Special Events

JCFS Annual Benefit- A Striking Event

Thank you to everyone who supported or attended Striking Event on June 22nd at Pinstripes.

Please check back here for information on next year's benefit!


At the event, we honored Mark and Fran Levy, with the Irving B. Harris Leadership Award. Past agency presidents and active board members throughout the community, Mark and Fran have been instrumental in strengthening our ability to respond to people in need.

We also presented the What’s Possible Award to Bill Chunowitz, co-founder of Ronald McDonald House Charities in Chicago and leader in spreading the Ronald McDonald House model throughout the world. 



North Shore Auxiliary Key Card Shopping Spree

August 9, 2014- August 16, 2014

For a contribution of $75, you can receive your personal Key Card which entitles you to 20% discount on all full-priced merchandise purchased at nearly 200 stores and restaurants throughout Chicagoland during a week in August 2014. To learn more, click here.

JCFS Annual Meeting

September 15, 2014

Joy Faith Knapp Children’s Center
3145 W. Pratt, Chicago, IL 60645

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. To learn more, click here.

Give for the Glow

November 8, 2014

Sluggers in Wrigleyville

Join us at Sluggers in Wrigleyville on Saturday evening November 8th for a night of music, raffles, drinks and more, all to support Camp Firefly, a unique day and overnight camp for children ages 7-16 who have social disorders. To learn more, click here.

North Shore Auxiliary’s La Bella Notte

December 2014

Thank you to everyone who supported La Bella Notte on December 7th at Scoozi's. Please check back for details about the December 2014 event!

Response's Tuned In: The Larry Dobkin Teen Music Showcase

Saturday, March 2015

HigLocation: TBD

Response is proud to launch its seventh annual Teen Music Showcase. Get with the beat and see the latest teen music, song and dance groups at Tuned In: A Larry Dobkin Teen Music Showcase. Proceeds benefit Response, offering counseling, substance abuse prevention, workshops, outreach to schools and community groups, leadership activities, and medical services. To learn more, click here.