Thrive 2023 Breakfast

DoubleTree by Hilton 10 Brickyard Dr., Bloomington, IL, United States

Working together for an equitable world where all children and families thrive in strong communities. Join the Central Regional Advisory Board of Children’s Home & Aid in celebration of those who are working […]

Breaking Barriers. Centering Families. Transforming Systems.

Chicago Cultural Center 77 E. Randolph Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Join us on June 8 as we celebrate 140 years of working with children and families in Illinois, as well as our new identity as Brightpoint, during our Breaking Barriers breakfast, featuring Pulitzer […]

Back to School Supply Drive

Brightpoint - Marshfield Office 5958 South Marshfield Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States

On Saturday, August 12th, our Marshfield location celebrated a Back-to-School event and unveiled our beautiful new Brightpoint mural! We were joined by Dr. Cristina Pacione-Zayas, First Deputy Chief of Staff for Chicago Mayor […]


Dinks, Drinks & Donate

Evergreen Raquet Club 3203 E. Washington St., Bloomington, IL, United States

Dinks, Drinks, and Donate, is a fun social pickleball event, not a tournament. It will be open play format with foursomes rotating onto one of the 14 pickleball courts as they become available. […]


ELB FUN in the FUNdraiser

Cody's Public House 1658 W Barry Ave, Chicago,, IL, United States

Join the Emerging Leaders Board of Brightpoint (formerly Children's Home & Aid) to socialize for a purpose - all proceeds supporting the needs of children, youth, and families to help build more just […]

Brightpoint Benefit

Venue West 221 N Paulina St, Chicago, IL, United States

Hosted by the Metropolitan Board of Brightpoint. Join us for a fun evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, music and meeting people who care about children and families in Illinois. Proceeds from this event […]

Whatever It Takes – Virtual Run/Ride


There is no physical gathering for this event. It is a month-long activity that takes place on your own time throughout the month of October. Why We Race Brightpoint formerly Children’s Home & […]

Lost Dunes Golf Outing

Lost Dunes Golf Club 9300 Red Arrow Highway, Bridgman, MI

There are 20,652 children in foster care in Illinois. As one of the state’s largest foster care providers, Brightpoint is caring for more than 1,000 of these children and their families. More than […]

Whatever It Takes Swag Pick-Up Event

Keg Grove Brewing Company 712 E. Empire St., Bloomington, Illinois, United States

Join us at our swag pick-up event for the Whatever It Takes Virtual Bike/Run Event. All are welcome, but only registered participants will receive swag. Keg Grove Brewing Company712 E. Empire St. Suite […]

Brighten a Family

The Brighten a Family program (formerly Adopt a Family) has been providing families with assistance during the holiday season for over 40 years. The program provides families with personal clothing needs, as well […]

Bloomington-Normal Stuff the Bus

About Stuff the Bus Join us for our 21st annual Stuff the Bus event in Bloomington-Normal! Connect Transit will park a bus at various locations throughout Bloomington-Normal and challenge the community to “stuff the […]

12 Beers of Christmas

Fat Jacks 511 N. Main Street, Bloomington, Illinois +1 more

You're invited to Fat Jacks annual beer event. Half of the proceeds benefit Brightpoint. Ticket price includes three flights of Christmas Ales, one appetizer and a pint or half pint of your choice. […]