We Are Clearbrook

Clearbrook is committed to being a leader in creating innovative opportunities, services and supports for people with disabilities.  With a staff of 900+ and more than 50 locations across Chicagoland, Clearbrook is proud to report that 92 percent of every dollar raised goes directly into our programs and services.

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Clearbrook is a nonprofit organization serving 8,000+ people each year

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Clearbrook provides services to children, adults and families impacted by developmental and intellectual disabilities

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“We thought we were taking home 3 healthy babies.  They finally told us that Meredith has cerebral palsy, and that Bradley does too.  How do we get help?  Starting at Clearbrook, we knew we were home. The people there are so genuine and so caring…”

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Upcoming Events

First Look for Charity at
The 2017 Chicago Auto Show @ McCormick Place
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Auto Show Landing Page 2016The First Look for Charity is the nation’s largest auto show and a formal gala benefiting Clearbrook and 17 other vital charities in the Chicagoland area. Now in its 26th year the First Look offers complimentary hors d’oeuvres, champagne, wine, soft drinks and desserts all on the show floor. Guests will also enjoy live music and have the chance to win one of two brand new 2017 vehicles. Clearbrook’s hospitality suite will be open all evening beginning at 5:30 pm and provide a forum to meet and greet, enjoy the open bar and complimentary coat check. Remember – this is a tax deductible contribution. **Special Hyatt Hotel Rates Available**

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Rock and Raise @ HOME Bar
Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm

We’re excited to announce that the 3rd annual Rock and Raise benefit concert is scheduled for Sunday, February 19, 2017 at H.O.M.E. Bar in Arlington Heights – a state of the art live music venue.

Rock and Raise Logo 2017This truly special event welcomes hundreds of live music fans, friends, neighbors and colleagues to a full-day concert featuring top local bands and benefiting a great local cause – Clearbrook. All ticket purchasers enjoy music from 1 – 8pm, food & beverage specials, and incredible raffles. Rock and Raise is a family-friendly event and also includes a quiet area for those with special needs. All proceeds go directly to Clearbrook.

Tickets are $10 and only available at the door. To learn more about Clearbrook, please contact Kristen Daniels at kdaniels@clearbrook.org. For questions about Rock and Raise 2017, or to learn about sponsorship opportunities, you may reach out to event organizers, Eric and Pat Hill at jaklyn2@sbcglobal.net.

Guardian’s Spring Casino Night @ Clearbrook's Getz Building
Mar 4 @ 5:00 pm – Mar 5 @ 12:00 am

Come wager your luck on a night of fun at the Clearbrook Guardians Spring Casino Night! Guests can try their hand at poker, blackjack, roulette, craps and wheel games. $1 tickets for various raffle prizes and tickets for larger cash prizes will be available throughout the evening. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

Admission is FREE. Doors open at 5pm and close at midnight.

Must be 18 years or older to gamble, and 21 years or older to purchase alcoholic drinks.

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Grapevine of Friends Wine & Beer Tasting @ The Westin Chicago Northwest
Mar 11 @ 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Please join us at the newly renovated Westin in Itasca on Saturday, March 11 for an evening of wine and craft beer tastings, gourmet food stations, raffles, live and silent auctions, and live music provided by Hooked On Sonics. Treat yourself! Indulge in a night to remember with over 40 tastings from a variety of vineyards.

Tickets for $110 (Early bird special)

Tickets for $120 (After February 10th)

Table of Ten (10) for $1000

NEW this year…be a part of the after-party in the Westin’s Lakeside Pavilion. Featuring a dessert bar, coffee bar, champagne tastings and exclusive entertainment by Chicago Jazz Musician Guy King!

Enter for your chance to win a gorgeous pair of Diamond 1ct. t.w. Halo Stud Earrings in White Gold ($2795 value) from Rogers & Holland Jewelers.

Make the evening into a weekend with a special hotel rate of only $89 a night for any Clearbrook guests.

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Partners in Adult Learning, (PAL) Annual Luncheon @ Maggiano's
Mar 19 @ 12:00 pm

PAL Event 2017 Calendar PageJoin us at PAL’s (Partners in Adult Learning) 20th annual fundraiser to be held at Maggiano’s Woodfield location. The fun-filled afternoon will feature appetizers, a traditional family-style meal, beverages and fabulous live and silent auction items.

PAL is a partnership between Clearbrook, Northwest Special Recreation Association, Community Alternatives Unlimited and families of young adults over 18 years of age with developmental disabilities and physical challenges who have graduated out of the school system.

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