Chicago Outfit Roller Derby Home Game
Aug
4
6:00 PM18:00

Chicago Outfit Roller Derby Home Game

The Chicago Outfit Roller Derby, member of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), takes to the track for their final home bout of the 2018 season on Saturday, August 4th, 2018.

Doors open at 6:00 pm at the Windy City Fieldhouse (2367 W. Logan Boulevard) in Chicago. The double-header kicks off with Chicago Outfit Roller Derby's Shakedown vs. Vindicated Vixens Roller Derby (C) at 7:00 pm, and the excitement keeps rolling with The Outfit’s Syndicate vs. an opponent TBD!

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Talk Saves Lives Presentation (July)
Jul
14
12:30 AM00:30

Talk Saves Lives Presentation (July)

Talk Saves Lives is a community-based presentation that covers the general scope of suicide, the research on prevention, and what people can do to fight suicide developed by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) that HFTD has been entrusted to deploy in our proactive education programming.

Attendees will learn the risk and warning signs of suicide, and how together, we can help prevent it. This presentation is for anyone who wants to gain a better sense of how to be proactively engaged in their personal/professional community’s well being for mental health.

This is a free presentation. Make sure to register on EventBrite to attend!

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Talk Saves Lives Presentation (August)
Jul
14
12:30 AM00:30

Talk Saves Lives Presentation (August)

Talk Saves Lives is a community-based presentation that covers the general scope of suicide, the research on prevention, and what people can do to fight suicide developed by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) that HFTD has been entrusted to deploy in our proactive education programming.

Attendees will learn the risk and warning signs of suicide, and how together, we can help prevent it. This presentation is for anyone who wants to gain a better sense of how to be proactively engaged in their personal/professional community’s well being for mental health.

This is a free presentation. Make sure to register on EventBrite to attend!

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The Chicago Outfit Roller Derby Home Game
Jul
7
6:00 PM18:00

The Chicago Outfit Roller Derby Home Game

The Chicago Outfit Roller Derby, member of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), takes to the track for their third home bout of the 2018 season on Saturday, July 7th, 2018.

Doors open at 6:00 pm at the Windy City Fieldhouse (2367 W. Logan Boulevard) in Chicago. The double-header kicks off with Chicago Outfit Roller Derby's Shade Brigade vs. the Northern Lights from North Star Roller Derby (B) at 7:00 pm, and the excitement keeps rolling with The Outfit’s Syndicate vs. Pikes Peak Derby Dames from Colorado Springs, CO.

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Dilly Bar Golf Outing 2018
Jun
24
1:30 PM13:30

Dilly Bar Golf Outing 2018

It hits every race, religion and age, those rich and those poor. It hit our neighborhood Dairy Queen in Naperville, IL. In Jonathan Kaden’s second year working for Karen, he died by suicide on July 29, 2011, and she hasn’t forgotten. Jonathan wanted to be a photojournalist. Few knew he struggled with depression. We must bring awareness to this rising issue of teen suicide and put an end to this epidemic.

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Archie's Block Party
Jun
23
12:00 PM12:00

Archie's Block Party

Please join us as we proudly celebrate our family's 75th Anniversary owning and operating Chicago's favorite neighborhood bar.

Opened in 1943, The Iowa Rockwell Tavern has been a gathering place for friends and locals alike. Later to be known as "Archie's" after second generation proprietor Archie continued on his parents Legacy. Now, and it's 75th year, it is owned and operated by his daughter Debbie and her children Katrina and Ken.

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Third Annual Ben's Memorial Mile
Jun
16
5:00 PM17:00

Third Annual Ben's Memorial Mile

Join us Saturday, June 16h at the Third Annual #BensMemorialMile!

Ben’s Memorial Mile serves to celebrate and foster our sense of community. Every year, we come together to renew old bonds, create new golden memories, and raise awareness of Schizophrenia. Proceeds will go to support Schizophrenia research and education in honor of Benjamin Lee Silver’s Story. 

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The Chicago Outfit Roller Derby
Jun
9
6:00 PM18:00

The Chicago Outfit Roller Derby

The Chicago Outfit Roller Derby, member of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), takes to the track for their second home bout of the 2018 season on Saturday, June 9, 2018.

