We Are Clearbrook

Clearbrook is committed to being a leader in creating innovative opportunities, services and supports for people with disabilities.  With a staff of 900+ and more than 50 locations across Chicagoland, Clearbrook is proud to report that 92 percent of every dollar raised goes directly into our programs and services.

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Clearbrook is a nonprofit organization serving 7,000+ people each year

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Clearbrook provides services to children, adults and families impacted by developmental and intellectual disabilities

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“We thought we were taking home 3 healthy babies.  They finally told us that Meredith has cerebral palsy, and that Bradley does too.  How do we get help?  Starting at Clearbrook, we knew we were home. The people there are so genuine and so caring…”

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Upcoming Events

First Look for Charity at
The 2017 Chicago Auto Show @ McCormick Place
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Auto Show Landing Page 2016The First Look for Charity is the nation’s largest auto show and a formal gala benefiting Clearbrook and 17 other vital charities in the Chicagoland area. Now in its 26th year the First Look offers complimentary hors d’oeuvres, champagne, wine, soft drinks and desserts all on the show floor. Guests will also enjoy live music and have the chance to win one of two brand new 2017 vehicles. Clearbrook’s hospitality suite will be open all evening beginning at 5:30 pm and provide a forum to meet and greet, enjoy the open bar and complimentary coat check. Remember – this is a tax deductible contribution. **Special Hyatt Hotel Rates Available**

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Guardian’s Spring Casino Night @ Clearbrook's Getz Building
Mar 4 @ 5:00 pm – Mar 5 @ 12:00 am

Come wager your luck on a night of fun at the Clearbrook Guardians Spring Casino Night! Guests can try their hand at poker, blackjack, roulette, craps and wheel games. $1 tickets for various raffle prizes and tickets for larger cash prizes will be available throughout the evening. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

Admission is FREE. Doors open at 5pm and close at midnight.

Must be 18 years or older to gamble, and 21 years or older to purchase alcoholic drinks.

Grapevine of Friends Wine & Beer Tasting @ The Westin Chicago Northwest
Mar 11 @ 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Please join us at the newly renovated Westin in Itasca on Saturday, March 11 for an evening of wine and craft beer tastings, gourmet food stations, raffles, live and silent auctions, and live music provided by Hooked On Sonics. Treat yourself! Indulge in a night to remember with over 40 tastings from a variety of vineyards. NEW this year – be a part of the post party for a night cap and dessert under the lights in the Westin’s Lakeside Pavilion overlooking the lake.

Tickets for $110 (Early bird special)

Tickets for $120 (After February 10th)

Table of Ten (10) for $1000

Make the evening into a weekend with a special hotel rate of only $89 a night for any Clearbrook guests.

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Partners in Adult Learning, (PAL) Annual Luncheon @ Maggiano's
Mar 19 @ 12:00 pm

PAL Event 2017 Calendar PageJoin us at PAL’s (Partners in Adult Learning) 20th annual fundraiser to be held at Maggiano’s Woodfield location. The fun-filled afternoon will feature appetizers, a traditional family-style meal, beverages and fabulous live and silent auction items.

PAL is a partnership between Clearbrook, Northwest Special Recreation Association, Community Alternatives Unlimited and families of young adults over 18 years of age with developmental disabilities and physical challenges who have graduated out of the school system.

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Madhatter Mayhem Pub Crawl @ Chicago's Wicker Park Neighborhood
Apr 8 @ 2:00 pm

Pub Crawl 2017 Calendar PageBe a part of the madness at this year’s Mad Hatter Mayhem! The Clearbrook Associate Board will host the 9th annual Mad Hatter Mayhem Pub Crawl on Saturday, April 8th in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood. Participants are encouraged to wear their kookiest hats for a day of bar hopping featuring delicious drink specials, raffles, a silent auction, and contests, including best female hat, best male hat, and best team hats.

From now until the end of January 2017 get your Early Bird tickets for only $25!

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