Avenues to Independence, a nonprofit group that helps adults with bodily, mental and developmental disabilities, held its second Digital Trend Present June 5.
The present has been an Avenues fundraiser for the previous 10 years.
The occasion raised practically $20,000 to assist fund the brand new Professionals Readiness Employment Program (PREP), designed to allow Avenues program individuals to seek out and put together for a profession path in a subject of their curiosity and talent degree.
PREP will prepare staff in customer support, pc abilities, and normal employment readiness abilities.
Through the digital vogue present, fashions wore objects of their selecting, all of which had been donated to the Avenues Thrift Shoppe. Sponsors, donors and friends loved the present through a hyperlink despatched to them the day of the occasion.
This would be the final digital occasion of the 12 months for Avenues, because the group might be returning to in-person occasions, together with the upcoming Avenues Gorman Golf Basic and Highlight on Wine.
For extra details about Avenues occasions and how one can assist the group, go to avenuestoindependence.org/events.
About Avenues to Independence
Since 1953 Avenues to Independence, a 501c3 nonprofit group, has supplied assist for 200 adults with bodily, mental, and developmental disabilities. Based mostly in Park Ridge, Avenues additionally has applications in Wheeling, Des Plaines, and Chicago. For extra details about its applications or occasions, or to schedule a tour of the brand new Heart for Independence, go to www.avenuestoindependence.org or name (847) 292-0870.