Better Makers: A Better Chicago

A Better Chicago is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving education conditions in Chicago for children in low-income neighborhoods. On May 14th, they hosted their annual benefit at the UIC Forum.

In addition to raising $1.7 million to benefit their grantee organizations, they unveiled a new strategic plan and launched their new website. There was also a presentation by CEO and founder Liam Krehbiel and a special performance by recording artist Ben Folds.

A Better Chicago CEO and Founder Liam Krehbiel.


Specialty drinks for the evening.


The sponsors of A Better Chicago’s annual benefit.


The dance floor at A Better Chicago.


Photo by Chicago PhotoPress
Benefit co-chairs, Sean Berkowitz, Leslie Hindman and Jay Franke.


Ben Folds giving a performance with back-up strings, reeds and drummer.


Founder and CEO Liam Krehbiel and A Better Chicago board member Tim Schwertfeger.


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