How We Serve
Children + Families
 

2015 Calendar of Events

 

January

 

Children's Home + Aid
Rice Leadership Committee
5th Annual Chef's Tasting 2016 details to come!

>read more 

For more information, please contact Jamie Gartenberg at 312-424-6825 or jgartenberg@childrenshomeandaid.org. 


 

March

Children's Home + Aid
NCAA Basketball Tournament
Hosted by the Associate Board
March 2015

Thank you for your interest in the Associate Board's 3rd Annual Basketball Bracket! Proceeds went to students in Children's Home + Aid's Community Schools program.

For more information, please contact Meghan Gauen at 312-424-6832 or mgauen@childrenshomeandaid.org. 


April

1st Annual Champions for Children Luncheon in the Northern Region
April 9, 2015
Giovanni's Restaurant & Convention Center
Rockford, IL

The event was a huge success!

5k Run + 1 Mile Walk Taking Steps to End Child Abuse
Hosted in the Central Region
April 19, 2015
Bloomington, IL

Thank you to everyone who ran and walked to help end child abuse.

For more information, please contact Aleisha Guerrettaz at 309-834-5294 or aguerrettaz@childrenshomeandaid.org.

April Child Abuse Prevention Symposium
April 24, 2015
9 - 11 a.m.
Thank you for attending!

Woman's Board Baby Shower
Hosted by the Woman's Board of Children's Home + Aid
April, 25, 2015
Fornightly Club Chicago

The event raised funds and over 400 supplies for the Family Necessities Pantry in Englewood.

For more information, please contact Amy Skarnulis at 312-424-6811 or 
askarnulis@childrenshomeandaid.org.

 

 


May

Derby Day 2015
Hosted by Hinsdale Auxiliary of Children's Home + Aid
What a wonderful event!
>see photos from the event here

For more information, please contact Amy Skarnulis at 312-424-6811 or askarnulis@childrenshomeandaid.org. 

 

Champions for Children Luncheon
The 10th Anniversary Celebration
Hosted by the Board of Trustees of Children's Home + Aid

The event was a huge success! Click "read more" below to see photos from the event!

>read more 

For more information, please contact Meghan Gauen at 312-424-6832 or mgauen@childrenshomeandaid.org. 

 

The Gallery Event
Hosted by the Associate Board of Children's Home + Aid
May 28, 2015
Gallery Event was so much fun!
>see photos from the event here

For more information, please contact Meghan Gauen at 312-424-6832 or mgauen@childrenshomeandaid.org. 


June

Jazz on the Rock - Masquerade!
Hosted by the Northern Regional Advisory Board
June 20, 2015

Thank you to everyone who attended the Masquerade! It was such a fun evening.
>see photos from the event here

For more information, please contact Jamie Gartenberg at 312-424-6825 or jgartenberg@childrenshomeandaid.org. 

 

Pizza Ranch Community Impact Event in the Central Region
Bloomington, IL
June 29, 2015
A special thank you to the Bloomington Pizza Ranch and those who attended the Pizza Ranch Community Impact Event on June 29. We loved partnering with Pizza Ranch and are extremely thankful for their donation which helped raise funds to make the holidays special for local children and families in need.

For more information, please contact Aleisha Guerrettaz at 309-834-5294 or aguerrettaz@childrenshomeandaid.org.


July

Cycling for Kids in the Central Region
July 19, 2015
Wilson Cycle in Bloomington, IL
Bicycle for the children and families we serve! On July 19, beginning and ending in Bloomington, you can bike 30 or 60 miles for a great cause. All proceeds will benefit Children's Home + Aid. Join in on the fun!
>read more

For more information, please contact Aleisha Guerrettaz at 309-834-5294 or aguerrettaz@childrenshomeandaid.org.

 

Christmas in July
June 29 - August 7, 2015
Children's Home + Aid's Central Region
We need your help! Children's Home + Aid's Crisis Nursery is in desperate need of specific items to get children and families through the warmer months this summer. We are hosting a Christmas in July items drive to ensure necessities are stocked in the pantry for the children and families we serve. 

