Recap: ‘A Night Of 100 Stars’ Raises Over $400,000 To Benefit The DuSable Museum

2015 "A Night of 100 Stars" Honorees: Dr. Ian Smith; Salli Richardson Whitfield; Dewayne Collins; Kimberly Foxx (accepting for Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle ) and Dr. Walter Massey

2015 “A Night of 100 Stars” Honorees: Dr. Ian Smith; Salli Richardson Whitfield; Dewayne Collins; Kimberly Foxx (accepting for Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle ) and Dr. Walter Massey (Photo courtesy of The DuSable Museum)

On Saturday, March 28, 2015, more than 600 of the city’s business leaders, executives, media personalities, entertainers, […]

Hamburger Mary’s Comedy Show Raises Money For Project: VISION

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Project: VISION hosted a comedy-themed fundraiser at Hamburger Mary’s on April 4, 2015. The event brought together supporters of the organization and helped to raise money for Project:VISION’s mission. Serving Chicago’s Bridgeport and Chinatown communities since 2003, Project: VISION provides area youth with tools for educational, […]

Chicago’s Baconfest To Benefit The Greater Chicago Food Depository

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Chicago, it is that time of year again! Come out to Baconfest 2015 at the UIC Forum this weekend. Bacon lovers from all over will gather for tons of the delicious bacon dishes created by a large range of talented chefs in Chicago. Tickets are selling fast, so be sure […]

Recap: Chicago Fashion Foundation’s 8th Annual Design Competition and Showcase

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Hannah Linder, Future of Chicago Fashion 2015 Runner-Up (Photo credit: Christopher Macsurak)

Earlier this month, the Chicago Fashion Foundation held their 8th Annual Design Competition and Showcase at the beautiful Chicago Cultural Center. This year, the event was billed as ‘A City Within A City’, where looks focused on a contemporary adaptation of […]

26th Annual Art Of Caring To Benefit Catholic Charities In Chicago



The Women’s Board of Catholic Charities will be hosting the 26th Annual Art of Caring event. The event will take place in Highland Park this weekend. This black tie affair will include dinner, cocktails, an art sale, a live auction, and more.

Last year, the event raised over $305,000 for the programs […]

Chicago Weekend Guide: April 17 – 19, 2015

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Here are a few events in Chicago happening this weekend that give back!

Friday, April 17, 2015

Empty Bowls at Lillstreet Art Center

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Lillstreet Art Center is hosting the 8th Annual Empty Bowls Event to benefit First Slice Pie Cafe. This is part of a nationwide, grassroots effort called The […]

Recap: 2015 Localicious In Chicago To Benefit FamilyFarmed

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On Friday, March 20, 2015, Localicious, hosted by FamilyFarmed and Local Foods too place at the UIC Forum. Localicious is part of the annual Food Festival and Conference. More than 600 guests attended the tasting to sample foods from award winning chefs. These chefs in particular, created dishes from […]

Recap: Deep Dish Dask 5k To Benefit Special Olympics Chicago


Special Olympics Volunteers: Melissa Zavala, Gwenn Torres, Alex Cabral, and Olivia Garcia. (Photo Credit: Colleen McNicholas)

On April 4, 2015, All Community Events hosted the Deep Dish 5k Dash. The event took place in Lincoln Park. Despite the morning weather being a tad bit chilly, runners were ready to give this tasty race […]

2nd Annual Spin To Break The Cycle To Benefit World Sport Chicago

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World Sport Chicago will return to the House of Blues on Saturday, April 18, 2015 for the second annual Spin to Break the Cycle charity spin-a-thon. The benefit is a high-energy, indoor cycling event that challenges participants to get active to support programs that have proven to have an impact […]

4th Annual Sugar Rush To Benefit Spark Chicago

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Spark Chicago will hold their annual Sugar Rush event on April 16 at City Winery Chicago. The signature event allows guests to meet Chicago’s top chefs while tasting specially prepared sweet and savory delights over wine and beer, all in support of Spark’s fourth program year in Chicago. All event […]

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