Episcopal Charities Gala

October 14, 2022 6:00 pm

501 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL, USA

Ticket purchasing has closed for this year's event!  A limited number of seats are still available on a First-Come-First-Serve basis at info@episcopalcharities.org


This year, we are offering tickets at a range of donation levels. Each ticket reflects the same Gala experience, but allows us to welcome more friends to discover the amazing work of Episcopal Charities. Tickets below $300 represent EC's hope that you will contribute as you feel moved and as you are able. Please select the ticket level that works best for you. There will be many opportunities to give further on the night of the Gala. 

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WELCOME!

 

To honor our mission to create a more just and merciful world, to honor the new ministry of Bishop - Elect Paula Clark, and to celebrate being together again in hope - after a long separation - Episcopal Charities invites everyone in the Diocese of Chicago to attend a new gala for a new day!

 

Helpful Information

 

This year's gala will be hosted in the great hall of Union Station.  

Valet parking will be available, and all guests will be welcomed at the Jackson Street entrance.

Tuxedos, gowns, and your finest apparel warmly welcomed.

Opportunities to give toward the work of Episcopal Charities will be spread through the evening.

 

The Evening

 

Cocktail Hour begins at 6pm with an open bar and time to catch up with friends old and new. 

 

Dinner and Program at 7:15pm we will invite you to be seated for dinner. (menu below) 

Program During Dinner we will have a short program with welcoming prayers from Bishop-elect Paula Clark, and 3 compelling videos that highlight our work, our parish partners, and invite you to consider your legacy through a bequest. Our Executive Director, Matthew Berryman will share, and we will hear from select friends of Episcopal Charities.


Dancing begins directly after dinner with dessert and open bar available until midnight

 

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to reach out to info@episcopalcharities.org

Hosted By

Episcopal Charities

Location

501 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL, USA

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MENU 

- HORS D'OEUVRE -

+ LAST HARVEST STONE FRUIT TARTINE- Labneh, Salted Marcona Almond, Petite Floral, Petite Marigold, Sunflower Seed, Chimichurri

+ PIMENTO CHEESE STUFFED PEPPADEW PEPPERS- Petite Marigold, Sunflower Seed, Chimichurri

+ ROCK SHRIMP CEVICHE- Honey Crisp Apple Pico de Gallo, Avocado Mousse, Miso Spoon

+ CRISPY FRIED CHEESE STUFFED GNOCCHI- Coriander & Walnut Pesto, Calabrian Chilies

+ SMOKED BBQ BRISKET WONTON- Herb Pickle Slaw

- FIRST COURSE -

+ RED & GREEN OAK LEAF LETTUCES WITH TORN HERBS                                                                                                  Sunflower Seed Brittle, Fresh Chevre Croquette, Grapefruit, Pears, Candied Walnuts, Pink Peppercorn-Honey Vinaigrette

 

- DINNER BREAD -

With your ticket, you will be asked to select an entree and dessert

 

- DUAL ENTRÉE -

+ THREE PEPPERCORN CRUSTED FLAT IRON STEAK- Caramelized Cauliflower Pomme Puree, Glazed Broccolini,

+ PAN ROASTED ATLANTIC SALMON- Pickled Red Pearl Onions, Sour Cherries, Apple-Caraway Beurre Blanc, Crispy Golden Leeks, Petite Herbs

- VEGETARIAN ENTRÉE-

+ BUTTERNUT SQUASH & BUFALO MOZZARELLA MANTI- Black & Gold Trumpet Mushroom Ragout, Leek Coulis, Herb Oil,

+ PASTA- Petite Floral, Crisp Miche

- PLATED DESSERT -

+ AUTUMN OLIVE OIL CAKE- Cinnamon Toasted Marshmallow | Lemon Curd |Poached Figs | Mulled Wine Reduction | Roasted Salted Almonds

+ NEW HARVEST TART- Roasted Peanut | Concord Grape Gel | Salted Caramel | Honey Diplomat

+ APPLE CAKE- Salted Caramel Sauce | Pickled Celery| Cre?me Fraiche Chantilly


- COFFEE AND TEA SERVICE -