PURCHASE TICKETS FOR THE GALA

Would you like to attend this year's gala and/or register for the gala paddle raise event? Use the button at right to buy your ticket(s).

OUR MISSION

Youth Guidance creates and implements school-based programs that enable children to overcome obstacles, focus on their education and, ultimately, to succeed in school and in life.

SPONSORSHIP

You can contribute towards one of Chicago’s leading providers of best-practice, evidence-based programming that works directly with children to help them make positive choices and remain on the right path towards life success.

WHY SUPPORT

Youth Guidance meets kids where they are and gives them access to the support and tools they need to thrive. With your generous support, our programs not only impact the individual youth, but help make their schools and communities safer and more successful.

WHAT IS THE BRIGHT FUTURES GALA?

Guiding Kids to Bright Futures

Bright Futures Gala is Youth Guidance’s premier annual event to raise the necessary funds for the organization to support programs such as Becoming A Man (BAM) and Working on Womanhood (WOW), which served more than 13,000 youth directly this school year.

DATE, LOCATION & TIME

  • Date Wednesday, May 11th, 2022
  • Location Hilton Chicago and Online
  • Program begins at 6PM CST

WHO IS ATTENDING?

More than 500 guests are expected to attend in person and virtually, including corporate and foundation sponsors, business owners, and philanthropic leaders.

HOST COMMITTEE

Jim Mills, Co-Chair, Paul C. Reilly, Co-Chair, Sue Benton, Karen Bubrowski, Mike Cassel, Kimberly Flynn, Mark Gerstein, Rachel Goodman Sturges, PsyD, Marcelo Halpern, Michael Harris, Jessica Hart, Shelley Haus, David Helms, Ann Lennon, Eva Loseth, Jennifer Naber, Matt & Carrie Parr, John Raitt, Diane H. Reilly, Harry Rosenberg, Travis & Megan Sullivan, Doug Walker, Victoria Watkins, Jeffrey Wright

WHY SPONSOR?

Youth Guidance sees a bright and successful future for every elementary and high school student in under-resourced communities.

OUR PREMIER SPONSORS

Gala 2022

OUR PLATINUM SPONSORS

Gala 2022

 

OUR GOLD SPONSORS

Gala 2022

OUR SILVER SPONSORS

Gala 2022

OUR BRONZE SPONSORS

Gala 2022

FGMK

Elizabeth “Liza” Yntema & Mark Ferguson

Ann & John Lennon

SC Johnson

The McShane Companies

Susan Benton

Bill Nygren & Maggie Baczkowski

Harry B. Rosenberg, Jr. & Rachel Dvorken

Rachel Goodman Sturges & Rush Sturges

The Chicago Bulls

The Chicago White Sox

CIBC

Ariel Investments

XA Investments

AEG Partners

Fiducient Advisors

PwC

Primera Foundation

ACCO Brands

WTW

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Jennifer Naber

Molex

WHY SPONSOR?

Youth Guidance sees a bright and successful future for every elementary and high school student in under-resourced communities.

GALA SPONSORSHIP BENEFITS