Fifth Annual Autism Awareness Fundraiser for Generation Rescue
CHICAGO – April 11, 2012 – Rockit Bar & Grill, located at 22 W. Hubbard, will host the 5th annual “Rescue Our Angels” Fundraiser benefiting Generation Rescue, a non-profit organization that provides assistance for families affected by autism, on Thursday, May 24 from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., featuring special guest and Chicago native: comedian, actress and president of Generation Rescue, Jenny McCarthy.
“I am so excited for this event. It is families like the Doyle’s paying it forward who make a lasting impact,” said Jenny McCarthy. “Not only is this event for a great cause but it’s taking place in my home town! Join me for a fun night and help families affected by autism.”
In addition to a butler-style dinner, passed desserts, music from Rockit’s resident DJ and the chance to mingle with Jenny McCarthy, guests can participate in an exciting auction with fabulous experiences up for bid including 2013 Master’s tickets, Chef for a Day with Graham Elliott, 2013 Grammy tickets and entrance to the EMI after party, a luxury Inspirato vacation and 2012 Lollapalooza 3 day VIP Lolla Lounge tickets for two.
Join our list of current sponsors, which include the Chicago Sun Times, Fairway Consulting, Gold Coast Tickets and Samsung for a unique partnership opportunity. VIP Tickets cost $125 per person and include a Meet n Greet with Jenny McCarthy. General Admission Tickets are $75.
To purchase tickets, visit http://www.generationrescue.org/events/5th-annual-rescue-our-angels-cocktail-party-and-silent-auction/.
ABOUT GENERATION RESCUE AND “RESCUE OUR ANGELS”
Every year, Generation Rescue helps more than 25,000 families affected by autism by providing education, support and medical assistance, directly improving children’s quality of life. With mentors in 38 countries around the world, services include a toll-free hotline, medical grants, parent mentors and conferences.
The Rescue Our Angels event was founded by Michele and Pete Doyle in honor of their daughter Caelan who was diagnosed with autism in November of 2006. Caelan, now 10, has responded positively to treatments. Now in its 5th year, the event raises money to help fund treatment for families affected by autism.
ABOUT ROCKIT BAR & GRILL
Rockit Bar & Grill, located in the heart of River North at 22 W. Hubbard, is open Monday through Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.; Thursday and Friday 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.; Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 a.m.; and Sunday 10:30 a.m. to close. Saturday and Sunday, brunch is served from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Valet parking is available during all hours of operation. For reservations or more information, call 312-645-6000 or visit www.rockitbarandgrill.com.