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Dreaming BIG for Autism – A Celebration Benefiting Have Dreams

April 27 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Here’s a recap of our April 27, 2019 celebration at Pinstripes in Northbrook.  Over 300 guests enjoyed dinner, bocce ball and bowling, Wine & Dine and Champagne Raffles, Dreams of a Lifetime Silent & Super Silent Auction.   If you weren’t able to make it but would still like to donate, Click here.

Pinstripes Cover Photo

 A HUGE THANK YOU to all who came out on a snowy spring Saturday to attend Dreaming Big for Autism! Your support is vital to our organization and allows us to continue to provide quality services to the autism community. Over 300 attendees bowled, played bocce, and bid on fabulous auction items, all while raising thousands of dollars for Have Dreams!






A Heartfelt Thank You to our Dreaming Big for Autism Event Sponsors!




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Diane & Steve Gustafson

Bob Creevy & Sarah Hughes

Kristina & Frank Johnsen

Karen K. Riley

Ibby & Milt Pinsky

A Special Thank You to all of our In-Kind Donors!

Adobes Gilas                    Elly’s Pancake House        King’s Bowling                 PRP                                         Writers Theater
AMC Theater                   Karl Fink                              La Macchina                    Chris Purcell                           Yard House
ArcLight Theater            Firehouse Grill                    La Principal                      Red Spade Environments    Zanie’s Comedy Club
Armand’s Pizza               Firewater Saloon                Laugh Out Loud               Remy Bumppo Theater         Zia Trattoria
Avli                                    Fogo de Chao                       Le Peep                              Richie’s Restaurant & Sports Lounge      The Chalet
Batter & Berries              Forever Digital Memories Lettuce Entertain You    Sander’s Fine Portraits           Nothing Bundt Cakes
Beer on the Wall             Steve & Colleen Gebavi      Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria    Short Fuse Brewery
Charlie & Rebecca Besser   Gene & Georgetti            Mac’s Restaurant             SPACE – Evanston
Bonefish Grill                  Giordano’s                            Make Room for Truman SoulCycle
The Book Stall                 Sid & Laura Glenn              Metropolis Performing Arts Centre        Christine Statkiewicz
BOYNE Golf                    Goldfish Swim School – Evanston          Jim Miller                              Stormy’s Tavern
Broadway in Chicago    Grace Goudie & Alex Carnovale              Moretti’s                                  Strength Time Personal Training
Bub City                           Josh Groban                          Napolita Pizzeria & Wine Bar                    Studio 5
California Pizza Kitchen        Gus’s Diner                   Nicole Thomas Photography                     Sunrise Grill
Chicago Botanic Gardens      Hackney’s on Lake      Nonno Pino’s                                                Taco Nano
Chicago White Sox               The Happ Inn                 Northbrook Symphony                               Tap House Grill
Chicago Wolves                    Harp & Fiddle                 North Shore Nannies                                   Joe & Cindy Tauber
ComedySportz Chicago         ILoveSweets                 Oil Lamp Theater                                          Ed Tausk
Cooper’s Hawk Winery          Jen Harrison                Original Pancake House                              Tea Lula
The Curragh                           Paul & Betsy Helmer     Panera Bread                                                 Temperance Beer Co.
D’Agostino’s Pizza                Highland Park Park District  Panino’s Pizza                                      Thairapy
David Sutton Pet Studios      Jameson’s Charhouse   Park Ridge Couples Book Club                 Tito’s Handmade Vodka
Kim Denkewalter                   Bill & Diane Johnson      Park Tavern                                                  Tony’s Deli
Don Juan Restaurante          Matt & Andrea Johnson  Phil Stefani Restaurants                           Trattoria D.O.C.
Edison Park Inn                    Caralyn Kempner               Pickwick Theater                                        Trio Med Spa
Egg Harbor Café                  Kendra Scott                         Pinstripes                                                     Wilco Band
Eggsperience                       Kiko’s Flower & Gifts           Pizano’s Pizza & Pasta                               Winnetka Park District




April 27
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm


Have Dreams