Faces of Hope

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Join Us


Join us on Thursday, June 9th for an evening filled with heart felt stories from participants, luxurious vacation getaways, and rooftop cocktails with an incredible view. Together, we can celebrate the people and spirit of hope that fuels Association House's work in advancing health, education, and economic opportunity for the most vulnerable among us.

Lacuna Lofts | 2150 S Canalport Ave, Chicago, IL 60608

Rooftop Cocktail Hour

Hors D'Oeuvres

Silent Auction

Live DJ

6:00 PM


Spirit of Hope Awards

Participant Feature


7:15 PM

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Raffles & Giveaways

Fun is in the Forecast! Sizzling South Beach will have you celebrating in style! 

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Enjoy a stay at the McAlpin Hotel – a Hilton Grand Vacations resort – for up to (5) nights and for up to (4) people. Located on Ocean Drive in Miami Beach’s world-renowned Art Deco District. Only 100 chances are available to win this exceptional vacation opportunity!


"Then, I was floating like a ghost trapped in a haunted house. Now, I am a hero."

- April, Association House Participant

With your support, lives are being changed every day at Association House. At Faces of Hope, April will share her profound story of perseverance and triumph. She will leave you inspired and ready to take action. We cannot wait for you to meet her.

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Spirit of Hope Awardees

Created in the spirit of our foundress, Ms. Ellen Holt, who dedicated her work to others, “so that each shall feel the power of a better life.”

Community Honoree


Marvin Lindsey, CEO, CBHA

For more than 15 years, Marvin Lindsey has been one of the strongest voices advocating for a comprehensive, accessible system of quality behavioral healthcare services for the people of Illinois. First as Vice President of Government Affairs, and now as CEO, Lindsey guides the Community Behavioral Healthcare Association of Illinois (CBHA) in advancing structural and legislative changes positively affecting countless lives.

Corporate Honoree


Chapman & Cutler, LLP 

Chapman and Cutler, LLP has been a steadfast supporter of Association House for nearly two decades and serves as a philanthropic leader in Chicagoland and beyond. Chapman continuously advances efforts to address the systemic barriers that affect the individuals served by Association House.  

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Meet Our Emcee


Marybel González 

Four-time Emmy Award Winner, Marybel González will emcee the evening’s festivities. González is seen daily on Noticiero Telemundo Chicago, where she reports on politics, immigration, health, and various stories from the Latino community, among other topics. 

Before joining Telemundo Chicago, González worked for CBS 4 in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas as an investigative reporter and news anchor. She is a national recipient of the Gracie Award for Investigative Reporting.

González is originally from Denver, Colorado and proudly of Mexican parents. She studied international relations at Pomona College and received her master's degree in journalism from Columbia University.

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Passed Hors D’oeuvres 

  • Ceviche Mexicano - shrimp, tomato, poblano, cilantro, avocado (gf) 

  • Braised Short Ribs - golden potato, shaved horseradish sauce (gf) 

  • Classic Argentinian Empanada- spinach, kale, chard (veg) 



  • Avocado Salad - roasted corn, green onions, crispy tortilla, cilantro vinaigrette (v) 

  • Roasted New Potatoes - basil pesto vinaigrette (veg, gf) 

Entrée Choices

  • Roasted Cauliflower Steak - cauliflower, greens, quinoa, curry carrot puree, coffee sauce (veg, v, gf) 

  • Seared Salmon - cauliflower and paprika puree, compressed and shaved asparagus, pine nuts, bacon and port jus (gf) 

  • Pan Seared Chicken Breast - smoked squash puree, compressed and shaved asparagus, truffle vinaigrette (gf) 


  • Zoe - 70% chocolate mousse with dark chocolate glaze, atop a chocolate sable with cocoa meringue 

  • Lemon Meringue Tart - tangy key lime curd in a buttery graham cracker crust, topped with toasted meringue rosette 


Open Bar  

  • Faces of Hope Signature Cocktail  

  • Goose Island 312 

  • Lagunitas IPA 

  • Amstel Lite 

  • White Wine 

  • Red Wine

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Covid-19 Protocols



As a healthcare organization, Association House is especially sensitive to ensuring the safety of our guests and staff. As such, we will implement the following protocols at Faces of Hope.



By attending Faces of Hope, you are indicating that you:

  • Will honor the distancing preferences of other guests.

  • Are fully vaccinated or have received a negative PCR test within 72 hours of the event.

  • Are not presently experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19.

  • Have not been exposed to anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 within the past 5 days.

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