Glenkirk’s Annual Benefit Bash, formerly Glenkirk’s Annual Benefit Brunch, is our trademark fundraising event, which has raised more than $3.1 million since 1997! This year’s Benefit Bash will be held on September 15, 2018. To register for the event, purchase raffle tickets or make a donation click the button below.
2018 Benefit Bash Kickoff Event A Smashing Success!
On Saturday, July 14th, Glenkirk held its 2018 Benefit Bash kickoff event at Bella Via Restaurant in Highland Park. Over 50 guests gathered to celebrate their commitment to helping individuals with intellectual disabilities live a full life, and to formally begin fundraising for 2018.
The 2018 Benefit Bash, Glenkirk’s major fundraising event, will take place Saturday evening on September 15th, at Ravinia Green. Eileen Bennin, the Chairwoman of this fundraiser, is serving as the Chairwoman for her 21st year.
Last year’s 20th Annual Benefit Brunch
On behalf of the entire Glenkirk family, thank you for making this year's 20th Annual Benefit Brunch such a success. Thanks to your generous contributions, Glenkirk will be able to continue offering the 539 individuals we serve the highest quality programs and services possible.
More than 250 guests enjoyed Glenkirk’s annual Benefit Brunch, celebrating our legacy of inclusive, innovative and impactful programming for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Legendary NFL referee Jerry Markbreit entertained the crowd with colorful stories gleaned from his fabled career. Don Fisher was honored for his 30 years of service, generosity, and advocacy. Eileen Bennin, our event Chair and driving force behind its 20 years of success, was presented with the Eileen Bennin Day Proclamation from Mayor Nancy Rotering of Highland Park, IL for her dedication and commitment to all individuals with intellectual disabilities.