The American Cancer Society recently held
its annual fundraiser at the Hilton Milwaukee
City Center. Attendees enjoyed a silent auction
and tasting stations from some of the cityís
best restaurants, plus thoughts from featured
keynote speaker Dan Jansen, an Olympic gold
medalist. Proceeds benefited cancer education,
prevention and research.
Photos by Jake Hill
EVENT: The Pediatric Congenital Heart Association hosted its annual Congenital Heart Gala at The Grain Exchange.
CAUSE: Funds raised at the event benefited the association in its mission of improving outcomes and quality of life for those impacted by congenital heart disease.
PROCEEDS: $125,000 was raised through live and silent auctions and an Open Your Heart Campaign.
EVENT: Ozaukee Family Services hosted its annual fall luncheon at Shullyís Watermark in Thiensville.
CAUSE: Proceeds benefited the organizationís programming, which fuels its mission to improve lives to help individuals and families succeed.
PROCEEDS: $16,000 was raised through luncheon ticket sales, raffles and sponsorships.
EVENT: Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation hosted its annual gala, Celebrate the Light of Hope, at the Milwaukee Public Museum.
CAUSE: Proceeds raised at the event benefited programs and free treatment for patients and families in need at Rogers Behavioral Health.
PROCEEDS: The event raised $200,000.
EVENT: Hebron House of Hospitality hosted its Eat, Drink and Be Giving Gala at The Legend at Brandybrook.
CAUSE: Proceeds from the event will provide shelter and services to help individuals and families overcome homelessness.
PROCEEDS: Raffles, silent and live auctions and donations garnered $135,000.
EVENT: Milwaukee LGBT Community Center hosted its Big Night Out at the Pavillion at Discovery World.
CAUSE: Proceeds benefited the centerís programming and services, which is committed to empowering members of the LGBT community.
PROCEEDS: Table sponsors, auctions and appeals garnered $100,000.
EVENT: The Milwaukee Habitat Young Professionals, an arm of Milwaukee Habitat, hosted its Simple Supper at Simple Cafe.
CAUSE: Proceeds from the event benefited the Global Village trip attendees, who will, in ordinance with Habitatís mission, travel to El Salvador, where they will help to develop communities with safe, affordable housing while being immersed in another culture.