Events (past)

Hanover Park Cops Day 2018

The Hanover Park Police Department will be hosting our 22nd Annual COPS Day Picnic on Friday, August 10, 2018 from 5-8p.m. followed by a movie-in-the-park featuring Disney’s “Coco” at dusk. The picnic will be held at Community Park, 1919 Walnut Avenue. The park is located on the southwest corner of Church Street and Walnut Avenue. The picnic will include an emergency vehicle display, a

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Bartlett National Night Out 2018

Enjoy a special evening at Bartlett Park with the Village of Bartlett, Bartlett Park District and Bartlett Fire Protection District. This award winning community event, in its 25th year in Bartlett, is scheduled to include: free food, giveaways, local business displays, a watermelon eating contest, face painting, a balloon twister, an inflatable slide, a dunk tank, golf & archery skills exhibits, panning for gold

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Bernie’s Book Bank

The Basket Brigade Committee gives back as we volunteer at Bernie’s Book Bank. Bernie’s Book Bank sources, processes and distributes quality new and gently used children’s books to significantly increase book ownership among at-risk infants, toddlers and school-age children throughout Chicagoland. Bernie’s Book Bank is the leading provider of quality books to at-risk children in the Chicagoland area. Bernie’s Book Bank is named for

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Becoming Unstoppable – 4/14/18

Two World Class Speakers in One Amazing Day Discover Your Focus: • How to move forward with absolute certainty on a successful outcome • Learn how to focus on a single task to overcome anything • Gain control over your life circumstances through renewed focus • Break through your limiting beliefs of “I can’t” and “it’s not possible” • How to move towards your

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Flex Drive 2018

Welcome Flex Employees. Thanks for donating to our Flex Drive 2018!!! Flex will MATCH donations up to $250 towards the great work that Basket Brigade does. This is FANTASTIC!  Please pick your donation amount below. Thanks for your donation


Bears vs Packers Raffle – Drawing Sep 22, 2018

The NFL’s oldest rivalry!!!     Bears vs Packers, at Soldier Field!     Sunday, December 16, 2018     Noon (unless flex scheduling changes the time) Raffle is for (2) tickets to the game, in the South End Zone, great seats!!! Drawing to be held September 22, 2018 at our Benefit Show at Bannerman’s Sports Bar & Grill in Bartlett, IL.  Drawing will be done Facebook

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Benefit Concert for Basket Brigade

Help us to deliver complete Thanksgiving dinners to 1500 local area families this year!!! Join us for our third annual Benefit Concert. We have three great bands lined up to ROCK THE HOUSE!! We’ll also have all kinds of awesome Raffle Prizes, Silent Auctions, and the big raffle, (2) tickets to the Chicago Bears vs Green Bay Packers at Soldier Field December 16th!! 6:00p

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Board Break-a-thon Fundraiser

Help us deliver 1500 Thanksgiving Dinners to local families-in-need Come join us for a super-fun FUNdraiser!!!! There are 3 ways that you can help out…. 1 – Sponsor a Child or Student – download a pledge form (link below) each pledge of at least $10, your child or student can break up to 3 boards!!! In any way they want, hammer fist, kick, stomp,

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Disney Ticket Raffle – Drawing Nov 2, 2017

The most magical place on earth!!! Raffle is for (4) one day park hopper tickets to Disney World. Drawing to be held Facebook Live, November 2, 2017 SOLD OUT Minimum of 20 tickets sold for raffle to be drawn. (4) One-Day Park Hopper tickets, valued at $648.00, are valid during normal operating hours and provide admission to a magical one-day experience at our unique

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Bowling for Baskets – Sep 9, 2017

Bowling fundraiser at Poplar Creek Bowl to support our goal of feeding 500 local families this Thanksgiving! Join us at Poplar Creek Bowl 2354 W Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates 1:30p-3:30p Bowling 3:30p-6:00p raffles and fun Your ticket includes bowling, shoes, unlimited food and non-alcoholic drinks. Come, show your support, and help us in our effort to Deliver Thanksgiving to 500 local area families this

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Bears vs Packers Raffle – Drawing Sep 29, 2017

The NFL’s oldest rivalry!!!      Bears vs Packers, at Soldier Field!      Sunday, November 12, 2017 Noon (unless flex scheduling changes the time) Raffle is for (2) tickets to the game, in the South End Zone, great seats!!! Drawing to be held September 29, 2017 at our Benefit Show at the Chicago Loop Sports Bar in Streamwood. Purchase Tickets Below *** BE

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Assembly Day, Basket Brigade 2015

Visit our Facebook Page to see photos from our very first Basket Brigade, in the midst of a BLIZZARD that dropped over 16″ of snow around the area, we still had over 120 volunteers help us to deliver 195 Baskets to 975 happy recipients! https://www.facebook.com/pg/basketbrigadesuburbanchicago/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1524243947898266