The following is a list of community events that are sponsored by Dunham Fund grant recipients and partners. We invite the organizations that are funded by the Dunham Fund to submit their educational or community events to us. Please be aware that we reserve the right to edit or refuse content. To submit your event, contact Holly Sambucetti at 630-844-2774.

March

Tuesday
3/19

Wayside Cross-Top Golf for Lifespring Ministry TBA

All proceeds help Lifespring Ministry provide shelter and recovery programs for single mothers with children fighting addiction, domestic abuse and financial despair.

If interested in this event, please inquire with Jody Cantey (630) 952-1104 or jcantey@waysidecross.org

Friday
3/29

Aurora Central Catholic High School-Spring Musicial 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This event will be held at Aurora Central Catholic Highschool.

Sunday, March 31st show will start at 3 pm.

April

Tuesday
4/02

Fox Valley Hands of Hope-New Volunteer Orientation 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This event will be held at Fox Valley Hands of Hope in Geneva.

If interested in this event, please RVSP by March 26th by emailing info@fvhh.net

Saturday
4/06

Easterseals-41th Annual Benefit Gala TBA

This event will be held at the Four Seasons Chicago.

Black Tie, Dinner and Dance.

If interested in being a sponsor or participating, please inquire with Jennifer Price (630) 282-2031 or jprice@eastersealsdfvr.org

Saturday
4/06

Fox Valley Hands of Hope-Bereavement Training 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

This event will be held at Fox Valley Hands of Hope in Geneva.

If interested in this event, please attend the New Volunteer Orientation and RVSP by March 26th.

For more information, please contact info@fvhh.net

Saturday
4/06

Fox Valley United Way-Week of the Young Child Fair 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This event will be held at the Santori Library.

Saturday
4/06

Aurora Cental Catholic High School-"A Night with our Stars" 50th Anniversary Gala TBA

Cocktails, Live and Silent Auction.

Location to be determined.

Sunday
4/07

Fox Valley Hands of Hope-Viva Villa Verone Fundraising Event 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This event will be held at Villa Verone in Geneva.

If interested in this event, please inquire with Jessica Lamb at jlamb@fvhh.net

Tuesday
4/09

Fox Valley Hands of Hope-Patient Care Training 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This event will be held on Tuesday's from April 9th to May 7th at Fox Valley Hands of Hope in Geneva.

If interested in this event, please RSVP by March 26th by emailing info@fvhh.net


Wednesday
4/10

Fox Valley Special Recreation Assocation - BBQ Basket & Raffle 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This event will be held at the Prisco Community Center

Thursday
4/11

Wayside Cross-Urban Youth Ministry Friendship Dinner TBA

All proceeds support at-risk youth.

If interested in this event, please inquire with Robin Sterkel (630) 723-3418 or rsterkel@waysidecross.org

Thursday
4/11

CASA Kane County-14th Hands Around the Courthouse 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This event will be held at the Geneva Courthouse.

If interested in this event, please inquire with Julie Hipp (630) 444-1305 or JulieH@casakanecounty.org

Friday
4/12

Marie Wilkinson Food Pantry-Bowling Fundraiser 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

This event will be held at Parkside Lanes.

If interested in being a sponsor for this event, please inquire with Cathy (630) 846-0460

Saturday
4/13

Fox Valley Montessori-50th Anniversary Gala TBA

This event will be held at the Aurora Country Club.

Dinner, Live and Silent Auction.

Saturday
4/13

Water Street Studios-Fox River Arts Ramble 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

This event is a two day, self-guided art tour featuring locations from Aurora to Elgin.

Saturday
4/13

Alive Naperville-STEM Exploration Day 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This event will be held at the Alive Center.

If interested in this event, please email info@alivenaperville.com for more information.

Saturday
4/13

Marmion Academy-57th Annual Salute to Youth Dinner Dance 6:00 pm - 12:00 am

This event will be held at Drury Lanes in Oakbrook Terrace.

Dinner and Live Entertainment.

If interested in participating or sponsoring this event, please inquire with Madelyn Weed at mewed@marmion.org

Thursday
4/18

Simply Destinee - Dancing with the Stars 12:00 am - 12:00 am

This event will be held at the Gaslite Manor.

If interested in being a sponsor or contestant for this event, please inquire with Martin Luna (331) 643-6001


Friday
4/19

Fox Valley Special Recreation Association-26th Annual BBQ and Basket Raffle 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This event will be held at the Prisco Community Center.

Dinner and Raffle.

If interested in this event, please inquire with Jackie Hahn (630) 907-1114 or jackieh@fvsra.org

Friday
4/26

Mutual Ground - Main Event Gala 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

This event will be held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton, Naperville, IL

Dinner, Silent and Live Auction.

Saturday
4/27

A+ Foundation-Hall of Honor Dinner 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

This event will be held at the Aurora Country Club.

If interested in this event, please inquire with Roney Ingrid (630) 546-6456 or ingridroney@sd129.org

Saturday
4/27

Giant Steps- 23rd Annual Charity Gala for Autism 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This event will be held at the Embassy Suites in Naperville.

Dinner, Live and Silent Auction.

If interested in participating or sponsoring this event, please inquire with Lisa Ewers (630) 864-3811 or lewers@mygiantsteps.org

May

Saturday
5/04

Easterseals-16th Annual Run for the Kids: Superhero Hustle 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

This event will be held at Easterseals in Villa Park.

