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SAVE THE DATE ~ Saturday, May 11, 2019

Would you please support our “Under the Big Top” annual fundraiser?

I’m Paula Sejut- Dvorak, chair of the Unitarian Church of Hinsdale’s Annual Gala Auction and Raffle. It’s our 20th annual fundraising auction to be held on Saturday, May 11, 2019.

The Gala will feature live music by a local band and food, a cash bar and a huge raffle. It’s an all hands-on deck affair and the biggest event of our church year.

Who are we? The Unitarian Church of Hinsdale is centrally located  in downtown Hinsdale, IL since 1887.  We are comprised of an incredibly diverse group of 200 people representing Hinsdale and 35 neighboring communities. We are a community of passionate leaders, working professionals, social activists, environmental stewards, educators, and patrons of the arts.

We have three goals for our Gala. (1) Build and strengthen our community so that the Gala generates a connection to our community (2) Raise at least $10,000—significant because it comprises 3 percent of our annual operating budget. (3) All members/friends to secure at least one business donation

Why donate, advertise, or sponsor? In previous years, businesses making donations have seen an increase in visibility, sales, and customers. We expect over 150 people to attend the event. We estimate that your marketing will reach 1,250 people. Please consider donating or advertising in our auction publication, or becoming a sponsor.

You can print out the letter and business form HERE.

Bottom-line, we only need two things to make our event a success: (1) people to attend (mark May 11th on your calendar and plan on attending with friends); and, (2) items to buy. To realize our goals—we need everyone’s help!

Please submit all contributions by Saturday, April 20, 2019.We look forward to partnering with you. We thank you so much for your generous support and willingness to help.

With gratitude,

Paula Sejut-Dvorak, Chair