Join the Wood Family Foundation for its inaugural Storybook Gala on Friday, Sept. 25, at Moonlight Studios

Proceeds from this event help support Pitch In, our afterschool mentoring program, serving Chicago's most at-risk children.

Special thanks to our sponsors: Chicago Sun Times Foundation, Wintrust, William Blair, Merrill Lynch and JP Morgan Chase.

Event time: 6:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m. & afterparty 9:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m.
Location: Moonlight Studios, 1446 West Kinzie Street, Chicago, IL
Attire: Cocktail

Individual ticket for gala and after party: $500
Individual ticket for afterparty: $125

Additional Sponsorship Opportunities:

GOLDEN TICKET $25K DONOR: 1 available
• VIP table placement
• 2 tables (10 tickets per table)
• Special thanks mention on invites
• Name on back inside cover of program book or full page premium placement in program book
• Name on go-bo at event
• Name included on event video loop

WONKA $10K DONOR: 4 available
• 1 table (10 tickets)
• 2 tables (10 tickets per table)
• Special thanks mention in program book
• Name included on event video loop

Thank you to our gala chairs: Elizabeth Cole, Jacky Ferro, Heather Webster and Laura Ferris Anderson.

For sponsorship and partnership information, please contact Amy Wright at

Storybook Gala proceeds support Lawndale students in the Pitch In program. Through Pitch In, students experience the world outside their neighborhood through guest speakers, field trips, caring mentors and educational activities.

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