Hearts for Hope raises $75K in support of Northwest Region
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 by Communications

Nearly 300 attendees came out in support of the 28th Annual Hearts for Hope Dinner & Auction on April 29 at the Cotillion in Palatine. The event raised $75,000 in support of Catholic Charities services in the Northwest Suburbs.

“We are deeply grateful to everyone who supported this wonderful event, and to the volunteers who worked so hard to make it possible.” said Mike Waters, Northwest Regional Director.

Awardees included:
Bob Lindeman, Heart of Charity Award
St. Julian Eymard, Elk Grove Village, Parish Partner Award
Presence Holy Family Medical Center, Des Plaines, Community Spirit Award

Cathie Stefanski served as chairwoman for the event. Numerous other volunteers on the event planning committee and members of the Northwest Regional Advisory Board helped to make the event’s success possible.

Next year, the 29th Annual Hearts for Hope Dinner & Auction will be on Saturday, April 21. Please contact Mike Waters at (847) 376-2118 or email mwaters@catholiccharities.net if you are interested in greater involvement in Catholic Charities Northwest Region or joining the planning committee for the 2018 Hearts for Hope.

Services offered out of the Northwest Region's Des Plaines office include its food pantry, twice-weekly supper program, and clothing room. The Northwest office also assists families and veterans with rent, utilities, and shelter.

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