Daley family asks for donations to Maggie's favorite causes

November 28, 2011 1:48:15 PM PST
Maggie Daley spent her years as Chicago's first lady championing many causes, including the non-profit organization she founded -- After Schools Matters -- and where she was treated during her 9 year battle with cancer -- Northwestern's Maggie Daley Cancer Center.

In lieu of flowers in Maggie Daley's memory, her family is asking for donations to either After School Matters (afterschoolmatters.org) or Northwestern University's Maggie Daley Cancer Center (cancer.northwestern.edu).

Learn about After School Matters and check out a 2010 interview with Maggie Daley on the program.

Plus, find out how her legacy continues to care for other women battling cancer at the Maggie Daley Center for Women's Cancer Care.

Maggie Daley died at the age of 68 on Thanksgiving Day. She is survived by her husband, former Mayor Richard M. Daley, and three children. A fourth child died at just 2 years old.

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