We will be in-person for 2021!!
Our 2021 Share the Care Ball, a Journey promises to transport you through the many ways AHK affects, helps and supports children with medical complexities and their families. During the cocktail hour you will walk through the phases of Transitional and Respite Care and have a chance to chat with AHK staff sharing the journey of the children in our care – you will also enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, dinner, silent and live auction and lively entertainment by the Ken Arlen Evolution Orchestra and special guests. All proceeds benefit Almost Home Kids Chicago.
Friday, November 5, 2021 at 6:30 PM at the Hotel Intercontinental, 505 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611. COVID-19 precautions will be in place.
Reserve your spot today!!
Please contact Judith at email@example.com or 312-399-0013 with any questions.
Our 2021 Tasting for a Cause event will transport you (virtually) to the amazing Adelsheim Winery for an incredible journey through three exceptional wines.
Register below to make sure you receive your shipment of 3 full wine bottles in time for you to host a get together at your home and experience a guided tour of the selected wines by the winemakers own experts.
Any questions please direct to Judith at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312-399-0013.
Raffle tickets are available for purchase – click here or follow the link: https://TFAC2021.givesmart.com
Although the deadline for shipping tasting kits has passed – we have a few packages available for purchase for local delivery/pick up. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to join in on the fun and enjoyment of a virtual visit to Adelsheim Vineyards while you gather at home with friends to savor the 3 amazing wines.
Don’t hesitate to grab one of these remaining packages! Email email@example.com today!
Our intrepid Golf Marathoners enjoyed a picture perfect day on Monday to golf 100 holes to benefit Almost Home Kids.
20 golfers, mostly new to AHK, took to the links and raised over $20,000 much-needed funds for the kids and families at AHK. You can still sponsor a golfer or support the teams by clicking here*
Thank you to Shanahan’s Pub* for providing a delicious lunch and to the Troy brothers for opening their excellent par-3 course to us at Zigfield Troy*.
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Our amazing Young Associates Board hosted a fantastic SOLD OUT virtual charcuterie and cocktail event on June 10. Thank you to the attendees, sponsors and everyone who donated even though they couldn’t make the event.
Led by Publican Quality Meats expert Rob, who helped explain and display all the incredible meats and cheeses, we are ready for when we get back to hosting a party!
Nearly $25,000 has been raised at this 7th annual “No Place Like Home” fundraiser – the second time we’ve been virtual.
There is still time to donate – just follow the link: https://e.givesmart.com/s/ekaVkh/e/lzF/
We are thrilled to receive a generous grant from Hinsdale Jr. Woman’s Club. Their partnership over 15 years has made a tremendous impact.
Acrovyn wall coverings will be installed in our Chicago home to protect the walls from new wheelchair drivers, stretchers and other emergency response traffic.
Our Naperville “No Show” gala was a roaring success, with almost $50,000 raised for Almost Home Kids!!
2021 has been another year when the pandemic changed our event plans and once again, we needed to get creative. The event committee was co-chaired by Bethany Keown, Kathy Wennerstrum and Yonhee Gordon and we were joined by Stacie Gannon, Erin LaMantia, Terry Gallagher, Suzy Shinkle and Jeff Brown – thank you to everyone who served on the committee and for coming up with this cool concept that keeps everyone safe AND raises much-needed funds for Almost Home Kids!!
This year you literally didn’t have to do anything to have a huge impact at AHK – No babysitter fees?! No new dress, no new suit! Just the willingness to support AHK.
Thank you to everyone who purchased a “ticket” and a huge thank you to our sponsors:
– Mullarkey Associates,
– ECI Build,
– MAC RX,
– The Pluchar Group,
– JMG Financial Group,
– HUB International,
– 5/3rd bank
Everyone who participated in supporting the event was eligible for our amazing Door Prize!! and potentially taking a well-deserved vacation: Round Trip airfare for 2 anywhere in continental US + $3000 Airbnb gift card + $750 gift card for Away luggage – and we were thrilled when Marilyn Berg’s name was the one drawn.
In 2022, we do want you to show up: save the date for our much anticipated “Crosstown Classic gala” on April 22, 2022 at the Hyatt Lodge in Oak Brook – more details will be posted soon.
The whimsical kite sculpture in our Healing Garden in Naperville was recently dedicated to long-time volunteer, donor and friend Sheila Gallagher. We miss her and her creativity! Family gathered safely outdoors to celebrate Sheila’s life, swapping pandemic survival stories, vaccination completions and much more. It was so great to be together and celebrate a lovely woman, wife, mother, sister and friend.
Thank you to the many people who have made tribute gifts here at AHK.
The YAB’s No Place Like Home event is SOLD OUT!
Those of you who managed to get in before the deadline will receive the Zoom link and further instructions about this super cool event and THANK YOU for your support!
If you would like to make a donation to AHK in support of YAB, please click here* and make sure you add “YAB” to the comments section of the form. *link opens in a new window
On Thursday, June 10th at 7:00pm, the Young Associates Board is partnering with Publican Quality Meats (PQM) and The Violet Hour to bring you an amazing night of charcuterie design. Join PQM’s very own Butcher, Rob Levitt, for our Cheese & Charcuterie Class. Guests will join via zoom as Rob guides you through the construction of your perfect personal charcuterie board. Learn about different meats and cheeses to utilize when building your charcuterie spread, plus the necessary accouterments to take your board to the next level. The charcuterie board is accompanied by 2 servings of a cocktail from The Violet Hour.