This month we recognize the National Runaway Safeline Associate Board for raising over $2,000 at a Trivia Night fundraiser on May 9 at Derno’s on Diversey.

Associate Board: Lauren, Courtney, Gwen, Alex, Jenna, Marie, Tim, and Katelynn

The National Runaway Safeline Associate Board is a group of young professionals in Chicago dedicated to building awareness and raising funds to support NRS’ critical services for runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth and their families.

Trivia Night at Derno’s was a huge success! 12 trivia teams battled through six challenging rounds of trivia, answering questions about Chicago history, current events, movies, music, and more! After a sudden-death tiebreaker round, the winning team, ‘Suck it Trebek,’ won a grand prize of $100 at Parlor Pizza!

Alex and Tim were the trivia hosts

 

Isaac, Courtney, Alex, and Tim

Marie and Isaac kept score

Trivia guests also had the opportunity to win fabulous prizes by spinning the raffle prize wheel!

Raffle wheel and prizes

 

Jenna and Lauren drawing names to spin the wheel

Raffle winners spun the wheel to take home fantastic prizes, like beer, wine, and liquor gift bags donated by Burnt City Brewing and Wood Restaurant.  They also gave away two smart speakers, gift cards and more!

Lucky raffle winners took turns spinning the wheel to win a prize

 

The Associate Board is actively recruiting new members!  Serving on the NRS Associate Board is a great way to have fun while gaining great leadership skills, making professional connections, and giving back to your community while supporting runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth all over the country!  All young and mid-career professionals in their 20’s and 30’s in the Chicago area are encouraged to apply.

To find out more, please contact AssociateBoard@1800RUNAWAY.org

 

 

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