Tag: Lois Gates

Misericordia enlists celebrity friends for its first virtual gala

Miguel Cervantes and wife Kelly are big supporters of Misericordia.
Misericordia’s Women’s Board hosted its first virtual (38th!) Heart of Mercy Ball on October 14. Hundreds of supporters tuned in to watch a 90 minute virtual show that was emceed by longtime Misericordia supporter (Mr. Fix It) Lou Manfredini. He spoke about the many ways Misericordia pivoted during this pandemic to take care of its... Read more »

Fun, fashion and philanthropy: The Chicago Lighthouse presents FLAIR

Fun, fashion and philanthropy: The Chicago Lighthouse presents FLAIR
My Candid Candace Blog will now be shared here on Chicago Now as well as online. Since 2008, this award-winning blog has shined a light on Chicago and all the people who make it great. Hope you can subscribe here to enjoy news from around town that includes arts and culture, the dining scene, nonprofits,... Read more »

Misericordia's 31st Family Fest Raises $1.2 Million

Laine Richart and Chloe Richart
Misericordia means “Heart of Mercy” in Latin and there was so much love spread out over this 31 acre campus that it was a joy to behold!  10,000 guests came out to support this organization that provides programs for more than 600 children and adults with mild to profound developmental disabilities from diverse racial, religious... Read more »
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