HAVE DREAMS HAPPENINGS                                       October 2016

Shop at Whole Foods on 
Tuesday, October 25th 

to Support Have Dreams 


Tuesday, October 25th is 5% Community Giving Day at area Whole Foods. A total of 5% of the day’s net sales at these five locations will be donated to Have Dreams – be sure to shop at these locations TODAY, Tuesday, October 25th!


Last Chance to Order the Have Dreams Shake at M Burger

This week is your LAST CHANCE to order the delicious Strawberry Hot Fudge Swirl Surprise Shake (created by Have Dreams Life SCILS participants)! For every purchase of this special Have Dreams shake through October 31st, $1.00 of the $4.49 purchase price will go to Have Dreams - at all locations
  • M Burger Skokie - 3654 W. Touhy Avenue, Skokie, IL
  • M Burger - 161 E. Huron, Chicago
  • M Burger - 5 W. Ontario St., Chicago
  • M Burger Atrium Mall - Thompson Ctr., 100 W. Randolph, Chicago
  • M Burger Watertower Pl., 835 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago
  • M Burger Aurora - 1650 Premium Outlet Blvd., Aurora

Be a Part of Team Have Dreams:
Registration Opens TODAY October 25th for the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

When you register to run for Team Have Dreams in next year's Bank of America Chicago Marathon, you'll be joining a group that:
  • Is in its ninth year as a Bank of America Chicago Marathon Charity 
  • Has raised over $235,000 for children, teens, and adults with autism
  • Has had 145 different runners over the past nine years
  • Has boasted 18 out-of-state runners
  • Represents runners from over 25 Illinois suburbs
Team Have Dreams has a $1,000 fundraising minimum for a guaranteed charity entry.Registration opens up TODAY, October 25th. Join Team Have Dreams and be a part of a community making a difference for individuals with autism: http://havedreams.org/team-have-dreams.   


Making Healthy Eating Fun for Individuals with Special Needs
(and those who care for them!)
Wednesday, November 16th
9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Erie Family Health Center,1285 Hartrey Ave., Evanston
Adjacent to Have Dreams

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FREE and Open to All Parents & Caregivers!
  • Cooking Demonstration and Recipes and Tastings by Evey Schweig, Holistic Health Coach.
  • Introduction about Food Sensory Issues for Individuals with Special Needs by Feeding Specialist Alyson Teitel.
R.S.V.P. to Kelly at kpassaneau@havedreams.org
Have Dreams is able to bring this event to the community thanks to a generous grant from Astellas USA Foundation.


Don't Forget Have Dreams on #GivingTuesday
November 29th!


This year, Have Dreams will once again participate in #GivingTuesday with the theme #OpportunitiesToDream on November 29, 2016. What is #GivingTuesday? It's an annual worldwide day to give to charity, following the traditional days of spending on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. 
Mark your calendar and help us make this year even more successful than last year when you helped us raise $39,000! All new and increased donations made online on #GivingTuesday will be matched by The Coleman Foundation. Let us know that you will be donating to Have Dreams by pledging here.

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Make a Donation:

Have Dreams is a 501(c)(3) organization. Your donation is tax deductible.


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In This Issue:

Shop at Whole Foods on Tuesday, October 25th

Last Chance to Order the Have Dreams Shake at
M Burger

Sign Up for the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Making Healthy Eating Fun for Individuals with Special Needs

Don't Forget Have Dreams on Giving Tuesday


Have Dreams aspires to help children, teens and young adults with autism improve their abilities to learn, function independently and socialize so that they may realize their full potential and develop into contributing members of their communities.

Have Dreams

515 Busse Hwy
Suite 150
Park Ridge, Illinois 60068

Phone: 847.685.0250
Fax: 847.685.0257

2020 Dempster
Evanston, IL  60202
Phone: 847.905.0702
Fax: 847.905.0684



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Select Have Dreams as your AmazonSmile preferred charity and a portion of your purchases will go to Have Dreams!


Shop Nice Laundry for socks by clicking on the link below and Have Dreams will receive 35% of your purchase!



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