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Networking: Networking Night for Donor Circle Hosts at the W Hotel City Center

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Date: May 25, 2010
Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Registration: 04/27/2010 - 05/26/2010
Venue: Living Room at the W Hotel - City Center
172 W. Adams
1st level
Chicago, IL 60603

Step Up's most dedicated members are
having FUN and raising FUNDS
by hosting Donor Circles this year!
Enjoy a complimentary cocktail at the W Hotel City Center's Living Room Lounge at our monthly networking night to get support for your Donor Circle event or activity.  Connect and share ideas with other Step Up members who are stepping up like you as as a community leader this year hosting a Donor Circle! Meet with Step Up staff, Board Members, and other hosts to ensure your event or activity is a success. Still considering whether to host a Donor Circle or looking for another member to partner with? Come to this networking night to learn more!

Top 5 Reasons Members are Hosting Donor Circles
  • Fun, social project to engage friends and business colleagues in supporting your favorite charity
  • Raising funds while achieving another important goal this year (e.g. birthday celebration, business development, leadership development, fundrasing training, or expanding your network)
  • Giving back on your own time and with your own creative expression
  • Raising more funds as a group than you can give alone
  • Tax benefits
Donor Circle Hosts

Beth Bialko & Kathryn McKechnie
Angela Elbert & Julie Burgener
Erin Carpenter
Candice Cummins
Monica Gordon
Heather Grove, Caroline Rawlings, and Julie White
Christine Kurban & Amanda Barnel
Marianne Llewellyn
Kim Lichtenstein & Monica Canellis
Jane Madden
Kerry Obrist
Jamie Plaxco
Molly Rabinovitz
Betsi Roach & Melissa Edidin
Nicole Simonds
Betsy Sobiech & Sioban McCarthy
Erica Strama
JoHanna Toman & Cassandra Gaddo
Julie Watson and Katie Young
Megan Wolfe

Just about any event or activity can become a donor circle, such as 

Your Birthday Party with friends and family
Charity Jeans Day at your company
Event showcasing your business or professional skills
Singles Mixer
Networking party with fun silent auction e.g. designer purses!
Happy Hour Gathering
Dinner Party in your home
Cooking Class
Evening at the theater
Beach Party
Kickball, Softball, Volleyball or other sporting Tournament
Marathon, Triathlon, or Ironman
Spa Night
Holiday Party
Facebook Fundraiser
Online Raffle
Charity Garage Sale
Art Exhibit
Movie Premier
Poker Tournament
Weight Loss Challenge
Fashion Show
Brown Bag Lunch at your company

About Step Up Donor Circles

A Donor Circle is a fun event or activity that engages your friends and colleagues and has a meaningful purpose in raising funds for Step Up's mission to bridge communities of professional women and underserved teen girls for mentorship, networking and advancement. You can host an event or create an activity, for example, that raises money through ticket prices, a raffle/silent auction, or pledges.

For more information, contact Gina at 312.235.3278 or gina@suwn.org.

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