Thank you to our 2021 Gala Sponsors

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Thank you for joining the Woman’s Board of Children’s Home & Aid Honoring Our Past, Ensuring a Bright Future Virtual Campaign!

The Woman’s Board of Children’s Home & Aid is celebrating our 101st Annual September Gala. The Woman’s Board is looking toward a brighter future for the children and families across Chicago. As we continue to advocate for families in need by providing quality early childhood education, we need your help.

Our mission for over 100 years is to promote lasting change by providing assistance and care for our children and families in need at the Mitzi Freidheim Englewood Child & Family Center, the Marletta Darnall Schaumburg Child & Family Center, and the Jerri Hoffmann Carpentersville Child & Family Center.

The Woman’s Board of Children’s Home & Aid invites you to join us as we Honor Our Past, Ensure a Bright Future and present the Pauline K. Palmer Award to corporate honoree, ITW at our 101st Virtual Gala on September 10. Our virtual experience is designed for you to participate however you prefer! Gather with family and friends, and enjoy this day, at your leisure, and view videos and social media posts sharing stories from Early Childhood Center participants. You can bid on silent auction items and raffles, as well as support our Fund-A-Need experience or donate using the link below.

Register Today!

Thank you for Honoring Our Past, Ensuring a Bright Future!

Become a Sponsoring Partner

View our sponsorship opportunities and learn more about the available sponsorship opportunities to support our 101st Gala.

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Support our kids today! Now more than ever, every dollar counts. Your 100% tax deductible gift will help ensure our children and families receive services they need for the duration of this crisis and beyond.


Sponsorships and Donations are 100% tax deductible. For credit card payments, please give online. For payment via check, please make check payable to Children’s Home & Aid and mail to:

Children’s Home & Aid
Woman’s Board Gala
125 S. Wacker Drive Ste. 1400
Chicago, IL 60606

Auction Donations

To make a contribution to the auction, please complete the auction donation form.

Thank you to all of our supporters!

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen L. Berger

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Burns

Niki Campbell

David and Sheila Canmann Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Connelly

Amy Capocchi

Mr. Tom Jirgal and Mrs. Layla Danley

Ms. Anne Davis

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Eilers

Ms. Molly Foster

Mr. and Mrs. Greg Frezados

John Gilligan

Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. Gofen

Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Kaplan

Jaime Kemper

Janet Leeds

Jeffrey Johnson

JP Morgan Chase

Erin McInerney

Mr. and Mrs. Alan G. McNally

Miner, Barnhill & Galland, P.C.

Dayna S. Moser

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Moskow

Mr. and Mrs. Christopher S. Pfaff

Laura Podjasek

Mr. and Mrs. Mark Radzik

Judith B. Samuelson

Schirf Family Charitable Foudation

Audra Schlegel

Mr. and Mrs. David C. Seidman

Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas P. Slee

Janet Sontag

Pam Strobel

Mr. and Mrs. David Tarr

Gary N. Vartabedian

Ms. Emilee Wolfe

Ensuring a Bright Future

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The Woman’s Board

To learn more about the Woman’s Board, visit our website.

For questions about the Gala and the Woman’s Board, please contact Cathy Smith at csmith@childrenshomeandaid.org.