Each year, Casa Central's Week of Hope spring fundraiser highlights the agency's network of programs and brings the community together for a variety of events. For 65 years, Casa Central has being transforming lives and strengthening communities across the Chicago Metropolitan Area and beyond. Through Week of Hope support, we can continue to provide vital services such as pre-school education, after school time support and older adult care.
We are committed to continuing to serve our community for many more years to come and we are happy that you are part of that future.
Thank you to all the sponsors, partners, supporters and volunteers who helped make Week of Hope 2019 a great success!
If you weren't able to join us in our Week of Hope events, you can still support our mission of transforming lives in our community!
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FLIGHT OF HOPE
We kicked off this week-long event by uniting our network of supporters and community partners for an evening of networking at Tapster.
Over 100 business professionals from all around Chicago joined us in support of Casa Central's mission. Special thanks to Illinois Comptroller, Susana Mendoza our keynote speaker of the night, to Diana Gutiérrez our Guest Emcee and to our Emerging Leaders Auxiliary Board for hosting such a memorable event. View all pictures here.
COMMUNITY FORUM: BUILDING OUR FUTURE LEADERS
Panelists: Omar Aquino, State Senator, IL 2nd district · Delia Ramirez, State Representative, IL 4th District · Dr. Rosita Lopez, Professor, Northern Illinois University in DeKalb · Martin Montes, Vice President Large Customer Services (LCS), ComEd · Monse Moreno, Agency Marketing Manager, Facebook · Alfonso Barrera, Founder, HispanicPro.
We had a lively discussion with a panel of experts from diverse industries on the importance of leadership cultivation, breaking down barriers in the workplace, and carving your own path to success. Thank you to all our panelists for your valuable contributions and your willingness to share your time, expertise and personal and professional experiences, which made everyone who attended feel identified and most importantly, inspired. View more pictures here.
COMMUNITY HEALTH EXPO
To highlight the importance of a healthy lifestyle we invited people from our community to join for our Week of Hope Annual Health Expo, featuring free onsite health screenings, informational workshops, cooking demonstrations, free raffle items, kid-friendly activities and a free meal!
Over 150 people joined us and received health screenings, appointments and services. View more pictures here.
THANK YOU TO OUR WEEK OF HOPE SPONSORS!
FOR EVENT SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES PLEASE CONTACT
KEELIE JOHNSON AT 773.645.2322 OR