The 2018 five-year celebration event will be at the Chicago Botanic Garden (McGinley Pavilion) on Sunday, July 15th from 11am-2pm. Register now!

Proceeds this year will benefit both ASSAF (Israel) and HIAS (Chicago). ASSAF aids refugees and asylum seekers in Israel who are escaping genocide, persecution, and civil wars in their home countries, predominantly from Sudan and Eritrea. Additionally, during the event, we will be supporting the local community by packing school supply boxes from Back 2 School Illinois to benefit underprivileged children in Chicago, through the HIAS Chicago organization.

Event Agenda:

11:00am - 11:30am - Welcome at the McGinley Pavilion

11:30am - 12:15pm - Walk the gardens (trail information of various lenghts will be provided)

*Back 2 School Illinois school supply box packing (available for assembly during and after 'walking the gardens')

12:15pm - 2:00pm - Lunch will be available

1:15pm - 1:45pm - Speeches to showcase ASSAF, HIAS and Back 2 School Illinois organizations

2:00pm - Following the event, guests are welcome to stay at the Botanic Gardens