After serving a short time in prison, Antonio was working on his GED when he enrolled in the Foodservice Training program. He graduated with flying colors, and now works as a line cook at Inspiration Kitchens – Garfield Park.
“I come in here, and the outside world is gone. I’ve never had anything like that, and Inspiration Kitchens changed my life. And I love you all for that.”
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Save the date for this year's One Inspired Evening, Inspiration Corporation's annual fundraiser including art, fantastic food, and great people! Last year we raised over $140,000 in support of Inspiration Corporation's mission. Highlights of the event include a silent auction, hors d'oeuvres by Inspiration Kitchens, and a juried art auction by artist and managing director of Firecat Projects Stan Klein, and artist, founder/director of the Chicago Printmakers Collaborative Deborah Maris Lader, Mars Gallery owner Barb Gazdik, and Chicago business owner Steven E. Gross. To see all the festive photos from last year's event, visit Real Life Weddings or e. porporato photo.
To submit work to be considered for this year's art auction, please complete the Artist Registration Form (above) by January 8, 2016. For questions, please contact Amy Klein, Events Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, November 14th
6:30 Cocktails & 7:30 Dinner
Wednesday, September 23rd
Headquarters Beercade - Lakeview
5 to 8pm
Thank you to everyone who participated in this year's Taste of Inspiration at Headquarters Beercade, and to Headquarters for being wonderful hosts! We had a fantastic time, and greatly appreciate your support!
Sunday, September 13, 2015
Italian Village Restaurant
Thank you to Italian Village Restaurant for their continued support of Inspiration Corporation and thank you to everyone who stopped by this amazing event!
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Carriage Greens Country Club - 11:30am
8700 Carriage Green Dr., Darien, IL 60561
Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 6th Annual Kenway Consulting Charity Golf Outing! After raising a record-breaking $22,000 this year, The Kenway Consulting Charity Golf Outing has now raised more than $100,000 benefitting Inspiration Corporation over the past six years.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Inspiration Kitchens - Garfield Park - 6pm
3504 W. Lake Street, Chicago, IL
Inspiration Corporation hosted a one-time-only dinner featuring a family style meal prepared by renowned Chef Bill Kim and his expert team along with beer pairings hand-selected by Chicago Brewery Forbidden Root.
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Revel - Downtown - 6pm-10pm
440 W Randolph St
One Inspired Evening is Inspiration Corporation's annual fundraiser including art, fantastic food and great people! This year, we raised over $140,000 in support of Inspiration Corporation's mission.
Highlights of the event included a juried art auction by artist and managing director of Firecat Projects Stan Klein, and artist, founder/director of the Chicago Printmakers Collaborative Deborah Maris Lader, and Chicago business owner Steven E. Gross. It featured amazing pieces by local and national artists; as well as cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres buffet catered by Inspiration Kitchens, our food service training program and social enterprise, with restaurants in Garfield Park and Uptown.
We share our heartfelt appreciation to this year's co-chairs, Elisabeth Payne and Wendy Raymer. This evening would not be possible without the dedicated One Inspired Evening committee and volunteers who devote countless hours to making it a success.
We are thrilled by the support of our Presenting Sponsor again this year:
At Inspiration Corporation, we are thankful for all of our generous sponsors. Guests and friends of Inspiration Corporation not only support the event but also the companies that assist in making it all possible.
Thank you to all of our 2015 Sponsors:
And special thanks to our generous in-kind sponsors:
Questions? Please call 773-878-0981 or email email@example.com