An Adult-Only Evening In Support of Purple Asparagus
Emceed By NBC5’s Siafa Lewis!
Honoring Whole Foods Market
You’ve supported Purple Asparagus, by day, in classrooms and farmers’ markets across Chicago. Now join us for an all-new, adults-only social event and fundraiser, Purple By Night.
On Sunday, April 30th, come to The Dawson for food and festivities benefiting Purple Asparagus, the award-winning nonprofit that educates children, families and the community about eating that’s good for the body and the planet.
- Live, local music from Off The Vine
- Passed heavy appetizers
- Open bar with Lagunitas beer, wine from Candid Wines, and craft cocktails using Beam Suntory products.
- A silent auction
- Emceed by NBC5’s Lead Sports Anchor, Siafa Lewis
- Networking with our supporters and the local food community
Our flagship program, Delicious Nutritious Adventures, brings healthy foods to life for kids in elementary school classrooms all over Chicago, many of which serve at-risk children. In the 2016 -2017 school year, this nine-month long program is being delivered in 14 Chicago Public Schools reaching over 1,000 students, but we have a waiting list of 50 schools that also want to participate. We believe that every child should have the chance to discover new, wholesome foods. Your participation in Purple By Night will help us make that a reality.
Purple By Night Event Details
Date: Sunday, April 30, 2017
Location: The Dawson, 730 West Grand Ave., Chicago
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Cost: $85 In Advance / $95 At The Door
($20 of the cost of advance tickets and $30 of the cost of day-of tickets are tax deductible)
Public Transit: Blue Line (Grand Stop) / #8 Halsted Bus / #65 Grand Bus / Divvy Milwaukee & Grand Dock
Parking: $12 Valet Parking Available
Purple By Night Host Committee
Christy Levy, Co – Chair
Laura Mueller, Co – Chair
Peggy Antosiewicz, Jessica Baxter, Jennifer Chung, Dara Crowfoot, Alia Dalal, Jenny Flynn, Jill Houk, Liz Isaacs, Michelle Jimenez, Michelle Jolas, Angelica Kopiczko, Catherine and Billy Lawless, Sarah McHugh, Susan Messer McBride, Cristina Michaels, Carrie Moran, Cassidy Morris, Peggy Parfenoff, Chelsea Percocco, Elizabeth Press, Lara Ramsey, Raeanne Sarazan, Diane Schmidt, Andrea Sill, Erika Vogel, Josie Washuk, Pippa White, Lisa Young
A Special Thank You To Our Partner & Presenting Sponsor