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2014 Host Family

2014 Cocktail Party Benefiting the Wilmot Family This year our host family is the Wilmot’s from Chicago’s Southside. Dan Wilmot, a Marist Alumni, was a hardworking Electrician at Meade Electric. Before having a family Dan served his country in the Air Force, retiring with the rank of sergeant. He was a man who juggled a… Read more »

End of the Year Donation

One for the Kids was established in 1993 by a group of concerned individuals who wanted to make a difference. Our first event was held at Old Oaks Golf course and raised a few thousand dollars. Since that time we have raised over $600,000 for several different charities. All our charities benefit children of the… Read more »

2013 Golf Outing

Annual Golf Outing

The 22nd Annual Golf Outing took place on August 16th at The Old Oak Country Club. The events included themed holes, where sponsors set up a hole with special challenges and decorated the hole with fun games, including a Comedy Hole, where golfers were lightly razzed by a local comedian, and a Duck Dynasty Hole,… Read more »

Cocktail Party

The 6th Annual Cocktail Party Fundraiser Saturday, April 26th, 2014 – 7:00pm – 11:30pm The Hyatt Lodge at McDonald’s Campus 2815 Jorie Boulevard, Oak Brook, IL Having a good time for a good cause! It all started as an excuse for a group of a small group of guys to play hooky and raise a… Read more »

Upcoming Happy Hour Events

We are busy planning several Happy Hour Events which are sure to be a good time! Please check back soon for details.

Host Families

2014 Host Family: The Wilmot Family This year our host family is the Wilmots from Chicagos Southside. Dan Wilmot, a Marist Alumni, was a hardworking Electrician at Meade Electric. Before having a family Dan served his country in the Air Force, retiring with the rank of sergeant. Read more …   2013 Host Family: The… Read more »

June Family Update 2013

Host Family Update: The Salverredy Family of Darien was the host family for the Annual Cocktail Party. When we first introduced the Salverredys, their story captured our hearts. Mother Rachel was preeminently residing in the Intensive Car Unit of University of Chicago with complications caused by her third pregnancy. Her lungs had recently collapsed and… Read more »

2013 Cocktail Party

Over 400 guests danced the night away for charity at The One For The Kids 4th Annual Cocktail Party held on April 28th at the Hyatt Lodge in Oak Brook, located on the McDonalds Campus. The party began with Hors doeuvres and the voice of Elliott From, an extremely talented performance artist. As guests grabbed… Read more »

Patriot Boxing Bike Assault Challenge

Join us for the Patriot Boxing Bike Assault Challenge Give your feet a break, grab a partner and pedal over the craziest race to hit this side of the city.Compete in a 10 mile bike ride through the streets of Elmhurst while stopping at several checkpoints to complete a Patriot inspired challenge, hop back on… Read more »