Special Events

Throughout the year, JCFS orchestrates a variety of annual, signature events.

These events are made possible by the support and collaboration of our donors and the community. 

JCFS Annual Benefit- A Striking Event
Last Sunday in June
Our annual fundraising event to support the programs & services of JCFS.
Each year, in addition to the fun-filled, family-friendly event, we honor two individuals with the Irving B. Harris Leadership Award and our What's Possible Award.
Support Striking Event

NSA Key Card Shopping Spree
Spring, Summer
Attention Shoppers! Purchase a personal Key Card for $75 and receive a 20% discount on an unlimited number of purchases* of full-priced merchandise and services at over 100 retailers and vendors throughout Chicagoland. Last day to purchase your key card online for the Spring is March 6th!
Spring Spree: March 11 to 18
Summer Spree: August 12 to 19 
Sponsored by our own North Shore Auxiliary, all proceeds go to JCFS.

See a list of participating stores


*Select vendors offer alternative discount amounts and/or specific restrictions


JCFS & JVS Chicago Annual Meetings
Fall 
Come and see how your support redefined what’s possible in the lives of thousands of children, adults and families throughout Chicagoland over the past year.

Give for the Glow
Fall
Sluggers in Wrigleyville
Give for the Glow is a special fundraiser for JCFS’s Camp Firefly. Come out and have some old-fashioned, sporty fun and provide scholarships to campers!
 
Tuned In Showcase
Spring
Annual Benefit for Response. Proceeds support the counseling, prevention programs, leadership activities and sexual health services Response provides to over 12,000 adolescents and their families each year. Register online!