Charities & Foundations

Horses Without Humans

Horses Without Humans Event

Horses Without Humans Event held at Gene & Georgetti’s was abuzz with some of Chicago’s biggest names hosted by Founder, Irene Michaels to save horses in need. Guests enjoyed hors-d’oeuvres and cocktails and mingled over conversations about their own horses or their love for their own four-legged friends. The non-profit Horses Without …

5th Annual Primo Classico

5th Annual Primo Classico

The 5th annual Primo Classico brought together 350 guests in support of an ambitious mission: to break the cycle of intergenerational homelessness and poverty for families in Chicago.

World Economic Forum

Power & Politics: The Enduring Importance of the World Economic Forum

Ever since 1971, Davos in Switzerland has played host to a unique event, one that draws the leading lights in business, economics, politics, and public advocacy together to discuss the major issues facing the world. The World Economic Forum took place this month, and its stellar line-up of guests and speakers reveals how relevant and important this event still is.

PAWS Chicago’s 2015 Beach Party

PAWS Chicago’s 2015 Beach Party

PAWS Chicago’s 2015 Beach Party was alive with the sound of barking as carried on a proud canine tradition, held upstairs at North Ave. beach’s Castaways. Dozens of dog enthusiasts showed up on a beautiful mid-summer evening on the shore of Lake Michigan with their furry friends. Breeds of every …

Israel Idonije

Israel Idonije Foundation Hosts Third Annual Fundraiser, “An Evening With Israel Idonije”

It’s hard to find a sports figure more beloved than Israel Idonije. There are only a handful of athletes who make such an ongoing powerful contribution within their community and overseas. Israel Idonije is an extraordinary example in this class and the third annual fundraising event for his namesake foundation …

English-Speaking Union

The English-Speaking Union Hosts the 2015 Ascot Ball

Saturday, June 13th was An Evening at the Raffles Hotel for guests of the English-Speaking Union’s annual Ascot Ball, an event that raises money for the nonprofit. The non-political organization’s mission is an educational one, working to “provide meaningful cultural and educational programs that enrich the lives of thousands of middle …

We Saw What Was Possible at the Chicago Lighthouse Gala

“Seeing What’s Possible” was the theme for this year’s Chicago Lighthouse Gala, a very honorable event which raises significant funds to enable individuals with visual impairments. Eyesight is something we all take for granted every day, yet a gala such as this one raises sharp awareness towards those who are …

Alliance Française de Chicago Hosts “Ready, Set, Fête”

Alliance Française de Chicago Fête accomplished its mission to bring Americans and French-speaking cultures together for a beautiful evening of taste, style, and class. Set in the Cooper Technica auto storage garage downtown, Alliance Française de Chicago chose an unlikely location for a glamorous event and filled it with art …

Driehaus Design Initiative

Over $170,000 Raised By the Driehaus Design Initiative

The Driehaus Design Initiative has been working “to promote and encourage design education and to foster public appreciation and understanding of all aspects of fashion design and history” for over a decade. Since 2002, the nonprofit has organized the Driehaus Awards for Fashion Excellence, a fashion and award show that …

Celebrity Fight Night

Celebrity Fight Night

It wasn’t the Thriller in Manilla, but it was a Muhammad Ali extravaganza: the 21st Annual Celebrity Fight Night event at the J.W. Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix ….