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Chicago Auto Show’s First Look For Charity Welcomes Turning Pointe Autism Foundation

This week, from the 9th to the 13th of February, we anticipate a special event in the city of Chicago. It’s the 32nd First Look, that will take place at McCormick Place. For those who are not familiar with this event, the Chicago Auto Show’s Charity Gala is an incredible night filled with luxury cars and generous hearts. What’s more amazing? The Autism Foundation of Turning Pointe TPAF will be part of the event.

This is just one of the many ways that TPAF shows its dedication to the Chicago Autism community & making a positive impact. Besides that, Mark Rivera from ABC 7 will be hosting the event reception and adding his distinctive charisma and expertise to elevate the overall experience of the evening’s celebrations.

Autism Fundraising Event Sponsor

Regarding the event sponsors, Walgreens has been a long-standing partner of TPAF’s adult training program for over a decade and will be serving as one of the Patron Sponsors.

According to TPAF’s Executive Director Carrie Provenzale, the First Look event is not just an opportunity to raise essential funds but also a chance to support and meet the needs of students and families affected by Autism. She expressed her confidence in the community and sponsors coming together to make this year’s First Look for Charity an unparalleled success.

Event Location

Once again, the event’s precise location is McCormick Place, 2301 S. King Drive, in Chicago. This elegant occasion, known as First Look for Charity, provides an exclusive opportunity to preview the highly anticipated Chicago Auto Show before its 10-day public opening on Feb. 10. Individual tickets can be purchased at a price of $325, with a tax-deductible amount of $268. For those interested in sponsorship opportunities, options are also available.

A brief history: Chicago is known for its philanthropic spirit, and the city is happy for hosting some of the most successful event fundraisers. An example is First Look event for Charity, which has been a tradition for over 30 years now. This event raises roughly $3 million each year.

It’s held at the prestigious McCormick Place on the eve of the highly anticipated Chicago Auto Show. Both socialites and car enthusiasts await this event every year. Generally, First Look for Charity has raised $56 million for local charities to date, which is a testament to their generosity.

Turning Pointe

As for the turning point, it was founded in 2007 with a singular purpose: to revolutionize the quality of education and support for individuals with Autism. As a non-profit organization, Turning Pointe gets support from volunteers to create a thriving center for learning and assistance. Their commitment has truly proven to be a game-changer for Autism families.

Autism Treatment

Illinois Autism Center is also a strong advocate for individuals with Autism, seeking to raise awareness & promote understanding of Autism. Visit this page the learn more about our services.