Ryans make another game-changing gift, this time to RIC - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

Skip to Content

RIC in the News

Published on June 22, 2016

Ryans make another game-changing gift, this time to RIC

by Shia Kapos

Patrick and Shirley Ryan, one of Chicago’s most philanthropic of couples, have made a game-changing gift to the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and its yet-to-be-finished AbilityLab.

The amount of their donation is confidential but its legacy is loud and clear. RIC calls it a record and announced that the $550 million facility will be named the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab. It is scheduled to open in 2017.

In an interview, RIC President and CEO Dr. Joanne C. Smith called the gift “transformative,” saying it’s the largest charitable investment in the organization’s 63-year history.

continue reading at Shia Kapos.com >>