Most of the following events are ticketed and include a signed hardcover copy of the book, and some even raise funds for DIPG research and other great causes in celebration of the release of Finding Chika, in stores November 5, 2019.

More events in Michigan will be added in November and December, as well as additional events in January and February.

Read all about Finding Chika here.

Heroes and Handbags 2020 – Dallas – CANCELLED
Apr 24 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Join us in supporting


Event Chairs: Dana Eisenberg & Lauren Zlotky

Featuring Best-Selling Author, Journalist and Screenwriter Mitch Albom

Brunch, Program and Auction of Designer Handbags at The Ritz Carlton Dallas

Our focus: No Texas family battling childhood cancer fights alone.

For more information please contact Larissa Linton at

  Heroes for Children advocates for and provides financial and social assistance to families with children (0-22 years of age) battling cancer. Our vision is that no family with a child battling cancer will fight alone.
An Evening with Mitch Albom
Oct 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
What does it mean for a community to be healthy? Join the conversation with internationally renowned best-selling author Mitch Albom

Tuesdays with Morrie, The Five People you Meet in Heaven, Finding Chika – these are just a few of the inspiring stories created by best-selling author Mitch Albom. Join CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health ( on October 1st as we welcome Mr. Albom for the 5th installment of our Community Conversation Series to explore the nature of healthy communities with community leaders. Learning from Mr. Albom’s experiences – both personal and professional – the conversation will explore his vision of a healthy community, the struggles and successes he has witnessed as communities have worked toward healthier more empowering cultures, and his thoughts on how communities can strive to create environments where every child, resident and family can thrive.

Mr. Albom follows previous visits by former HUD Secretary Julian Castro, former RNC Chair and Maryland Lt. Michael Steele, Chef and Humanitarian José Andés, and former UN Ambassador and Pulitzer Prize winning author Samantha Power. Each speaker has shared their insights into the nature of a healthy community and steps that we, as local residents, can take to support and nurture an environment where every person has the opportunity to thrive.

Time: 5:30PM VIP Reception (VIP Ticket Required) / 7:30PM Conversation/Presentation (A Book Signing will following immediately after the Conversation)

Location: The Lancaster Theological Seminary – Santee Chapel (555 W. James St., Lancaster, PA). The VIP Reception will be held in the Dietz Hall Refectory at Lancaster Theological Seminary

Hospice of the Sacred Heart – Scranton, PA
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Author, philanthropist, columnist, and sports reporter Mitch Albom is coming to Scranton for a speaking event and book signing for Finding Chika. 

This special event is presented by Hospice of the Sacred Heart, a not-for-profit, free standing hospice program serving Northeastern Pennsylvania since 2004. To date, Hospice has provided care to over 14,000 patients.

“We invited Mitch to speak to a large group of Hospice of the Sacred Heart employees, volunteers and community members in 2005. We’re delighted to bring him back this year and look forward to his fresh and inspiring presentation,” said Diane Baldi, CEO, Hospice of the Sacred Heart.

Tickets are $55 and can be purchased online or in person at the Theater at North box office: Mondays 11am-1pm, Thursdays 3pm-6pm, Fridays 11am-1pm, and on the night of the show starting at 5pm.

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