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Director of Communications – Hope
P – 217.953.0894 ext. 30407
M – 217.553.2099
F – 217.786.3356
Hope to Host 4th Annual Hopeful Futures Gala
SPRINGFIELD– Hope, a nonprofit organization headquartered in Springfield, IL is hosting their 4th Annual Hopeful Futures Gala on Saturday, March 9th, 2019 to raise funds in support of their mission – to help individuals with developmental disabilities reach optimum growth, independence, and joy. “There’s never been a better time to celebrate our mission,” said Clint Paul, CEO of Hope. “The Hope family is growing and we are providing more services than ever before, which means a larger impact for those we serve.” Hope has a rich and highly reputable history in the Springfield community and has also established programs throughout the State of Illinois and Missouri. For over 60 years, Hope has provided educational, residential, clinical, and health care services to children and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities.
On March 9th, join us and celebrate inspiring stories of Hope at the Wyndham City Centre during this philanthropic evening. Enjoy dinner, live auction, golden ticket drawing, a Hope youth performance, and special guest speakers. This year’s exciting golden ticket packages include a chance to win:
• 7 Days in Aruba
• Chicago Weekend Stay for 4
• Lollapalooza ticket package for 2
• Chicago Boka Culinary Tour for 2
• Danenberger Family Vineyards Wine Blending Workshop for 8
• A Day on Lake Springfield for 25
• OR $1,000 cash prize
To learn more about the golden ticket packages, plus details on how to purchase tickets ahead of time, please visit www.hope.us/events/hopefulfutures/. Tickets are $100 apiece and only 100 will be sold! Need not be present to win.
For event tickets or additional information, visit www.hope.us/events/hopefulfutures or call (217) 525-9536. Reception begins at 6:00 P.M., followed by dinner, short program, entertainment provided by Hope’s youth. Cocktail attire is encouraged (Black tie optional). All proceeds from the event will support the children and programs of Hope.
Special thanks to our presenting sponsor HSHS St. John’s Hospital, our platinum sponsors King Technology, Inc., and Troxell, and our gold sponsors Dr. Gordan Allan M.D. and Orthopedic Center of Illinois, Bella Boutique and Natalie Allan, CEFCU, Illinois National Bank, Levi, Ray and Shoup, Inc., and Walmart for making this event possible.