For more information, please contact Aleisha Guerrettaz at 309-834-5294 or aguerrettaz@childrenshomeandaid.org.


August

3rd Annual Bags Tournament
Hosted by the Associate Board of Children's Home + Aid
August 22, 2015

Will's Northwoods Inn

Thank you to everyone who attended the tournament! It was such a fun day. Stay tuned for photos from the event.
>see photos from the event here

For more information, please contact Jamie Gartenberg at 312-424-6825 or jgartenberg@childrenshomeandaid.org. 


September

September Gala
Hosted by the Woman's Board of Children's Home + Aid
September 11, 2015 - more details to come!

Join us for our 95th annual black tie gala
Four Seasons Hotel Chicago
>read more 

For more information, please contact Meghan Gauen at 312-424-6832 or mgauen@childrenshomeandaid.org. 



Stop the Cycle of Abuse - Cycling Event

September 11, 12, 13
Chain O Lakes State Park
8916 Wilmot Road
Spring Grove, IL 60081
Bicycle for the children and families we serve! Beginning on September 11, you can bike 1, 2 or 3 days for a great cause. All proceeds will benefit Children's Home + Aid. Join in on the fun!
>read more

For more information, please contact Aleisha Guerrettaz at 309-834-5294 or aguerrettaz@childrenshomeandaid.org.


October

Lost Dunes Golf Tournament
Monday, October 5, 2015

Lost Dunes Golf Club
Bridgman, MI
>read more

For more information, please contact Jamie Gartenberg at 312-424-6825 or jgartenberg@childrenshomeandaid.org. 

 

Holiday Boutique
Hosted by the Woman's Board of Children's Home + Aid
Friday, October 16, 2015 - more details to come!
Glen View Club
100 Golf Road
Golf, IL

For more information, please contact Amy Skarnulis at 312-424-6811 or askarnulis@childrenshomeandaid.org.

 

Toast to Hope
Hosted by the Associate Board of Children's Home + Aid
Friday, October 23, 2015 - more details to come!
7 - 11 p.m.
The Library
190 S. LaSalle, Chicago

For more information, please contact Jamie Gartenberg at 312-424-6825 or jgartenberg@childrenshomeandaid.org. 

 

Snug Hugs
October 26 - December 15

Clothing donations can be dropped off at all Merlin 200,000 Mile Shops in Illinois and Wisconsin between October 26 and December 15.
>read more

For more information, please contact Lynn Milligan at 312-424-6871 or lmilligan@childrenshomeandaid.org.


November

Crochet and Knit-A-Thon (CKAT)
Saturday, November 7, 2015
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Resurrection Lutheran Church
2567 W Sullivan Rd, Aurora IL
The Crochet and Knit-A-Thon (CKAT) reaches out to crafters nationwide for donations of knitted and crocheted items to the Snug Hugs for Kids clothing drive.
>read more

For more information, please contact Lynn Milligan at 312-424-6871 or lmilligan@childrenshomeandaid.org.

 

Snug Hugs
October 26 - December 15

Clothing donations can be dropped off at all Merlin 200,000 Mile Shops in Illinois and Wisconsin between October 26 and December 15.
>read more

For more information, please contact Lynn Milligan at 312-424-6871 or lmilligan@childrenshomeandaid.org.


December

Chicago Area Holiday Gift Drive
2015 details to come!
Do you or your company want to give back this holiday season? You can help make wishes come true for children in our care by participating in our Chicago area gift drive!

 

Children's Holiday Shoppe
2015 details to come!
Rockford, IL
Benefitting MotherHouse Crisis Nursery

 

Snug Hugs
October 26 - December 15

Clothing donations can be dropped off at all Merlin 200,000 Mile Shops in Illinois and Wisconsin between October 26 and December 15.
>read more

For more information, please contact Lynn Milligan at 312-424-6871 or lmilligan@childrenshomeandaid.org.

Snug Hugs Drop Off: Delivery of 9 tons of warm clothing to Englewood families
Wednesday, December 16
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Mitzi Freidheim Englewood Child + Family Center


 


 


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