Have Dreams is grateful to all our 2018 community partners who volunteered their time, talent and resources to benefit our participants and programs, including:
Have Dreams Young Professionals Board, who volunteered, hosted and attended events this year, fostering autism awareness, and bringing support and funds to Have Dreams.
Industrious in Evanston, who generously hosted our fall 2018 Business Partner Breakfast
A Team from TicketMaster Resale who planted a beautiful outdoor garden at our Have Dreams Park Ridge site
Bob Creevy, a member of the Have Dreams Board of Directors, who walked an amazing 479 miles from St. Jean-Pied-de-Port near Biarritz in France to Santiago de Compostela in Spain, raising autism awareness, as well as funds for Have Dreams through donations from family and friends.
Last Day of Summer Bar Crawl, hosted by Quarterly Crawl and the Have Dreams Young Professionals Board, a pub crawl through Lincoln Park with drink specials and giveaways at each bar. All event proceeds were donated to Have Dreams.
Astellas, who created and donated wonderful holiday kits for the students at Have Dreams to enjoy. Each holiday kit included materials and step-by-step directions to create holiday treats, art projects and decorations over the holiday break!
Hubba-Hubba in Wilmette, who offered customers 20% off all of their purchases in exchange for making a $25 donation to Have Dreams, for two days in November.
Kendra Scott at Old Orchard, who hosted a Kendra Scott Gives Back shopping night to benefit Have Dreams, giving Have Dreams 20% of all sales during the promotion.
Office Furniture Resources, who generously donated beautiful chairs and tables for Have Dreams’ kitchen/dining area, and wonderful chairs to complete our new training room, and Have Dreams Life Trustee Dale Seaberg who generously helped us secure and arrange this wonderful in-kind donation.
Evanston Township High School Dance Company who donated all of the ticket sale proceeds from their 2018 Winter Dance Showcase to Have Dreams.
Northwestern University, who invited Have Dreams to be the Community Group of the Game for NU’s 2018 Homecoming football game against Nebraska. Have Dreams past and current participants, families and staff enjoyed free game tickets, food, hats and t-shirts there.
Fresh Thyme, River Forest Store, who chose Have Dreams as their monthly charity in June, donating $1 to Have Dreams for every Giving Bag that was purchased during the month.