Our Annual Benefit Gala will again include our always-popular raffle! We have a great lineup of prizes that include gift certificates, event tickets, and more! Raffle tickets will be selling for $5 for 1 ticket, $20 for 5, and “your wingspan” for $60. Buy yours here!

Carb Loading and the FLW Race:

This gift package includes a $75.00 gift certificate to Trattoria 225, located in the Oak Park Arts District, and two free entries to the Frank Lloyd Wright Race on Sunday, October 23, 2016. Enjoy wood-fired pizza, salads, house made pastas and more to get energized for the race – or any other time you want a tasty evening out.

Chops from Skrine:

Skrine Chops, Forest Park’s renowned grilling and barbecue experience, is offering one of their house specialties: Freshly seasoned pork chops. The case includes 15 chops, along with directions on how to grill them. Winner can call Mary Rita at Skrine directly to schedule when they want to have the fresh chops delivered to them.

Custom Bobble Head:

Raffle photo - Bobble HeadMake your own custom bobble head! Person! Pet! Whatever you want! Send in photos of your unsuspecting victim and design your own body (get as creative as you want) and they’ll get to work sculpting a customized bobble head doll for you! You’ll be a part of the process as the creators email proofs to approve and change as they go! A perfect gift for the person who has it all! View samples at http://www.whoopassenterprises.com.

Dinner and a Show:

This gift package includes a $50.00 gift certificate to Oak Park’s Maya del Sol and four tickets to the 2017 season of the Oak Park Festival Theatre, the Midwest’s oldest professional outdoor theatre. Productions are staged in Oak Park’s beautiful Austin Gardens. The 2017 season includes Shakespeare’s tale of ambition and murder, Macbeth, directed by Barbara Zahora, followed by a swashbuckling comedy, The Fair Maid of the West by Thomas Heywood, adapted and directed by Kevin Theis.

Dooney & Bourke Cross Body Satchel:

dooney-purseA true Dooney classic, made of Dillen leather that is known for its soft, pebbled texture and exceptional durability. One of Dooney & Bourke’s original styles, this chic satchel features timeless style and provides a variety of carrying options. The dimensions are H 7.5″ x W 4″ x L 10″, with two inside pockets, one inside zip pocket, a cell phone pocket, an inside key hook, and adjustable, detachable strap. Includes a drawstring dust bag with Dooney & Bourke logo for storing your handbag when not in use. (Retails for $198 on the Dooney site.)

Seed Montessori Tutoring Sessions:

Seed Montessori is offering two sessions of tutoring (one hour each) for a child from grades K-5. Whether the subject is math, language, history or science, children from any kind of school will enjoy the experience and benefit in ways that last. Lessons will be given by director Ileana Gómez, a trained elementary teacher with 30 years of broad experience educating children of every description. Shy or outgoing, catching up or getting ahead, any child can be enriched through this personalized attention in the beautiful Seed classroom at 500 Madison Street, Oak Park. Includes parent consultation and individualized, engaging lessons. Subject matter and schedule will be determined in consultation with the family – many options available.

Two Tickets to a White Sox Game:

Four bleacher seats three rows up and a parking pass for a game during the 2017 season. Winner will call donor to select date of game.

Sugar Beet Gift Basket:

SugarBeet gift basketA gift basket filled with local and organic treats from a local favorite — the Sugar Beet Food Co-op! From pasta sauce and chocolate to tea and jam! This prize also includes an owner share at the Sugar Beet and a $100 gift card to select your own favorites at the store. A $450 value!

Special Oak Park Package:

This package contains two tickets for complimentary tours of the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio and a $200 gift certificate to Oak Park’s newest dining destination, Citrine. Located in the heart of Oak Park, Citrine offers Mediterranean-influenced cuisine with American flair. The menu includes seasonal fish and vegetable dishes, braised meats cooked with clay pots, and fresh bread from a brick oven.

Mommy Time Package:

This gift package is especially designed for stressed moms and includes a $60 gift card from Massage Envy, a $20 Panera Bread gift card, a $15 Lake Theater gift card, and some delicious candy.