Glenkirk’s Annual Benefit Brunch

Glenkirk’s 20th Annual Benefit Brunch is dedicated to changing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities.  At Glenkirk we invest in the future of each individual by creating opportunities. Whether it’s in the vocational classroom, in the community or practicing daily living skills at home, every individual has a chance to achieve. Your support makes it possible for Glenkirk to continue to give adults with intellectual disabilities options to improve their lives.

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We are excited to announce A Fun and Fabulous Online and Mobile Auction! 

This year, the Benefit Brunch is putting a lot of fantastic items online for your bidding pleasure. The online bidding starts on October 2, 2017 and closes during the Benefit Brunch event. 
Bidding for auction items has never been so much fun!  It is fun to compete and you can play and win even if you are not at the event.  Bidding is open until Sunday October 22:



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Any money that you donate to Glenkirk’s 20th Annual Benefit Brunch is dedicated to changing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities.  We are happy to have you and every guest visiting our online and mobile bidding be a part of this year’s effort by donating any amount you are comfortable giving to helping adult individuals with intellectual disabilities.

See the future unfold. Create opportunities, donate now!


Special Guest Speaker Jerry Markbreit

Jerry Markbreit

We are pleased to announce this year’s special guest speaker is Jerry Markbreit! Jerry is a former American football referee in the National Football League for 23 seasons and became one of the most recognizable referees in the game. 




20th Annual Benefit Brunch Kickoff & New Member Celebration is a Success!

The guests celebrated Glenkirk goals for its individuals with intellectual disabilities, including the newest program, Next Generation Services which entirely focuses on being involved in our local communities.  Everyone looks to advancing the mission of Glenkirk's Benefit Brunch on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at Ravinia Green Country Club.

Mark your calendars!  Join Glenkirk in helping its individuals with intellectual disabilities live a full and happy life.



. . . And shine it did at the 19th Annual Benefit Brunch!

Every Glenkirk participant was guided to reach their highest potential. Whether it was in the community, or practicing daily living skills at home, the people and families we serve shined brightly this year. These shining successes were made possible with YOUR kind and generous donations. Every individual with intellectual disabilities deserves the opportunity to SHINE every day.

Over 260 guests gathered at the Ravinia Green Country Club on October 16, 2016. Our guests and supporters generously donated over $265,000 to innovate, improve and sustain Glenkirk programs. Your annual Benefit Brunch support made it possible for our dedicated staff to improve someone’s life.

Benefit Brunch Newsletter

Click here to view or download the most recent Benefit Brunch newsletter!