Planting Seeds of Hope 2018

12/04/2018 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM CST



The Board of Directors of the Ferrer Foundation is proud to announce Planting Seeds Of Hope, our annual holiday reception in partnership with Mariani Landscape and Conant Family Foundation.  The evening promises to be an intimate and festive gathering to celebrate and raise funds for Ferrer's Keeping Grounded Greenhouse Program.



Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Landmark Club at The Ritz Carlton Residences, 118 East Erie Street, Chicago

*Please note that event is at The Ritz Carlton Residences, not The Ritz Carlton Hotel*

$200 per person — Purchase Tickets Here

Cocktail Attire

Mariani Landscape is proud to support the Ferrer Foundation for the sixth consecutive year. Beautifully hand-crafted wreaths, centerpieces and other holiday décor items will decorate the space and be available for purchase. 100% of all profits from all Mariani items sold this evening will support the Ferrer Foundation.



The Keeping Grounded Greenhouse Program is a partnership between Ferrer and Herban Produce, a 4,000 sq. ft. non-profit urban farm providing year-round fresh produce to Garfield Park and other Chicago neighboring “food-desert” communities. The program provides hands-on horticulture, greenhouse experience and employment for young adults. Valuable skills and tools including farming, marketing, nutrition, distribution and accounting are being learned, preparing these young adults for the workforce.



Ferrer Foundation is a Chicago-based, non-profit organization with a mission to inspire peace and hope for children living in Chicago’s most at-risk communities. Founded in 2007, the Ferrer Foundation provides programs and resources to children who are affected by violence. Many of the youth that we have served are now at an age where they want to work. Ferrer Foundation offers a range of programming and support services include educational wellness, yoga, violence prevention, motivational tools and mentoring. To date, we have served over 400 children and young adults helping to break the cycle of violence through direct services and employment opportunities.





HOPE SPONSOR - $5,000 (Underwrites 10 Ferrer Alumni: Includes 10 Tickets, Full-page ad in Program Slideshow, Social Media Promotion)

IMPACT SPONSOR - $2,500 (Underwrites 5 Ferrer Alumni: Includes 5 Tickets, Half-page ad in Program Slideshow, Social Media Promotion)

COMMUNITY SPONSOR - $1,000 (Underwrites 2 Ferrer Alumni: Includes 2 Tickets, and ad in Program Slideshow, Social Media Promotion)

GARDEN SPONSOR - $600 (Underwrites 1 Ferrer Alumna/Alumnus: Includes 2 Tickets, Social Media Promotion)

Click here to make a sponsorship donation.

Please contact Meghan Olson for additional info.