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The following events support the programs and efforts of Catholic Charities' Regional Offices. The event planning committees are continually changing and refreshing the formats of their events, so please visit this site often to know what exciting events are supporting your region. For information about Regional Events contact Dave Gardner, Director of Regional Events 312-655-7907 or
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The Spring Housewalk will feature a luncheon and a tour of lovely homes at Wynstone Golf Club in North Barrington. Proceeds will benefit Catholic Charities Lake County Services. For more information, please contact Mary Ellen Mason, at 847-782-4115 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, April 19, 2013
The Southwest Regional Advisory Board presents the 15th Annual Helping Hands Dinner & Auction. This year’s theme is “Jazz” and entertainment will be provided by noted jazz guitarist, Fr. John Moulder and Friends. The event is being held at Silver Lake Country Club, 14700 82nd Avenue in Orland Park and benefits Catholic Charities Homeless Services, providing comprehensive services to the poor and disadvantaged in the Southwest suburbs. Reservations can be made by calling Betty Chambers at (708) 430-0428 or by clicking on the link below.
Heart for Homeless Families
Saturday, May 4, 2013
The 24th Annual Hearts for Homeless Families Dinner & Auction returns to the incomparable Sanfilippo Estate, in Barrington Hills on Saturday, May 4, 2013. Proceeds from the event benefit the New Hope Apartments Transitional Housing Program. Individual reservations are $175 and tables of ten are $1,650. For more information contact Mary Insprucker at (847) 376-2118 or
Saturday, June 22, 2013
On Saturday, June 22, 2013, the Catholic Charities North Regional Advisory Board will present "A Day at the Races at Arlington Park", benefiting Emergency Services. The event promises to be a great afternoon of food, refreshments and wire-to-wire excitement! The event will be held in the spectacular Governor's Room, which offers outstanding views of the homestretch and the finish line. In addition, guests will have easy access to a shaded patio area from which the sights and sounds of the track can be thoroughly enjoyed. The event begins at noon, and post time is at 1:00 pm. Reservations for the event are $125 per person, and tables with seating for eight are $1,000. Early reservations are suggested for what promises to be a very popular afternoon. Please contact Mary Beth Hartmann for more information 847-376-2121.
2013 Date is TBD
Enjoy an evening of music, food and cocktails under the stars at Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, presented by the North Regional Advisory Board and benefiting the Food Pantry at the Catholic Charities North and Northwest Regional Office in Des Plaines. Please contact Mary Beth Hartmann for more information at 847-376-2121 or email@example.com.
Monday, September 9, 2013
The 13th Annual Brighter Futures Golf Outing will be held on Monday September 9, 2013 at the Riverside Golf Club. The event benefits Catholic Charities New Hope Housing Program in western Cook County. The day begins with registration and lunch at 11:00 am, followed by a shotgun start at 12:30 pm sharp! After the round of golf, there will be a reception, dinner, a prize raffle and a cash raffle. Single Golfers are $250 and foursomes are $1,400. Non-golfers are invited to attend through a special 5:30 pm Cocktails & Dinner package for $75. Sponsorship Opportunities are available. Contact Esmeralda Zepeda at 708-329-4022 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, November 16, 2013
The Tenth Annual Compassion In Action Dinner, benefiting Emergency Assistance Programs, will be on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at the historic Calumet Country Club, 2400 175th Street in Homewood. There will be a cash bar reception beginning at 6:00 pm and dinner will be served at 7:00 pm. Highlights of the evening will include a silent auction, prize raffles, and award presentations. Sponsorships are available. Reservations are $65 per person or $520 for a table of eight. Please contact Fred Shannon at 708-333-8379 or email@example.com for information or to make reservations.
2013 Date is TBD
The Wynstone Golf Club Holiday Tea & Boutique benefiting Catholic Charities of Lake County will be held at the Wynstone Golf Club in North Barrington. The event promises to be a great day of high tea, workshops and holiday shopping. Spend the day supporting a great cause which begins at 9:00 am until 4:00 pm. Reservations for the event are $55.00 per person, and early reservations are suggested for workshops. Contact Connie Evans at 847-782-4119.
2014 Date is TBD
Start your St. Patrick's Day celebration early by joining the fun at FitzGerald's, 6615 Roosevelt Road in Berwyn. Proceeds will benefit Catholic Charities New Hope Housing Program in Western Cook County. The evening features hearty Irish fare, beer, wine and soft drinks, a silent auction and prize raffle and live entertainment. Make your reservations or buy raffle tickets at www.catholiccharities.net/stpats or by calling (708)329- 4022.