Saturday, May 21st is when the Streetwise Chicago Associates Board is putting on The COOL Party, which will include live music (including a DJ), art, raffle, great Chicago food, and great drink specials. Held at 1st Ward/Chop Shop in Wicker Park (just a short walk from the Damen Blue Line station), the COOL Party will be a great way to see a different side of an organization making strides in alleviating homelessness.
You may think that having a formal party for an organization like Streetwise Chicago might seem incongruous - however, it is part of a growing trend for many nonprofits and other social benefit organizations. Fundraising has become a near-competitive aspect for various organizations, and cultivating new donors is always a challenge. However, Streetwise Chicago has been taking a very entrepreneurial approach towards reaching key audiences....and the Cool Party looks to be a very unique experience.
For pricing and RSVP information, please visit their Eventbrite page.
Hope to see you there!
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