We Are Clearbrook

Clearbrook is committed to being a leader in creating innovative opportunities, services and supports for people with disabilities.  With a staff of 900+ and more than 50 locations across Chicagoland, Clearbrook is proud to report that 92 percent of every dollar raised goes directly into our programs and services.

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Clearbrook is a nonprofit organization serving 8,000+ people each year

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Programs & Services

Clearbrook provides services to children, adults and families impacted by developmental and intellectual disabilities

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“We thought we were taking home 3 healthy babies.  They finally told us that Meredith has cerebral palsy, and that Bradley does too.  How do we get help?  Starting at Clearbrook, we knew we were home. The people there are so genuine and so caring…”

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Upcoming Events

Clearbrook’s Associate Board’s Moonlight Masquerade @ University Club of Chicago
Nov 16 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Come join the Clearbrook Associate Board’s Moonlight Masquerade event, a night that will be nothing short of magical. Guests will be masked in mystery, receiving masks at the door created by our Clearbrook clients. All guests will have the chance to test their luck gambling, entering auctions, or just dancing the night away at The University Club. So come in your best vintage or black tie attire and join the fun!

From now until October 1st get your ticket for only $100! From October 2 – November 16 tickets are $125.

Clearbrook’s Associate Board is a group of Chicago-land area professionals committed to creating awareness for Clearbrook in the city of Chicago and raising funds for our cause through two annual events.

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logoFirst Look for Charity at
the 2019 Chicago Auto Show @ McCormick Place
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Auto Show Landing Page 2016The First Look for Charity is the nation’s largest auto show and a formal gala benefiting Clearbrook and 17 other vital charities in the Chicagoland area. Now in its 28th year the First Look offers complimentary hors d’oeuvres, champagne, wine, soft drinks and desserts all on the show floor. Guests will also enjoy live music and have the chance to win one of two brand new 2019 vehicles. Clearbrook’s hospitality suite will be open all evening beginning at 5:30 pm and provide a forum to meet and greet, enjoy the open bar, appetizers, entertainment, photo booth and complimentary coat check. Remember – this is a tax deductible contribution. **Special Hyatt Hotel Rates Available**

Registration begins October 1, 2018

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A Grapevine of Friends Wine & Craft Beer Tasting @ The Stonegate Conference & Banquet Centre
Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Please join us at The Stonegate Conference & Banquet Centre in Hoffman Estate on Saturday, February 23rd for an evening of wine and craft beer tastings, gourmet food stations, raffles, live and silent auctions, and live music. Wine connoisseurs and all those who want to enjoy a glass for a good cause are welcome!

Check back for more details to come. Online REGISTRATION coming soon.

11th Annual Mad Hatter Mayhem Pub Crawl
Apr 6 all-day

Be a part of the madness at this year’s Mad Hatter Mayhem! The Clearbrook Associate Board will host the 11th annual Mad Hatter Mayhem Pub Crawl on Saturday, April 6th location TBD. A day full of bar hopping featuring drink specials, raffles, and silent auction. Participants are encouraged to wear their craziest hat for a chance to win best female, best male, or the best team hat contest.

Check back for more details to come. Online REGISTRATION coming soon.

Shining Star Ball @ Four Seasons Chicago Hotel
Apr 26 @ 6:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Members of the Shining Star Ball committee who work tirelessly each year to make the Ball a spectacular event.

A dazzling crowd of Chicago’s elite will celebrate the 31st Annual Shining Star Ball. The black-tie gala begins with cocktails and a silent auction at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner and a live auction at 7:30 p.m. Music will be provided by The Dan Hayes Orchestra and will continue until 11:30 p.m.

One highlight of the evening is a raffle featuring a chance to win $5,000 cash and a $1,000 gift card to Crate & Barrel. Tickets are $50 each or 6 for $250. Winner need not be present.

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Clearbrook added 4 new photos.Monday, October 15th, 2018 at 12:34pm
There’s still time to register for Clearbrook’s Around The World Food Tasting event! Featuring three different food trucks that serve everything form barbecue to tacos to ice cream! Between the generous sponsors and supportive volunteers, Around the World is truly a delightful event! The Crave Bar Toasty Cheese Mobile Eatery, Best Truckin' BBQ, Toasty Taco

Register Online: www.clearbrook.org/aroundtheworld

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