2018 Fall Benefit

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

The Woman's Board presents this year's Fall Benefit, An Evening of Whimsy, at The Art Institute of Chicago - 230 South Columbus Drive, on Friday, October 19, 2018.  

We are grateful to the following sponsors for their generous support: Midwest Foods, J.P.Morgan, JourneyCare, William Blair, Aon, ITW, Berger Schwatz, Northern Trust, La Luna Mezcal, Tequila Gran Dovejo, All Things Party, VINCE, Bulley & Andrews, Sheridan Road, and Sophisticated Living Chicago

Funds raised at the 2018 Fall Benefit will support the Rush Education and Career Hub, or REACH, an innovative education and workforce development program that provides mentoring and internship programs to high school and college students from Chicago's West Side communities.  The REACH program is part of Rush's commitment to improve the overall health and well-being of the nine vibrant and diverse neighborhoods comprising Chicago's West Side. 

To make a fully tax-deductible contribution to the Fall Benefit, please visit our CONTRIBUTE page.   

Be sure to check out our Whimsical Raffle packages below.  Raffle tickets are 1 for $100, 3 for $250 or 5 for $400.  Please click here for Official Raffle Rules. 

Please note that reservations will be processed by PayPal.  A PayPal account is not required to submit payment.  After you are transferred to the PayPal checkout page, look for the option to "Pay with Debit or Credit Card" at the bottom of the page. 

We hope you can join us!

Purchase Tickets

To purchase multiple tables or seats - add each to cart separately and provide names for each. (Names are not required)

Partner Table

Premium table placement and valet parking for ten (10) guests



Advocate Table

Includes 10 seats



Individual Partner Seat

Per seat, premium seating and valet parking



Individual Advocate Seat

Per seat



Young Professionals Ticket

Ages 21-35 only. 8:30 p.m. entry. Includes cocktails and dancing. Discounted pricing for groups of 5+, please call 312-942-0041 for more info.



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Purchase Raffle Tickets

Spend On A Whim

$5,000 Cash to spend on anything that strikes your fancy!

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Wine, Dine and Whimsy

Enjoy spectacular evenings out on the town! Don stylish his-and-hers coats from Vince as you wine and dine at RPM Italian, Shaw’s Crab House, Wildfire, Gemini, Freds Chicago at Barneys New York and Mon Ami Gambi. Indulge your cultural passions with an inventive Writers Theatre performance for two (2), a museum highlights tour for two (2) at the Art Institute of Chicago and a magnificent performance for two (2) at the Lyric Opera of Chicago (excluding Siegfried). And, spend one whimsical night at the Ritz-Carlton, Chicago. Some exclusions apply.

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Whim One For The Home Team(s)

Cheer on your favorite teams with four (4) Bears tickets (10/28/2018, parking included), four (4) Blackhawks tickets and dinner at the Ketel One Club in the United Center (03/24/2019), four (4) Chicago Bulls tickets, four (4) Cubs tickets, field passes and a Jumbotron message and four (4) White Sox tickets. Game dates, if not listed, will be determined by the donor.

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Indulge Your Whims

Pamper yourself with gifts and services galore! Update your style with fanciful additions to your wardrobe including a luxurious monogramed cashmere poncho, a stunning pair of 14K rose gold, diamond and pearl earrings and a fabulous M2Malletier Fabricca black lizard clutch. Restore yourself from the inside out with fabulous nutritional coaching from Karina Heinrich’s 3 Day Method and the service of your choice at George the Salon.

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It's All About W(Him)

A GOLFER’S DREAM. Enjoy rounds of golf at some of the Chicago area’s legendary courses - Cog Hill Golf and Country Club, Glen View Club, and Medinah Country Club. When you leave the links, go virtual with a Microsoft Xbox One S and Rory McIlroy PGA Tour Xbox One game.

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