Charity & Fundraisers

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Gateway Green

Presented by PNC Bank, the Green Tie Ball is one of Chicago’s longest-running gala charity events and for the first time ever, the gala will be hosted with two female co-chairs, Jacky Ferro and Beth Goldberg Heller. more

Sep 6, 2017 2:00 AM Things To Do

All proceeds from "Seeing Stars" directly supported the programs and services of Eversight Illinois, whose mission is to restore sight and prevent blindness through the healing power of donation, transplantation and research. more

Aug 8, 2017 1:00 PM New + Noteworthy

Join the Junior League of Chicago for the 21st anniversary of their premiere signature event, Summer Soiree. more

Aug 8, 2017 10:30 AM Social Life

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Brenna Hernandez

The Shedd Aquarium threw their signature summer bash, Blu, for "green" reasons. The annual auxiliary board event drew in 800 Guests and raised $400,000 for conservation, sustainability and education initiatives. more

Aug 6, 2017 12:00 PM New + Noteworthy

Caryl Stern, President & CEO, UNICEF USA


Caryl Stern, President & CEO, UNICEF USA, talks about the growing needs of child refugees and what we can do to help. more

May 27, 2017 9:00 AM Influencers

A Leg Up Foundation was built to help single moms in their time of need. Meet Jennifer Wisniewski, a local game-changer. more

May 15, 2017 9:00 AM New + Noteworthy


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Even if Alzheimer's disease doesn't run in your family, cognitive decline can happen to anyone. Ahead, ten tips for keeping your brain sharp and your health in check! more

May 10, 2017 3:39 PM Health

On April 29th, city officials, Chicago professionals and press gathered together to celebrate the Midwest Regionals office 10th Annual United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Gala. more

May 8, 2017 1:59 PM Social

Don't get stuck inside while the weather is warming up! Check out this roundup of things to do to get you out of your house. more

Feb 24, 2017 9:00 AM Things To Do

On February 6th, the culinary world of Chicago is joining forces for the second annual Operation Taste. The fundraiser is held to help children battling a life-threatening illness, take a fantastical trip to the North Pole. more

Feb 4, 2017 9:00 AM New + Noteworthy

It seems that our world, especially Chicago, is becoming an increasingly more dangerous place. Many women are behind the efforts that are keeping our city safe—and making a difference. Here are a few local organizations making a difference. more

Nov 2, 2016 9:00 AM New + Noteworthy

July is National Make a Difference for Children Month and in order to support kids in need around the world, we have compiled a list of items you can buy, whose proceeds go on to help these kids get food, clothing, vitamins and so much more. more

Jul 15, 2016 6:00 PM Philanthropy

To spread awareness and prevent breast and ovarian cancer, the Exclusive Professional Women's Networking Group is uniting forces with non-profit, Bright Pink, to host a luncheon that promotes awareness and prevention. Get your ticket today! more

Jul 11, 2016 12:00 PM Philanthropy

One Million Degrees Food & Wine Benefit provides a beautiful night with amazing food and wine, while raising $650,000 for a great cause. more

Jun 20, 2016 5:00 PM Social Life

A longstanding volunteer dedicated to giving back, Kleber now helps drive the impact that Chicago-based Gesture makes by being a tool for charity partners nationwide and causes ranging from homelessness to the arts to health and medical research. more

Apr 27, 2016 7:00 AM Influencers

This fashion show fundraiser will showcase the season's latest trends and give you an inside look into Chicago nonprofit organization My Favorite Outfit. more

Mar 23, 2016 2:39 PM Philanthropy

Celebrate 10 years of Imerman Angels' 1-on-1 mentoring support for cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers. more

Mar 17, 2016 7:30 AM Philanthropy

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Bright Pink's annual fundraiser for breast and ovarian cancer raised spirits as well as money during a fun-filled evening at Morgan Manufacturing. more

Mar 7, 2016 7:00 AM Social Life

The Union League Boys & Girls Clubs raised over $300,000 at their 38th Annual Gala held on November 7 at the Union League Club of Chicago. more

Jan 5, 2016 2:22 PM Social Life

Impact 100 Chicago awards annual grants to nonprofits in the Chicagoland area, allowing women to channel philanthropy into direct action. more

Dec 7, 2015 12:00 AM Philanthropy

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