Area Events to Support Charities
Many of the charities supported by the United Protestant Church hold their own fundraisers such as galas, races and golf events.
Fight Hunger 5 & 10 K
April 22 at Cantigny Park, Wheaton
Spring Gala 2023
Friday, April 21
Schaumburg Convention Center, 1551 Thoreau Drive N., Schaumburg, IL
You’re invited to join FMSC supporters for a live, in-person evening of fundraising to provide lifechanging meals in the world’s most critical hunger hotspots.Hear powerful stories of courageous faith in action. Immerse yourself in unique interactive stations. Celebrate the work God is doing, and the work He calls us to — together.
Registration opens February 27.
Stroll for Soles
Saturday, April 24 at Fox River Park in Waukesha, WI
Keep the date open for the 2023 Soles for Jesus fun walk. You can choose a 1 or 2 mile paved route and run, walk, roll or push a stroller in honor of the lives we are serving. You can also enjoy food trucks, games & fun activities for no extra charge! More details to come.
Sunday Oct. 8, 2023
Run for Chicago’s Kids!
Join the SPORTS SHED 2023 Marathon Team
Sports Shed team experiences this year will include:
- Monthly in-person and virtual meetups
- Group trainings
- Pre-marathon team dinner
- Receive our matching singlets for marathon day!
MUST Register for our team before the end of January – Get reimbursed for 1/2 the registration fee!
If interested, click here for more information.
14th Annual Luncheon & Auction
Saturday, November 11
Brookfield Conference Center 325 S Moorland Road, Brookfield, WI
We are excited to announce our 14th Annual Luncheon & Auction will take place on Saturday, November 11th, 2023 at the Brookfield Conference Center. Please add this date to your calendar and we would love to see you there! It promises to be a special day of worship, testimony and celebration of all that God is doing here and in Africa.
Grayslake Lions Club
Grayslake Lions Coffee
Gurnee Sit n’ Stitch
1st and 3rd Wednesday
10:00 AM – Noon
McDonald’s, 6380 Grand Ave (Rt. 132), Gurnee, ILL, 60031
Enjoy a fun morning of blanket making and conversation. They will have a yarn and fleece exchange on the 3rd Wednesday. Grab your current project and meet at McDonald’s in front of Gurnee Mills .