As was revealed on Tuesday, March 25th, the Family Shelter Service (FSS) will present The Magic Carnevale – A Celebration of Hope on Friday, April 11th at The Abbington in Glen Ellyn. This is one event that you really cannot afford to miss out on! So, have you purchased your tickets yet?
Each year, FSS hosts their annual Gala. This year is no different. There will be dinner, cocktails, music and dancing. In addition, there will be Silent and Live Auctions. You could potentially win sports tickets, trips, gift baskets and some other great items. In fact, the Grand Raffle prize is two luxury trips or cash.
There will be a live performance by ArtBeat Live and there is still time to alert the Family Shelter planners if you would like a meatless dish or a gluten-free choice. If attendees have special dietary restrictions or would like a vegetarian meal, please don’t hesitate to email them at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday, April 4th.
If you would like to donate a bottle of wine ($12 minimum bottle cost) for this Gala, you will be eligible for a raffle ticket to win a $50 Target Gift Card. You may drop off the wine donation personally to the Family Shelter Service Administrative Office at 605 East Roosevelt Road in Wheaton, Illinois or to either one of the two Second Chance Resale Shops:
1512 North Naper Boulevard, Suite 172
Naperville, Illinois (630-955-9599)
1131 Fairview Avenue
Westmont, Illinois (630-241-7268)
The wine donations will be accepted through Saturday, April 10th.
As promised, FSS wants to announce the eight NFL players that will be in attendance at this year’s Gala. The players are associated with the NFL Players Association; a not-for-profit service organization of former professional football players who work voluntarily to support area charities.
The players planning to attend include:
· Reggie Smith - OT Denver Broncos, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Tampa Bay Bandits
· John Janata - Tackle Bears
· Mark Green - RB Bears
· Brian Glasgow - TE Bears
· Dave Blaha - Center Broncos
· Mike Hoban - Guard Chicago Bears
· Tim Tyrrell - RB Falcons, Rams and Steelers
· Donnell Woolford - CB Bears
Just like was announced last week, this year’s Gala Premier Sponsor will be WeatherTech. Click here if you would like information about tickets, sponsorship, auction item donations and more. The more help, the better! Help FSS transform lives by offering help and hope to those affected by domestic violence.