Corporate Partnership Opportunities

We welcome you to learn more about our programs and mission by participating in engagement activities with your network of colleagues, families or friends. Download our Partnership Opportunities brochure. Below you’ll find a few examples of opportunities available today. We regularly update this page as new opportunities become available.

  •  Back to School Event
  • Holiday Gift Drive
  • Lunch & Learn Series with Program Speaker
  • Brown Bag Lunch at your office with Program Speaker
  • Fill the Pantry/Baby Shower

To get started, connect with your Brightpoint liaison or reach out to

Kelsey Sappington

Manager of Events & Auxiliaries

ksappington@brightpoint.org

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Sponsor an Event

Build brand awareness and demonstrate your company’s commitment to the community by sponsoring one of Brightpoint signature events. We can tailor a package to give you exactly the exposure you need.

For more information on becoming a corporate or foundation partner, please email:

Kelsey Sappington

Development Associate

ksappington@brightpoint.org

312-424-6834

Join a Board or Auxiliary Today!

At Brightpoint, our boards and auxiliaries play an invaluable part in fulfilling our mission of supporting children and their families. Whether this occurs via gifts of time, talents, or treasures, our volunteer fundraising groups always make an impact and more importantly, we always have room for one more! All of our Boards and Auxiliaries have access to monthly “Lunch & Learns” with Brightpoint staff as well as regular “mission moment” activities. 

Board of Trustees


 

The Board of Trustees is our governing body for the organization.

For more information on this Board please contact:

Sara Irmen

Chief Advancement Officer

sirmen@brightpoint.org

Chicago Metropolitan Board of Brightpoint


 

The Chicago Metropolitan Board of Brightpoint is our newest board developed from the hard work of The Woman’s Board.

Learn more about the Chicago Metropolitan Board of Brightpoint and details about how to join!

For more information on joining this Board please contact:

Shelby Edwards

Director of Leadership Giving

sedwards@brightpoint.org

Emerging Leaders Board


 

The Emerging Leaders Board is a board for early career professionals looking for non-profit board volunteer experience and increasing their networks.

For more information on this board please email:

Kelsey Sappington

Development Associate

ksappington@brightpoint.org

312-424-6834

Hinsdale Auxiliary


 

The Hinsdale Auxiliary is a dynamic group residing in the Hinsdale area. Each year this group plans a Derby Day event which features a speaker each year.

For more information on joining this Board please email:

Shelby Edwards

Director of Leadership Giving

sedwards@brightpoint.org

Lost Dunes Golf Committee


 

The Lost Dunes Golf Committee is a fast-paced group that coordinates a golf fundraiser each year on the first Monday of October!

For more information on joining this board please email:

Kelsey Sappington

Development Associate

ksappington@brightpoint.org

312-424-6834

The Central Regional Advisory Board


 

The Central Region has two opportunities for involvement. The Central Regional Advisory Board and Helping Hands Auxiliary.

The Central Regional Advisory Board, made up of 25 members, who focus on fundraising for the region. They meet monthly and host the Thrive Breakfast each year.

The Helping Hands Auxiliary is a growing group focused on fundraising and our Holiday Gift Drive. 

Our central groups connect to the greater Bloomington Region.

For more information on board activities in the Bloomington/Normal region please email:

Laura Cordero

Senior Development Specialist

lcordero@brightpoint.org

Northern Regional Advisory Board


 

The Northern Region Advisory Board is a growing board that focuses on our Northern Region, which includes the Crisis Nursery. 

For more information on board activities in the greater Rockford region, please email:

Lori Poppen

Northern Region Director of Behavioral Health

lpoppen@brightpoint.org

Southern Regional Advisory Board


 

The Southern Region Advisory Board is focused on the Granite City/East St. Louis Region.

For more information on board activities in the Granite City/East St. Louis region, please email:

Renae Storey

Vice President, Southern Region

rstorey@brightpoint.org

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