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Allen Robinson’s An Evening Within Reach
October 15, 2018
Who: Allen Robinson, wide receiver for the Chicago Bears and founder of the Within Reach Foundation, a nonprofit that is on a mission to provide educational resources to low-income students.
What: “An Evening Within Reach,” a gala featuring Chicago Bears players, world-class cuisine, fine wine, and an auction — all with the goal of raising $100,000 for students. Purchase sponsorships and tickets at www.allenrobinson12.org.
When: Monday, Oct. 15. Cocktail reception starts at 6:30 p.m. and auction and dinner starts at 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Montgomery Club, 500 W. Superior St., Chicago, IL 60654
Why: Allen grew up in Detroit and came from an underprivileged background. Ever since going pro, he’s worked to empower kids in similar situations to break out of the cycle and believe their socio-economic standing doesn’t have to stop them from fulfilling their dreams.