Support the Infant Welfare Society of Evanston by attending their second annual Warm Your Palate fundraising event.
What: Local chefs will take guests on a culinary excursion to sample signature appetizers and desserts. Wine, beer and spirits will also be served, and there will be a live auction featuring a 5-night stay at the Radisson Blu Resort and Spa in St. Martin.
All proceeds from the event will benefit IWSE’s programs, providing high-quality early childhood education and family support services for teen parents and low-income families with young children in the city of Evanston and the surrounding communities. Tickets for the event cost $100.
When: Thursday, Feb. 28, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Now We’re Cookin’, 1601 Payne St. Unit C, Evanston
The Mission: The Infant Welfare Society of Evanston (IWSE) is a 100-year-old, highly respected nonprofit social service organization, which focuses on the needs of families who are living at risk with infants and toddlers. IWSE acts as an advocate, care-taker, and champion for children who live in poverty, who exhibit developmental delays, who live in situations of homelessness or domestic violence, or who are parented by teen parents through high-quality day care and early education services. They also offer supportive services and parenting support.
If you are unable to attend the event, but still would like to support IWSE, they accept monetary donations of any amount. Donations can be sent to Infant Welfare Society of Evanston, 2200 Main Street, Evanston, or submitted to their website.