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2018-10-20 3:47 pm - 6:00 pm
The Nineteenth Century Club
Address: 178 Forest Ave, Oak Park, IL, United States

2nd Annual Gala & Awards

The African American Christian Foundation cordially invites you to join us for the 2018 Annual Gala and Awards Saturday, October 20, 2018.

Annual Gala & Awards, the annual benefit of the African American Christian Foundation, brings together hundreds of our supporters from the metropolitan Chicago area to celebrate our work and achievements. Enjoy elegant dining, impeccable service & a renowned private art collection, plus an expansive silent auction, live music and dancing. Your participation will help hundreds on their way to building a stable future.

A Future of Hope

Saturday, October 20, 2018
6:30 P.M.-11:00 P.M.

To register for this event, please select the number of tickets or tables you wish to purchase below.

To become a sponsor or to buy a program ad, please select from the drop down menu.

Thank you for being part of our solution to a hand up not a hand out and we look forward to seeing you at the event.

Purchase an Ad

Support the Annual Gala& Award by purchasing an ad in the program book.  The program book will be distributed to our 300 guests at the event and displayed on our event page. Please see the event page to order your ad today.

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  • 2019-10-17 10:00 am - 2019-10-17 1:00 pm

    "Sponsor AACF Youth Programs by Making a Donation and Attending Our Annual Job Fair"

    AACF's annual job fair help raise money for our life changing job training programs designed for at-risk youth between the ages of 16 to 24 disconnected from school and/or work. In the past, this money has been used to provide supportive services for our youth program participants in the form of paid internships, GED prep, certification exams, employment screening & testing, childcare, housing, transportation, food, medical exam, uniforms, tuition, school fees, clothing, shoes, and much more. Schools, teams, clubs, churches, and companies are all invited to attend!  Individuals and groups can raise funds to win prizes at the event to help us reach our fundraising goal. Your sponsorship will go directly to support case management, supportive services and other youth programming. AACF serves young people from the Austin neighborhood in Chicago, and youth from Oak Park, River Forest, Forest Park, Maywood, and Bellwood.

    Date: October 17, 2019.

    Time: 10:00 am until 1 pm. Vendor Setup time 9:30 am. Job Fair Opening Ceremony at 10:00 am.

    Location: Oak Park Public Library   -  834 Lake St., Oak Park, IL 60301
    Forest Ave & Lake Street

    Attire: Business Professional Attire Only.

    Event Speaker:

    Gate Gourmet, JP Morgan Chase, Paper Source Manufacturing, Koch Foods, FedEx Office, Wendy's, Hilton Hotels, and many more.


    Select an option to sponsor this event. Your personal information will be stored securely and credit card information will be purged after billing.

    Job Fair Sponsorship

    Email for more information.


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