Our 2017-2018 Year

"It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving." by Mother Teresa.

This year we are proud to focus our efforts on fundraising, community outreach, helping those in need & building relationships.  Led by an experienced Board of Directors & and enthusiastic membership, our year is on pace to grow our contributions exponentially.  

Board of Directors

Susan Zidlicky - - - President
Kerri Bradford - - - Vice President of Community Outreach
Andrea Johnson- - - Vice President of Fundraising
Elizabeth Mccoy - - - Vice President of Member Services
Amy Carnahan - - - Vice President of Operations
Ashley Prosser - - - Secretary
Jill Mateo - - - Treasurer


Riverside Farmers' Market  *Riverside's 4th of July Parade*  *Riverside Gives Online Drive*

 *Riverside Holiday Stroll Pop-Up *Santa's Workshop Santa  *Craft Brews & A Bus Cruise: Pints with a Purpose* 

*RJWC 80th Anniversary Celebration*

Community Outreach

*Riverside Touch-A-Truck Concert* *Riverside's Park & Recreation HOWL-O-WEEN party* *Santa's Workshop Santa Breakfast* *Collection of household & personal items for Sequin Services*Collection drive for Reclaim13* *4th of July Parade Theme Contest*Meals for neighbors welcoming new babies, mourning lost loved ones or recuperating from injury*  *Community Book Exchange* *Spring Landscaping Cleanup in Riverside*Patriots Park Juniors' Garden* *First Responders' Lunch & Dinner*

Annual Sponsors

Our incredibly generous Annual Sponsors believe in our mission and make our successes possible.  We are extremely grateful.

Giving Partnership Partners

Little Bitty Productions 50/50 Deal, Vault Escape 50/50 Ticket Promotion, Dailey Method Oak Park Class & Spinning Package

Event & Auction Donors

Mike Zalewski, Southern Wine & Spirits, Burke Beverage, James Joyce, Flur, Weber's Bakery, Little Bitty Productions, Jerry Owen Personal Training, Big Gym, Blissful Owl, Metropolitan Club, Flying High Gymnastics, Navy Pier, Eataly, Drury Lane, Dailey Method Oak Park, Music Maker's of Western Springs, Marriott, Miss Mickey's Dance, Alissa Hartnett Cakes, The Max, Riverside Police, Zanies, Nico Osteria, Second City, Mid-America Club, Lemonade Style & Snips, Morton Arboretum, Children's Theatre of Chicago, Riverside Arts Center, Shedd Aquarium, Riverside Scout Cabin, Aunt Diana's, Arlington Race Track, The Chicago Wolves, Museum of Science & Industry, The Renaissance Hotel, AMC Movie Theatre, Engineering for Kids/ Chicagoland, Kimpton Gray Hotel, Flipside Academy, Westmont Yard