Comprised of young, philanthropic-minded professionals, the Builders' Board of Skender Foundation hosted its annual Harvesting Hope fundraiser on October 19 at Morgan’s on Fulton. This year’s charity partner and beneficiary was Snow City Arts, an organization that inspires and educates children and youth in hospitals through the arts. Nearly 300 people attended the event and raised $37,000.
Skender Foundation hosted its annual fundraiser, Summer Eclipse, on July 20 at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA). This year’s event highlighted Chicago Youth Programs (CYP), an award-winning organization that serves children across the entire city with a simple philosophy—to impact the long-term outcome of a child’s life, you must serve the child long-term.
Skender Foundation will host its annual fundraiser, Summer Eclipse, on Thursday, July 20 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. This year’s event will help raise funds for Chicago Youth Programs (CYP), an award-winning organization that shepherds youth at each stage of their journey to a life outside of poverty.
The Builders’ Board of Skender Foundation hosted its annual fundraiser, Harvesting Hope, on October 20 at House of Blues Chicago. This year’s charity partner and beneficiary was Embarc, a nonprofit three-year program that provides experience-based learning opportunities to low-income high school students.
Skender Foundation has appointed Jeffrey Skender and Brian Skender to serve as directors of the foundation. Both members of the foundation's young professionals division, Builders' Board, Jeffrey and Brian will act as liaisons between Builders' Board and the foundation's Board of Directors while also assisting to improve overall operations, fundraising and membership efforts.