  • Jeremy Kaluzna
  • Jim Stengel and Beverly Bartow
  • John and Maureen McCarthy
  • Katie and Jeff Hughes
  • Margaret Boggs-Hatfield
  • Mary Jane Bruketta
  • Michael McDonald
  • Mike Mirabile
  • Nick DeSantis
  • Noreen Barclay
  • Pete and Mary Kay Brown
  • Randy Scheuneman
  • Rima Daubenspeck
  • Roxanne and Robert Gilbertsen
  • Sarah Chang
  • Steve and Marsha Magnino
  • Sumit Sengupta
  • Tim Augustine
  • Vivek Shah


  • Bryan Bigari
  • Christine Gravel-Lippoldt and Scott Lippoldt
  • Diane and James Sibley
  • Jennifer Yeh
  • Joe and Jessica Alfonso
  • Jose and Maria Gonzalez
  • Kevin Adams
  • Lisa Wiersma
  • Loren Doppelt
  • Nancy Anderson
  • Paul and Arlene Doppelt
  • Paul and Holly Lampier
  • Ron Abrams
  • Steve Dabrow


How do you become a Close Personal Friend?

For more information, please click here.