YLD'S BIG EVENT FUNDRAISER 12.10.16 - FEATURING AN EVENING WITH KEY AND PEELE YLD'S BIG EVENT FUNDRAISER 12.10.16 - FEATURING AN EVENING WITH KEY AND PEELE

Event Info

YLD’s Big Event Fundraiser is our premiere annual fundraising event, reflecting your commitment to building a stronger Jewish community in Chicago, Israel and throughout the world by kicking off the 2017 JUF Annual Campaign. Over 2,000 young adults will be in attendance supporting their community. This is one BIG night you won’t want to miss.

BGS VIP Reception

BGS VIP Reception

Start your night with the Ben-Gurion Society (BGS) VIP reception from 7:00 - 8:30 PM at the Loews Chicago Hotel (100 steps from the Sheraton). The BGS VIP reception includes premium open bar, heavy hors d’ouevres and more! This reception is for YLD donors who contribute $1,000 or more to the 2017 JUF Annual Campaign.
Learn more about BGS.

The Event

The Event

Settle in for Key & Peele’s hilarious sketches and comedy at 9:00 PM at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel. Get inspired to make your contribution to our Jewish community. Doors open at 8:15 PM. Program will begin promptly at 9:00 PM.

After-Party

After-Party

Keep the party going for more fun! A live band with dancing, late night food, and open bar kicks off next door at the Loews Chicago Hotel for two hours immediately following the program.

This and That

ThisandThat

YLD’s Big Event Fundraiser is an adult only event (21+, Please bring photo ID). Dietary laws are observed. Cocktail attire suggested. Not sure what to expect? Check out photos from last year’s event.

Your Big Impact

JUF’s Young Leadership Division is committed to building a better Jewish community in Chicago, Israel, and throughout the world. We achieve this mission by offering a variety of educational, leadership, and social events for young adults between the ages of 22-40ish.

Support the needs of the Jewish people and build a vibrant Jewish community here in Chicago, in Israel and around the world. The dollars raised for JUF’s 2017 Annual Campaign at YLD’s Big Event Fundraiser are allocated to a network of nearly 70 agencies and programs that care for 300,000 Chicagoans of all faiths and two million Jews around the world.

So what does that all mean? This event is fun and impactful!

During YLD’s Big Event Fundraiser, you will be asked to make your pledge*, but you do not have to pay your pledge until December 31, 2017. You can also set up a monthly payment plan to pay your pledge in increments. For more information on payment plans, contact YLD @ YLD@juf.org or 312-357-4880.

All donations made to JUF’s Annual Campaign are tax deductible; however, the cost of your ticket is not.

*By attending YLD’s Big Event Fundraiser, you indicate that you will make a pledge of at least $25, or match or increase your previous JUF gift.

Your Dollars at Work

$3,000

...launches a LGBTQ support and social network on campus or sends a young Jewish adult on a Birthright Israel trip

$1,200

...hosts a social gathering for isolated, frail Holocaust survivors

$660

...funds meals-on-wheels for a frail Jewish senior in India for one year

$365

...sponsors one year of academic enrichment for an Israeli child with special needs

$100

...funds an anti-bullying program for 30 local middle school students

$54

...coaches friends and family how best to support a loved one in an abusive relationship

$36

...brings a Passover food package to an individual in need

Host a Table

Want to sit with your friends? Host a table!

Become a table host to secure group seating with your friends! As a table host, you will be asked to fill a table of 12 (including yourself) by having your friends register online. To become a table host, please contact YLD@juf.org. All other seating will be general admission. Hosting a table is the perfect way to get friends, family, co-workers & more to YLD’s biggest event of the year. They deserve to have fun & support the needs of our local & global communities too, right?

Leadership

JUF Young Leadership Division Board of Directors

Orly Henry, President

Marley Kotler, Executive Vice President

Alexa Ehrlich, Vice President

Zach Fertig, Vice President

Andrea Kass, Vice President

Matthew K. Miller, Vice President

Katie Berger, 2017 Campaign Chair

Lisa Tarshis, 2017 Campaign Vice Chair

Bryan Rosenberg, 2016 Campaign Chair

Courtney Cohen, 2016 Campaign Vice Chair

Michael Oxman, Ex-Officio

Jacob Shapiro, 2016-2017 Ben-Gurion Society Chair

Melanie Beatus

Caroline Belloff

Steven Berger

Sam Berry

Ben Blumenthal

Jimmy Casen

Sarah Copeland

Alex Entratter

David Eisenberg

Jeremy Elkins

Lisa Gelles

Mike Schwartz

Aliza Gross

Ben Halbig

Jennifer Hess

Rebecca Hoffman

Ryan Jacobs

Randi Komisar

Erica Nedelman

Stephanie Newmark

Emily Pevnick

Nathan Redisch

Amy Reichstein

Ari Rokni

Garrett Salk

Zack Sorman

Michael Waitz

Ali Weiner

Sponsors

sponsors

YLD’s Big Event Fundraiser is an amazing sponsorship opportunity for any company or organization. If you would like to learn about our sponsorship packages, contact Elizabeth Wyner at YLD@juf.org.

VENUE, PARKINGACCOMMODATIONS

The Sheraton Chicago Hotel is located at 301 E. North Water Street, Chicago.

Paid Parking is available, as well as valet service. Parking fee: $30 for the event and $54 for overnight.

Enter the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and follow the signage to the East side of the lobby floor, where you will find event security and check in. We’ll have people and signs posted to direct you.

Overnight accommodations are available at a discounted rate of $119.

The Loews Chicago Hotel is located at 455 N. Park Drive, Chicago

Discounted Paid Parking is available for $29.

Overnight accommodations are available at a discounted rate of $209/night for Kings and $219 for doubles.

Spothero
We recommend reserving your parking spot in advance with SpotHero. To find and reserve your spot today, visit the YLD Big Event SpotHero Parking Page or download the iPhone|Android app to book your spot from your phone. New to SpotHero? Enter promo code YLD16 at checkout for an extra $5 off parking!

Registration

Ticket Prices

If you have contributed $25 or more to JUF in 2016, your ticket price is $85. Attending YLD's Big Event Fundraiser indicates that you will match or increase your previous JUF gift. If you are a new donor or contribute less than $25 to JUF in 2016, your ticket price is $110. This includes the event’s minimum gift requirement of $25 to the 2017 JUF Annual Campaign. Ticket price includes comedy show and after party with two hours of open bar, late night food and live music.

* Indicates required field


The YLD Big Event Fundraiser is YLD’s premier fundraiser and kickoff to the 2017 JUF Annual Campaign. Your attendance requires a gift to the 2017 JUF Annual Campaign and reflects your commitment to building a stronger Jewish community in Chicago, Israel and throughout the world.