9 Reasons to Attend the Taste of Hope
Bon Appetit! DuPagePads 9th Annual Taste of Hope will be March 5th from 5:30pm-9:00pm at the Abbington Banquets in Glen Ellyn. Tickets are selling fast, so here are nine reasons why you will want to reserve your seat today:
The Taste of Hope gives you an opportunity to taste a signature dish from each of the 25 upscale restaurants in the surrounding communities.
Some examples include Wildfire’s Signature Chopped Salad and Homemade Key Lime Pie, Pato Confitado from Mesòn Sabika, Mini Corn Beef Sandwiches from Empire by Ballydoyle, Homemade Meatballs from Il Poggiolo and Mini Indulgences from Seasons 52.
2) Mobile Bidding
Guests will have the added convenience of bidding from their smart phones to participate in the silent auction. You will know immediately if you have the top bid.
Not tech savvy?…Volunteers in red shirts will be able to place bids for you. Click here to check out our packages up for bidding.
From trips to experiences to sports items and more! Some packages include a one week stay in Wisconsin right on Fence Lake near Minocqua, a Toro Snowblower, Lyric Opera tickets, Trump Spa gift certificate and a month of personal training at H4 Personal Training! Click here to see more or start bidding.
4) Amazing Live Auction Items
Live auction items include vacations to places such as Tucson, Arizona where you can stay in a private home with views of the desert and Arizona Mountains, a trip to see the College World Series and a trip to Orlando, Florida with tickets to Disney, Universal Studios, Sea World and Aquatica Water Park!
5) “You Pick One” Raffle
Great odds and an amazing bargain! Only 150 tickets will be sold for $50 each. If your ticket is selected, you are able to choose any of the live auction items before the bidding begins.
With your $20 donation, you have a chance to “pull” a bottle of wine from our selection. Our bottles range in price anywhere from $15 to $180. We have many bottles worth $50 and above.
Buy a raffle ticket and try your luck to win fun baskets.
Buzzing with anticipation and excitement from the evening’s activities, attendees see that they are part of a larger community uniting to end homelessness.
9) Be Part of Our Solution
All of the proceeds from the evening will benefit our housing programs and support services focused on ending homelessness in DuPage County.
We would like to thank our sponsors:
Ray and Mary Schulte
We are also happy to feature and would like to thank the following premiere restaurants:
Make your reservation today:
All proceeds will be donated to DuPagePads mission to end homelessness in DuPage County.