Our three amazing auxiliary boards energize and inspire everyone at Hephzibah with their boundless enthusiasm as they raise awareness of Hephzibah’s mission, host fundraising events to make our mission possible and organize activities for the children living in our group and foster homes. As a Hephzibah auxiliary board member, you’ll form new friendships, discover a new purpose in life and have a lot of fun as you help build a better future for the children we serve.

Chicago Auxiliary Board

Hephzibah’s Chicago Auxiliary Board was established in 2006 to encourage young professionals living in the downtown Chicago area to use their talents, resources and connections to help advance our mission. This committed group has hosted Dodgeball Tournaments in Chicago and introduced the children in our group homes to cultural and recreational activities in the downtown area. Meetings are held monthly. Our Chicago Auxiliary Board is always looking for new members. To join this dynamic group, please contact Chicago Auxiliary President Christina Ewing. To pay your annual dues, please click here. Chicago Auxiliary Membership Form Photo Release Form

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Young urban professionals on Hephzibah’s Chicago Auxiliary Board introduce the children in our group homes to cultural and recreational activities in the downtown area and raise funds to support our mission through activities such as Dodgeball Tournaments on Chicago’s lakefront.

2017-2018  Chicago Auxiliary Board Members

Christina Ewing, President/Membership
Rebecca Garrett, Secretary
Allie Mining, Treasurer
Paul Kitti, Swanksgiving Co-Chair
Jaclyn Hogan, Swanksgiving Co-Chair
Angela Batchelor, Swanksgiving Sponsorship Chair

Kristina Finney
Jaclyn Hogan
Pam Kallantzes
Max Kelly
Diana Monteleone

Oak Park Auxiliary Board

Hephzibah’s Oak Park Auxiliary Board has been active in the community since 1996. Each year, these dedicated volunteers host several local fundraisers. The group also coordinates seasonal events for the children in our group homes, including a Kid’s Gala in April, a garden planting in May and a fall picnic. Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:15 p.m. at rotating locations in Oak Park. Our Oak Park Auxiliary Board is always looking for new members. To join this dynamic group, please contact Whitney Gravely, Special Events Coordinator. To pay your annual dues, please click here. Oak Park Auxiliary Membership Form Photo Release Form

The Oak Park Auxiliary hosts the “Kids Gala” for the children at Hephzibah Home each April. During this annual celebration of our children’s gifts and talents, the auxiliary presents awards to the children in categories such as “Fashionista Queen” and “Most Nurturing.”

 

2017-2018  Oak Park Auxiliary Board Members

Natalie Noonan, President
Michele Mazur, Vice-President
Lauren Dain, Treasurer
Brittany Boudreau, Secretary
Sarah Yale, Communications Coordinator
Beth Cannon, Membership Coordinator

Christine Baissac-Hayden
Stephanie Clark
Malaika Jenkins
Dannyel Kafer
Jean Marie Powell
Lynae Reissenweber
Sarah Roberts
Dave Wick

Western Auxiliary Board

Hephzibah’s Western Auxiliary Board has been active in the community since 2002. Each year, the Western Auxiliary organizes and hosts fundraising events such as our popular Memorial Day Hoof it for Hephzibah 5K Run/Walk and Kids’ Dash in Glen Ellyn. The Western Auxiliary also coordinates special events for the children in our group homes such as cookie decorating, birthday boxes and a group outing to the YMCA. Meetings are held monthly. Our Western Auxiliary Board is always looking for new members. To join this dynamic group, please contact Maha Engesser, membership chair of the Western Auxiliary Board. To pay your annual dues, please click here. Western Auxiliary Membership Form

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The Western Auxiliary Board’s Memorial Day Hoof it for Hephzibah 5K Run/Walk and Kids’ Dash in Glen Ellyn draws more than 700 runners and raises more than $30,000 annually to support Hephzibah’s mission.

 

2017-2018  Western Auxiliary Board Members

Tami Wanless, President
Penny Latta, Vice President
Amanda Cyzen, Co-Secretary
Laura King, Co-Secretary
Kim Stoltz, Treasurer
Maha Engesser, Membership
Laura McLaughlin, Publicity
Alicia Skodol, Children’s Services
Michelle Choi, Children’s Interactions
Andrea Knapp, Children’s Interactions
Jenny Rieger, Children’s Interations

Debra Brambora
Maureen Burk
Stephanie Clark
Lisa Diomede
Allison Dolph
Jennifer Elderveld
Megan Feinberg
Carla Franz
Cynthia Garcia
Tina Hutchinson
Juanita Joyaux
Myra Kayser
Laura King
Kristen O’Neill
Emily Pratt
Carla Puccini
Wendy Reitz
Jenny Riegen
Rebecca Roscich
Megan Scheck
Jennifer Schoenherr
Alicia Skodol
Kimberly Stoltz
Diane Ullman
Michelle VanHorn
Anne Weber

 

Western Auxiliary Board