Opening Doors: A Brunch Benefiting Covenant House IL
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Join Chicago Bears co-owner Pat McCaskey and Covenant House CEO Kevin Ryan for an inspiring morning at one of Chicago's most famous sports landmarks! While enjoying traditional brunch fare, guests will be inspired by stories of perseverance and resilience from Covenant House youth, hear Pat McCaskey share his thoughts on the power of faith and sports in transforming the lives of young people, and learn more about the mission and work of Covenant House from CEO Kevin Ryan. There will even be a chance to head out for a gridiron photo opportunity! VIP guests will also be invited to a pre-bunch reception and take a special tour of Soldier Field. With as many as 3,000 unaccompanied homeless youth in Chicago each night, Covenant House Illinois welcomes young people into a safe, caring environment and provides access to food, showers, laundry services, computers, and beds for rest. Through agreements and partnerships with leading Chicago agencies, these young people also have access to workforce training, physical and mental health care, substance abuse, and legal services on-site.   Since opening its doors in February 2017, Covenant House Illinois has received over 7,000 visits by more than 320 young people and is now the only daytime drop-in center for youth open 7 days a week. Tickets- $125 general admission, $200 for VIP admission (includes a one-hour private reception with Pat McCaskey from 10 a.m.-11:00 a.m., tour of Soldier Field, and parking)