Doors open at 6:00 pm at the Windy City Fieldhouse (2367 W. Logan Boulevard) in Chicago. The double-header kicks off with Chicago Outfit Roller Derby's Shakedown vs.ROCK- Rollergirls of Central Kentucky at 7:00 pm, and the excitement keeps rolling with The Outfit’s Syndicate vs. Twin City Derby Girls (A) of Champaign, IL.

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2nd Annual Small Bites of Hope
May
9
1:00 PM13:00

2nd Annual Small Bites of Hope

On Wednesday, May 9th, Chefs Brian Tsao and Chris Santos come together at Vandal in New York City (199 Bowery) to break the silence and support proactive suicide prevention and mental health education.

Hosted by Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed) and Jesse Leach (Killswitch Engage), the Second Annual Small Bites of Hope fundraiser is a one-night-only where Chef Brian Tsao is teaming up with Chef Chris Santos to deliver their staple menu of street food small-bite hors-d'oeuvres and signature cocktails.

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Sip of Hope Grand Opening
May
3
11:00 AM11:00

Sip of Hope Grand Opening

Thursday, May 3: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, 11am SHARP.

Please join Hope for the Day, along with local community leaders, including U.S Senator Dick Durbin, as we celebrate the grand opening of Sip of Hope, the world’s first coffee shop where 100% of net proceeds will benefit proactive suicide prevention and mental health education.

Located at 3039 W. Fullerton Chicago, IL 60647.

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Online Talk Saves Lives Training
Apr
24
6:00 PM18:00

Online Talk Saves Lives Training

Join us for a free Talk Saves Lives Training Session. 

Talk Saves Lives is an introduction to suicide prevention. This is 30 to 40 mins community- based presentation, covers the general scope of suicide, what the research has been found to be the warning signs and risk factors of suicide, and strategies that prevent it. 

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Online Talk Saves Lives Training
Apr
21
11:00 AM11:00

Online Talk Saves Lives Training

Join us for a free Talk Saves Lives Training Session. 

Talk Saves Lives is an introduction to suicide prevention. This is 30 to 40 mins community- based presentation, covers the general scope of suicide, what the research has been found to be the warning signs and risk factors of suicide, and strategies that prevent it. 

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2nd Annual Food Gives Me Hope
Apr
16
6:00 PM18:00

2nd Annual Food Gives Me Hope

On Monday, April 16th, some of Chicago’s most well-respected chefs and mixologists come together at Boeufhaus (1012 N Western Ave) to break the silence and support proactive suicide prevention and mental health education. 

The Second Annual Food Gives Me Hope, consists of a one-night-only five-course family style menu complete with beverage pairings with 100% of the funds going directly to Hope for the Day. 

The talented chef & mixologist lineup includes: Anna + David Posey (Elske), Andrew Zimmerman + Lorraine Nguyen (Sepia), Phillip Foss (El Ideas), Ryan Pfeiffer (Blackbird) Brian Ahern (Boeufhaus), Aaron Lirette (St. Jane), and cocktail pairings by Laura Kelton (Sportsman’s Club).

Seatings for the benefit dinner begin at 6:00 PM with the last seating taken at 8:30 PM. Tickets are priced at $121 per person and only 100 tickets are available for this special evening. 100% of the proceeds being donated directly to Hope for the Day, a non-profit organization that focuses on proactive suicide prevention and mental health education.

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TWDS Concert Series: As We Once Were, Better Love, and more.
Feb
11
6:00 PM18:00

TWDS Concert Series: As We Once Were, Better Love, and more.

Hope For The Day presents the third concert in the Things We Don't Say series! Pre-sale tickets are available here.

Join us at Evolution Music in Downers Grove, IL on February 11th for a show featuring As We Once WereBetter LoveHowell, Bad PlanningSafe Bet

This concert series is made possible thanks to a grant from the Community Memorial Foundation. The largest obstacle to suicide prevention is silence; prevention starts with a conversation about the Things We Don't Say. This concert series will focus on mental health education and proactive suicide prevention through community outreach.

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