The need for willing families to provide loving, nurturing and safe foster homes to children with disabilities has never been greater.
Palatine, IL (PRWEB) April 22, 2014
Little City’s Junior Board will host young Chicago professionals at Kendall College on Thursday, May 1 at the 5th Annual Food Frenzy to raise funds for Little City’s Foster Care & Adoption Program, while guests enjoy exclusive delicacies from Chicago’s hottest restaurants.
Little City’s Foster Care & Adoption Program provides services to children with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities in foster care who have been identified as having been abused or neglected. Proceeds raised from the event will go towards finding forever families for these individuals.
“The need for willing families to provide loving, nurturing and safe foster homes to children with disabilities has never been greater,” said Little City Junior Board President Brendan Scanlan. “The Food Frenzy brings other young professionals together for a night where they can try exquisite food from Chicago restaurants, while supporting Little City’s efforts to find loving families for children in need.”
Guests will enjoy exclusive food and drinks from Café Milk & Honey, Cream Wines, The Florentine, Goose Island, Lagunitas Brewing Company, Lula Cafe, Mana Food Bar, Red Door, Revolution Brewing, Southport & Irving, Sushi Dokku and Vera.
For more than 20 years, Little City’s Foster Care & Adoption Program has provided innovative, individualized and community-based treatment to children and their families. As part of its mission, Little City is committed to recruiting and supporting foster and adoptive families that provide loving homes for children with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Individual tickets are $75 and group tickets for two individuals are $140. Tickets will also be sold at the door.
To register for the event and for more information, please visit http://www.littlecity.org/frenzy.
Thank you to the event sponsors for the evening; Presenting Sponsors: BMO Harris Bank and The Deratany Firm; Gold Sponsors: Land of Lincoln Health, Gordon H. & Karen Millner Family Foundation, Thompson Coburn LLP and Towers Watson; Silver Sponsor: Paramount Staffing and Bronze Sponsors: J. Krug and Associates and Amanda & Brian Roberts. Event décor will be provided by Epic Events and the DJ Sponsor is Happy Destiny DJ Services.
For complete information, visit http://www.littlecity.org or contact Sally Blake at sblake(at)littlecity(dot)org or 847-221-7831.
About Little City Foundation
For more than 50 years, Little City Foundation has developed innovative and personalized programs to fully assist and empower children and adults with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities. With a commitment to attaining a greater quality of life for Illinois’ most vulnerable citizens, Little City actively promotes choice, person-centered planning and a holistic approach to health and wellness. Little City’s ChildBridge services include in-home personal and family supports, clinical and behavior intervention, 24/7 residential services and special needs foster care and adoption. Little City’s LifePath Adult Services offers a variety of residential options, employment opportunities, home-based services, case management, day supports, Special Olympics, an award-winning Center for the Arts and more. The organization has a 56-acre campus in Palatine and offices in Chicago. Visit http://www.littlecity.org.