Fox Valley Hands of Hope plans Garden Party fundraiser for June 10

  • Fox Valley Hands of Hope Garden Party Showcase winners collect their prizes at last year's fundraising event. This year's 21st annual Garden Party -- featuring silent and live auctions, a bevy of showcase raffles, entertainment, and a full luncheon -- will be Monday, June 10, at the Q Center in St. Charles.

    Fox Valley Hands of Hope Garden Party Showcase winners collect their prizes at last year's fundraising event. This year's 21st annual Garden Party -- featuring silent and live auctions, a bevy of showcase raffles, entertainment, and a full luncheon -- will be Monday, June 10, at the Q Center in St. Charles. Courtesy of Fox Valley Hands of Hope

  • Fox Valley Hands of Hope Garden Party Showcase winners collect their prizes at last year's fundraising event. This year's 21st annual Garden Party -- featuring silent and live auctions, a bevy of showcase raffles, entertainment, and a full luncheon -- will be Monday, June 10, at the Q Center in St. Charles.

    Fox Valley Hands of Hope Garden Party Showcase winners collect their prizes at last year's fundraising event. This year's 21st annual Garden Party -- featuring silent and live auctions, a bevy of showcase raffles, entertainment, and a full luncheon -- will be Monday, June 10, at the Q Center in St. Charles. Courtesy of Fox Valley Hands of Hope

 
Submitted by Fox Valley Hands of Hope

Fox Valley Hands of Hope's 21st annual Garden Party fundraising event -- featuring silent and live auctions, a bevy of showcase raffles, entertainment, and a full luncheon -- will be held Monday, June 10, at the Q Center, 1405 N. Fifth Ave., St. Charles. Tickets are $75.

More than 700 are expected for the June fundraising luncheon extravaganza, which is to be emceed by St. Charles Mayor Ray Rogina.

"We're delighted and honored to have Mayor Rogina join us again this year as our program emcee," said Gayle Deja-Schultz, director of development for Fox Valley Hands of Hope. "Last year's Garden Party treated hundreds of attendees to more than 130 silent auction items, breathtaking showcases for lucky raffle winners, a live auction and more -- and we're planning this year's event to be even more spectacular."

Fox Valley Hands of Hope provides critical support to adults, children and families experiencing grief and loss. In the last year alone, FVHH served nearly 2,000 men, women and children with volunteer-driven support services and more than a dozen support groups, including school-based programs. All services are provided free to the community. The Garden Party is FVHH's largest annual fundraising event. Tickets are available at FVHH.net or at the Fox Valley Hands of Hope office, 200 Whitfield Drive, Geneva, IL 60134. All proceeds will benefit Fox Valley Hands of Hope's bereavement programs and services that are provided to individuals in the Fox Valley area free.

For information on the event, contact Jessica Lamb, development coordinator at jlamb@fvhh.net or (630) 232-2233 ext. 228.

About FVHH

Fox Valley Hands of Hope works to enhance the quality of life and to provide hope to those experiencing grief or life-threatening illnesses.

The organization's staff and trained volunteers continuously provide unsurpassed support to those needing hope and compassionate care. Originally founded in 1981 as Fox Valley Hospice, Fox Valley Hands of Hope remains dedicated to providing practical, spiritual and emotional support to individuals and families who are dealing with loss of life or a life-threatening illness.

FVHH is supported entirely by the community, and all services are available without charge. #GiveMoreHope

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