Over 300 attendees will gather for The Onward House Winter Gala at City Winery to celebrate the historic settlement house’s 125th year of service to Chicagoans in need of low cost educational programs for children and youth, and programs that bridge adults to their long-term goals.

As if you needed another reason to get all dressed up! Night of Bright Futures features City Winery cuisine that borrows from Mediterranean history – Italian, French, Spanish and Middle-Eastern cultures, open bar, and music that will get you on your feet performed by audience favorite, Soda Rocks. Inspiring live and silent auctions from some of Chicago’s most famous institutions.

Don your most fabulous frock for a good cause at the Night of Bright Futures Gala, which will help provide  educational and support programs too the Northwest Side. RSVP today!

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Bidding & Auction Items

Stay tuned for an updated listing of Silent and Live Auction items – including Saturday Night Live tickets, sports memorabilia, and membership to some of Chicago’s most famous institutions!

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Sponsorship & Donations


Sponsoring at at one of our events will put your company or product in front of hundreds of participants.  To learn more about sponsoring or exhibiting at an event please e-mail us using the form below.

2018 Sponsorship Levels & Form

Onward House is seeking donations for the Live Auction & Raffle. Donations of airfare, hotels, one-of-a-kind experiences, gift certificates, sports tickets &memorabilia, and donations of wine are still needed. Please contact Nikki Way if you’d like to make a donation.

Wine Pull Donation
Auction Donation


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