Grilled Food, Live Music, and Kid-Friendly Games.

Tuesday
5/07

Wayside Cross-Master's Touch Ministry Friendship Dinner TBA

Proceeds benefit the shelter and recovery program for men.

If interested in participating in this event, please inquire with Randy Tomossi (630) 723-3422 or rtomossi@waysidecross.org

Wednesday
5/15

AID-Annual Meeting and Awards Night 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Light dinner will be provided.

If interested in this event, please inquire with Angela Cudmore to RVSP (847) 931-2294 or ACudmore@aidcares.org

Thursday
5/16

Fox Valley United Way-Annual Recognition Breakfast 7:30 am - 9:30 am

This event will be held at Pipers Banquet Hall.

Saturday
5/18

CASA Kane County-Benefit Concert 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This event will be held at DuPage Airport featuring the Blues Travelers.

June

Wednesday
6/05

Marklund-37th Annual Golf Classic TBA

Live and Silent Auction.

If interested in participating or sponsoring this event, please inquire with Stephanie Heinz (630) 593-543 or sheinz@marklund.org

Friday
6/07

AID-Color Burst 5K Fun Run and Roll TBA

If interested in participating or sponsoring this event, please inquire with Angela Cudmore (847) 931-2294 or ACudmore@AIDcares.org

Friday
6/07

Marmion Academy-Steak Fry and Big Ticket Raffle 6:30 pm - 12:00 am

This event will be held at the Marmion Academy Alumni Hall.

Live Auction and Dinner.

If interested in participating or sponsoring the event, please inquire with Bill Fox (630) 966-7665 or bfox@marmion.org

Saturday
6/08

Covenant Retirement-The Holmstad Annual Benevolent Care Gala 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

This event will be held at The Holmstad.

Silent Auction and Raffle.

If interested in participating or sponsoring this event, please inquire with Amanda Slaiher (630) 879-4200 or ACSlaiher@covenantretirement.org

Monday
6/10

Fox Valley Hands of Hope-21st Annual Garden Party TBA

This event will be held at The Q Center, in St. Charles.

Luncheon, Raffle, Live Entertainment, Live and Silent Auction.

If interested in this participating or sponsoring this event, please inquire with Gayle Deja-Schultz (630) 232-2233 or GayleD@fvhh.net

Monday
6/24

Fox Valley Park Foundation-25th Anniversary Golf for Kids Benefit Outing 7:30 am - 9:00 pm

This event will be held at the Orchard Valley Golf Course.

If interested in sponsoring or participating, please inquire with Rachel Ossyra at rossyra@foxvalleyparkfoundation.org

July

Thursday
7/04

Lazarus House-Great Western Freedom 4 6:30 pm - 12:00 pm

This event will be held at the LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve in St. Charles.

If interested in participating or sponsoring this event, please contact Darlene darlener@lazarushouse.net

Friday
7/19

Marmion Academy-Cadet Classic Golf Outing 11:30 am - 9:00 pm

This event will be held at the Bliss Creek Golf Course in Sugar Grove.

Lunch, Contest, and Dinner.

If interested in participating or sponsoring this event, please inquire with Bill Fox (630) 966-7665 or bfox@marmion.org

August

Monday
8/26

CASA Kane County-Golf Outing Event 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

This event will be held at the St. Charles Country Club and the Royal Fox Country Club.

If interested in this event, please inquire with Liliana Garcia (630) 444-3132 or LilianaG@casakanecounty.org

September

Sunday
9/08

Easterseals-4th Annual Bike for the Kids TBA

This event will be held at Easterseals in Elgin.

If interested in this event, please inquire with Kelly Moreland at Kmoreland@eastersealsdfvr.org

Friday
9/20

CASA Kane County-4th Annual Clays for Kids 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

This event will be held at McGraw Wildlife Center.

October

Thursday
10/10

AID-Benefit Auction 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

This event will be held at Fisherman's Inn in Elburn.

Support the auction by donating items or creating a "Get-Away" themed basket.

If interested in participating or sponsoring this event, please inquire with Angela Cudmore (847) 931-2294 or ACudmore@AIDcares.org

Saturday
10/19

Easterseals-39th Annual Luncheon and Fashion Show TBA

This event will be held at Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort and Conference Center.

Raffle, Auction and Luncheon.

Sunday
10/20

Marklund-Run, Walk and Roll TBA

If interested in participating or sponsoring this event, please inquire with Stephanie Heinz (630) 593-5473 or sheinz@marklund.org

November

Thursday
11/07

CASA Kane County-Super Heroes Event 11:30 am - 12:00 am

This event will be held at The Q Center in St. Charles.

If interested in participating or sponsoring this event, please inquire with Liliana Garcia (630) 444-3132 or LilianaG@casakanecounty.org

Friday
11/15

Fox Valley Special Recreation Association-Northern Nights Trees and Lights TBA

This event will be held at The Q Center in St. Charles.

If interested in participating or sponsoring this event, please inquire with Jackie Hahn (630) 907-1114 or jackieh@fvsra.org

January

Saturday
1/25

Lazarus House-"Unmasking the Face of Homelessness" Gala TBA

This event will be held at The Q Center in St. Charles.

If interested in participating or sponsoring this event, please contact Darlene (630) 587-2144 or DarleneR@lazarushouse.net