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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Loews Chicago Hotel


To learn more about sponsorship opportunites click here.

To purchase a sponsorship or event tickets please click here. 

For questions, please contact Kacey Kelly at or 312.798.3337. 


Cara's Associate Board proudly presents the 4th Annual Summer Social, an evening with an exciting array of Chicago chefs, libations, and mission. More than 300 Cara friends and supporters will be in attendance, fueling Cara's critical poverty alleviation work in Chicago. With your sponsorship or ticket purcahse, Cara will help motivated individuals secure more than 780 jobs this year. 

Featuring Chef Stations from:
Evan Behmer, Mercat a la Plaxa
Bryan Collante, Untitled Supper Club
Kevin Cuddihee, TWO
Carlos Gaytan, Mexique
Brian Jupiter, Frontier
Lawrence Letero, Sable Kitchen & Bar
Larmar Moore, The Smoke Daddy
Cory Morris, Rural Society Chicago
Tony Priolo, PIccolo Sogno
Tom Van Lente, Lucille

*List as of 7/15/16

Cara prepares and inspires motivated individuals to break the cycles of homelessness and poverty, transform their lives, strengthen our communities, and forge paths to real and lasting success. Since 1991, more than 5,300 Chicagoans have been placed into more than 7,500 quality jobs and started on their path to self-sufficiency. 





Happy 25th Birthday Cara!


We turned 25 and we want you to celebrate with us!

Men's Night Out 2016


Please join us for Cara's 5th Annual Men's Night Out!

Click here to purchase tickets and sponsorships.

Name a Chair


Motivate us every day - name a chair in the Motivations circle!

Cara is offering an exclusive naming opportunity for people who are interested in making a difference in Chicago and becoming a permanent partner in the fight against poverty and homelessness. For $1,000, you can participate in this exclusive opportunity and name a chair in the Motivations circle! Only 100 chairs will be sold, so secure yours today!

A plaque with your name and message will be seen each day by Cara students and the hundreds of influential supporters and friends of Cara's mission who are part of the Motivations circle each year. Inspire students, guests, and staff each day with a message of your choosing! You may decide to:

  • Memorialize an event, personal achievement, or promotion
  • Give a creative and meaningful gift for the holidays
  • Honor a retiree’s important career
  • Celebrate the success of a professional group, department, or team
  • Honor the volunteerism or leadership shown by another Cara supporter you respect
  • Or, share a saying that motivates you Will you inspire the Cara community to greatness each and every day? 

To become a part of this exciting opportunity and purchase your chair today.

Click HERE to print the form and mail a check.

Click HERE to purchase online. Please put "Chair" in the comments.

The Impact

Job Placements

graduates placed into quality jobs since 1991

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Our Partner Programs

  • Clean Slate
  • TCP Staffing

Our Supporters and Employers

  • Morgan Stanley
  • Kellogg Company
  • Lurie Children's Hospital
  • Mariano's
  • Rebuilding Exchange
  • Whole Foods Market
  • Sodexo
  • Salvation Army
  • Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
  • Levy Restaurants
  • Nordstrom Rack
  • Rivers Casino
  • Fitness Formula Clubs
  • Eataly Chicago
  • Housing Authority of Cook County
  • Catholic Charities
  • Harvard Maintenance Inc
  • Gotham Greens
  • Engineered Glass Products
  • The Habitat Company
  • Union League Club
  • Palmer House Hilton
  • Hilton Chicago O'Hare
  • Loretto Hospital
  • Resurrection Healthcare
  • Hyatt Regency Chicago
  • Hyatt Regency O'Hare
  • Hyatt Regency McCormick
  • Standard Parking
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Pierce and Associates
  • Mercy Housing Lakefront
  • Center For Working Families
  • Chicago Bulls
  • Chicago Transit Authority
  • Cleanslate
  • ABM Janitorial Services
  • Allied Barton Security Services
  • Bank of America
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