When: Saturday September 30, 2017, 6:30 - 11 pm
Where: Theater On The Lake in Chicago, located at 2401 N. Lakeshore Drive; at Fullerton Ave, on the lakefront east of Lakeshore Drive.
DETAILS: The Danny Did Foundation’s 8th annual fundraising benefit, An Evening of Hearts & Hugs, will be held on September 30th. This event is a fun night out and an opportunity to thank our supporters, celebrate progress against epilepsy, and raise funds to help more families in Danny Stanton’s name.
We are excited to host this event at a recently restored, state-of-the-art venue on Chicago's lakefront: Theater on the Lake. Our event will serve as the grand opening for this beautiful space. Attendees will include supporters, families impacted by epilepsy, medical professionals, public officials, and advocates.
Format: Cocktails and small plates; a silent auction and group giving special appeal; awards and entertainment; and live music. This is not a reserved seating event. The dress is cocktail attire.
REGISTRATION: Online registration of $150 per person is online at www.tinyurl.com/heartshugs2017. Tickets will increase to the $175 at the door but please note, this event will likely sell out.
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ONLINE AUCTION: Our silent auction is online and will be coming soon. Participants do not need to be present to place bids. The auction will close at 10 pm CST on September 30th.
LIVE AUCTION: A 3-night getaway to Music City - Nashville, Tennessee - with an incredible package including airfare, luxury hotel accommodations, passes to the 2018 Country Music Association Fest and more! The travel dates for this trip are June 7-10, 2018. The live auction will begin at 8 pm.
RAFFLE PRIZE: Two round trip tickets on Southwest Airlines to fly anywhere in the domestic United States!
HONOREES: Danny Did will be proud to honor Gardiner Lapham as our Advocate of the Year. Gardiner advocates in honor of her son, Henry, who was lost to SUDEP at the age of 4.
Our Corporate Partner of the Year will be Flood Brothers Disposal.
DONATIONS: If you cannot attend this event but would like to make a donation, please click here and enter "Hearts & Hugs 2017" in the dedication field.
SPONSORSHIPS: Our partners will gain exposure before more than 525 guests on site and thousands more via social media. To learn more about our range of sponsorship tiers, CLICK HERE or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PARKING: Parking is available at Lincoln Park Zoo. Related parking details will be shared with guests in the week before the event.