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Our Signature Event
Our signature event, the Cara Gala is a chic evening of great entertainment and even greater company as more than 500 of our closest supporters, donors, and friends come out in support of our mission to unlock the power and purpose within our communities and ourselves.
When: Spring 2019
Where: TBD
View photos from the 2018 Cara Gala presented by JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Fore Fun & Charity
Hit the links with Cara for a fun outing of beautiful weather, a great round of golf, and championing the meaningful work of Cara. Foursomes are encouraged.
When: Thursday, June 14, 2018
12 pm Shotgun Start
Where: Harborside International Golf Center
Tickets and sponsorships now available.
View photos from the 2017 Cara Golf Classic.
A P.M. Remix of an A.M. Standard
“Motivate me!” Motivations After Dark is a PM remix of our typical morning Motivations and a great opportunity for our supporters to spend time with Cara participants and learn more about our transformative work.
When: Thursday, June 21
6:00-7:30 pm
Where: Cara’s Great Room
This is a free event. Click here to register.
View photos from our most recent Motivations After Dark!
A Toast to Motivations
Hosted by our Associate Board, Summer Social is our annual toast to Motivations. Join us for an evening of camaraderie as we sample bites from some of Chicago’s top chefs.
When: August 23, 2018
6:00-9:00 pm
Where: Loews Chicago Hotel
Tickets and sponsorship now available.
View photos from the 2017 Summer Social.
Honoring the Stars of Cara
Tribute to the Stars is a special morning Motivations that honors our employed Cara students and the corporate and community partners who have been instrumental in their success.
When: Friday, November 16
Where: Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel
Check back for tickets/sponsorship info.
View photos from our 2017 Tribute to the Stars!
A Night of Networking & Camaraderie
Join us for a special evening of top shelf libations and networking to honor the Cara spirit of support and friendship.
When: Winter 2019
Where: TBD
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View photos from our 2018 Friends' Night Out.

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