Celebrate Cleveland

Friday, May 3rd 2024
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About Celebrate Cleveland

Celebrate Cleveland is an adults-only evening that brings parents and the community together for one of Friends of Cleveland’s largest fundraisers of the year.  We hope you will join the Cleveland School community to celebrate all that makes Cleveland an amazing neighborhood school!
Tickets to the event include a buffet dinner, open bar, entertainment and so much more! Come dine, dance and bid to help us raise money for Cleveland! 100% of the funds raised at the event go back to the school!

2024 Celebrate Cleveland Event

Friday, May 3rd, 2024


Michelle’s Ballroom

2800 W. Belmont

Early Bird Tickets – $45 (ends March 15th)
Teachers & Staff Tickets – $45
General Admission Ticket – $55
Tickets include a buffet dinner, open bar and entertainment. Entry to the event allows guests to bid on silent auction items, try your hand at some exciting games & a chance to sign up for Parent Experience Parties. These experiences are small gatherings or outings hosted by Cleveland parents, teachers, and community members where you will have a chance to buy your way onto a guest list(s). All funds raised at this event will directly benefit all the children at Cleveland as well as provide additional resources for our amazing teachers.

Reserve a VIP Table

Full tables are available to reserve for your party

Seats 6-8 guests

Table reservations are $250

does not include general admission tickets, those must be purchased separately.

Ways to Get Involved

There are significant funding shortfalls in the Chicago Public School system. Cleveland relies on donations to fill this void. Your contribution will directly impact student instruction and academic performance at our school.
In order to raise these critical funds we are asking Cleveland Parents to join us in our efforts to help out in any way that you can. We are hoping that we can count on your generosity and connections to support Cleveland!

Here are some ways you can help: 

Silent Auction

Help secure Auction Donation Items.

Do you or someone you know have access to: Restaurants, Bars, Breweries, Wineries, Tours, Sports tickets (Cubs, White Sox, Blackhawks, Bears, Bulls); Concert or Theater tickets; Vacation experiences (Hotels, vacation homes, timeshares, Airbnb, hotel points & vouchers, airline miles & tickets); Unique opportunities or talents like dining/chef experiences, cooking, handyman, etc.

Please submit donations or questions to: clevelandsilentauction@gmail.com.

Parent & Child Parties

Host a Parent Party or Child Party Experience:

Gather a few friends to throw a party or host on your own. All proceeds go to Cleveland, party host(s) assume all costs of their events. (Examples; boat cruise on the lake, BBQ in the backyard, bowling party, ice cream party, laser tag party, mom’s or dad’s night)

Please submit donations or questions to: clevelandsilentauction@gmail.com.

Bar & Food Sponsorship

In order to raise the most funds possible, we are looking for restauratant and bar sponsors for the event!  Sponsors will be showcased at the event as well as listed on all our social media platforms, listed in our monthly newsletter, and listed on our website!  Do you know someone who owns or works at a bar or restaurant?  Please contact Friends of Cleveland! 

Other Sponsorship Opportunities:

There are many way to showcase your business at Celebrate Cleveland and through out the school year!  Please visit our Sponsors page for more information! 

We also have event specific sponsorship opportunies. The below are ways to add your business’s name and logo to Celebrate Cleveland. Where each of the below are listed or noted for the event, it will be followed by your company name. 

  • Photo Booth
  • Heads or Tails
  • 50/50 Raffle
  • Treasure Box Lock & Key 
  • Rake In the Cash Raffle

Give Back

We hope you will consider making this event successful with a 100% tax-deductible donation prior to the event  online or mailing a check payable to the Friends of Cleveland, 3121 W Byron St, Chicago, IL 60618.

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