For Immediate Release
September 25, 2014
President & CEO
Vice President, Development
630.682.3846 Ext. 2220
Jarrett Payton to speak at DuPagePads’
12th Annual Inspirational Breakfast – Tickets On Sale Now!
WHEATON, ILLINOIS – Tickets are now on sale for DuPagePads’ most inspirational event, the 12th Annual Wake Up Your Spirit Breakfast. This year’s breakfast will take place on Wednesday, November 5th at Benedictine University in Lisle from 7:00-8:30am. The entire community is invited to begin their day with this truly uplifting event!
Carol Simler, President & CEO of DuPagePads will highlight new programs, current developments and exciting future plans of the organization. A DuPagePads’ participant will share their journey with the audience and keynote speaker, Jarrett Payton, will complete the exhilarating program.
Jarrett Payton, son of Walter Payton former Chicago Bears running back, has a passion not only for sports, but for community service like his father. Through his foundation, Jarrett has positively impacted hundreds of children and adolescents, including those that are homeless, by providing a variety of programs to develop leadership skills and help enrich their lives. “We are thrilled to have Jarrett Payton as our Keynote Speaker. His dedication and passion for giving back to the community is awe-inspiring,” says Carol Simler, DuPagePads President & CEO.
Tickets are available for $40 per person on or before 10/17 and $45 per person after 10/17. Tables of 8 are also available for $320 per table on or before 10/17 and $360 per table after 10/17. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call DuPagePads at 630.682.3846 x2290 or visit www.dupagepads.org.
Proceeds from the Wake Up Your Spirit Breakfast will support families and individuals who are homeless to obtain housing, support services and employment. Please join us on November 5th and be part of the solution to end homelessness!
DuPagePads, founded in 1985, is the largest provider of services to those who are homeless in DuPage County. Providing the county’s largest Overnight Housing and Permanent Supportive Housing Programs, DuPagePads’ solution to ending homelessness is housing, coupled with support services and employment. The administration office is located at 601 West Liberty, Wheaton, IL 60187. Additional information can be obtained by contacting DuPagePads at 630.682.3846 or at www.dupagepads.org.